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  • This weekend's football scores

    (compiled by VirginiaPreps.com) Thursday: Granby 21 Wilson 20 Hampton 42 Denbigh 0 Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26 Friday: Public: Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26 Altavista 48 William Campbell 33 Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
  • Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes

    Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes
    Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
  • Tuesday's 8/21 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Lancaster at Woodside, 4 Bruton vs. Granby (at Powhatan Field in Norfolk), 4 Menchville vs. Poquoson (at Poquoson Middle School), 6:30 Gloucester vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Golf Peninsula District match (at Kiskiack),...
  • Monsanto and Malloy: Big Foods Wins a Compromise on GMOs

    Monsanto and Malloy: Big Foods Wins a Compromise on GMOs
    If you were to come up with a lobbying Dream Team to defend genetically modified organisms (GMOs) against hordes of foodie reformers, it would probably look a lot like the one that's been operating for months at our state Capitol. And apparently...
  • Anti-GMO Forces Rally to Push for Connecticut Labeling Law

    Anti-GMO Forces Rally to Push for Connecticut Labeling Law
    Brace yourself: a renewed campaign to require the labeling of genetically modified foods sold in Connecticut kicked off Wednesday with a rally, a legislative hearing, and predictions of a fierce lobbying war in 2013. About 50 activists gathered...
  • Our Picks: 3 Outdoor Events in Greater Hartford

    Our Picks: 3 Outdoor Events in Greater Hartford
    1) Burning of the Ships Day, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. Sat., May. 11, 2 p.m. ctrivermuseum.org. Lawn activities are free. 2) True Colors 5K, Wickham Park, 1329 West Middle Tpke., Manchester, (860) 652-8866. Sun., May....
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • Gloucester on list of Virginia counties declared ag disaster area

    Gloucester County joined 32 other Virginia counties that received a federal designation today as an agricultural disaster area due to drought and related disasters during this crop year. The announcement by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and...
  • This weekend's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES: Bethel 20, Warwick 13 Heritage 32, Kecoughtan 17 FRIDAY'S SCORES (from VirginiaPreps.com): Public Altavista 28 Appomattox 19 Amherst County 62 Jefferson Forest 14 Atlee 56 Glen Allen 33 Bassett 23 Martinsville 22 Bath County 38...
  • State Lawmakers Considering New Rules on Tanning Beds

    State Lawmakers Considering New Rules on Tanning Beds
    Tanning causes skin cancer. A tan body is sexy. Teenagers need to be protected from their own worst tanning instincts. Our nanny-state government doesn't need to be telling us who can tan and who can't. Those are some of the arguments and issues...
  • Marathon CANCELED Amid Sandy Outcry; Con Ed Restoring Power to Manhattan; Christie Institutes 1970s-era Odd-Even Gas Rationing in 12 Counties

    Marathon CANCELED Amid Sandy Outcry; Con Ed Restoring Power to Manhattan; Christie Institutes 1970s-era Odd-Even Gas Rationing in 12 Counties
    The ING New York City Marathon has been canceled, the mayor's office confirmed Friday after taking heat from a legion of critics for holding the event even as a shocked and grieving city recovers from Hurricane Sandy. STORY: MARATHON CANCELED "While...