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  • Fear factor

    Psychologists have learned that we rank fatal events by roughly squaring the death toll per event. An automobile accident with one fatality is seen as one fatality. One hundred accidents with one fatality apiece are still seen as 100 deaths....
  • Declaring Wright Brothers Not First Doesn't Really Fly

    This was not the year for nonsense at the Capitol. Nevertheless, this session included a bill calling for a day to honor "the first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead. The debate over whether the German immigrant was first to fly a powered aircraft is...

    Reader feedback Aug. 21: Photo choices, USS Enterprise

    Photo choices • Barbara, Newport News: I object to the picture you have on the Wednesday, Aug. 13, front page, under the headline "One swimmer dead, one missing in creek." I think it's very poor judgment of the paper to take a picture of this...

    Dunkin' Donuts coming to downtown Newport News

    Dunkin' Donuts coming to downtown Newport News
    Shipyard and downtown workers will soon have a new option for their caffeine fix. Dunkin’ Donuts will soon be brewing its coffee, and serving up its multitude of breakfast sandwiches and donuts at 3201 Washington Ave., Suite 101, in the 30,000-...

    Chanute's gliders

    Chanute's gliders
    Upon their arrival at the windy dunes along the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan, Octave Chanute and his assistants started to unload strange-looking contraptions from the crates they had brought from Chicago. Chanute, who was 64 and had made a fortune...