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  • North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters, most...
  • U.S. state and territory travel offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
  • Interview: 'American Idol' Scotty McCreery is not your average college kid

    Interview: 'American Idol' Scotty McCreery is not your average college kid
    Scotty McCreery's decision to enroll at North Carolina State University last fall might not have created as big of a buzz in the media as James Franco's and Emma Watson's pursuit of a college education, but that doesn't mean the 2011 “American Idol&...
  • Stupidity or cussedness? Majority of GOP voters in Ohio refuse to say Obama deserves more credit than Romney for Bin Laden's death

     
    Dylan Matthews of the Washington Post's Wonkblog team reports: (Public Policy Polling) asked voters who they thought deserved more credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden: Obama or Romney. 63 percent said Obama, 31 percent weren’t sure, and 6........
  • “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 auditions begin this month

     
    If you watch the contestants on America's Got Talent on NBC and think you could do a better job, it's time to put your talent where your mouth is. Beginning on November 14, the hit reality show will hold auditions for people of all ages throughout the...
  • Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs to release live album next month

    Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs to release live album next month
    Williamsburg's own rambling piano man Bruce Hornsby is in Park City, Utah, today, where he'll play a concert on the same bill as eclectic folk-rock band Railroad Earth. He's looking ahead, though, to the release of a new live record. "Cluck Ol' Hen," is...
  • Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

    Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora
    Austin Dillon left the rest of the field in his dust to win NASCAR's return to dirt racing in the Truck Series races at Eldora Speedway.     Dillon pulled away in the green-white-checkered finish Wednesday night to complete a thrilling return to the muck...
  • Disney To Eliminate 175 Jobs At ABC Television Group

    Walt Disney is preparing to eliminate approximately 175 positions at its Disney/ ABC Television Group, according to a person familiar with the situation, the latest in a string of cutbacks across its operations. Previous trims have taken place at the...
  • Concert update: New shows by Hank Williams Jr, Phoenix and Sigur Ros

    Concert update: New shows by Hank Williams Jr, Phoenix and Sigur Ros
    It was a busy morning for concert announcements. The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth unveiled details of shows by Phoenix (Aug. 30) and Hank Williams Jr. (Aug. 31.) Also, the Icelandic band Sigur Ros will play Norfolk on Sept. 24. The Sigur Ros...
  • Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach

    Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach
    The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15. Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
  • Most Amtrak Service in the Northeast Remains Suspended on Tuesday, October 30

    Most Amtrak Service in the Northeast Remains Suspended on Tuesday, October 30
    Hurricane Sandy, with associated high winds and heavy rains, combined with emergency declarations in several states, has led Amtrak to cancel all services in the Northeast Corridor through Tuesday, October 30. All Acela Express, Northeast Regional,...
  • Virginia Tech pays for poor start in loss to Georgia Tech

    BLACKSBURG — Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory said there will be plenty of time to break down film and see exactly why a rout of Virginia Tech turned surprisingly competitive late in the game. The Yellow Jackets let a 25-point lead dwindle to...