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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • U.S. diets not up to U.S. standards: study

    U.S. diets not up to U.S. standards: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a broad comparison of U.S. dietary standards and real Americans' eating habits, researchers found that people fall short of nutritional recommendations overall, but some groups are worse than others. Among the findings,...
  • Va. man guilty of attempted sex assault of child

    Va. man guilty of attempted sex assault of child
    A 31-year-old Virginia man was convicted today of trying to sexually assault a young girl at a 2010 wedding reception in Elmhurst that he attended although he knew no one involved, authorities said. The DuPage County state's attorney's office said a jury...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
  • Revisiting 'Redskins'

     
    From an essay by Patrick Hruby at SportsOnEarth.com: Last week, a group of Native American petitioners and representatives of the Washington Redskins appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, to debate the...
  • Golf: Peninsula players seek flighted titles at VSGA Women's Senior Am

    Several Peninsula players head into the final day of the VSGA Women’s Senior Amateur match-play tournament with opportunities for flighted championships in Hot Springs. In the first flight, Ann Mennell of Yorktown beat higher-seeded Nancy Duncan of...
  • Friday's local roundup: Two area golfers win flights at VSGA Women's Senior Amateur

    Golf: Two Peninsula-area players won their flight championships Friday at the Virginia State Golf Association Women's Senior Amateur in Hot Springs. Ann Mennell of Yorktown defeated Anne Gordon Greever of Richmond 2-and-1 on The Homestead's Old Course...
  • Bethlehem's Ronald Cruz snaps two-fight losing streak; wins by knockout

     
    For the first time in 14 months, Ronald Cruz was a winner on Saturday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The promising Bethlehem welterweight, considered a championship contender, ended a two-fight losing streak by knocking out Mexico's Rodolpho...
  • Tabb sweeps Panther Invite; Buscher, Kieffer win individual races

                                Panther Invite - 2013-08-31                          New Quarter Park, Williamsburg, VA                                   HS Girls =================================================================     Name        ...
  • LOCAL UPDATE: Results compiled Wednesday (tennis, golf)

    Tennis JACK BUTLER CLASSIC Results from the weekend clay-court tournament at Hampton Tennis Center. Rated divisions are based on National Tennis Rating Program's 7-point scale: Men's 4.5 singles Quarterfinals: David Loope d. Jimmy Hardee 7-6 (7-3), 7-5;...
  • School system opens range of bids for pre-site Page work

    Bids for the pre-site work at the new Page Middle School were drastically different when they were opened on Tuesday, with the low and high bidders being about $1.3 million apart. The work entails moving dirt and erosion control and precedes...
  • 800 texts in one week? Diaries of 3 smartphone addicts

    800 texts in one week? Diaries of 3 smartphone addicts
    (CNN) -- If you're like Derek Smith, you spend a lot of time on your smartphone. Then again, maybe nobody is quite like Derek Smith. In one recent week, the medical student sent 40 e-mails and 399 text messages, snapped 25 photos, bought two movie...
  • 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...