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  • Virginia researcher works to save Atlantic sturgeon

     
    HOPEWELL, Va. — Researcher Matt Balazik wears his passion for saving the Atlantic sturgeon on his right arm -- a tattoo of the ancient fish -- and lives it by counting the bottom-feeding giants in the James River. The 30-year-old...
  • Recycled columns about recycling

     
    RECYCLING TRASH IS A RHAPSODY IN BLUE BAG April 21, 1996 One of the cheapest thrills in Chicago just got cheaper. For the last four months, the highlight of my week--well, one highlight of my week . . . a...

    Friday's 8/15 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmages) Bruton at Essex, 6 Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6 Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5 King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5 Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5 Smithfield...

    Williamsburg-based Union raid threatens Civil War Richmond

    Williamsburg-based Union raid threatens Civil War Richmond
    Sometime just after 10 a.m. on Feb. 6, 1864, the road leading northwest from Williamsburg began to rumble under the weight of one of the largest, if not the largest Union raid ever aimed at the Southern capital in Richmond. Nearly 7,000 bluecoats...

    A vengeful Confederate attack in Charles City ends in triumph for black Union troops

    A vengeful Confederate attack in Charles City ends in triumph for black Union troops
    Union Brig. Gen. Edward A. Wild was already a marked man when he landed on the banks of the James River near Sherwood Forest plantation in Charles City on May 5, 1864. So was his “African Brigade,” whose relentless pursuit of Confederate...