| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Grafton High put three players from its Group 4A state semifinalists on the Virginia High School Coaches Association all-state first team, while Bay Rivers District champ Jamestown put two on the first team and one on the second.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
"The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right.
In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Wegmans, an East Coast grocery chain with a cult-like following, plans to open two new stores in the Richmond area.
The two stores, one in Henrico County’s Short Pump area and one in Chesterfield County, will be located about 11 miles apart...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A list of the world’s 100 largest banks is out, and the United States has only one representative in the top 10.
Topping the list is Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., with $3.174 trillion in assets, according to numbers released...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The Summer Brewfest returns Friday, July 11, to Town Point Park on the downtown Norfolk riverfront.
There’ll be 27 breweries represented pouring more than 36 beers. The lineup includes local favorites St. George, Back Bay, O’Connor,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Joe Harris, a rookie guard who starred for the Virginia Cavaliers, signed a guaranteed two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources told The Daily Progress of Charlottesville's Whitelaw Reid.
That all but assures Harris will make the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Aug. 30, at Virginia, 9 a.m.
The Cavaliers are coming off a 2-10 season. Oregon went to Charlottesville, Va., last season and won, 59-10. The visit gives East Coast Heisman voters a look at UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley.
Sept. 6, Memphis, 7 p.m....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 PM
As Virginia and Virginia Tech open preseason football practices Monday, both teams have less than four weeks before they kick off their seasons — not much time for programs that still need to get squared away in a lot of areas.
There's pressure of...
| Jul 6, 2014
"Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it." - Robert Motherwell
While I'm certain our founding fathers didn't plan the signing of the Declaration of Independence to mark the beginning of our country's summer traditions, the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Jesse Winchester, 69, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Canada after dodging the Vietnam War and who went on to write songs covered by Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez, died of bladder cancer Friday at his home in Charlottesville,...