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  • Fmr. VP Dick Cheney Recovering After Heart Transplant

    Fmr. VP Dick Cheney Recovering After Heart Transplant
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman. "President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday,"...
  • Counties complaining about unfunded state mandates ... here's your chance

    Gloucester County officials, including school officials, have complained in recent years about the increase in unfunded mandates handed down from the state. Something might -- emphasis on might -- be done about that. Gov. Bob McDonnell has created the...
  • Drone Strike Ends Long Hunt For U.S.-Born Awlaki

    Drone Strike Ends Long Hunt For U.S.-Born Awlaki
    The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen on Friday by a U.S. drone strike is the culmination of two years of extensive U.S. efforts to track down the American-born member of al Qaeda and put him out of action. Awlaki, identified by U.S. intelligence as...
  • Person-centered care creates home-like environment for residents

    Person-centered care creates home-like environment for residents
    Christine Casey believes that personal care has probably extended the life of her 93-year-old mother, Jane Olson. Olson lives at Three Crowns Park, a retirement community in Evanston. At first, Olson lived in her own apartment. But Olson moved into the...
  • How to unclog a bathroom drain

    How to unclog a bathroom drain
    The lavatory sink is the likeliest clog in the house, says lifelong plumber Chuck White, vice president of technical and code services for the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, a national trade group based in Falls Church, Va. And you...
  • Grandmother Convicted of Throwing 2-year old to Death From Mall Walkway

    Grandmother Convicted of Throwing 2-year old to Death From Mall Walkway
    McLEAN, Va. -- A woman was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for tossing her 2-year-old granddaughter from a sixth-level pedestrian bridge at a shopping mall. Carmela dela Rosa, of Fairfax, claimed she did not know right from wrong when she threw...
  • Online Dish: "C'mon Blacker!" Teacher Forces Black Student to Read "Blacker"

    Online Dish: "C'mon Blacker!" Teacher Forces Black Student to Read "Blacker"
    Talk about a lesson in stereotyping. A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for supposedly asking the only black student in the class to read a poem in a "black" manner. Jordan Shumate, a ninth-grader at George C. Marshall High...
  • Cherry Blossom Festival: Postal Service dedicates cherry blossom stamps

    Cherry Blossom Festival: Postal Service dedicates cherry blossom stamps
    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || || What: || First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony for the Cherry Blossom Centennial 45-cent Forever stamps || || Who: || Ambassador of Japan Ichiro Fujisaki Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe Stamp...
  • Dick Cheney recovering from heart transplant

    Dick Cheney recovering from heart transplant
    Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman. "President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday," said the statement...
  • Accused Gunman Pleads Not Guilty in Oakland College Rampage

    Accused Gunman Pleads Not Guilty in Oakland College Rampage
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- A former nursing student plead not guilty Monday to seven counts of murder in a shooting rampage at a vocational school in Oakland. One L. Goh, 43, is also charged with three counts of attempted murder in the April 2 rampage at Oikos...
  • Hotel guest checks out after 10-plus years

    Hotel guest checks out after 10-plus years
    Garrulous and active, 79-year-old Joy Bricker presides over her hotel suite in a manner befitting a grander home. She offers tea to the staff and media with the ease of a person schooled in proper etiquette. Like many hotel guests, Bricker has learned to...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of the country's largest defense and aerospace contractors. The publicly-held company (ticker symbol NGC) is based in Falls Church, Va. Among other systems, its Central Florida units produce laser-weapon components in...