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  • Liberia troops fire on protesters as West Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Security forces in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighborhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West...
  • Thursday's 8/28 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer William and Mary at Maryland, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Phoebus at Gloucester, 7 Hampton at Indian River, 7 Warwick vs. Kecougtan (at Darling Stadium), 7 Churchland vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Deep Creek at King’s...
  • VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 27: Dangerous intersection; Cheaper gas; Truism

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 27: Dangerous intersection; Cheaper gas; Truism
    Dangerous intersection "The traffic light at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and Courthouse Commons shopping center has been malfunctioning for months. Cars waiting to turn left onto Monticello, or go straight across into Courthouse Commons from...
  • Local artist Baylor Nichols to celebrate 90th birthday with exhibit

    Local artist Baylor Nichols to celebrate 90th birthday with exhibit
    WEST POINT – Sitting in a comfortable chair by a window in his home in downtown West Point, local artist Baylor Nichols recollected stories of people he has painted throughout the years. "Grace Street" is undoubtedly Nichols' most popular series...
  • Five New Kent residents displaced after fire destroys mobile home

    Five New Kent residents displaced after fire destroys mobile home
    NEW KENT – Five people were without a home this morning after their Quinton trailer caught fire. Two adults and three children are currently receiving assistance from the Red Cross. The family evacuated their mobile home, located on Dispatch Road,...
  • July 2014 Land Transfers

    July 2014 Land Transfers
    King and Queen County •From Peter B. Anderson, trustee to Guy Living Trust, 113.89 acres, Buena Vista District, $590,000. •From Melissa Vaughn & Thomas Ball to Melissa Vaughn & Thomas Ball , various parcels, King and Queen County, $0....
  • Tuesday's 8/26 local schedule (updated Sunday PM)

    BASEBALL International League: Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Phoebus at Kecoughtan, 4 Heritage at Menchville, 4 Woodside at Gloucester, 4 Bethel at Hampton, 4 Denbigh at Warwick, 4 Grafton...
  • Monday's 8/25 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Boys soccer Atlantic Shores at Denbigh Baptist, 4:30 Summit Christian at Hampton Christian, 4:30 Girls volleyball Tabb at Churchland, 4:30...
  • The Source Of Tuckered; And 'ing' Words As Nouns

    Q: I was taught that the possessive should be used before nouns ending in "ing." For example, one would say, "your laughing ruined the mood," rather than "you laughing ruined the mood." Yet it always seems that people are using the latter rather than...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia, city murals, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Sept. 18. $72. Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit, Winterthur Museum, Oct. 15. $65. "Crazy for You," Dutch Apple Theatre, lunch, Oct. 16. $95....
  • Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine

    Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine
    Liberia struggled on Monday to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled quarantine at the weekend, while the U.N. health agency urged affected West African nations to screen all departures in a bid to contain the worst outbreak of the virus. In...