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  • Eagles release Bamiro, 13 others

    Eagles release Bamiro, 13 others
    — Pocono Mountain West graduate Michael Bamiro and Carey "Murderleg" Spear were among the first cuts made by the Philadelphia Eagles today, reducing their roster to 76 players. The Eagles did not have to reduce their roster until Tuesday, when all...
  • Lanexa resident recounts 1936 plane crash

    Lanexa resident recounts 1936 plane crash
    NEW KENT – Wednesday marks the 78th anniversary of a deadly plane crash in Lanexa that 93-year-old Charlie Crump still remembers well. "Back in '36 there weren't too many planes flying…but this one didn't make it," Crump said in an...
  • Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia

    Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia
    A crowd attacked a makeshift Ebola quarantine center in a rundown neighborhood of the Liberian capital, throwing stones and looting equipment and food, witnesses said, and a health worker said patients had been removed from the building. "They came in...
  • Inside the BRD: Recap of Grafton, Poquoson, Jamestown and New Kent football scrimmages from Friday

    GRAFTON The Clippers, who are particularly inexperienced on defense, were outscored by more athletic Nansemond River. Clippers coach Matt McLeod said he’ll be looking for improved play from his defense in the next scrimmage. McLeod said...
  • Seward-Welby exchange vows

    Seward-Welby exchange vows
    WEST POINT — The marriage of Miss Megan Ann Seward, daughter of Richard Dale and Mary Ann Seward of West Point, Va. to Mr. Donald Paul Welby, III, son of Mr. Donald Paul Welby, Jr. of Souderton, Pa. and the late Constance Welby, took place on May...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/16 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    6:30 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tennessee at New Orleans (d.).--NFL Net. 7 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark third round (in Farso).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Swansea at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point

     Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point
    Following in the distinguished footsteps of Douglas MacArthur, John J. Pershing and William Westmoreland, Austin Welch, 21, of Winnetka, was recently named First Captain of the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for the new...
  • Liberia 'to shoot' people crossing border closed to halt Ebola

    MONROVIA Liberia's armed forces were given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighboring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of Ebola, local newspaper Daily Observer reported Monday. Soldiers stationed in Bomi...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 19

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. Two men were shot during the chaos of demonstrations late Monday and early Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., police confirmed. Officers weren't involved in the shootings. There was no immediate information on the identities or conditions...
  • Letter: Sludge permit is concerning

    To the Editor: I am writing with some concerns in reference to the Synagrow LCC Permit #VPA-00584. If you google and research this company you will find that they have had several lawsuits after pollution issues. This company has applied for a sludge...
  • Letter: Thank you, New Kent Supervisors for opposing sludge permit

    To the Editor: I wanted to write a short thank you to the New Kent Board of Supervisors for voting to oppose an industrial sludge application the Synagro company had submitted to the Virginia DEQ. This permit would allow land application of solids and...
  • A zoo in their front yard

    A zoo in their front yard
    The Phan family is used to strangers stopping by their home and taking photos. What, exactly, draws the public's attention? An array of large topiaries — perennial plants — in shapes ranging from giant dragons and deer to elephants and...