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  • Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas. In...
  • More medics urgently needed to fight West Africa Ebola: experts

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hospitals battling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa desperately need more staff, as local doctors leave their posts and foreign doctors are reluctant to come forward, medical experts said during an online debate on...
  • A look at HS football games on TV

    If you want to see whether Miramar will beat St. Thomas Aquinas for the fourth consecutive year, you’ll have to buy a ticket for the Sept. 20 game at Miramar. That matchup isn’t set to be televised, but you can check out some other high...
  • West Point artist to be featured at New Town Art Gallery

    West Point artist to be featured at New Town Art Gallery
    WILLIAMSBURG — New Town Art Gallery is happy to announce that artists Mary Montague Sikes and Kristen Dahms will be the new guest artists for three months beginning Aug. 26. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with an Master of Fine...
  • Friday's 8/22 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer Liberty at Old Dominion, 7 Men’s soccer (scrimmage) VCU at William and Mary, 7 Field hockey (scrimmage) William and Mary at Liberty, 4 HIGH SCHOOLS Football North Cross at Nansemond-Suffolk Ac., 7 Atlantic Shores at...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge boosts support for local care

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge boosts support for local care
    Everybody's doing it: athletes, local politicians, service academy superintendents, your best friend and your mother. And it's all for the same cause: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. In two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has swept social media...
  • California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

    California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure
    Blood samples from a patient at a Northern California hospital, who is suspected of having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, will be tested by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, officials said. There have been no confirmed...
  • Policía liberiana dispara a manifestantes, muertes por ébola llegan a 1.350

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - La policía disparó y arrojó gases lacrimógenos el miércoles en la capital de Liberia para dispersar a una multitud que arrojaba piedras e intentaba salir de un barrio que quedó bajo cuarentena por causa del virus del ébola, en una...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Liberia says escaped Ebola patients returned to quarantine

    MONROVIA, Liberia All 37 Ebola patients who fled an isolation ward in Liberia have been returned to a clinic, Information Minister Lewis Brown said on Tuesday. Residents of the West Point slum near the capital, Monrovia, broke into a quarantine center on...
  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

    Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200
    Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the...