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  • New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

    WASHINGTON The nation's highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix. In a unanimous decision, the five-member U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Winterthur Mansion/Longwood Gardens, Downton Abbey exhibit, Dec. 4. $82. Parkland Garden Club, Marie, 610-769-5553. •Broadway, choice of "Les Miserables," $150, or "Kinky Boots," $160. Sept. 10. Lehigh Valley Active Life,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...