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  • 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...
  • Arts Alive opens new season with Richmond Ballet

    Arts Alive opens new season with Richmond Ballet
    WEST POINT – Arts Alive's new season will be begin with the opening performance of the Richmond Ballet. The performance will be held at the Robinson/Olsson Civic Auditorium and Fine Arts Center in West Point on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m....
  • King William County administrator leaving for Essex County

    King William County administrator leaving for Essex County
    KING WILLIAM — After three years of service, King William County Administrator Trenton Funkhouser has announced he is resigning. "We've reached the point where it's a good time to let someone else captain the ship," he said in a phone interview...
  • Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High

    Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High
    WILLIAMSBURG—Geoff McCulloch has been named boys basketball coach at Jamestown High School. His hiring was approved by the Williamsburg-James City County School Board Tuesday night. McCulloch replaces Lee Underwood, who resigned after last season....
  • 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...
  • Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola

    Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola
    Clashes erupted Wednesday as security forces sealed off a sprawling seaside slum in the Liberian capital in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Angry residents stormed barbed-wire barricades and threw stones at the troops, who fired...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Policía de Liberia arroja gases lacrimógenos para dispersar protestas por cuarentena ébola

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - La policía de Monrovia, la capital de Liberia, disparó el miércoles gases lacrimógenos para dispersar a una multitud que arrojaba piedras e intentaba salir de un barrio que quedó bajo cuarentena por causa del virus del ébola,...
  • 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...
  • 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...