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  • Civil War: Connecticut Answers Call To Action

    On April 15, 1861, just days after the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers. Connecticut was required to supply one regiment. Men from all over the state responded in droves...
  • Robber Uses Giant Stick in Store 'Stickup'

    Robber Uses Giant Stick in Store 'Stickup'
    MANASSAS, Virginia ( KTLA) -- Police in Virginia are searching for a man who held up a convenience store with an unusual weapon -- a very large stick. Surveillance video shows the suspect bursting into the store in Manassas just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday...
  • History buff teaches about the Civil War

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, a conflict that raged for four years. After the war, many veterans moved West to start a new life, and that movement will be highlighted May 21 at “From War to Reconciliation...
  • A journey through Civil War sites

    A journey through Civil War sites
    Although the Civil War was waged across the country — from Arizona to Maine — some of the heaviest and most decisive fighting took place in the beautiful rolling countryside of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Piedmont, as it's called,...
  • Where Norm Wood's Fab 15 are going to college

    Every summer, Atlantic Coast Conference reporter Norm Wood releases his own list of the top 15 recruits in the state. We call it the Fab 15. Here's a rundown of the players that made the cut last summer, and where they signed their letters of intent:...
  • 3 Bay Rivers District wrestlers finish second in Group AA state meet

    Fear of a wardrobe jinx didn't inhibit Christiansburg High School this weekend. And neither did anything else. Wearing T-shirts that advertised "The Perfect 10" prior to the fact, the Blue Demons breezed to their 10th consecutive Group AA state...
  • Teel Time: Hokies' Beamer, UVa's London make their pitches in Hampton on Thursday

    Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum were among Keith Urban’s opening acts last summer. Doesn’t mean they’re not stars in their own right. But it does mean they’re not Keith Urban. Same goes for Mike London...
  • Quick looks at Phoebus-T.C. Williams, Woodside-West Springfield games

    GROUP AAA GIRLS QUARTERFINAL WOODSIDE (24-5) VS. WEST SPRINGFIELD (27-1) WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax. TICKETS: $8 THE BUZZ: The Spartans are four points away from being undefeated. But even with their 52-49 loss to...
  • Missouri's bloody Civil War battles

    Missouri's bloody Civil War battles
    "Split state" used to sound simple to me, as though it were 50-50, North versus South, nice tidy halves. But Missouri wasn't just split in the Civil War. It was shattered. Rifts ran through every level of society all over the state — through...
  • Road Closures Due to Flooding

    Road Closures Due to Flooding
    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises drivers that several state roads are closed or restricted in South Central Pennsylvania because of flooding caused by today's rain. Since 7:30 a.m. this morning, PennDOT has reopened 14...
  • Uproar over Florida teen's death focuses on race

    Uproar over Florida teen's death focuses on race
    Current and former neighbors call George Zimmerman caring, passionate and polite, a regular guy they enjoyed being around. But critics of the investigation into the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of the Florida neighborhood watch...
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad Hiring in Harrisburg

    Norfolk Southern Railroad Hiring in Harrisburg
    Norfolk Southern Corporation plans to hire 500 employees in eight states, including Pennsylvania, by the end of 2011 to meet the growing demand for freight rail service and to replace employees retiring in coming years. The railroad is seeking applicants...