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Manassas (Manassas, Virginia)

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  • An outspoken voice on the importance and meaning of the Civil War

    An outspoken voice on the importance and meaning of the Civil War
    When Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian James M. McPherson speaks, a lot of people listen. That's because his award-winning books are not only scholarly in essence-- giving them a widely recognized authority -- but also singularly determined...
  • Caring for outdoor wood furniture

    DEAR TIM: My outdoor wood furniture has weathered to a mottled gray, and there is mildew covering it. My wife has informed me that I must make it look like new. If I do a good enough job, I've been told I can then refinish the kid's playset. What's the...
  • The Great Bull Run expected to draw thousands to drag strip outside Petersburg

    The Great Bull Run expected to draw thousands to drag strip outside Petersburg
    Until now, the most famous Bull Run in Virginia was a bloody Civil War clash fought in Manassas. That's set to change on Saturday, Aug. 24, when the Great Bull Run brings fierce animals and thousands of thrill-seekers to a drag strip just south of...
  • Robocalls by retailers barred by law, court rules

     
    Robot telephone calls aimed at getting shoppers into a store are barred by federal law, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday....
  • Teel Time: Ohio lineman Taylor commits to Virginia Tech over Kentucky

    Besting Kentucky for a prospect rarely moved the needle for a nationally prominent football program such as Virginia Tech. But given first-year coach Mark Stoops’ recent recruiting gets, offensive tackle Brady Taylor’s commitment to the Hokies...
  • McManus: Applying the 'ground game'

    McManus: Applying the 'ground game'
    Outside the old red-brick City Hall in Manassas, Va., Dorothy Cummings was beaming. She had finally persuaded her son Charles to register to vote — and now she was marching him into the registrar's office to make sure he got it done. "Three votes...
  • Carnett: Addressing a Gettysburg fascination

    What if? It's the age-old query of the historian. And, through its lens, one can view any war and the subsequent history. What if the Moors had won the battle of Tours? What if the Allies had been turned back at Normandy? What if Robert E. Lee had...
  • Pastor who was confederate soldier part of Allentown ceremony

    Forty-four years after fighting at Gettysburg as a Confederate soldier, Stephen Albion Repass was back in Pennsylvania. This time, the former rebel fighter was helping dedicate a monument to honor Union Civil War veterans. On June 26, 1899, a crowd...
  • This week's high school football scoreboard (complete through Saturday night around state)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): DIVISION 6 Eastern Region (1) Ocean Lakes 47 (5) Western Branch 20 | @ Virginia Beach Sportsplex (2) Oscar Smith 34 (3) Salem 28 Central Region (4) L.C. Bird 24 (1) Hermitage 20 (2) Varina 30 (3) Meadowbrook 29 Northern...
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • News of the Weird: Death Row Inmate Claims He's Too Fat to Be Executed

    News of the Weird: Death Row Inmate Claims He's Too Fat to Be Executed
    Modern Warfare: China, Japan and Taiwan each claim ownership of the uninhabited South China Sea islands of Senkaku or Diaoyu, and the controversy heightened in September when Japan announced that it had formally “purchased” the islands from...