| May 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
When Shade-Central City School District librarian Heidi Klahre noticed that her eighth grade Information Literacy class roster consisted of 22 girls and zero males, she quickly decided that she was going to do a special project with them in March to...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:25 PM
A lecture by author Maya Angelou scheduled for May 2 at Chrysler Hall has been postponed.
According to a news release, Angelou’s health is the cause of the delay. Angelou turned 85 in early April.
The talk was to coincide with the Norfolk...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Lynchburg students are hoping to stop violent acts by honoring the victim of a recent tragedy.
Randolph College held a "Day of Non Violence" on campus. Students gathered Friday afternoon to remember the life of Catherine Violet Hubbard.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The call comes from an unknown number. I pick up and hear an unfamiliar voice.
"This is Brandon Marshall. ... I understand you're trying to find out some information about me."
Marshall — the biggest, and riskiest, addition to the Bears this...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Young people face a cruel irony. Most can't land a decent job without a college education, yet many graduates are locked into poorly paying positions that don't permit repayment of student loans.
For two generations, college price tags have risen much...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
"SNL" started with a devastating sketch ridiculing the culture insensitivity in media reports on New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin. But the best lines were served on "Weekend Update." Poehler's funniest joke: "It was reported that while on a trip to South...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Maya Rudolph's "Saturday Night Live" success was due in part to one skit where she took on Beyonce, new daughter Blue Ivy and husband Jay-Z. With cast member Jay Pharoh, the spooftastic couple welcomed celeb friends like Prince, LL Cool J, Nicki MInaj and...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Jacque Vaughn offered some clues about what his coaching style will be like....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"These extraordinary honorees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but each of them has made a lasting contribution to the life of our nation," President Obama says....