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RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond. They were...
Times film critics on a few of Anthony Minghella's most memorable movies: "The English Patient" (Nov. 15, 1996) "Love in the extremes of wartime. Love in a dangerous, unstable universe where questions of nationality and betrayal predominate. Love that...
As a youngster, Frederic J. Gaynor was the rosy-cheeked boy in rolled-up jeans cradling the popular Daisy air rifle. His all-American image in advertisements on the back covers of Boys' Life magazine, comic books and other publications helped make the...
Does having a relatively rapid resting pulse rate (say 90 beats or so per minute) make aerobic exercise more stressful on the heart and respiratory system than having a slower resting pulse rate? CAT St. Petersburg, Fla. In most cases, a high resting...
The Department of Veterans Affairs has promised to erase the backlog of compensation and pension claims of thousands of veterans in South Florida and nationwide in two years by shifting resources and going digital. But it is also attempting a lesser-...
James Martin Wilson Jr., 71, of Mercersburg, Pa., formerly of Montgomery County, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md. Born March 4, 1942 in Olney, Md., he was the son of the late James Martin Wilson Sr....
— Disabled veteran James F. Gunn thought his five-year fight for pension benefits was over when the Department of Veterans Affairs granted his appeal in April. He was relieved. Then May came, and he was anxious. His wife had quit her high-paying...
Tyler Pierce 1984-2013 Tyler Pierce, 28, of Danville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Born June 12, 1984, in Danville, Ky., he was a son of Rose and Brent Pierce. Tyler loved everyone around him. He was very outgoing and had lots of friends. He loved...
Daily PressBaseball: Christopher Newport’s Austin Chrismon (7-4), a Menchville High graduate, was named the d3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year. He posted a 1.74 earned-run average and completed three of his 11 starts, striking out 86 in 78...
Daily PressBaseball Virginia Independent Schools semifinals (at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights): Division III: No. 3 Fuqua 5, No. 2 Southampton Ac. 2 Division II: No. 3 Greenbrier Christian 3, No. 2 Steward 1 Division I: Trinity Episcopal d. Flint Hill ...
COLLEGES Baseball Georgia State at William and Mary (doubleheader), 2 p.m. Old Dominion at Wofford, 6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament elimination games (at Norfolk State’s Miller Field): Norfolk State vs. N.C. Central, 10 a.m. N.C. A&T...
UPDATE: Second body recovered in river near where two Virginia State University students went missingAuthorities searching for a Virginia State University student who was swept away during an in initiation ritual in the Appomattox River say they have recovered a body. Chesterfield County police Lt. Randy Horowitz said the body was discovered Wednesday...
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