Va. firefighters to combat wildfires in Oregon
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:35:00 -0400
Firefighters from the Virginia Department of Forestry are helping to combat wildfires in central Oregon.
Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:32:00 -0400
Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.
Train transporting crash victims remains arrives in government-controlled city
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:27:00 -0400
KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv today on its way to the Netherlands, a journey which ha
11 parents of Nigeria’s abducted girls die
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:25:00 -0400
LAGOS, Nigeria — Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their parents have died and their hometown, Chibok, is under siege from the militan
Survey: Va. kids’ well-being better; poverty rate up
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Virginia moved up two notches to ninth in the country in an annual survey of the overall well-being of children, but the state's child poverty rate worsened. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been doing the Kids Count survey for 25 years, using indicators that reflect health, education and economic security.
U.S. 58 in Chesapeake reopened after tanker crash
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:16:32 -0400
CHESAPEAKE The eastbound lanes of U.S. 58/West Military Highway were closed for hours Monday while emergency crews worked to clear a tanker truck from a ditch.
Portsmouth auditor defends his work
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:01:21 -0400
PORTSMOUTH City Auditor Jesse Andre Thomas defended his recent work to City Council members in a meeting Monday, after a Virginian-Pilot article reported that the work bore similarities to the Chesapeake auditor's. Thomas stressed to council members that the audits he plans to conduct this year were chosen based on an analysis of Portsmouth city data - not by piggybacking off another locality.
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PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:55:00 -0400
It should be mostly cloudy today with highs around 85 degrees. Scattered thunderstorms that could bring locally heavy rainfall are possible in parts of northeastern North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service. The hazardous weather outlook included Bertie, Chowan, Hertford, Gates, Northampton, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties.
Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies
TimesDispatch.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:43:00 -0400
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled t
Realignment study raises fears around Fort Lee
Fort Lee could lose more than half of its permanently assigned soldiers and Army civilians by 2020 under a worst-case scenario outlined in a recent Army review.
H-SC conference to address educating males
With women making up 60 percent of the nation’s undergraduates and males lagging in other markers of college success, how can educators help young men overcome this gender gap?
Volunteers help maintain Va. parkway cemeteries
FLOYD — The epitaph on Mellawalka Wilson’s tombstone got the story half right.
Canoe, kayak launch could be headed to Grape Vine Bridge
Henrico County could soon get its first proper boat launch on the Chickahominy River.
Walmart offers rebate for teachers buying supplies
Walmart will give teachers a 10 percent rebate on school supplies for a week beginning Friday.