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Tribe Wins 20th; Locks 3rd Seed at CAA Tourney

Tribe senior guard David Schneider registered a double double in W&M’s win Saturday night over UNC Wilmington. (Photo courtesy Tribe Athletics.) Wilmington, N.C. – The milestones continued for the William…

Richmond 34 Honored on Thalhimers Sit-In Anniversary

From the archives: Segregation protesters in Richmond, circa 1960. RICHMOND – Fifty years ago, 34 students from Virginia Union University were arrested for conducting a sit-in to integrate the “whites-only”…

Panel Rejects Juvenile Prosecution Bill

RICHMOND – Despite testimony from prosecutors, a Senate committee has rejected a bill seeking to streamline the process by which juveniles are tried for multiple charges.…

Good to Know: Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars

When I was a child, I remember watching professional ballroom dancing with my grandma on TV. The beautiful outfits, the refined romance of it – stuff right out of a…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Feb. 28-March 6

In an effort to keep you informed, VDOT publishes the following scheduled highway lane closures that may affect traffic in Hampton Roads.  These closures are subject to change due to…

JCC Assessments Dip for 9,000; Notices Mailed Friday

New real estate assessment notices were sent to James City County homeowners Friday, and owners of about 9,000 properties will learn their real estate is worth less. That means a…

W&M Scientist’s Work Leads to First Nat’l Park Center Dedicated to Early African Americans

  William and Mary’s Michael Blakey (Photo courtesy of Michael Blakey) Years of work by a William & Mary faculty member and his students will be on display this weekend…

Obama Advisor, W&M Alum is Spring Commencement Speaker

Christina Romer (Photo courtesy UC Berkeley/Peg Skorpinski) Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisory Christina Romer, a College of William and Mary graduate in the class of 1981, is slated…

Marshall Demands Apology, Posts Video of Press Conference

RICHMOND – Delegate Bob Marshall has demanded an apology over a Capital News Service story that reported comments he made linking abortion and disabled children. But as Marshall’s quotes gained…

Pogge Disavows Marshall’s Remarks About Disabled Children

Del. Brenda Pogge RICHMOND – Delegate Brenda Pogge of Yorktown has stepped forward to “disavow” controversial remarks made by Delegate Bob Marshall of Manassas suggesting that disabled children are a…

What You’ll Do: Feb. 26-28

People, by the time this weekend is over we will be safely into March. That’s the month we usually get snow in the Virginia, by the way. If you were…

The Absolute Primer on How Public Schools are Funded

As news of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed cuts to education spread, concerned parents and citizens started e-mail campaigns to preserve education funding in the Historic Triangle. Some wanted to contact…

Get Schooled: When the Right Brain Understands What the Left Brain Is Doing

If teachers can understand the way students learn, they can understand how to teach. The trick is that every student has a different style of learning. Some students are more…

A Rare Winter Tourist Spotted in the James River

A harbor seal suns atop a fallen tree Wednesday off Governor’s Land in the James River. (Photo by Emily Gerdelman) There’s an unusual visitor who’s been spotted in the Historic…

Busch Extends Christmas Town’s 2010 Run

The star attraction Christmas tree at Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town. Too much Christmas isn’t a bad thing.…

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