Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Overcoming Race and Racism In Today’s America

By John L. Horton    Some things never change, do they?  Or, some things change slowly…but surely, don’t they?  Here we are some 50 years after the inner city riots in some of our major metropolitan communities, and 51 years after the Kerner Commiss...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison

 (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in ‘‘Beloved,’’ ‘’Song of Solomon’’ and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundar...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Bats, not dogs, lead in U.S. rabies risk

Bats are responsible for most rabies infections in the U.S. Roughly 7 in 10 rabies deaths among people who are infected with the rabies virus in the United States, possibly because people may not know of the risk bats pose, according to the latest V...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Joe Morrissey wins Senate primary

Joe Morrissey, who allegedly had sex with his 17-year-old secretary in 2013 and later married here, has won his Virginia Senate primary. The 61-year-old Democrat beat incumbent Rosalyn Dance in Tuesday’s election 57 percent to 43 percent in the 16th...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

NC teen hurt in I-10 crash dies

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Friday May 24, 2019 at 7:02 PM May 24, 2019 at 7:04 PM A North Carolina teenager who was injured in an April 30 crash on Interstate 10 in Columbia County has died, the Florida Highway Patrol reported Friday in a news rele...