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Gov. Bob McDonnell says he will push for the repeal of a state law that requires school divisions to open after Labor Day, saying the longstanding measure is outmoded at a time when schools should be maximizing instructional time to prepare students for...
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While Virginia Tech searches for a win in ACC play, walk-on Joey Racer can provide a dose of perspective on what is most important in life. Like most walk ons, he's primarily a practice player for Seth Greenberg, but he has also been an example for the...
Sports ReporterTo the high school scene, where 18 teams descended on Floyd Saturday, all there to help out a good cause. It was the 5th annual Chance Harman Classic at Floyd County High School, a tournament put-on by the Buffaloes in honor of Coach Brian Harman's son,...
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Sports DirectorThe city of Salem and WDBJ7 made a special announcement today. The two will partner to present the Roy Stanley Memorial Shootout next month at the Salem Civic Center in honor of the late NEWS7 sportscaster. "He stood for everything that was good about...
Sports DirectorHokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster is about as intense as they come, but believe it or not, he does have a softer side. "He has a big heart as well," said Tech Linebacker, Tariq Edwards. "When it gets to competitive mode, that's when he gets the big...
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KTLA NewsHOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- At the home of the Oscars, it's out with Kodak and in with Dolby. CIM Group, which owns the Hollywood & Highland Center, has rechristened the venue the Dolby Theatre. Dolby Laboratories Inc. announced a 20-year deal with...
York High will honor three of its legendary coaches, Charlie Hovis, Bob Shamblin and Robert (Mac) McConnell, before Friday's boys home basketball game against New Kent. Hovis is best remembered for coaching football at York, where Shamblin coached...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News61-years after his death a Kansas priest is one step closer to receiving a medal of honor. The "Kansas Congressional Delegation", says Father Emil Kapaun deserves a Medal of Honor for his heroism during the Korean War. Kapaun was serving as an army...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticIt comes by Brink's truck and is hand-delivered by security guards. It is served up on silver platters and in lighted glass vitrines at chi-chi cocktail parties. The finest jewelry in the world is in Hollywood during the weeks leading up to the Golden...
Troy Williams is a 17-year-old high school junior with a Twitter account. And, to date, 3,429 followers. True, that's 3 million fewer than LeBron James. But Williams, Phoebus' high-flying wing and five-star recruit, is hot property. Take last Saturday...
When it comes to the recruiting of East River offensive lineman Adam Duckett, we’ve entered somewhat of a gray area. Gray shirt, that is. Florida State has offered Duckett a gray shirt opportunity and now all the 6-foot-8, 330-pound tackle has...
Metaphorically speaking, Adam Duckett could be the poster child for the nation’s downtrodden economic state of dispair. Make that man-child. The gigantic 6-foot-8, 350-pound Orlando East River offensive tackle is like the big house sitting in...
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