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Suffolk woman posthumously inducted into Peanut Hall of Fame ...

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Peanuts have long been important in this region, and recently a Suffolk woman was honored for her contributions to the city's...

She made it in what was a man's world, now Suffolk woman posthumously inducted into Peanut Hall of Fame

Ruth James Moore was inducted into the National Peanut Hall of Fame by the American Peanut Council, a trade association based in Washington, D.C. Members...

Virginia wants to play fast, and efficiently on offense

Virginia's offense not only wants to play fast this season, it's also aiming for a mark few programs are able to obtain: a 70 percent...

Virginia Beach's Ashmore Standing helps put ODU on NCAA lacrosse map

She half-expected coach Heather Holt, who is notoriously strict about her players' diets, to pull them out of line at the fast-food restaurant. But the...

Carl Edwards wins his fourth Sprint Cup race at Bristol Speedway

Hamlin had problems too, enough to cause Goodyear to announce it would examine all of those tires from Busch and Kenseth to determine if the...

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Speedway

Hamlin (20th) had similar right front problems that led Goodyear to take those tires to see what the caused the problem. Edwards stayed above the...

At U.Va. football practice, fast and firm on full display

“The work capacity is part of our culture,” he said. “We don't want anyone on the planet that has a football program to work longer...

With "Downton Abbey" ending, here are our 10 favorite TV finales

With "Downton Abbey" ending, here are our 10 favorite TV finalesBeloved Downton butler Mr. Carson (Jim Carter) was showing progressive symptoms of a palsy that...

ODU's Chris Mecate wins MAC wrestling title at 141 pounds

ODU 149-pounder Alexander Richardson lost in the consolation semifinals and in the fifth-place bout. Missouri, with 127.5 points, easily outdistanced Central Michigan (93.5) to win...

The Latest: Sanders criticizes GOP position on court nominee

FILE - In this Oct., 15, 2006 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference in Washington. On Saturday,...

And So It Goes — Sweet, Small Town Romance Never Gets Too Old

New York Daily News The script was written by, Mark Andrus, who wrote the lovely, 'As Good as It Gets', with Jack Nicholson in 1997. His...

A tale of two ships passing

A man on the rise, Meier comes across as polished and politically correct, a poster of the new-school military - much like his ship, which,...

Experts: High court ruling won't inspire flood of suits

... Lobby store in Denver on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. (Ed Andrieski | The Associated Press) ... Representatives of Chick-fil-A, the chain of fast-food restaurants...

Pharrell | Born of suburbia, shot to the stars

"The Ed Sullivan Show," one of the few mainstream avenues for crossover black acts in the '60s, was long off the air when Pharrell was...

Sad legacy gives Norfolk boxing gym its purpose

On a recent Monday afternoon, Chris Alexander walked in. He signed in at the front desk, plopped down his gear and headed out again to...

National Harbor developer gets rights to Dome site

The agreement means Texas businessman Michael Jenkins, to whom the city gave an eight-month exclusivity agreement in 2008, is out of the picture for now,...

Va. Beach authority approves Dome site developer

The agreement means Texas businessman Michael Jenkins, to whom the city gave an eight-month exclusivity agreement in 2008, is out of the picture for now,...

Forged in fire, untempered by time

Searels then ran back to the van to help the other two assistants - offensive coordinator Rob Best and tight ends coach Shawn Elliott -...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier -

E! Online - The Past Keeps Coming Out of the FreezerThe Virginian-PilotChris Evans, looking even better than in the first film, maintains Steve Roger/Captain America's honesty...

Pilot wins grand prize for overall excellence

"I am so proud of the staff of ," Editor Denis Finley wrote in an email. ... and Deborah Armstrong (lifestyle or entertainment pages); Buddy...

Superhero sequel sets a high bar: It has a plot

Forbes The real surprise is Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce, the ominous, high-ranking S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who is the epitome of button-downed elegance but clearly likes power.

Devine inspiration now a way of life at Beach curbsides

Ed Butler reported 20 northern shovelers, ducks with big shovel-like beaks, in Mount Trashmore's lake. Sandra Barker in Forest Hills in Western Branch ... Lee...

Three familiar names in running for Norfolk court spots

According to the Virginia Public Access Project, Pishko made campaign donations last year to Republican and Democratic lawmakers: Sen. Frank Wagner ($300), Sen. Kenneth Alexander...

VCU's Weber helps to sustain disorder on court

VCU guard Briante Weber, center, makes a fast break during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Nov. 16,...