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Virginia: Is there a Santa Claus?

Virginia: Is there a Santa Claus?

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun in 1897. 

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Ohio St. rallies, advances to matchup against Arizona

Ohio St. rallies, advances to matchup against Arizona

Three-pointer helps 10th-seeded Buckeyes advance past seventh-seeded VCU.

March 19, 2015 8:49 pm Related


Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

She died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters.

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Tucson's Sinfonía Healthcare launches Va. arm

Tucson-based Sinfonía Healthcare Corp. has announced its first home-health expansion outside the State of Arizona with a new social- and medical-services firm in Virginia.

July 23, 2014 12:09 pmLoading…

Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Photos: Pony swim

Photos: Pony swim

The famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Thousands of visitors watched as about 130 ponies crossed the channel from Assateague Island to Chincoteague beneath the downpour of a s…

July 24, 2013 5:09 pm Photos



Scholars find cannibalism at Jamestown settlement

Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.

May 01, 2013 4:03 pm

A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

March 05, 2013 4:33 pmLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Yes, in ways that matter, there is a Santa

The question I knew would eventually come arrived the day after Thanksgiving, halfway between the movies and the walk to Santa's workshop in the mall:

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: Point guard McConnell picks Cats

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Point guard McConnell picks Cats

Arizona now has six members in its 2012 recruiting class, two who will redshirt next season, putting it one over the scholarship limit.

April 10, 2012 9:40 am Video Loading…

McConnell decision coming soon

The father of the Duquesne transfer says they will have a final discussion tonight.

April 09, 2012 7:41 pmLoading…

Navy jet crashes into Va. apartment complex

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Two Navy pilots ejected from a fighter jet Friday, sending the unmanned plane careening into a Virginia Beach apartment complex and tearing the roof off at least one building that was engulfed in flames, officials said. At least three people were taken to hospital…

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Va. boy, 5, accused of stabbing 3 in fight over juice box

A 5-year-old Virginia boy is in police custody after allegedly stabbing three people in an attack over a juice box, news reports say.

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S. Florida rediscovers defense, beats W.Va.

S. Florida rediscovers defense, beats W.Va.

TAMPA, Fla. — B.J. Daniels threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns, and South Florida rebounded from two subpar defensive performances to frustrate No. 20 West Virginia in a 30-19 victory Friday night.

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When it comes to herding sheep, Tess is top dog

When it comes to herding sheep, Tess is top dog

HOMEDALE, Idaho — The two-word command is barely audible.

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos



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