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Jaime Escalante, the charismatic former East Los Angeles high school teacher who taught the nation that inner-city students could master subjects as demanding as calculus, died Tuesday. He was 79. The subject of the 1988 film "Stand and Deliver,"...
ReporterStop praying in Jesus' name or get sued. That's the message from the Virginia chapter of a national civil liberties group to Pittsylvania County's Board of Supervisors. For several decades the board has opened with a prayer. Thousands of people have...
Richmond Times-Dispatch: McClatchy/TribuneRicky Roberts put his house in on the market last spring for $294,500, just as the housing market softened. He waited, and waited, then dropped the price a couple of times to $279,000. He threw out incentives, such as contributing toward closing costs....
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Daily PressA judge's ruling Thursday clears the way for a major hearing in March into whether a man deserves a new trial in a 1991 Newport News capital murder case. Norfolk Circuit Court Judge John R. Doyle III denied a motion from the Virginia Attorney General's...
THIS IS Berson Tyner's first Father's Day as a free man in 10 years. For most of the past decade -- and for several of the years before that -- he was a prisoner in the Maryland correctional system. If he saw his three sons on Father's Day, it was...
Sun StaffTornadoes occur somewhere in Maryland nearly every year. But few have had the power to pick up automobiles and cause the deaths, injuries and destruction seen from College Park to Laurel on Monday. "I was impressed by the continued strength of the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA 39-year-old Virginia man who is being held at the Washington County Detention Center has been charged in a March 6 homicide at Suncrest Apartments in Martinsburg, according to court records. A warrant charging Jonathan Frederick Bennett with murder was...
Special to The TimesONE of the cheapest ways to get around Europe these days is aboard one of the growing number of low-fare airlines. A recent count by FlyCheapo.com (www.flycheapo.com), a website that helps travelers find low-fare airlines and the routes they serve,...
I say go with it, man. That's my best advice. Remember, a pun can't kill you. Not even a bunch of puns can gang up on you, although you might want to die from groaning. I mean, you didn't expect high-brow entertainment when you bought a ticket to...
Search warrants filed in the Montgomery County courthouse provide new details in the arrest of a Christiansburg gymnastics teacher. Kenneth Epperly, 63, is charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. He is the program manager and...
Soupy Sales, a comic with a gift for slapstick who attained cult-like popularity in the 1960s with a pie-throwing routine that became his signature, has died. He was 83. Sales had numerous ailments and died Thursday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, said...
John Harris Burt, a retired bishop who advanced a tradition of social activism at Pasadena’s All Saints Episcopal Church with his bold support of the civil rights movement when he was rector in the 1960s, died Oct. 20 at his home on Lake Superior...
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