Saturday, October 13, 2012


  • Duke leads Virginia Tech 20-17 at halftime

    BLACKSBURG, Va.—One team came out of the tunnel at Lane Stadium looking like a bona-fide contender for the ACC Coastal Title. The other team was Virginia Tech. But by halftime, Virginia Tech had come to life, and Duke was clinging to a 20-17 lead.

  • Virginia Escapes Worst Of Recession, But State's Fortunes Could Change With ...

    LEESBURG, Va. -- Amid scenic horse farms, vineyards, Civil War landmarks and quaint shops tucked in historic red-brick buildings, signs of prosperity are plainly visible.

  • West Virginia vs. Texas Tech: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    West Virginia and Texas Tech will square off today in Lubbock for just the second time ever. The only other time the two teams have met was in the 1938 Sun Bowl, a game which the Mountaineers won, 7-6.

  • 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' Isn't Scared of Turning 50

    Edward Albee's classic play, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" will open at the Booth Theatre in New York tonight, 50 years to the day from its first opening night on Broadway.

  • College Football: Necessity tops rivalry for Virginia, Maryland

    BY TAFT COGHILL JR. CHARLOTTESVILLE—Football coaches at the University of Virginia and University of Maryland often visit the same high schools to recruit players.

  • Virginia yields for tobacco, soybeans, hay look positive

    The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced earlier this week that, based on conditions as of Oct. 1, Virginia's soybean yields are expected to be 39 bushels per acre, which is one bushel per acre less than last year's record ...

  • West Virginia AD Luck gets extension

    The new deal increased his salary to $550,000 and there is also a performance bonus that could be as high as $150,000 per year, along with other incentives.

  • Who is having more impact in 2012 race for Virginia?

    your election headquarters in less than five weeks into the big day we're taking a close look at a key battleground state in the race for the White House today were taken a look at Virginia that's our Romney -- that's where the president -- today. The ...

  • Virginia Destroyers lose 38-10 at Omaha

    OMAHA, Neb. - - The Omaha Nighthawks cashed in a dominating defensive performance Friday to pick up their second victory in the United Football League.

  • Surging Duke set for matchup with Virginia Tech

    "At the end of the day, Virginia Tech is Virginia Tech," Duke cornerback Ross Cockrell said. "They've represented our division, I don't know how long, but they've always been in the ACC championship game.

  • Virginia deadlines loom as Election Day approaches

    If Virginia residents haven't gotten a new voter registration card in the mail in the last two or three weeks, Quinn says that's a red flag.

  • West Virginia Basketball: Head Coach Bob Huggins Confident in 2012 ...

    Gone are West Virginia's top two scorers, point guard Truck Bryant and All-American forward Kevin Jones. Because of these losses, WVU was tabbed at just No.

  • Northern Virginia fall events guide

    It's that time of year. The leaves begin changing hue, sweaters come out and thoughts turn to apple cider and goblins. Below you'll find a comprehensive list of fall festivals, pumpkin patches, hayrides and Halloween events around Northern Virginia ...

  • West Virginia-Texas Tech Preview Capsule

    West Virginia QB Geno Smith vs. the Red Raiders' top-rated pass defense. Those Tech defensive numbers were built against some spotty early season competition.

  • Romney returns to Virginia as gap with Obama narrows

    (AP) - With polls showing a tightening presidential race and a less certain outcome, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama took different tactics in Virginia heading into the weekend. Romney roused a crowd of about 3,000 people Friday by ...

  • Autopsy confirms Virginia man who received injection died of rare fungal ...

    While state public health officials have not identified Wingate as one of hundreds who received a possibly tainted batch of steroids, they have acknowledged one death in Virginia as a result of a wider outbreak. The 33 suspected meningitis cases ...

  • No. 6 Kansas State preps for West Virginia with trip to dangerous Iowa State

    AMES, Iowa - The matchup of the year in Big 12 appears to be just a little over a week away, when sixth-ranked Kansas State travels to face No.

  • Number of Virginia workers paid at or below federal minimum wage declines in ...

    RICHMOND, Va. - The portion of hourly workers in Virginia being paid at or below the federal minimum wage fell in 2011, but that number has climbed steadily over the past 10 years to around 7 percent, the U.S.

  • Romney: 'Virginia's going to get me the White House'

    GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, campaigning today in Chesterfield County, declared that "Virginia's going to get me the White House.

  • Virginia Hamlin: 80-year-old driver crashes car into pizzeria killing ...

    Family of 82-year-old Virginia Hamlin of Anna, Texas say she was dining at the pizzeria with her daughter and grandson so she could share with staff her late husband's obituary when the car came barrelling in.

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