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There is a 94-line statement about Memorial Day outside Huntington Beach City Hall that says more than any editorial the Independent could ever write. That is the city's war memorial, which displays the names of 94 Huntington Beach residents who died...
ACC All Access: Virginia Tech finally gets its class of 2014 quarterback commitment from Andrew FordAfter missing out Friday on arguably its three biggest quarterback targets for the class of 2014, Virginia Tech bounced back two days later to finally nail down its quarterback pledge. Andrew Ford, a 6-foot-3, 189-pound senior from Cedar Cliff High in...
Even when upbeat, after a big win or lively practice, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer often strikes a sober tone, urging players to avoid any situation that could breed trouble. One misstep, Beamer cautions, can ruin a career and/or lives....
WDBJ7 ReporterMost of us like to smell good and Virginia Tech thinks it has just the thing to help you do that. A company out of New York City, Masik Collegiate Fragrances, says it's come up with the perfect scent if you're a Virginia Tech hokie. This might be THEE...
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology. Fifty applications have...
Virginia Tech tailback Michael Holmes had his day in court Thursday following his April arrest on a malicious wounding charge following a fight near campus. That charge is a felony, but Thursday it was reduced to misdemeanor assault and battery. Holmes...
As anyone who has attended a Tori Amos concert can tell you, the experience for her fans is closer to a spiritual one than anything resembling mere pop-star adulation. "Whenever I was experiencing anything in life, I always turned to her," says Adrienne...
Paced by Virginia Tech, Duke, Clemson and Georgia Tech in prominent sports, ACC teams fare well in the NCAA’s latest Academic Progress Rate report. But one current and two future major programs in the conference are dangerously close to postseason...
A year after his celebrated transfer from Alabama, quarterback Phillip Sims’ Virginia career is finished, his time here marked by distraction and disappointment rather than victories and touchdowns. For this Sims has no one to blame but himself....
For years, environmentalists and watermen have been searching for a way to deal with the Chesapeake Bay's "ghost pots" — derelict crab traps that are too deep to retrieve and too problematic to co-exist with marine life. Though the traps have been...
De La Salle Class of 2014 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones will announce his college choice at 1 p.m. June 27 during a press conference at the school. Jones has narrowed his list of favorites to Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State. De La...
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