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Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 42, Ridgeview 12 Albemarle 21, Goochland 0 Appomattox 55, Chatham 27 Atlee 48, Armstrong 8 Battlefield 53, Osbourn Park 0 Benedictine 26,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 52, Charlottesville 14 Amelia County 40, Cumberland 12 Amherst County 36, Rustburg 13 Appomattox 71, Nelson County 0 Atlantic Shores Christian 45, Blue Ridge...

Slain reporter's father takes on Facebook over violent video

Oct. 12, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death. Andy Parker said Tuesday the company is violating its own terms of service in hosting...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Altavista 34, Dan River 21 Appomattox 56, Gretna 18 Bassett 67, Patrick County 0 Battlefield 27, John Champe 24 Bayside 29, Tallwood 13 Booker T....

Man found with gun in bag at Virginia airport checkpoint

Oct. 04, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been cited on weapons charges after airport security agents found a loaded gun in his carryon bag at a checkpoint. The Transportation Security Administration said in a news release Monday that the man had a loaded .45 caliber...

Roanoke tackles language barrier with interpreter program

Oct. 03, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — About 95,000 of the 100,000 people who live in the city of Roanoke speak English well enough to work, attend school, receive health care, interact with government, use the transportation system and access the other necessities of life. A language...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 01, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 28, Central - Wise 21 Albemarle 44, Orange County 0 Amherst County 39, Granby 14 Appomattox 48, Altavista 10 Atlantic Shores Christian 33, Nansemond-Suffolk 7 ...

Man convicted in 1999 ranger killing dies in Oregon prison

Sep. 27, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 75-year-old man died Monday in hospice care at the Oregon State Penitentiary while serving a life sentence without parole for the kidnapping and shooting of two Oregon park rangers in 1999, officials said. Corrections officials did not specify Larry...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 34, Tennessee, Tenn. 14 Amelia County 63, Bluestone 0 Amherst County 35, Jefferson Forest 13 Appomattox 63, Dan River 12 Atlantic Shores Christian 47, Catholic High...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 42, Richlands 0 Amelia County 50, Altavista 7 Amherst County 34, Liberty-Bedford 0 Appomattox 35, Lord Botetourt 14 Atlantic Shores Christian 40, Christchurch 0 ...