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Virginia, Tennessee, Florida expect experience from '23 College World Series to provide an edge

Jun. 13, 2024 18:40 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The game's the same. It's what happens away from the field and how players deal with it that can affect how long a team sticks around at the College World Series. The CWS opens Friday with North Carolina (47-14) playing Virginia (46-15), and Florida State (47-15)...

Popular Virginia lake being tested after swimmers report E. coli infections and hospitalizations

Jun. 13, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

LAKE ANNA, Va. (AP) — Environmental officials are testing lake water at a popular recreational destination in central Virginia after at least 20 people reported E. coli infections. At least nine people who sere swimming in Lake Anna have been hospitalized due to the infections,...

Republican Party rifts on display in Virginia congressional primary pitting Good and McGuire

Jun. 13, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bob Good is fighting a two-front battle to hold his seat in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District and with it his role as leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. And that doesn't even count his opponent in the June 18 GOP primary, state Sen. John McGuire. ...

South Carolina man pleads guilty in federal court to fatally shooting Virginia police officer

Jun. 12, 2024 19:24 PM EDT

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — A South Carolina man pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday in the shooting death of a police officer in southwest Virginia in 2021. Michael Donivan White, 36, of Cross, South Carolina, had already pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges in state...

Today in History: June 12, 49 killed in Pulse nightclub shooting

Jun. 12, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 12, the 164th day of 2024. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire at the Pulse nightclub, a gay establishment in Orlando, Florida, leaving...

Southern Baptists expel Virginia church for believing women can serve as pastors

Jun. 11, 2024 21:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Even as they prepare to vote on a formal ban on churches with women pastors, delegates to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to boot one such church from its ranks. Messengers, as voting representatives are known, voted...

Southern Baptists expel Virginia church for believing women can serve as pastors

Jun. 11, 2024 19:24 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southern Baptists expel Virginia church for believing women can serve as pastors.

Southern Baptists expel Virginia church for believing women can serve as pastors

Jun. 11, 2024 19:05 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southern Baptists expel Virginia church for believing women can serve as pastors.

Wins by Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida and A&M mean it'll be only SEC and ACC at College World Series

Jun. 10, 2024 01:03 AM EDT

Kentucky finally made it to a College World Series, and the Wildcats will be joined by at least three other Southeastern Conference teams on college baseball's biggest stage. Tennessee, Florida and Texas A&M also punched their tickets Sunday, joining Atlantic Coast Conference...

Honeycutt delivers again as North Carolina sweeps West Virginia to grab spot in College World Series

Jun. 08, 2024 23:38 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Vance Honeycutt hit a home run on the game's first pitch after ending the opener of the best-of-three series with a walk-off two-run shot, and North Carolina held off West Virginia 2-1 on Saturday night, sweeping the best-of-three Chapel Hill Super Regional and grabbing a...