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Bryant leads Norfolk State past UMES 57-46 in MEAC opener

Jan. 07, 2023 19:15 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Joe Bryant Jr. had 15 points in Norfolk State's 57-46 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener on Saturday night. Bryant added seven assists for the Spartans (11-5). Kris Bankston scored nine points with 12 rebounds and...

Bankston leads Norfolk State past Penn State-Wilkes Barre

Jan. 04, 2023 21:54 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kris Bankston had 20 points in Norfolk State's 85-60 victory against Penn State-Wilkes Barre on Wednesday night. Bankston also had six rebounds for the Spartans (10-5). Joe Bryant Jr. scored 19 points while shooting 6 for 13 from the field and 4 of 4 from the...

Numbers on panel examining Va. Beach mass shooting dwindle

Dec. 11, 2022 18:00 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Several members of a state commission tasked with conducting an independent investigation of a 2019 mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, have stepped down in recent months -- raising doubts among some whether the panel can perform its job. The...

Essien 3-pointer lifts Old Dominion over Gardner-Webb 44-43

Dec. 10, 2022 23:16 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Imo Essien sank a 3-pointer with 41 seconds remaining to send Old Dominion to a 44-43 victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday night. Mekhi Long finished with 12 points and nine rebounds for the Monarchs (7-4). Tyreek Scott-Grayson added nine points and six steals....

Bryant's 24 lead Norfolk State over William & Mary 67-53

Dec. 10, 2022 19:49 PM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Joe Bryant Jr.'s 24 points helped Norfolk State defeat William & Mary 67-53 on Saturday night. Bryant had six rebounds and five assists for the Spartans (6-4). Christian Ings scored 12 points, shooting 4 of 6 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line....

Walmart employees hurt in Virginia shooting out of hospital

Dec. 06, 2022 11:27 AM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The last two patients who were wounded when a Walmart employee in Virginia opened fire on his co-workers in an employee break room have been released from the hospital. Mike Kafka, a spokesperson for Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, told The Virginian-Pilot...

Investors press railroads to add sick time for workers

Dec. 05, 2022 21:35 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Major freight railroads are facing pressure to add sick days for their workers from a new front: An influential investment group says some of its members are now pushing the measure that Congress declined to as part of the contracts they imposed last week to avert a potentially...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Dec. 05, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. December 1, 2022. Editorial: State’s hospitals face pressure on multiple fronts Nebraska’s hospitals are facing a financial crunch that will soon impact every taxpayer in the state. Put at its simplest, costs for hospitals from...

Better disaster support for people with disabilities sought

Dec. 04, 2022 09:07 AM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Sandy Hermann feels a sense of dread every time she hears a serious storm may be headed to Hampton Roads. Her 26-year-old daughter has a neuromuscular disorder and requires a ventilator, wheelchair and feeding tube. She can’t be on the road for long...

Jenkins scores 23, Old Dominion beats Norfolk State 68-62

Dec. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Chaunce Jenkins had 23 points in Old Dominion's 68-62 win against Norfolk State on Saturday night. Jenkins added five rebounds for the Monarchs (5-4). Mekhi Long added 13 points, while Imo Essien scored nine. The Spartans (5-4) were led by Joe...