Wife: But, sweetheart, that sort of makes you a terrorist.Husband: Look, just because I like to blow things up doesn’t make me a terrorist. I’m white!–Norfolk & RivingtonOverheard by: Adam
The state has sweetened its funding commitment to the city in its pursuit of a light-rail extension from Norfolk. Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne said Wednesday that the state's previous commitment of as much as $155 million in...Show More Summary
CSX's stock shot up 4% during after hours trading as investors reacted positively to the marginal earnings per share beat and the likelihood of Norfolk Southern's weak earnings expectations not being an industry-wide phenomenon. TheShow More Summary
Metro All-Stars boys’ basketball Coach Calvin Clark first began to have doubts about the legitimacy of the Elevate Basketball Circuit two weeks ago, when he took a collection of rising seniors from the Washington area to Norfolk for the grass-roots basketball league’s inaugural set of games. Show More Summary
Blackwater guard sentenced to life in Iraqi shooting (Norfolk Virginian-Pilot) -- Defense lawyers are vowing to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq.http://hamptonroads.com/2015/04/blackwater-guard-sentenced-life-iraqi-shooting
On a small rock 900 miles off the coast of Australia, a hubbub is brewing about sovereignty and the right of unique peoples to self-governance. The residents of Norfolk Island, about 2,000 people living on a three-by-five mile chunkShow More Summary
Wage growth has hit another sector of the economy: railroads. In a release on Monday after the market close, railroad giant Norfolk Southern warned that its earnings in the first quarter will be down 15% from last year. The company cited a number of factors impacting earnings including the weather and the strong US dollar. Show More Summary
On April 12, 1997 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, longstanding WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker, from Norfolk, Virginia, defended his title against WBC junior welterweight champion Oscar De La Hoya, from Montebello, California.…
Norfolk police searching for missing student Anjelica Hadsell say they found human remains Thursday morning outside an abandoned Virginia home
Is the search for Anjelica Hadsell over? Human remains have been located in the search for the missing teen, and the community of Norfolk, Virginia, are in shock. WAVY 10 News reports that the remains were found in the backyard of a home on Smith’s Ferry Road. Show More Summary
Simon Norfolk traces the melting of a glacier on Mount Kenya with a line of fire. The post Fiery Outlines Show How Huge a Melting Glacier Used to Be appeared first on WIRED.
Railroad stocks saw some stability in the week through Thursday, after having declined significantly in the week before due to lowered revenue guidance from Kansas City Southern and Genesee & Wyoming. Investors have been concerned about energy sector volumes, which include commodities such as coal, coke, and crude oil.
Trina Solar has offloaded its third solar power project in the UK in-line with its strategy to develop and sell power assets. The China-based solar power giant sold the 49.99 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant located in Norfolk....Show More Summary
A human-shaped mushroom species has been discovered on the side of a road in Norfolk, England. Read more...
Authorities arrested a 22-year-old man who was wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting in Dumfries last month.On Wednesday, U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force captured Andre Vaunquez Perry in Norfolk, Va., Prince William County police said. Read full article >>
Actor Daniel Craig, best known as the most recent iteration of James Bond, picked up his new Lotus Evora 400 at the factory in Norfolk. After an inspection of the car, he drove it home. Silver, with dark red interior. Nice choice. The new Evora has a top speed of [...]
On March 28, 1987 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia, Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, hailing from Norfolk, fought Roger Mayweather, the “Black Mamba” from Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the NABF lightweight title. Sweet Pea was…
The Stars & Stripes Club at Nationals Park was rebranded the Norfolk Southern Club last season. This year, the club, which stretches from first base to third base on the second level, will feature a new animated scoreboard and a moving model train in keeping with its railroad theme.Read full article >>
In recognition of the vibrant sister city ties between Norfolk, Va., and Kitakyushu, Japan, the Chrysler Museum of Art presents an exhibition of exquisite and colorful 20th-century Japanese woodblock prints. Gifts from Japan: Landscape...Show More Summary
This interesting new accession comprises 38 diaries kept by a Queensland couple, Edith and William Warnes, between 1890 and 1927. William John Warnes was born on 20 February 1862 in Norfolk England. He came to Queensland when he was 21, in March 1883 on the Bulimba. Edith Mary Grant was born in New South Wales... Read more