New Zealand Death Toll Reaches 75

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – Police in Christchurch, New Zealand, are rejecting suggestions that rescuers have abandoned hope of finding…

Fresh Cream of Broccoli Soup

FRESH CREAM OF BROCCOLI SOUP 6 to 8 servings 1 bunch fresh broccoli Boiling water as needed 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 medium onion…

Easy Caribbean Spiced Beans ‘N’ Rice

EASY CARIBBEAN SPICED BEANS ‘N' RICE 4 to 6 servings 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (optional) 1 to 2 minced peeled garlic cloves ½…

Frosted Double Chocolate Cherry Nut Drops

FROSTED DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHERRY NUT DROPS about 4½ dozen cookies 1¾ cups sifted flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 squares (ounc…

Chesterfield Schools Approve Budget

Facing a $15 – 20 million shortfall, Chesterfield County Schools has approved the system's budget for next school year…

Man Shot, Injured In Richmond

Richmond Police are investigating a shooting that left one man seriously injured early Wednesday morning. The victim was shot at about 1:30 …

Trial Delayed Again In Parkway Shooting

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) – The trial of a Stuarts Draft man facing a federal murder charge in the shooting death of a man at a Blue Ridge Park…

Virginia Schools Remove 10 Commandments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A southwest Virginia school system has again removed all displays of the Ten Commandments, a month after reposting them…

BB Gun Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians could fire BB guns and other air-propelled weapons in their backyards under a bill heading to the governor. …

Pirates Kill Americans On Yacht

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. military says pirates killed four American hostages they were holding on a yacht off Somalia's coast. The U.S…

New Zealand Quake Kills 65

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says there are “scenes of utter devastation” following a powerful earth…