Bill Could Ban “Trailer Testicles”

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Drive across Virginia with an outsized rubber replica of testicles dangling from your trailer hitch and you face a fine…

Kaine: Spending Cuts Possible

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Governor Tim Kaine says spending cuts, not tax increases, will be his recommendation if a weakening economy continues t…

Abortion Bill Passes House Committee

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A bill to require abortion clinics to meet the same standards as outpatient surgery centers passed a House committee Tu…

HPV Vaccine Mandate Possibly Delayed

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Legislators are backing off of last year’s rush to require schoolgirls to receive a vaccine for the sexually transmitte…

Catnapping Bill Discussed at GA

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Achieving equality between cats and dogs isn’t as easy as it sounds. Delegate Jennifer McClellan found that out Monday …

Southwestern-Style Beef Stew

SOUTHWESTERN-STYLE BEEF STEW – 6 servings 1½ to 2 pounds boneless beef chuck or round or other beef stew meat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes Flour…

April 16 Classes Cancelled At VT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech will close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and will cancel classes on April 16 to honor victims of last …

Sour Cream Cornbread Sticks or Muffins

SOUR CREAM CORNBREAD STICKS OR MUFFINS about 16 (5-inch) corn sticks 1 cup yellow or white corn meal ½ cup sifted flour 2 tablespoons sugar …

Savory Oven Post Roast

SAVORY OVEN POT ROAST – 6 to 8 servings 2 tablespoons bacon drippings or extra virgin olive oil or other cooking oil (corn, canola, or saffl…

Wilted Arugula Salad

WILTED ARUGULA OR MIXED GREENS SALAD WITH WARM OLIVE OIL AND BALSAMIC VINEGAR 4 to 6 servings 4 to 6 cups crisp arugula or mixed greens of c…

Duke Smokes Virginia, 87-65

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – DeMarcus Nelson scored 20 points to lead No. 9 Duke to a 87-65 victory over Virginia on Sunday night. Gerald Henderson a…

Fort Lee Expansion Draws Developers

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) – Regional officials say Fort Lee’s expansion is drawing a record number of developers seeking to build luxury apartments…

D.C. Metro Riders Drop Their Pants

WASHINGTON (AP) – By the time about 100 people dropped their pants on dozens of Metro trains yesterday, there was little surprise left. Most…