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Chesapeake jail offers Bible-based program to inmates

CHESAPEAKE<p>Lamont Harris was in a rut he wasn't sure he'd escape.<p>Harris was found guilty days before Christmas 2011 of a third offense of driving …

More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter

Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.<p>Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a …

Food As Punishment: Giving U.S. Inmates 'The Loaf' Persists

In many prisons and jails across the U.S., punishment can come in the form of a bland, brownish lump. Known as nutraloaf, or simply "the loaf," it's fed day after day to inmates who throw food or, in some cases, get violent. Even though it meets nutritional guidelines, civil rights activists urge …

People Save More Energy When They Know They're Being Watched

Turns Out Your Kids Really Did Love That Music You Played

Way back in the 1980s, were you the one playing "When Doves Cry" over and over? Well, don't be surprised if your kids wind up doing the same thing.<p>Young adults have strong positive memories of the music their parents loved when they were the same age, a study finds. That flies in the face of the …

Chesapeake teams in the thick of fight for titles

CHESAPEAKE<p>Today marks the beginning of the final Group AAA state track championships before a massive statewide reclassification of high schools. And …

Entertainment

The Hermitage Museum and Gardens and Virginia Stage Company have partnered to create a performance, "The Dream Clinic," in which the museum becomes …

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To Stein's credit, he has some sociological research to make his case — he brings "the cold, hard …

Disney Animation Is Ready to Charm You Again, This Time with Marvel, Not Pixar

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Disney animation—the part that doesn't involve Pixar—isn't exactly what it used to be, but it might …