Richmond

Pope Francis: Don’t make money, career your whole life

<b>Associated Press</b><p><b>VATICAN CITY</b><p>Pope Francis advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one’s whole life, urging in …

Christianity

Trucks and other large vehicles warned to avoid Richmond to Highgate roadway due to breakaway

<b>Operators of large motor vehicles including laden trucks are being advised by the National Works Agency (NWA) not to use the Richmond to Highgate</b> …

Jamaica

Worker dies at Richmond, B.C. facility: WorkSafeBC

Incident occured at Richmond Plywood Corporation on Vulcan Way<p>WorkSafeBC, police and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating after a worked died …

Crime

Pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by Canada Post semi in Richmond, B.C.

RCMP advising drivers to avoid the area around Garden City Road and Sea Island Way<p>A pedestrian is clinging to life after she was struck by a Canada …

Vancouver

Richmond hospital giving $1M toward demolition work

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) - An eastern Indiana hospital is giving $1 million toward the demolition of its former campus that's been badly damaged by …

Demolition

Tribute unveiled to women’s advocate, international AKA president

<b>By Leah Hobbs</b><p>While the nation debates the preservation or removal of Confederate monuments, the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are erecting …

HBCUs

William ‘Dill’ Dillon, former VUU football standout, dies at 59

Virginia Union University has lost one of its all-time athletic heroes.<p>William Jerome “Dill” Dillon, 59, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at his home in …

HBCUs

Firefighters pay tribute to fallen member in Richmond - British Columbia

Hundreds of firefighters and emergency services personnel paid their respects to Richmond Fire Rescue Capt. Donald Bryan Kongus on Monday.<p>According …

British Columbia

‘Work for a cause and not for applause,’ VSU graduates told

<b>By Thomas Kidd</b><p>Virginia State University graduates received a lesson in delayed gratification last weekend before the 2017 Fall Commencement held …

HBCUs

Saint Paul’s College property sold

The former Saint Paul’s College might one day welcome students again to its campus in Brunswick County — but possibly under a different name.<p>Xinhua …

HBCUs

Empty Stocking Fund: Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives joy to a single mom and her daughter

Last year money was extremely tight for single mom Jamie Popadynetz. She had never been in that position before, and really didn’t know what she …

Why is Hampton leaving MEAC?

Re “HU exits MEAC for Big South Conference,” Free Press Nov. 22-25 edition:<p>I was disappointed to read about Hampton University’s exit from the MEAC …

HBCUs

Opponents fear Main Street Station plans will run over slave memorial

Hopes of creating a memorial park in Shockoe Bottom recalling Richmond’s role as a center of the slave trade appear to conflict with efforts to make …

5 Hudson Valley Residents Picked Up In ICE Sweep

There were 55 arrested in all in the November operation; most were in NYC.<p>A Putnam County resident and four Westchester residents were arrested …

Immigration

Richmond Raceway removes a portion of its racetrack to widen pedestrian tunnel

NASCAR's next race in Richmond isn't until April, which is a good thing at the moment.<p>A large chunk of the track is missing at Richmond Raceway as …

Wake Forest Cruises to 82-53 Victory Over Richmond

Wake Forest men's basketball cruised to an 82-53 victory over Richmond Saturday afternoon at the LJVM Coliseum.

College Basketball

London, Broadway finalists for Robinson Award

Coaches Michael London of Howard University and Rod Broadway of the MEAC football champions North Carolina A&T State University are finalists for the …

HBCUs

Bobcat found in grill of car in Richmond after it hit in Gloucester

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – A woman driving from Gloucester hit a bobcat on her way to Richmond on Thanksgiving morning.<p>According to the Richmond Animal …

Hampton Roads

Richmond's first pick

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HU exits MEAC for Big South Conference

There’s an upside and a downside to Hampton University’s surprise decision to leave the MEAC for the Big South Conference.<p>The upside: Less travel and …

HBCUs

Good news for a change

By now, you know I look forward to the opportunity of sharing my opinions with readers. I pray that the columns offer helpful, thought-provoking and …

HBCUs

VUU fires football coach

Coach Mark James has been fired after four productive seasons as Virginia Union University’s head football coach.<p>The question now is, “Why?”<p>The …

College & University

Today’s Critical Skillsets and Where to Find Them

Stock photo<p>The skills gap may be difficult to quantify, but you probably feel it very tangibly within your own organization. Deutsche Bank reports …

Employment

Knightmare's November phantom draft

10:09 PM GMT<p>Christopher Doerre has been writing phantom drafts and draft profiles since 2009, and also has a longstanding passion for list …

Sport (Australia)

Melbourne's most dangerous railway stations revealed

Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy says crime is rising at an alarming rate on Melbourne's rail stations and a list of the most dangerous has …

Trains

‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Steady With Season Low As Raiders Win

At the halfway point now in the NFL season, the much traveled Oakland Raiders pulled off a <i>Sunday Night Football</i> win against the Miami Dolphins as yet …

TV

Connor Richmond

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Texas rank TX rank<p>2018 rank<p>I am thrilled to announce my commitment to Dartmouth College! I'm extremely honored and humbled by the …

Swimming

VUU in exhibition game Friday with VCU at Siegel Center VUU in exhibition game Friday with VCU at Siegel Center

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center and Barco-Stevens Hall at Virginia Union University are located about a mile apart on a Richmond map.<p>…

College Basketball

Carjack-o-lantern: Luxury car owners poach Richmond, B.C. pumpkin farmer’s crop

The owners of luxury vehicles, some valued at as much as $100,000, have been pulling over to poach pumpkins from a Richmond farmer’s field.<p>That’s …

Land Rover Range Rover

Chicago named rattiest city in US for 3rd year in a row

Chicago is once again the rattiest city in the U.S., according to Orkin.<p>The pest control company released this year's list of cities and Chicago is …

Grand Rapids