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NHL: Pominville carries Wild over Capitals - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2–1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Pominville tied the game with his 14th goal of the season off a ...
Picasso's rarely seen ceramics featured at Kennedy Center - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long overshadowed by his famous paintings and sculptures. Now a major exhibition of Picasso’s ...
Nick Offerman to star in stage's 'A Confederacy of Dunces' - Free Lance-Star
NEW YORK — Nick Offerman of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” will star as Ignatius Reilly in a stage adaptation of “A Confederacy of Dunces.” Huntington Theatre Company in Boston said Monday that Offerman will play the obnoxious, overweight and ...
Stafford Democrats seeking candidates - Free Lance-Star
The Stafford Democratic Committee is asking that residents contact the committee if they are interested in running for office. Numerous General Assembly and local offices are on the ballot this year in the county. The Stafford Democrats’ Candidate Search ...
Richard N. Lancto - Free Lance-Star
Richard Northup “Dick” Lancto, 83, of Bowling Green passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, following a brief illness. Born in North Adams, Mass., Richard was the son of the late Alvin and Ruth Northup Lancto. He attended Williamstown High ...
Murray will face American Young in Davis Cup - Free Lance-Star
GLASGOW, Scotland — Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray will play No. 47-ranked Donald Young in the opening singles of Britain’s Davis Cup match against the United States. John Isner, the highest-ranked U.S. player at No. 20, will play ...
Kendall F. Rowe Sr. - Free Lance-Star
Kendall Franklin Rowe Sr., 80, of Montross and Richmond passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was the owner of Rowe Concrete, a member of Nomini Baptist Church, Westmoreland Masonic Lodge 212, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and a U.S. Army veteran.
Governor calls for 'common sense' as snowstorm pelts Maryland - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says residents should use common sense and stay safe as a late-winter storm finishes pounding the state with some of the heaviest snow of the season. The National Weather Service says snow accumulation by Thursday ...
AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course - Free Lance-Star
LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course Thursday, an official said. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital. The actor's single-engine plane went down at about 2:30 p.m. in LA's Venice ...
Alex Ovechkin scratched from Capitals' lineup - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin was scratched from the Washington Capitals' lineup Thursday night against the streaking Minnesota Wild. The Capitals said Ovechkin, who missed the morning skate, is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Anderson's return for No. 2 Virginia slowed by appendectomy - Free Lance-Star
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Any chance that guard Justin Anderson would return for No. 2 Virginia against No. 16 Louisville on Saturday were upended by his appendix. The school says the Cavaliers' second-leading scorer with a 13.4 average had an appendectomy on ...
Navy captain found guilty of porn charge - Free Lance-Star
NORFOLK—A Navy captain has received a 30-day sentence after pleading guilty to a pornography charge. A military judge also ordered Capt. Richard Frey to forfeit $18,000 in pay over the next year. Frey, 48, was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to ...
College basketball: Miami women beat Virginia in ACC tournament - Free Lance-Star
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Necole Sterling scored 15, Adrienne Motley 13, and eighth-seeded Miami beat No. 9 seed Virginia 62-52 in the second round of the ACC tournament on Thursday. Miami (19-11) held Virginia to its second-lowest scoring output of the season ...
Winter storm: Roads are 'hazardous,' drivers asked to stay home - Free Lance-Star
UPDATE, 4:03 p.m.: Plank Road has re-opened. It is barely passable though. Citizens are urged to stay home. UPDATE, 3:32 p.m.: Spotsylvania County has sent out an alert that roads are icy and driving is "hazardous."
State Dept. will review Clinton emails for possible release - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for official government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly ...