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  • Table Tennis Nemesis

    Table Tennis Nemesis
    The opposite of stately and plump, Geoff Dyer walked into Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington D.C., tall and gangly. Even though he is 56 years old and an Honorary Fellow at Oxford, the author is still cloaked with the slightly adolescent air of a slacker. So, it wasn't entirely inappropriate when I greeted him and said, "I am your table tennis nemesis."
  • Newport News-built carrier on final voyage

    A Newport News-built aircraft carrier that proved itself in battle and starred in Hollywood films is on its way to the recycling yard, the Associated Press has reported. The mothballed USS Ranger was towed from Bremerton, Wash. on Thursday. It will make...

    Midlothian man passionate about Navy

    What started out as a desire to be a role model for his younger brother has become a passion for Jevon Barner, according to a press release from the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Barner, who attended Bremen High School in Midlothian, is a seaman...

    Investments coming to Newport News shipyard

    Investments coming to Newport News shipyard
    Huntington Ingalls Industries is the sole U.S. builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, so it might sound a bit odd when the company CEO says he needs to stay ahead of the competition. But as Mike Petters explained Tuesday at a conference in New...

    Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February

    Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional work from the Navy in February, while other Tidewater firms won defense contracts in engineering services, technical support and even mobile kitchens. Newport News-based HII received $9.2 million for...