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Mayweather seals legacy; rematch possible

Floyd Mayweather Jr. cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats, improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao last Saturday in a fight some believed didn’t live up to its immense hype and price tag.

Methodists to sell lemonade to combat malaria

United Methodists will set up lemonade stands in Richmond and other locations across the state Saturday, April 25. The reason: To raise money to help prevent malaria, a potentially fatal disease found mostly in Africa. Malaria is caused by a ...

A war hero comes home

Sixty-four years after Army Cpl. Lindsey Clayton Lockett died from insufferable conditions in a prisoner of war camp in North Korea, his remains were brought home and laid to rest in an emotional ceremony Saturday in Richmond, surrounded by tearful ...

Huge growth in Islam projected

Islam is projected to grow more than twice as fast as any other major religion over the next half century, with Muslims expected to outnumber Christians by 2070, according to projections released last week by the Pew Research Center. While ...

Did Miss Jamaica’s hair cut short her chance?

Halle Berry won an Academy Award for her dramatic role in the 2002 movie “Monster’s Ball” with a beautiful, short hairstyle. So why, an astonished audience at Sunday’s Miss Universe Pageant protested, didn’t their overwhelming favorite win? Their favorite: Short-haired ...

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