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First lady stresses Va.'s importance in election

First lady Michelle Obama sought to energize her husband's Virginia supporters Thursday by emphasizing the state's importance in the presidential election.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Tags: Charlottesville, Fredericksburg

Push-ups: The oldie but goodie of fitness

Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley says the humble push-up should be part of any exercise routine.

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 09:09am EDT

Tags: pushup, Fairfax Hackley, Paula Wolfson

Michelle Obama says she admires Va Tech grads

First lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Friday that she admired Virginia Tech's resilience in the face of violence on the campus violence, including the 2007 massacre that left 33 dead.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Tech, commencement speaker

D.C. court removes poster honoring '60s radical Angela Davis

A poster at D.C. Superior Court honoring African American women in politics, including 1960s-era radical Angela Davis, has been abruptly removed. Davis, a former college teacher spent time on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List in connection with a 1970 California courthouse attack in which a judge was killed.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 06:08am EDT

Tags: D.C. Superior Court, Angela Davis, Shirley Chisholm, Condoleeza Rice, Carol Mosely Braun, Patricia Roberts Harris, Barbara Jordan, Fannie Lou Hamer, poster honoring African American women, dick uliano

School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings _ including the always popular pizza _ will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 04:04pm EST

Tags: school lunches, Tom Vilsack

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