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Opinion L.A.Was the frenzy around raising the debt ceiling worth it? Did the world have to halt so that we could watch an elaborate production of what CNN’s Fareed Zakaria called, “a crisis that we have manufactured out of whole cloth”?......
Confederate History Month -- Virginia's new governor accused of racial insensitivity, political cynicismTop of the TicketReviving an observance that many thought had been buried eight years ago, Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell has declared April "Confederate History Month" in Virginia. Maybe it's not like firing on Ft. Sumter, but it's close. One of two Republicans elected......
Today's topic: Some observers warn of the so-called Bradley effect and suggest that Obama may appear to be doing better than he really is. Others say young people are not being polled effectively because they're on cellphones and not listed. Any...
Richmond Times-DispatchVirginia Democrats aren't gaga over their nominee for governor, Terry McAuliffe. He has issues. He can't win just by howling about the other guy's. And Ken Cuccinelli's are considerable. What McAuliffe and out-of-power Democrats need, Virginia has in...
Richmond Times-DispatchVirginia Commonwealth University will charge new students by the credit hour next year under a "market-based" pricing structure that one board member criticized as "the most massive increase in tuition in Virginia history." The board of visitors...
Richmond Times-DispatchThe U.S. National Slavery Museum, fighting to save its property from a tax sale, has filed court papers saying the city of Fredericksburg "grossly inflated" its property assessments. In court papers, Joseph D. Morrissey, a Henrico County delegate and...
Richmond Times-DispatchMayor Dwight C. Jones and the City Council have agreed to reinstate a frozen pay increase plan for Richmond's approximately 1,100 police officers and firefighters. However, the budget amendments that will be introduced as part of the city's spending...
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Political analysts commonly carve up the geography and demography of America into red states, blue states, retro voters, metro voters, Neo-Cons, Progressives, soccer moms and NASCAR dads. In truth, most voters don't think of themselves as a category,...
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.The city's attorney in the slavery museum case says a new land appraisal done for the museum shouldn't have any effect on the museum's delinquent tax bill or the city's efforts to auction the land. But the museum's attorneys say it makes all the...
Richmond Times-DispatchJoana Blum and Sancia Grant, roommates at Richard Bland College, came to the rural Southside campus by different routes for the same reason. "I was a little scared of the whole idea of moving on to a big school," said Blum, who was born in Germany and...
Richmond Times-DispatchThough the two men share core philosophical similarities about wielding power from City Hall, there's one big difference between Mayor Dwight C. Jones and his predecessor, former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, according to a one-time Wilder adviser. "Jones'...
The HBCU Choral Festival will feature the combined force of four college choirs gathered to sing in Norfolk. Happening Sunday, Feb. 17, at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on the Norfolk State University campus, the event will include the...
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