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The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama returns to the campaign trail this evening, raising money and stirring up a rally for the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia - one of the long Republican-voting states that supported Obama's own election.......
Tribune staff reportersHave you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...
CBS 6 Executive ProducerOur look back at 1991 begins with a glimpse of Richmond's nightlife - Grace Street style (06-03) . Back before the long arm of VCU was quite so long, the stretch of Grace Street between Harrison and Laurel was a big problem for Richmond police. Lots of...
Tags: Entertainment, Television
The Swampby Mark Silva Virginia's governor was only trying to accentuate the positive. You know: The "sacrifices of the Confederate leaders, soldiers and citizens during the period of the Civil War,'' those good sons of the South who killed thousands of......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who became the first African American president with the help of the electoral votes of Virginia, suggested this week that any discussion of history and the Confederacy should include slavery -- and a sensitivity........
As Allen Iverson's racially charged trial splintered the Peninsula 16 years ago, Hampton native Steve James was a half-continent away crafting one of the most acclaimed sports movies of recent times. Today he's close to completing a film on the events he...
247-4637Larry Orie watched Mike Tomlin grow up. Saw him play youth sports. Attended his football games at Denbigh High and later at William and Mary. A close friend of Tomlin's parents since high school, Orie followed Tomlin's coaching career when he reached the...
Spin CycleIt seems like we've reached a point where it's worth paying a little bit more attention to the polls. The most notable results show a somewhat durable McCain uptick (within 7) in Pennsylvania, a continuing close race in Virginia,......
Tribune staff reportersA decade ago, as Earl Washington Jr. neared his execution date, a leading DNA expert first suggested an analyst in the vaunted Virginia state crime lab might have erred in the case. The lab's director, Paul Ferrara, rejected the criticism as unfounded.In...
247-4786On May 18, 1954, the day after the Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education decision, the editorial page of the Daily Press sounded this note of resignation: "Racial segregation in the public schools of our state is definitely on the way...
The Associated PressEarl Washington Jr. walked out of prison Monday after spending 9 1/2 years on death row for a murder he didn't commit. Largely illiterate and with an IQ of 69, Washington confessed to the 1982 rape and slaying of Rebecca Lynn Williams even though no...
Tags: Government, Politics, George Ryan, Crime, Law and Justice, Death
Sun StaffIsiah Leggett sits in the kitchen of his 4,500-square-foot home in Burtonsville -- a space not much smaller than the three-room house where he and a dozen brothers and sisters were raised -- and points to a faded scar above his right eye. "See that...
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