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  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
  • Public-private partnership proposed for part of Tech Center in Newport News

    Public-private partnership proposed for part of Tech Center in Newport News
    The developer of the Tech Center has asked the city to enter into a formal public-private partnership as the scope of the proposed project continues to grow. A public-private partnership is a contractual arrangement outlined in state law that can give...
  • Eric Holder has used three email aliases since taking office

    Eric Holder has used three email aliases since taking office
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has used three email aliases to conduct government business since he took office in 2009, a Department of Justice official confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. All three of Holder's email addresses, including the one he uses...
  • Clinton disregards rules and lacks transparency

    I read the article on Hillary Clinton's email use with great interest ("Clinton's email: Red herring or a red-flag?" News, March 4). The article quotes spokesman Nick Merrill, who said that “like secretaries of state before her, she used her own...
  • Clinton concedes she should have used government email

    Clinton concedes she should have used government email
    Confronting a growing political furor, Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday it was a mistake to exclusively use private email as secretary of state, but she defiantly rejected accusations that she created a security risk or violated the law. She also...
  • Hillary Clinton's self-inflicted scandal

     Hillary Clinton's self-inflicted scandal
    There were a couple of important things that Americans learned about Bill and Hillary Clinton during their White House years: First, they are unusually smart and driven people with a rare knack for overcoming adversity. Second, a lot of their adversity is...
  • The maiming of Illinois: The state's pension systems

    The maiming of Illinois: The state's pension systems
    On Wednesday, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the state's meager attempt at pension reform in 2013. No matter the outcome of this case, the fate of government employee pensions has been sealed for quite some time. The...
  • Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too

    Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too
    Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the United States military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the Point, the Long Gray Line, Annapolis, cadets....
  • Seizure Of Election Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'

    Seizure Of Election  Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'
    The head of the state's new government accountability office in recent days ordered the seizure of a computer from the state's elections enforcement agency — a move that a top election enforcement official calls a "major security breach" because the...
  • Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena

    Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena
    A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...