| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Newport News-based Ferguson Enterprises Inc.'s acquisition spree continues, with the company now owning one of the largest women-owned businesses in Indianapolis.
The plumbing wholesaler recently acquired HP Products, according to a news release.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:35 AM
If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest.
The Pennsylvania Department of...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Santa Claus made an early round as he visited seniors at the Avalon Park Retirement Residence in Hollywood.
Santa and his elves were from Elder Services Resource Network, a networking group of professionals in the senior services industry. Each year,...
| Jan 16, 2015
Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has been shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer.
So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:
Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring.
Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...
| Jan 4, 2015
Science has come a long way from the days when we believed the universe revolved around the Earth, lobotomies were the best treatment for depression and germs didn't exist. But while you probably won't read any studies of alchemy or bloodletting in...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:38 PM
Never has going off the rails felt so good.
Just ask residents of the upper Ocean View Boulevard area, who received a happy surprise last week when county work crews removed several cement K-rails installed five years ago to gird homes against debris...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:40 PM
In the traditional holiday story, a man in a red velvet suit sneaks into our houses in the middle of the night. We'd call 911 if that actually happened. But as we buy presents for Christmas and Hanukkah, we are unwittingly letting strangers into our homes...