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  • An encouraging slogan, not so upbeat family name for Libertarian's 10 district candidate

    He’s got an encouraging campaign slogan, given our ever more bitter partisan bickering: “Live and Let Live.”
  • Virginia awards $1.6M to boost teacher science, math

    The Virginia Department of Education is awarding more than $1.6 million in grants to enhance teachers' knowledge of science and math and their ability to teach the subjects. The department said in a release that nine partnerships between school divisions...

    Expedited SOL retakes this year for Virginia middle schoolers

    Expedited SOL retakes this year for Virginia middle schoolers
    Elementary and middle school students who narrowly miss a passing grade on their state Standards of Learning tests this year will be able to re-take the test quickly. The Virginia Board of Education is set to approve the new policy Thursday, following...

    Hampton parents concerned about closing of Tarrant Elementary School

    Hampton parents concerned about closing of Tarrant Elementary School
    HAMPTON — One parent worries that her daughter won't receive the reading support she needs, while another feels changes will disrupt the consistency her special-needs son needs to thrive. These are just two of the people concerned about how the...

    2015: A look at the year ahead

    2015: A look at the year ahead
    With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead. An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect. Shipbuilding Executives...