| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:58 PM
"America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed.
Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
NASA astronaut Serena Aunon met with more than 100 first-generation Hispanic students recently at Virginia State University in Petersburg, part of an effort to encourage minorities in STEM disciplines.
Aunon shared her personal experiences and insight...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week.
The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said.
Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as top financial official in Richmond, Va., during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
When she was 12 years old, Christina Lewis Halpern was caught in the collision between great good fortune and terrible luck. And the suddenness and severity of the impact jolted her deeply, though it would take years for her to experience the full...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A city council subcommittee on Wednesday approved, 4-0, the nomination of Harry E. Black as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director.
The entire council must now vote on Black's nomination.
During the hourlong hearing of the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:08 PM
When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort.
But the worst of it, Howard...