| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
HAMPTON — What if Hampton brought a tall ship to the Hampton River each summer, or lit the Hampton Roads Convention Center in seasonal colors or created more street art downtown?
Would people enjoy it, or would they complain?
The City Council...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Virginia tax laws are changing, partners of some Virginia state employees will be able to get health insurance and orders are snapping out across state government to make sure that state agencies and facilities treat same-sex married couples the same...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Two established candidates, and one not-so-well-known, are squaring off in a Nov. 4 race for Osceola County Commission.
Incumbent Republican Frank Attkisson is seeking a second term representing District 4, which includes downtown Kissimmee. He faces...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:12 PM
I am truly concerned about the apparent lax attitude CNU has taken on sexual attacks on female students at the school. Do these reports to CNU police get copied to the Newport News Police Department?
Now we hear that the person who is being charged...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Lobbying costs in Central Florida cities*
Altamonte Springs: population 41,761; federal and state lobbyist Louis Rotundo, $62,000
Apopka: population 41,908; federal and state lobbyist Richard Anderson, $132,000
Casselberry: population 26,292;...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:09 AM
Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to new apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently.
Last year Americans spent approximately $130 billion on home remodeling projects, the highest...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas.
| Jul 29, 2014
Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Washington – The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who are in overcrowded federal holding centers along the borders, said a city...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:06 AM
It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster.
"They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:54 AM
Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently.
Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...