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  • Joint custody should be the rule, not the exception [Commentary]

    Joint custody should be the rule, not the exception [Commentary]
    A little-noticed research revolution confirms that our family courts are damaging the health of our children on a daily basis. In 2014, three separate and independent groups of experts reviewed decades of child development research. They found that...
  • Tax laws, state benefits opened to same-sex couples in Virginia

    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...
  • Florida ranks No. 1 for 'car-related energy efficiency'

    Florida ranks No. 1 for 'car-related energy efficiency'
    Florida ranks as the most energy efficient state when it comes to energy efficiency of cars, according to a new study from personal finance website WalletHub.com. The study, conducted in light of National Energy Awareness Month, compiled data from the...
  • How Asian-Americans are changing the south

    WASHINGTON For decades, Asian-Americans have clustered on the coasts, but in recent years thousands have moved to the South, remaking communities in the process. Between 2000 and 2010, Asian-Americans were the fastest-growing ethnic group in the South,...
  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick
    Location: The central region of Frederick County. Mount Airy is to the east, Middletown is to the west and Emmitsburg lies to the north. Average property listing price: Frederick properties run $227,443 for attached homes and $304,304 for detached homes...
  • List: What Central Florida cities spend on lobbyists

    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;...
  • Oct. 4 Letters: CNU safety, voter IDs, Ed Gillespie, Mark Warner

    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...
  • 3 candidates vie for District 4 seat in Osceola

    3 candidates vie for District 4 seat in Osceola
    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...
  • More people are living alone, and that can cause problems

    NEW YORK At 81, Stan Piotrowski has no desire for full-time company. He lives alone in Tudor City, an enclave with a very high proportion of single dwellers. "At this point in my life, I wouldn't want to live with anybody," he said. "I want to do what...
  • In some states, low poverty rate obscures deeper despair

    WASHINGTON The overall picture of poverty among states is a familiar one: Some states, such as Mississippi, have long claimed the highest poverty rates according to the federal income standard. Others, such as Hawaii, Maryland and Massachusetts, often are...
  • Emergency communications agency finds ways to hire friends, skirt competitive bidding

    WASHINGTON As a new federal agency set out in the summer of 2012 on the mammoth task of building a nationwide wireless communications network for more than 4 million emergency responders, an eyebrow-raising pattern took shape. The First Responder Network...