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  • Hampton aims to attract residents

    Hampton aims to attract residents
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bridgeport Open To Taking In Immigrant Kids

    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...
  • New apps to aid in home design and renovations

    New apps to aid in home design and renovations
    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...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    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. Seattle'...
  • Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'

    Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'
    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...
  • Shift into the Portland, Ore., spirit with a bike tour around town

     Shift into the Portland, Ore., spirit with a bike tour around town
    Portlandia is pridefully weird, with its love of beards, bikes and crazy junk food. After a couple of high-calorie days here, I want to put the fetching little city on my handlebars and ride. So I do. Cycle Portland Bike Tours' basic ride-around...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...