| May 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Gloucester, the gateway to Virginia's Middle Peninsula, is noted for its rural lifestyle, access to water and historic Main Street with its shops and restaurants and summertime farmer's market.
The county is steeped in history. At the time of the...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Noted for its quaint historic village and its proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, Mathews County is a destination for people looking for a different pace of life.
The small Middle Peninsula county has drawn retirees and other...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: After graduating from high school, I worked for two years to save a little money and to make sure that I chose the best college major for my future. I was thinking about majoring in the humanities, but engineers and other professional grads...
| May 9, 2014
Donald Bogue, a longtime sociology professor at the University of Chicago and a widely regarded demographer, studied the movement and habits of people on distant continents as well as closer to home.
Mr. Bogue, 96, died of natural causes Monday, April...
| May 10, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother.
After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
| Feb 20, 2014
Maybe it's OK to let grandpa keep those keys a little longer. A February 2014 study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds car-crash deaths have fallen quite a bit among older drivers during the past 15 years. The......
| Jun 9, 2014
A new report by IHS Automotive says the average car on U.S. roads is 11.4 years old, which is the same as last year. The data reflects a plateau ??? if temporary ??? of America's aging vehicle fleet. Last year's......
| May 15, 2014
What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Almost half of South Florida's children are growing up in or near poverty, a new study shows.
More than half a million kids under 18 in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties live in low-income households that earn up to 200 percent of the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:51 AM
South Florida women continue to lag behind male workers for pay, earning 86 cents for every dollar men earn, a new study finds, based on U.S. Census Bureau data.
Still, women in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are among the national...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Baby boomers are moving out of high-tax states in favor of Florida that has no state income tax, according to a new analysis by West Palm Beach-based Newsmax magazine in its June issue.
The magazine calls it a "new wave of migrating boomers, many of...