| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:01 AM
The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues.
Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:38 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Constitutional law professors Jonathan Turley and John Yoo on Monday offered sharply different opinions on the appropriate use of presidential war power at a forum on the campus of Christopher Newport University.
The pair debated in...
| Aug 6, 2014
With three-year contracts up on Sept. 30, the city is conducting collective bargaining sessions with police and firefighters' unions.
And even with cutting public safety costs a stated priority of the new Boca Raton City Council, both unions are...
| Aug 9, 2014
People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time.
To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast.
In a jointly signed letter, the eight...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Emmanuel G. Morel's campaign is in debt, he said he's personally tapped out and he doesn't know where he can get more cash. He's never run for office before. And he's challenging a popular, well-funded incumbent.
But Morel has a website and a spot on...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In most midterms, House elections are the barometer that measures the state of public...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Northeast Connecticut Council of Governments met on Sept. 26. The agenda included discussion of regional revaluation projects, a new NECCOG website, upcoming land use workshops, transit district operations, GIS software and comments on the proposed...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Some residents claim Hollywood Boulevard has become a speedway, with cars barreling to and from the beach.
City Hall has a possible solution: Two roundabouts, at 11th and 15th avenues, that would force traffic to slow down. There is also talk of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as U.S. government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees.