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  • Virginia and Florida spar over human spaceflight, aircraft carrier

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
  • Pollinators: Virginia gardener and bee lover launches Protect Pollinator license plate

    Pollinators: Virginia gardener and bee lover launches Protect Pollinator license plate
    Samantha Gallagher has loved bees since she was a child. As a adult, she still fosters that love and gardens for bees and butterflies, as well as other pollinators in her Alexandria gardens. She's also designed a Protect Pollinators plate which she...
  • Whistle-blowers suing payday lender

    As the fight over banning payday lending in Washington, D.C., was reaching its climax last month, two former Check 'n Go managers in that region turned on their employer as whistle-blowers. William Harrod, who grew up in York County and trained at a...
  • Payday lender replacement?

    One of the most frequent questions payday lending opponents get from legislators about eliminating the industry is, "How will people using payday lenders get short-term loans?" The industry argues that people will bounce checks, go to other states or...
  • A slight difference of opinion

     
    Judge Westbrook J. Parker's ruling ordering the 40 Gloucester petitioners to cough up $2,000 apiece had no more than been filed before the American Civil Liberties Union started blasting away. Noting that the General Assembly passed a law this year...
  • Trying to read the tea leaves

     
    These data points from the Center for Survey Research at the University of Washington released last week are pretty dismaying: The Tea Party, the incipient movement that claims to be committed to reining in what they perceive as big government,......
  • Fort Monroe property leases in the offing

    Fort Monroe property leases in the offing
    HAMPTON – A real estate venture has formed as Fort Monroe starts a pre-leasing process for residential and commercial property on the base prior to the U.S. Army's departure in 16 months. Bill Armbruster, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe...
  • Who will pay bill for Fort Monroe?

    Who will pay bill for Fort Monroe?
    HAMPTON — When the U.S. Army vacates Fort Monroe in September 2011, the historic base's custodians will be left with a small city they must build and manage. But questions about funding for new infrastructure and daily management of the new...
  • Hampton petitioners ask for change to Fort Monroe ordinance

    Hampton petitioners ask for change to Fort Monroe ordinance
    — A petition to preserve Fort Monroe as a "grand public place" will come before the Hampton City Council this Wednesday as a possible ordinance amendment. The future of the 570-acre installation, after the Army vacates it in two years, is in the...
  • Fort Monroe park effort gets boost

    Fort Monroe park effort gets boost
    — Advocates for a national park of some kind at Fort Monroe got a nod of support from the City Council on Wednesday. The council adopted a resolution that states it is committed to the pursuit of: • Public access to the historical and...
  • W&M graduate killed in Iraq battle

    One of Donald Ryan McGlothlin's professors hoped he'd pick a career in chemistry instead of the Marines. For Donald Ryan McGlothlin -- a 26-year-old Marine and College of William and Mary alum -- life held great promise. He graduated from the university...