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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...
  • 4th District: Forbes pushes for defense

    U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes was the newest member of Congress on Sept. 11, 2001, having just won a special election. Since then, the 4th District congressman has spent much of his time in office shaping the United States' ability to respond to the terrorist...
  • U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)

    U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)
    Name: George Allen Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia Party: Republican Birthday: March 8, 1952 Official website: www.georgeallen.com Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District: Robert Hurt (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District: Robert Hurt (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Robert Hurt Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: June 16, 1969 Official websites: http://www.roberthurtforcongress.com/ and http://hurt.house.gov/ Biography: Robert Hurt represents...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Morgan Griffith Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: March 15, 1958 Official websites: http://morgangriffith.house.gov/ and http://www.morgangriffithforcongress.com/ Biography:...
  • 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...