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  • Recent court cases address disputes over open records laws

    Recent court cases address disputes over open records laws
    When Virginians are denied access to public documents, they sometimes must take their fight to court. Three recent cases — two in the Virginia Supreme Court, one in the U.S. Supreme Court — highlight the public's right to information under...
  • Comment period opens on Virginia's abortion regulations; public hearings set

    The contentious -- the state's Health Commissioner Karen Remley, a Norfolk pediatrician, resigned her post over them -- new regulations, approved by the Virginia Board of Health in 2012, which apply new-hospital architectural requirements to clinics...
  • Where is Brittany Williams?

    Where is Brittany Williams?
    In Central Virginia, children are reported missing everyday. In Henrico County alone, more than 600 missing children reports were filed last year. Most of the children are located within several hours, but, there are some cases that go unresolved....
  • Brain-Eating Amoebas Blamed in Three Deaths

    Brain-Eating Amoebas Blamed in Three Deaths
    BREVARD COUNTY, FL -- Three people have died this summer after suffering rare infections from a waterborne amoeba that destroys the brain. This is the time of year when there is an uptick in cases. The amoebas flourish in the heat -- especially during...
  • Elliott Yamin: Singer reflects on life after American Idol

    Elliott Yamin: Singer reflects on life after American Idol
    RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) - Life is awesome insists Elliott Yamin. The 33-year-old singer spent the first half of 2011 in a Los Angeles recording studio putting the finishing touches on his latest album tentatively titled "Let's Get to What's Real." "It&...
  • WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored

    WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored
    WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
  • Howard, Baltimore county schools were vying for same superintendent finalists

    Howard, Baltimore county schools were vying for same superintendent finalists
    As the clock ticked toward midnight Monday, school boards in Howard and Baltimore County were scrambling to make job offers to their next superintendents. The timing was not a coincidence. The school boards in the adjoining districts knew they were in an...
  • Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston

    Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston
    In the crowded glass and steel lobby of the Houston school headquarters, Principal Susan Monaghan paused briefly to touch the shoulder of her boss, a man with far less experience in the education field and young enough to have been her student. "I am OK,...
  • Protests at Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's energy conference

    It’s not exactly Occupy Wall Street, but… Several organizations organized protests to coincide Gov. Bob McDonnell’s second annual energy conference in Richmond. Members of the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club walked outside the...
  • Some buyers turn to auctions for quick sale of home

    Ricky Roberts put his house in on the market last spring for $294,500, just as the housing market softened. He waited, and waited, then dropped the price a couple of times to $279,000. He threw out incentives, such as contributing toward closing costs....
  • Hampton School Board suing former chief; he's countersuing

    Hampton School Board suing former chief; he's countersuing
    HAMPTON — The Hampton School Board is suing former Superintendent Patrick Russo for $102,220 claiming he must forfeit money put into a retirement fund for him because he broke his contract with the school division. Russo submitted his resignation...