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Along came Jones: Delegate gets in governor’s way
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:03:12 -0400
RICHMOND A thick, wooden conference room door swung open, and exasperated policy makers emerged from a private meeting on state budget priorities. Chris Jones and his House of Delegates colleagues said they heard more of the same from Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe: No Medicaid expansion, no budget.
Behind Virginia’s Medicaid fight lurk roads, politics
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:43:10 -0400
The Virginia General Assembly’s Medicaid fight isn’t really about health care. It’s about transportation. And bare-knuckle politics. As much as Republicans oppose expanding the program to more low-income Virginians, an equally powerful motivation is keeping control of caucuses and like-minded constituents.
You’re clearing for takeoffs? Airport seeks 2nd runway.
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:35:38 -0400
NORFOLK A consultant for Norfolk International Airport once predicted the facility would serve 144,000 flights in 2014.
Model students from Granby High excel in U.N. club
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:35:03 -0400
The alarm clocks rang just before dawn one recent Saturday for a group of Granby High students. They schlepped to school in suits and pumps, toting thick binders and energy drinks. Refrains of Robert’s Rules of Order for parliamentary procedures reverberated in their brains.
TRAFFIC: I-64 at the HRBT backed up both directions
DailyPress.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:43:00 GMT
I-64 eastbound in Hampton at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is backed up 2 miles due to congestion, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
PETA wants vegan restaurant at serial killer’s old homePage 29 of 31 pages « First < 27 28 29 30 31 >
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:35:13 -0400
PETA has proposed opening a vegan restaurant at the site of Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home in Ohio. Dahmer was arrested in 1991 and confessed to killing 17 young men and boys. Another inmate killed Dahmer in prison in 1994.
Mosquito spraying to start next week in Chesapeake
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:43:28 -0400
CHESAPEAKE Officials will begin aerial spraying Wednesday to decrease the mosquito larvae population in the city. The Chesapeake Mosquito Control Commission will lead the spraying. It will run from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. for about 12 days, a news release said.
N.C. judge denies Duke motion to seal coal ash docs
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:46:58 -0400
RALEIGH, N.C. A North Carolina judge on Friday denied Duke Energy's motion seeking to shield records related to groundwater pollution leaching from 33 coal ash dumps in the state while a separate federal criminal investigation is ongoing.
New Beach eatery opens in former Alexander’s spot
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:20:50 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH A new restaurant has joined the Chic’s Beach landscape – in a familiar spot. Local restaurateur Stephen Michaels has opened a casual seafood grill on the site of the former Alexander’s on the Bay. The landmark eatery overlooking the Chesapeake Bay closed in December because of financial struggles.
Newport News: Police seek the identity of woman in ABC store theft
DailyPress.com / Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:42:00 GMT
Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman they say stole alcohol from a Denbigh ABC store.