Defense contractor in Chesapeake pleads guilty to bribery
TimesDispatch.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:31:00 -0500
A Chesapeake defense contractor faces up to five years in federal prison for paying bribes to public officials.
Crimea sets referendum on whether to join Russia
TimesDispatch.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:26:00 -0500
Lawmakers in the embattled Crimean region of Ukraine have decided to hold a referendum March 16 on whether Crimea should become part of Russia.
Norfolk should close three schools, report says
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:20:44 -0500
NORFOLK A consultant has recommended closing three schools and using the existing Lake Taylor High building as a career and technical school as the division grapples with declining enrollment.
College Board making big changes to SATs
The College Board has announced major changes to the SATs and a series of fee waivers that could make test success and college admission more accessible to low-income students.
RMA bill clears General Assembly
The Virginia Senate has approved legislation to equalize representation on the Richmond Metropolitan Authority.
Lohmann: Blanket project serves others — and as memorial
It was a Friday evening, and the church hall was full of fun and fleece.
Sleet, freezing rain possible late Thursday and early Friday
The National Weather Service says there is a 30 percent chance of rain and light sleet late Thursday and early Friday in the Richmond area.
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KPMG top executive reflects on difficult choices in Richmond talk
The top executive of global accounting firm KPMG said he is proud of how the firm responded to an insider-trading case last year that led to one of its partners being fired and indicted.
Petersburg child killer arrested in N.J. sweep
Charles T. Williams, who was convicted in 1976 in the rape and slaying of two Petersburg teens, has been arrested in a major drug sweep in Hackensack, N. J.
More snow day videos come out of Henrico
Inspired by a fellow Henrico County Public Schools colleague, Seven Pines Elementary School kindergarten teacher Andrea Bortner cranked out not one but three snow-related song parodies.
Russia, West try to forge diplomacy
PARIS The United States and Western diplomats failed to bring Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers together Wednesday for face-to-face talks on the confrontation in Crimea, even as U.S. Secretary o
Va. panel on military base closings issues report
NORFOLK A state commission created to soften the blow of military base closings in Virginia is proposing cooperation over confrontation, a tack that is finding little political support.
New Hanover budget reflects start of local economic recovery
Hanover County officials are expecting an increase in revenue over the next five years, signaling better times for a locality that has seen budget declines in recent years.