Same rules should apply to everyone in Norfolk
Norfolk lacks records of building inspections or occupancy certificates for 19 properties owned by Norfolk developer Ronnie Boone Sr. This is nothing new. Several years ago Boone, a wealthy, connected businessman who helped to create his family's real estate empire, was found to have expanded two of his Ocean View bars without building permits or city approval.
Ambrose: Watch out for Bobby Jindal
Bobby Jindal once gave a speech inspiring TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to respond with satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn’t just a little awful, but laughably awful. The other day, I saw Jindal give a speech inspiring a massive audience to a standing ovation, which is to say, it is untrue that he’s all substance and no show.
$5K Beach fine is the latest sign the IRS just can’t get out of its own way
The past several months haven't been good ones for the Internal Revenue Service - the federal agency Americans hate the most. We get that taxes must be collected to run government. We understand some folks will avoid paying their fair share. Others will test the limits of compliance. All of that means the IRS has to be the bad guy.
Today’s top opinion: Fort Lee — by the sword
Fort Lee traces its roots to World War I, when it opened in 1917 as Camp Lee. The installation trained troops destined for the disquietude of the Western Front. After the conclusion of the War to End
Editorial: Israel, Hamas — enough said
Israel took military action in Gaza to defend itself against attacks launched by Hamas. Protesters took to the streets in various cities to condemn the Israelis. A demonstration occurred in Richmond.
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“The federal government,” reports The Times-Dispatch’s Peter Bacque, “will consider allowing surveying for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.” He cites an official with
July 24 Letters: Public comment, Hampton raises
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Busch: Why Germany is angry over U.S. spying
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For most Germans over 50 years old — and that includes most of today’s decision-makers — the word “spying” has a quite specific historic meaning.
Robert B. Reich: The rise of the non-working rich
By Robert B. Reich In a new Pew poll, more than three-quarters of self-described conservatives believe "poor people have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything." In reality, most of America's poor work hard, often in...
John Kass: Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction.