Shockoe baseball stadium plan wins initial backing 6-3
The Richmond City Council chose Monday to press ahead with the plan for a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom, but the 6-3 vote leaves little room for error as Mayor Dwight C. Jones sets out to finalize the project’s details.
Monday’s vote, which occurred around 11 p.m. after a marathon session, was not the final decision, but it was the first major test for the development plan unveiled by the mayor late last year.
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:20:31 -0400
CHESAPEAKE Ruth Davenport is a 70-year-old widow who lives with her adult son. The retired mortgage broker said she enjoys walking on the beach, playing tennis and attending Children of Yisrael Open Hands Ministry in Newport News. She said she's always felt safe here. At least, Davenport said, until two Chesapeake policemen came to her former Indian River home last month looking for her son.
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:44:35 -0400
RICHMOND As state senators upheld Gov. Terry McAuliffe's vetoes of two Republican-backed measures on religious expression, their House of Delegates counterparts rejected many of his amendments on other pieces of legislation. Wednesday's session yielded no productivity on a still-unfinished state budget.