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 / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:51 -0400
RICHMOND Fractious Virginia lawmakers gathering at the State Capitol today can respond to Gov. Terry McAuliffe's legislative amendments and vetoes - but not to a budget bill, since the state still doesn't have one. Lacking that, this veto session - as the General Assembly's April interlude is known - could be brief, yet long enough for some partisan potshots.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:12:51 -0400
SUFFOLK U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes took the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter up for a spin Tuesday. He performed a barrel roll, shot down an enemy plane and safely landed on the deck of an aircraft carrier - all without loosening his tie or breaking into a sweat.