| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:51 PM
HAMPTON — Crystal Sellman spends her days floating in and out of classrooms at Hunter B. Andrews PK-8 School in Hampton.
A mental health counselor, Sellman has six students on her caseload. She spends one to three hours a day assessing and...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Big increases in imports over the first half of the year at Virginia's ports will continue according to a report from Hackett Associates and the National Retail Federation.
The Virginia Port Authority has already said that between January and August...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:13 PM
This week I'm turning to the expertise of retired registered nurse Bernadette Nugent to convey some detailed information on how the Affordable Care Act, in its present form, affects consumers.
Nugent had a 40-year nursing career that included being a...
| Nov 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Perhaps it only makes sense that a candidate who prepared for a presidential debate near Colonial Williamsburg would slam Mitt Romney's plan for more Navy ships with the phrase "horses and bayonets."
President Barack Obama's quip - meant to make the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Just four days before the election, Republican Mitt Romney's backers will hold a fundraiser in President Barack Obama’s hometown to buy last-minute TV airtime in the remaining battleground states, a source close to the campaign said Tuesday.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell and a group of Hampton Roads lawmakers both want to reform the management structure for state-run ports.
But dueling bills lay out divergent approaches when it comes to the governor's power at the piers.
For example, the bill...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Here's a statement from the governor's office released a short time ago:
Governor McDonnell Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Hurricane Sandy
Long Duration Storm Has Potential to Produce Extensive Power Outages; Significant Flooding
| Apr 13, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell were in California this week on a whirlwind tour to woo Golden State businesses to expand or relocate to their states.
At the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa on Thursday, both state...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Democratic nominee for governor Terry McAuliffe wants to revamp and reinvest in Virginia's mental health system so that the state's jails and prisons no longer serve as warehouses for the mentally ill.
In a policy proposal released to The Daily Press...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:01 PM
It was Williamsburg resident Matt Boothe’s first marathon. He never got to finish.
Boothe and running companion Lynn Howard of York County were participating in Monday’s Boston Marathon when the explosions that killed two and injured more...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...