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  • Peninsula schools have responded to calls for better mental health services

    Peninsula schools have responded to calls for better mental health services
    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...
  • Retailers: More strong performance for Virginia ports

    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...
  • Nurse answers questions about consumer impact of Affordable Care Act

    Nurse answers questions about consumer impact of Affordable Care Act
    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...
  • Virginia: Follow Lincoln (and 'Lincoln') in Richmond, Petersburg

    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. They were...
  • Trending: 'Horses and bayonets' shows Obama's debate strategy

    Trending: 'Horses and bayonets' shows Obama's debate strategy
    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...
  • Big Romney fundraiser in Chicago days before election

    Big Romney fundraiser in Chicago days before election
    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. The...
  • Gov. McDonnell vs. Jones-Wagner -- rival approaches to port restructuring

    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...
  • Governor declares state of emergency ahead of Sandy

    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 Impact...
  • Utah, Virginia governors visit California to woo businesses

    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...
  • McAuliffe wants to expand Virginia mental health system

     McAuliffe wants to expand Virginia mental health system
    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...
  • Several Peninsula-area Boston Marathon participants reported safe; security vigilant in Hampton Roads

    Several Peninsula-area Boston Marathon participants reported safe; security vigilant in Hampton Roads
    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...
  • Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion

     Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion
    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...