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Mark R. Warner

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  • NASA chief: Hampton Roads could be leader in green aviation

    NASA chief: Hampton Roads could be leader in green aviation
    VIRGINIA BEACH — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Hampton Roads could become a leader in the emerging field of green aviation but he warned the industry won’t blossom overnight. “It is a possibility, but we’re not there yet,...
  • Opposition grows in Virginia to migrant worker pay increase

    Opposition in Virginia to a wage boost for thousands of migrant workers grew Wednesday with several lawmakers saying the increase could kill American jobs. The rule would bump hourly wages as much as 50 percent for 66,000 foreign workers enrolled in...
  • Virginia: land of outsourced labor

    One industry wants to keep its foreign workers, the other wants to replace them. That’s how it goes in Virginia, where imported labor does everything from shucking oysters to caring for the elderly. U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both...
  • Teel Time: Big 12 expansion shenanigans similar to politics that landed Virginia Tech in ACC

    The ACC should sue the Big 12 for plagiarizing its stranger-than-fiction expansion script. Professions of affection? Speak-now-or-forever-hold-your-peace intervention from politicians? Schools jilted at the altar? Been there, done that. As media such...
  • The 50 richest members of Congress

    The 50 richest members of Congress
    The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
  • Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic

    Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic
    William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton. Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • Hosting president comes with opaque bill

    Hosting president comes with opaque bill
    HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
  • 2005 Citizen of the Year: McKinley Price

    To see what "putting down roots" looks like, look no further than McKinley L. Price, the Daily Press 2005 Citizen of the Year. What you will see is a network of roots that reaches wide, delivering nourishment and support to many corners of the local...
  • ACC invite the 'best thing' to ever happen to Virginia Tech

    Weeks after commencement, on a blustery May afternoon, the Virginia Tech campus exhales. Except for the athletic complex. Bulldozers break ground on a basketball practice complex; the softball and men's and women's track teams prepare for NCAA...
  • Democratic National convention schedule

     
    by Frank James DENVER -- The Democratic National Convention officially starts here today at the Pepsi Center arena with DNC Chairman Howard Dean scheduled to officially gavel open the quadrennial event at 3 pm MT. Here's the overall schedule with......
  • Hillary Clinton Night Live-bloggin'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated til the end now. DENVER -- "President Obama'' -- the words roll off of Hillary Clinton's lips.She will utter the name of the Democratic Party's new champion just 12 times in this convention address, but......