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  • Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes

    Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes
    RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end.
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...

    GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates

    GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates
    Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie knows he doesn't like Obamacare, but he said Friday he's not quite ready to outline an alternative. After telling a group of home health care agency owners and employees that he would try to roll back cuts in...

    Notes and notables

    One of our own Once again last week, we had a local name, a local face, to remind us of the human cost of war. Sgt. Charles C. Strong, a 28-year-old U.S. Marine who grew up in Suffolk, was shot to death by one of the Afghan soldiers who was being trained...

    York supervisors to vote on limiting oyster farming and commercial livestock

    YORK — The York County Board of Supervisors is considering amendments to the county zoning ordinance that significantly reduce the number of properties in the county that can be used for aquaculture or commercial livestock operations. The...