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09 Dec 2013

Southside residents, clergy fight back against AIDS

It’s been an uphill battle for Lindsay Bryant, who’s one of many trying to combat the ongoing debacle of HIV/AIDS in Richmond and the rest of Central Virginia.

09 Dec 2013

A Sign of Miscommunication: Oregon Hill Residents Want Answers Over New VCU Sign

Oregon Hill, a small neighborhood that rests between VCU and the James River, has always been up against entities larger than itself. One of the main struggles the neighborhood has had is communication with VCU. A new VCU sign in Oregon Hill has caused discontent amongst residents, who say the university left them out of the circle of communication.

09 Nov 2013

Experts say bullying in Virginia schools is difficult to measure

In another era bullying was considered a part of childhood, a rite of passage. In recent years, however, a rise in schoolyard violence and increase in adolescent suicides have caused parents, educators and the government to recognize that bullying is a serious issue worth fixing.

25 Jul 2011

Political Speech Writing: Six Virginia Voices Sound Off

 

25 Jul 2011

Preparing Monique for the Stage

“All’s Well that Ends With Monique,” a co-production between Amy Berlin, Ann Bucci, and the Richmond Triangle Players, will open on July 28.

18 Jul 2011

Demographic Shifts to Effect Virginia’s Political Speechwriting in 2012

18 Jul 2011

Census details on Virginia’s same-sex couples to be released on Thursday

On Thursday, July 21, the United States Census will release the full 2010 data for Virginia. For the LGBT community, this means more than a rough guess of how many same-sex families live in the state.

11 Jul 2011

The Speech Writers Speak: Video Interview with Jeffrey Kraus and Paul Nardo

A video interview with Jeffrey Kraus, former speechwriter for Gov. Tim Kaine, and Paul Nardo, former speechwriter for Gov. George Allen, discussing their introduction into speech writing, and the importance of a relationship between the writer and the speaker.

27 Jun 2011

Speech writing in the Commonwealth: Politics in a Battleground State

12 Apr 2011

Drugstore soda fountains: A bit of nostalgia, a lot of home

Drugstore soda fountains largely disappeared by the 1970s. But Old Mechanicsville has two, with a third located about a mile away in Henrico County.

12 Apr 2011

After 15 Years, Short Pump Marches Onward

In 1996, many of Short Pump’s major landmarks were completed, setting off a wave of development that takes it closer and closer to being a business and leisure destination.

09 Oct 2010

Va. Beekeeping Buzzing As New Hobby

Beekeeping, a profession nearly as old as humanity itself, is changing as new keepers raise bees as a hobby and veteran keepers rethink how to raise their bees in order to combat what is known as colony collapse disorder.