Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

GPD launches effort to stem gun violence

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Wednesday Jun 6, 2018 at 8:30 PM Jun 7, 2018 at 12:26 PM A new effort to stem gun violence, particularly among kids, that will use data and criminal intelligence to guide a team of officers to potential trouble was launch...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Arkansas House Speaker to Resign For University Job

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Arkansas’ House speaker announced Wednesday he’s resigning later this month to take a government affairs job with the University of Central Arkansas, likely clearing the way for his successor to lead the House six months early. Sp...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Protecting the Dreams of Immigrant Students

June is Immigration Heritage Month. It’s a time to celebrate American diversity, to celebrate the stories of those — like my mother and my grandparents — who came to this country and worked hard to succeed here, and to admire the bravery and perseve...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Author's message to educators: race matters

Glenn Singleton's message to about 200 educators gathered for the school system's annual education summit was that the achievement gap is about more than poverty. Frances Finnegan was one of less than a handful of white teachers who lasted beyond th...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

UF to boost staff minimum wage, give bonuses

Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Wednesday Jun 6, 2018 at 4:41 PM Jun 6, 2018 at 5:33 PM The University of Florida will increase its minimum wage for salaried and permanent non-salaried staff members next month and award bonuses in December, it ann...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Bronson man charged with drug, gun possession

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Wednesday Jun 6, 2018 at 4:48 PM Jun 6, 2018 at 4:48 PM Investigators found 29.1 grams of meth in a locked box, Xanax, a loaded .38-caliber Derringer pistol, ammunition and pipes for smoking drugs, the report said. A Brons...