Virginia Senator Mark Warner joined 15 moderate Senate Democrats today (11/28) in urging Republican Senators to abandon their tax legislation and work on a bi-partisan bill that doesn’t grow the deficit.
Articles by Charles Fishburne
Two weeks ago, we reported Richmond International Airport may be on its way to a record year in 2017 and October figures just released indicate it is still on track.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine believe they have found what may be a key component in the battle against macular degeneration which causes loss of eyesight and blindness in 200 million people around the world.
Chesterfield County this afternoon (11/21) announced the selection of its new police chief to succeed Colonel Thierry Dupuis who retired in September.
Leading heart health experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure this week, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive.
The Virginia State Board of Education has just approved revisions to improve and expand the way both students and school systems are evaluated and accredited.
Each year, 800,000 people have a stroke. It is the fifth leading cause of death and many more are disabled. On today’s Virginia Currents, WCVE’s Charles Fishburne reports on the warning signs and prevention.
Virginia Tech’s ground-breaking Smart Road test site unveiled four new expansions this week to accelerate advanced-vehicle testing.
Henrico County may be set to get its second major solar farm in the Varina District that would include 85,000 tracking panels.
The Planning Commission has just found Virginia Solar’s proposed facility on 250 acres between Strath and Varina Roads substantially in accord with the county’s master plan, and sent it to the Board of Supervisors for review. Matthew Mears is a Partner with Virginia Solar and says the site is perfect and affordable. “It’s a former sand a gravel pit, not that much great uses for the land.”
Richmond International Airport is getting a new cut-rate airline, more options for Florida destinations, and is approaching its all-time high record for passenger service.
Spirit Airlines will begin daily non-stop service to both Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International and Orlando International beginning March 15, 2018. And Troy Bell at RIC says it will feature low fares. “I’ve heard a fare this morning for members of the $9 Fare Club, below $30 as an introductory fare.”