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John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.

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State Police File No Charges in Failed Appomattox Business Deal

In 2014 former Gov. Terry Mculiffe said he had personally negotiated a deal with Lindenburg Industry, a Chinese owned company that claimed it would create 350 jobs in Appomattox. They got $1.4 million from the Governors Economic Development Fund. The project collapsed in 2016. After a newspaper report, Virginia State Police were called to launch a criminal investigate. The FBI was later involved.