Virginia's 5th District Congressional seat has changed parties in each of the last two house elections. This year, Republican Robert Hurt is running for re-election. His opponent is Democrat John Douglass.
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.
Articles by John Ogle
A judge in Petersburg yesterday set aside charges filed against City Manager William Johnson.
The 5th Congressional District is Virginia's largest. It includes all or part of 19 counties, an area larger than New Jersey. Virgil Goode represented the district for 12 years. He was elected as a Democrat, an Independent and a Republican. WCVE Correspondent John Ogle is following the campaign.
The Virginia unemployment rate moved up slightly in June to 5.7%. Only 3,300 jobs were added.
St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville has submitted a request for a hearing to appeal the decision by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges to deny reaffirmation of the school's accreditation.
Con artists are running an advertising scam in the area around Fort Lee. They're selling ads to local businesses in what they call the Fort Lee Army Base Referral Guide --.a publication that doesn't exist. John Ogle reports.
A police pursuit that began in Dinwiddie on Tuesday ended Wednesday morning in Henrico with the suspect cornered on West End Drive.
A soldier found dead in a barracks at Fort Lee has been identified.
A new report from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis concludes that Virginia would be foolish not to take advantage of Medicaid expansion next year.
Tomorrow, from noon until 1 pm, a visit to the Science Museum of Virginia could include a live presentation from under the Atlantic.