Richmond is among the cities with high rates of childhood obesity. There are several initiatives attempting to tackle the problem, and this morning at The Science Museum of Virginia at 11 o'clock, Bon Secours Virginia Health System and six partner organizations will launch a new one.
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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A group of pediatricians and pediatric specialists has organized with the ambitious goal of opening a new, specialized hospital in the area.
Two men from Midlothian, who served in the Army during World War II and in Viet Nam, will receive the Bronze Star at Fort Lee tomorrow.
Friday, Saturday, and Monday will be the Great Days of CPR. Free CPR training will be offered at three locations.
The Louisa County High School building, damaged in last year's earthquake, will soon be gone, but it won't be forgotten. This afternoon at 5 o'clock there'll be a ceremony at the site.
The Science Museum of Virginia's Spring N2 Summer kicks off Saturday morning at 9:30.
Prosecutors in Charlottesville say the murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player shouldn't be set aside.
The Coast Guard is investigating the death of a man who died on board a commercial diving ship about ten miles off the coast of Virginia over the weekend.
The Petersburg School Board has hired Stanley Jones as acting superintendent of schools.
The Richmond Ambulance Authority has won the 2012 Virginia Governor's Transportation Safety Award for motorcycle safety.