Nearly 600 students from schools from Baltimore to Virginia Beach will be in Richmond Friday and Saturday for the 16th Annual Model United Nations Conference, run entirely by students at the Maggie Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies.
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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"Les Misérables" opens Tuesday night for an eight-performance run at Richmond's Landmark Theater. Theater goers who've seen the show already may be surprised.
WCVE-TV selected a short video about the full-length documentary being produced about last year's Live Art event in Richmond to compete in this year's PBS Online Film Festival.
Six Virginia high school teams will compete at the FIRST World Robotics Championship in St. Louis. They won that right after a two day competition over the weekend at the VirginiaFIRST Robotics Regional Championship at the Siegel Center.
Fort Hood, Texas, was named Military Culinary Team of the year at the 38th Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event at Fort Lee. There were 57 gold medals awarded, 129 silver and 121 bronze.
Clarksville has chosen Jeff Jones as its new Town Manager.
The English Speaking Union is sponsoring the 4th annual Bardathon today at Richmond CenterStage. Students from eight area high schools and one of from Russia are taking part.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has pulled the plug on funding for a reconstruction project in Chase City.
On the Northern Neck, Richmond County supervisors have heard from the public about a proposed deal with Helena Chemicals.
Mecklenburg County has named a new tourism director.