The U.S. Army announced yesterday that there will be a force reduction of 80,000 soldiers -- 14% of the current force -- completed by 2017. The impact at Fort Lee apparently will be minimal.
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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There’ll be a change this fall in the family income level that the University of Richmond will use to make financial assistance for incoming students.
A plane trying to make an emergency landing crashed yesterday in Louisa County.
A former developer in Albemarle County admitted to a judge yesterday in Charlottesville that he did not pay taxes on over a half-million dollars in income in 2006-07, money he siphoned from investors.
Fort Lee festivities on the 4th of July will be scaled down this year thanks to budget constraints as a result of the sequester imposed by Congress.
Dinwiddie County supervisors are serious about the appearance of neighborhoods. They have voted to amend an ordinance that regulates the height of grass in subdivisions.
Kenneth Wadford, wanted in connection with the deaths Saturday night of a couple on a motorcycle, has been arrested.
A man and woman on a motorcycle died after being struck by a van Saturday night on Route 522 in Louisa County. State Police are asking the public for help as the search continues this morning for the driver of the van.
Virginia’s 36th state park is in Powhatan County along the James River. It will open officially a week from Saturday.
The Hopewell Police Department has become the 85th of 400 in Virginia to be accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission.