It was 25 years ago today that the Space Shuttle Challenger was lost 73 seconds after launch. At the Math Science Innovation Center in Richmond, the dreams of the first teacher in space are being realized.
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
Massey Energy is being sued by an environmental group in West Virginia.
They’re talking trash with a smile in Petersburg. Next week will mark a year since the City of Petersburg sold its landfill to Container First Services. Now, instead of facing the possibility of a million dollar expense, Petersburg has a series of new revenue sources.
His lawyer says a Las Vegas man will fight extradition to Virginia to face a murder charge.
The Summer Institute at the Peter Paul Development Center on Church Hill is coming to an end and the After School Learning Immersion Program is gearing up.
Tonight’s Friday for the Arts in Petersburg’s Olde Town will include an exhibit of the work of area students.
Virginia author Rita Mae Brown is an animal lover. She has two books in stores now and another out next month that express that love in unique ways.
Police in Hopewell have charged a man with killing his wife 45 years ago.
Richmond’s Office of Minority Business Development and Economic and Community Development Department are accepting Contractor Assistance Loan Applications.
DNA testing has excluded Thomas Haynesworth in the rape of a Richmond woman 25 years ago.