Later this morning, the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus will arrive at Midlothian High School. Three students there are among the winners in a network contest.
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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Virginia State University has received a grant to begin planning for a college laboratory school. The idea is to improve the ability of local school systems to prepare students for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Richmond Shakespeare gets a head start on its summer schedule Wednesday night with a free performance at Maymont Park.
Petersburg Police are waiting to hear from the state medical examiner in connection with the death of the owner of a health spa Friday morning on Johnson Road.
Petersburg Police are working two robberies that happened over the weekend.
SPARC, the Richmond based theater program for young people, premiered a new musical last night at the Richmond Center Stage's Gotwald Playhouse.
Each year, the Society of Professional Journalists sponsors an essay contest. This year's national winner is Daniel Yoo of Richmond's Maggie Walker Regional Governor's School. The first place winning essay was nominated by SPJ's Virginia Pro chapter.
College loan debt in this country tops a trillion dollars and more and more graduates are defaulting. Virginians have an advantage when it comes to paying for a degree, the community college system.
The man accused of killing eight people at his home in Appomattox may not go to trial next month as scheduled., John Ogle explains.
For the third time in three years, a team from the Maggie Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies has placed in the top three of the annual "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals." Students take part in simulated Congressional hearings on a wide range of constitutional subjects.