There were more people unemployed last year in Virginia than there were the year before -- 14 percent more. The number of jobless people in the Commonwealth is at its highest level since the recession of the early '80s. A Richmond-based fiscal and economic policy think tank has released an analysis.
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
A teenager who disappeared over the weekend from Bedford County has been found.
When the Mecklenburg Grand Jury meets on the 21st it will consider first degree murder charges against an 18 year old North Carolina man.
Voters in Chesterfield made a few changes, voters in Goochland made a lot of changes yesterday.
Northbound I-95 was a mess during yesterday morning rush. Six vehicles were involved in a crash that closed down all northbound and one southbound lane.
Challengers in four of five Powhatan Supervisor races only five school board candidates.
A student at the Maggie Walker Governor's School has won a top prize at the International Space Olympics in Korolev, the home of the Russian space program. John Ogle reports.
Petersburg Police made a quick arrest in the shooting death of a man outside of a convenience store late Thursday night.
The Richmond Ambulance Authority has added a new type of stretcher of its fleet of emergency vehicles.
The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $650,000 to University of Richmond Professor of Neuroscience Craig Kinsley.