Earthquake damage to schools in Louisa County is estimated at nearly $60 million. The Children's Museum of Richmond is staging an event on Saturday to raise money to help the school system and the children recover.
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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Louisa has experienced an earthquake, a hurricane, and a tornado over the past few months. The earthquake did, by far, the most damage. 900 of 1400 damaged homes have been inspected and damage estimates top 18 million dollars.
Virginia is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency's rejection of help for earthquake ravaged Louisa County. The school system was hit hard. Damage estimates run to $31 million.