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By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 04, 2015 5:00 AM | 18
Four hundred years ago, Englishmen looking for business opportunities settled in what are now the cities of Hampton and Newport News, in a colony named for Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 30, 2015 5:00 AM | 343
Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’s open to “any creative plan” to keep historic Sweet Briar College from closing this summer.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | Apr 29, 2015 5:00 AM | 49
The Virginia State Police’s aging IT network that covers sensitive data like the Virginia Criminal Information Network is failing — and it has been for about a decade.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 28, 2015 5:00 AM
The Obama administration is throwing cold water on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s claim that business is heating up in Virginia.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 24, 2015 5:00 AM
“Remember Sweet Briar.” Those three words could be the campaign cry of anyone — Democrat, Republican or Libertarian — who challenges Attorney General Mark Herring in the 2017 election.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | Apr 24, 2015 5:00 AM
When it comes to campaign money, it's a David vs. Goliath scenario for candidates who dare take on incumbents with chests of cash from business and trade lobbyists.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 22, 2015 5:00 AM
Angry alumnae of Sweet Briar College are accusing Attorney General Mark Herring of “waging war on women’s education.” The charge comes in the wake of an abrupt announcement the historic women’s college in Amherst will shut down Aug. 25.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 20, 2015 9:02 AM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe told a national audience Sunday that Virginia’s economy is “roaring,” thanks to him. But economists aren't so bullish, and McAuliffe's critics say presidential politics is Job One for the Democrat.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | Apr 17, 2015 9:38 AM
A private company is operating many of Virginia’s thoroughfares, but that doesn’t mean it can charge drivers thousands of dollars in unexpected fines and penalties.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Apr 17, 2015 5:00 AM
Amid aging campuses and sagging performance, Virginia’s capital city could add its third and largest charter school next year.