Friday, May 26, 2017

LEADING  HEADLINES

Each day, thousands of  Norfolk Southern railcars, gorged with coal from Virginia and West Virginia mines,  flow along on tracks to the Lambert’s Point Pier in Norfolk. There, the precious cargo  is unloaded and shipped to ports around the world. Despite the reduction of its use as fuel for heat and ...

The  Political Scene

With two weeks remaining as of  May 25th before the  June 13 primary elections, Democratic and  Republican  candidates competing in state and local contests are making their final push to woe ...

A new report has called into question whether President Trump would have actually won Wisconsin during the 2016 presidential election without the state’s strict voter ID law. The study published ...

Your  Community

Just over a year ago on May 3, 2016, for the first time in its four centuries of existence, Norfolk elected its first African-American  Mayor, ushering in a new era in politics and leadership. Weeks later Kenneth Cooper Alexander was sworn into office on the City Hall steps, an area ...

Around the  757

Recently the city of New Orleans completed the removal of Civil War  Monuments as residents showed their opposition or support for removing them. Just recently in Charlottesville, Virginia,  the leader of  ...

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promoting a new law that will require the state to maintain and preserve historic African-American cemeteries at a level comparable to the one the state uses ...