Latest Jeff E. Schapiro Stories

2008-08-01 03:00:32

By Jeff E. Schapiro, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Aug. 1--To the home-state crowd, he's coy about the vice presidency. But to a national audience, Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is showing a little leg.

2008-06-25 18:02:34

By Olympia Meola, Jim Nolan and Jeff E. Schapiro, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 25--A fix for transportation that relies on higher fuel taxes is headed to the Virginia Senate.

2008-06-24 09:03:13

By Jeff E. Schapiro and Jim Nolan, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 24--A business group that backs higher taxes for transportation and activists who oppose them were out in force yesterday as lawmakers returned to Richmond.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.