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2011-10-20 07:00:00

Alan Sears named to prestigious list of leaders in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 TBL Networks today announced that Style Weekly has named Alan Sears to their 2011 Top 40 Under 40. The Style Weekly Top 40 Under 40 is an annual list of men and women under the age of 40 who seek to make change and serve the community of Richmond, Virginia. âœOn behalf of TBL Networks, I am honored to be named to the Top 40 Under 40,â said Alan...

2011-04-01 08:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today that Nicole McMullin, digital products manager for the Richmond Media Group, and Roslyn Ryan, editor of the weekly newspaper Powhatan Today, have been named to Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35." In its April 2011 issue, Editor & Publisher said, "The awards recognize next-generation leaders, who are young, bright and capable of tackling whatever the changing climate throws at them. They are...

2009-04-02 17:52:52

The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch Thursday announced it is laying off 59 employees, eliminating 31 open positions and delaying pay raises for non-union workers. In a story posted on its Web site, the newspaper said the job cuts affect 11 of its departments, including editorial, news, production, circulation, marketing, business and advertising. The newspaper said the jobs cut came in response to ad revenue losses -- including a loss of classified ad revenue -- and what it called a difficult...

2008-10-01 06:00:00

Radio One Inc., a radio broadcast company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners, and the Hip Hop Caucus want to register 50,000 voters in a one-day nationwide registration drive on Tuesday. One of the drives will take place on the 7th Street side of the Richmond Coliseum, at 601 East Leigh Street, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. The "One Vote" drive will include 52 stations in 13 states, including Virginia's Richmond/Petersburg-area stations WCDX, WROU, WKJM, WKJS and WPZZ. The...

2008-09-25 03:00:25

The Richmond school system has a few ideas for getting more life out of its closed A.V. Norrell Elementary School Annex, but it wants the public to chime in. Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, school officials will be at the building at 201 W. Graham Road to hear public comments. Administrators are proposing several uses for the North Side building, which closed after it was damaged by flooding early in the 2006-07 school year. The biggest impact on the neighborhood would be using the...

2008-07-24 03:00:00

By Will Jones, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 24--Richmond Mayor L. Douglas Wilder yesterday promised "appropriate action," including possible firings, following an audit that found excessive misuse of computers at the city's print shop. "Before I arrived, there were zero restrictions on employee computer use, and we uncovered numerous abuses of visits to inappropriate sites, from desk clerks all the way up to City Council. As a result, we installed filters on every city computer to...

2008-07-23 03:00:00

By David Ress, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 23--In-house customers of Richmond City Hall's print shop have found it takes a long time to get work done -- but then some of the shop's workers have been awfully busy lately. Surfing the Internet, that is, a city inspector general's report said yesterday. One employee's computer logged 349,170 Web site visits from December to April, averaging more than 4,700 a day. The employee tried more than 600 times to see inappropriate sites,...

2008-07-17 03:00:00

By Jeremy Slayton, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 17--Dr. Harvey Morris Laub could have taken a different approach to life. After all, his parents, Jenny and Leo Laub, narrowly survived Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, and many of their family members died. Despite that, Dr. Laub lived life with abundant optimism and believed in the goodness of all people, the trademarks of his personality. He was a humanitarian who believed in doing good deeds for others as well as taking care...

2008-07-12 03:00:26

By Tyler Whitley, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 12--With gasoline prices at $4 a gallon, Rep. Eric I. Cantor, R-7th, yesterday renewed his call for a lifting of the federal moratorium on drilling for oil or gas off the East Coast. "If we in America demonstrate that we are serious about unleashing our energy resources, we will send a significant signal to the global markets that the supply issue will be addressed . . . ," Cantor said during a news conference at a local gas station....


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'