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2008-08-25 12:01:08

Henrico County's School Board will face tough choices this week as members determine priorities for the annual Capital Improvement Program. With projected shortfalls of nearly $100 million for previously planned projects, the board may have to rethink the timing and scope of projects or even eliminate some. The public is invited to comment at the board's work session at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Glen Echo building, 3810 Nine Mile Road. The Capital Improvement Program, which is separate from...

2008-07-27 03:00:25

By Melodie N. Martin and Lisa Crutchfield, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 27--Henrico County officials hope to cultivate potential economic-development and sister-city relationships from their May trip to Eastern Asia. The 12-member delegation spent several days in Yangju City, South Korea; officials from the city visited Henrico twice last year. There also were economic-development stops in China and Japan for three in the group. The trip's cost was about $46,125. The Henrico...

2007-09-11 03:00:23

Seats on the Henrico County School Board are being contested in all five districts this year - Brookland, Fairfield, Three Chopt, Tuckahoe and Varina. Below are capsule profiles of candidates registered in those races. The candidates' reasons for running have been edited for space. Asterisks indicate incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Brookland District GayDonna Vandergriff -- Age: 37 -- Occupation: Business professor at Strayer University in Glen Allen -- Why she's...

2006-04-19 08:49:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House press secretary Scott McClellan announced his resignation on Wednesday as part of a shake-up of President George W. Bush's team. "It's going to be hard to replace Scott. but nevertheless he's made the decision, and I accept it," Bush said, with McClellan at his side.

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