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.
Ergen-omics: Charlie Ergen uses federal subsidies for small businesses to turn his billion-dollar Dish Network into a wireless player
By Will Swaim & Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — News that global communications giant Dish Network got $3 billion in federal subsidies to buy wireless bandwidth produced something like a riot in which most of the participants wore suits.
The Federal Communications Commission, which oversees auctions of such wireless licenses, responded to the outrage with […]
In a school district often known for mediocre education, particularly in low-income areas, Denver Public Schools’ Denver School of Science and Technology charters are regularly ranked as some of the highest performing schools in the district and state.
In the state that launched Walmart to international fame on the promise of delivering “low prices every day,” a dentist has been threatened with the loss of his license because he’s not charging enough.
Most experts expect global oil prices to stay low, but one analyst in Houston predicts oil prices hitting $85 a barrel by next year.
A term limit initiative could be appearing on a ballot in Mississippi, putting a cap of two consecutive terms on legislators and other statewide offices.
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Bobbing and weaving through a congressional committee hearing, former immigration boss Alejandro Mayorkas frustrated attempts to bring transparency to a controversial investor-visa program — while ducking accountability for his actions.
Last year, a report by the EPA’s inspector general unveiled an unidentified agency employee was watching as much as six hours of porn a day on his office computer and had downloaded some 7,000 pornographic files. As of late March, the employee remained on paid administrative leave.
Vermont’s towns and cities are increasingly known for bike-friendliness. But multiple bicycle fatalities in recent weeks have communities on edge, and are raising concerns about whether bikes and cars can safely share the road.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’s open to “any creative plan” to keep historic Sweet Briar College from closing this summer. Alumnae say they have one.
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The West Rankin Utility Authority won a key battle Tuesday in its fight to build a new wastewater treatment plant and leave Jackson’s aging facility.