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News Archive - January 10, 2010

Fairfax VA School Head Wants Budget Cuts

Fairfax County public schools Superintendent Jack Dale has proposed dramatic spending cuts for that counties education system. Analysts say the reductions would increase class sizes, cut freshman sports and likely eliminate popular elementary band and orchestra programs. The budget proposal unvei...

Bob McDonnell Celebrates Inauguration Week

McDonnell just completed a grueling 18-month campaign. He has four years of grueling governance ahead of him. But now - for just a few days - it's time to party. McDonnell is holding inaugural celebrations throughout Virginia this week, including this one in Arlington County. In the past, the tim...

Former Howard University President James Cheek Dies

James Cheek, president of Howard University for more than 20 years has died.

A University spokesperson says Cheek died at a hospital in Greensboro, N.C.

James Cheek served as Howard's president from 1968 to 1989 a period of major expansion at the school. In 1983, he was awarded the Pr...

Bob McDonnell Celebrates Inauguration Week

McDonnell just completed a grueling 18-month campaign. He has four years of grueling governance ahead of him. But now - for just a few days - it's time to party. McDonnell is holding inaugural celebrations throughout Virginia this week, including this one in Arlington County. In the past, the tim...

Fairfax VA School Head Wants Budget Cuts

Fairfax County public schools Superintendent Jack Dale has proposed dramatic spending cuts for that counties education system. Analysts say the reductions would increase class sizes, cut freshman sports and likely eliminate popular elementary band and orchestra programs. The budget proposal unvei...

Former Howard University President James Cheek Dies

James Cheek, president of Howard University for more than 20 years has died.

A University spokesperson says Cheek died at a hospital in Greensboro, N.C.

James Cheek served as Howard's president from 1968 to 1989 a period of major expansion at the school. In 1983, he was awarded the Pr...

Bob McDonnell Celebrates Inauguration Week

McDonnell just completed a grueling 18-month campaign. He has four years of grueling governance ahead of him. But now - for just a few days - it's time to party. McDonnell is holding inaugural celebrations throughout Virginia this week, including this one in Arlington County. In the past, the tim...