On Thursday night, before Sen. Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for President, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, a long time Obama supporter, and someone who was on Obama’s short list as a running mate, spoke to the crowd at INVESCO Field in Denver. For those who missed the speech, here is what Kaine had to say.
Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that the air in all parts of the Commonwealth meets the federal health-based standard for short-term exposure to fine pollution particles.
According to the College Board, the not-for-profit organization that administers the SAT tests, the average scores of the T. C. Williams High School class of 2008 increased over scores reported in 2007.
Alexandria police have arrested Randy Baldon, 25, of 240 South Reynolds Street in Alexandria, and charged him with the murder of Darrell Marcus Williams, Jr. This is the third homicide in Alexandria this year. There were eight homicides in Alexandria last year.
On Tuesday night, former Virginia Governor Mark Warner gave the keynote address at the Democratic national convention in Denver, Colorado. A number of Alexandrians were in Denver to support Warner; many watched at a gathering of local Democrats in Arlington and still others watched from their homes. For those who missed the speech, here is what Warner had to say.
Alexandria Police are investigating the apparent murder of a man in the City’s West End.
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect of a burglary that occurred between August 17 and the early morning hours of August 18, 2008, at 815 King Street.
“Bottle Shock” is a delight for movie and wine lovers alike. Based on a true story, the film shuttles between France and California in 1976 as the latter struggles for recognition in the wine world and culminates in a historic wine tasting known as “Judgment of Paris.” Though anchored by wine, there is still plenty of the human element within sincere performances. The tile is especially apt; bottle shock as an industry term refers to the tendency of select wines to undergo temporary and unfavorable flavor changes after being jostled during travel.
This year’s cross country season will be a tale of two teams: the girls are expected to do well, while the boys will have a rebuilding year.