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dominion energy

Dominion Energy: Renewal of Surry lease will secure clean energy in Hampton Roads

- Dominion Energy has filed an application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to renew Surry Power Station's operating licenses for an additional 20-year term.
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Empire Bakery Commissary to invest $10.4 million to expand production in Rocky Mount

- Empire Bakery Commissary, LLC, a commercial producer of ready-made cakes, cookies, and single-serve desserts, will invest $10.4 million to expand its facility in the Town of Rocky Mount in Franklin County.

Government/Politics

Donald McEachin

Donald McEachin announces $200,000+ grant for Enrichmond Foundation

- Congressman A. Donald McEachin announced a grant award of $220,888 issued by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) project at the Enrichmond Foundation.
Bob Denton

Bob Denton: Kaine–Stewart campaign less vicious than expected

- The much anticipated vicious and brutal U.S. Senate campaign between Corey Stewart and Tim Kaine never really materialized, says Virginia Tech political expert Bob Denton. 

Views

alon ben meir

Alon Ben-Meir: Should the US stop enabling Israel?

- I maintain that regardless of the political, strategic, demographic, and regional vicissitudes, the two-state option remains the only viably sustainable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the one-state solution is simply a non-starter.
waynesboro

Blogcast w/Chris Graham: When should Waynesboro vote?

- Just short of 2,000 voters participated in the May city elections in Waynesboro. There are more than 13,000 people registered to vote in the city.

Sports

baseball

How to make baseball better: Realignment, playoff reseeding, DH

- I’m totally uninterested, disinterested, discombobulated, and the rest, regarding the MLB playoffs.
uva football

Can UVA football learn from its 2017 second-half swoon?

- UVA football has a template for how things can go following the big win last weekend over then-No. 15 Miami.

Business

business

How to get a new social security card fast without any hassles

- How fast can you get a new social security card? The answer to that question is typically 10-14 business days. That's straight from the horse's mouth.
small business

The benefits of using SEO for your small business

- If you own a small business, you want to do everything you can to market your website. It is important to have lots of traffic going to your site because no one is going to be able to find it if you don't come up near the top of the search engine results.

 

 

Books by Chris Graham

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.
Read for free: click here.


Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the struggles faced by coaches Barbara Kelly and Dan Bonner in the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here.

 

 

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