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Replay: Virginia Wines

In traveling across Virginia, you’d be hard pressed not to encounter a regional vineyard somewhere along the way. Entire sections at wine stores offer Virginia wines, many of which have …

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Wall Street’s Culture of Greed

Pillars of the U.S. financial system were shaken to their core in the year that just ended. The plunge in stock market values in the wake of the attack on …

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Bonds on the Ballot

This election day, Virginians will vote on a bond referendum that higher education officials hope will allow them to expand college and university facilities around the state. But is a …

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America’s Unsung Allies

The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon caused a major shift in the foreign policy objectives of President George W. Bush. Many nations enlisted in …

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Virginia Wines

In traveling across Virginia, you’d be hard pressed not to encounter a regional vineyard somewhere along the way. Entire sections at wine stores offer Virginia wines, many of which have …

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Replay: Standards of Learning 2002

S.O.L. These three letters are burned into the mind of every Virginia high school student and his/her parents. They represent a high-stakes test. Come 2004, the Standards of Learning exams …

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She’s the Boss

When she was named CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 1999, Carly Fiorina proudly proclaimed that the glass ceiling that kept women from the executive suite did not exist.  Fiorina quickly drew …

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Corporations with a Conscience

The Enron scandal has revived the old question about whether business and ethics are mutually exclusive. From the robber barons of the late 19th century to the insider trader scandals …

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Standards of Learning 2002

S.O.L. These three letters are burned into the mind of every Virginia high school student and her parents. They represent a high-stakes test. Come 2004, the Standards of Learning exams …

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Replay: Power Play – Deregulating the Old Dominion

California’s decision to deregulate the energy industry plunged the state into a near crisis situation, with blackouts becoming alarmingly common. Now, with Virginia poised to follow California’s lead and loosen …

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Replay: Take This Job and Love It

Before you take a job, figure out whether you’ll be entering a healthy workplace. Management professor Pamela Hopkins (Mary Washington) and psychologist Paul Stepanovich (Old Dominion University) offer a list of vital signs prospective …

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Revolutionary War: Changes in American Military Strategy

Later this month, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is expected to submit to Congress his review of the status of the U.S. military. Politicians and pundits are eagerly waiting to …