Government should not have the authority to favor specific types of speech.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:42:38 GMT
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that West Virginia and nine other states have filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the United States Supreme Court to support an Arizona church's fight against a local sign ordinance that the church says stifles its freedoms under the First Amendment. The brief asks the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld a sign ordinance passed by the Town of Gilbert, Ariz., which places size limitations on signs put up by churches and non-profit entities, but does not impose similar restrictions on other signs, including political signs.
Webb 'seriously looking' at 2016 campaign
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:42:27 GMT
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016, a move that could create a challenge to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton if she seeks the White House again. Webb said at a speech to the National Press Club that he has talked to respected advisers about a presidential bid and will continue to have those discussions during the next four or five months.
Virginia student missing: Man, 32, charged with abduction with intent to defile
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:41:43 GMT
Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said at a news conference Tuesday night that police obtained an arrest warrant charging 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. with abduction with intent to defile. Police have said they believe Matthew was the last person seen with 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who disappeared Sept.
The Fresh Market on 21st Street, Norfolk. Photo by Nicole Livas
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:41:29 GMT
The 21st Street location opens at 8:00 a.m. with a "Cracking of the Parmesan," gourmet version of a ribbon-cutting. Other grand opening activities include food sampling, demonstrations, and giveaways.
Weather Blog: Rainy & Windy Wednesday
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:41:21 GMT
Meteorologist Jeremy Wheeler wrote a long blog this morning about our developing coastal storm over the next 24 hours. Since he wrote that blog, there have been a few big changes to the forecast.
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