Dominion requests would increase bills 6.9 percent
April 01, 2009 12:16 PM
Dominion Virginia Power is seeking a series of rate increases that would increase customers’ bills by about 6.9 percent over a period of 14 months.
Kaine wants to extend unemployment benefits
March 31, 2009 11:33 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has proposed expanding unemployment benefits for Virginians out of work, a move that could increase the unemployment insurance tax on businesses by $4.50 an employee each year.
Union and First Market to merge
March 30, 2009 11:22 AM
First Market Bank announced it will merge with Union Bankshares Corp. in a $105 million deal, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Prince William Health System selects a partner
March 27, 2009 4:06 PM
The Prince William Health System announced Friday it will merge with North Carolina-based Novant Health, a move that should allow the health system to expand services to the growing western Prince William County.
Couple finds a living in compost
March 27, 2009 2:13 AM
Mindy and Calin Farley are in the market for rotting apple cores, leftover eggplant casserole, half-eaten fried chicken wings and anything else in the refrigerator that’s destined for the trash.