Circuit City settles with shareholder, opens books to suitor
May 09, 2008 6:12 PM
Electronics retailer retains investment bank to study options
Dominion Virginia chief to lead General Dynamics
May 09, 2008 11:24 AM
The CEO of Virginia Dominion Power will become the General Dynamics’ CEO in 2009, according to the Falls Church-based military contractor.
Immigration officials arrest 33 at Richmond construction site
May 08, 2008 10:52 AM
U.S immigration agents raided the construction site of the federal courthouse in Richmond on Wednesday and arrested 33 workers alleged to be in the country illegally, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Business groups support tax increases for transportation
May 07, 2008 10:58 AM
A group of state and regional business groups have said they support higher taxes for transportation.
Dominion asks for rise in electricity rates
May 06, 2008 7:03 PM
Dominion Virginia Power announced Tuesday it will seek permission from the State Corporation Commission to raise electricity rates to cover increased fuel costs effective July 1.
Bernanke wants Freddie, Fannie to aid housing market
May 06, 2008 11:11 AM
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is encouraging Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to raise capital to help relieve the housing slump.
Rising coal prices give Alpha Natural Resources a boost
May 05, 2008 11:02 AM
Net income for Abingdon-based Alpha Natural Resources tripled in the first quarter because of higher demand and prices for coal.
Canon to add 1,000 jobs to Newport News
May 02, 2008 11:47 AM
Canon Virginia will spend more than $600 million to expand operations in Newport News and Gloucester, eventually creating more than 1,000 new jobs.
Service Center Metals proves manufacturers can grow rapidly
May 02, 2008 3:01 AM