Mark Robinson

She was a high school valedictorian who found she hadn’t been prepared for college-level work, but she’s not giving up. Neither should we. Read more

Sunday Story

RPS considers the future of the ‘worst’ building in the school system. Read more


A rising population of young adults triggers an apartment-building boom. Read more


For this year's 30th survey, the editors pulled 10 category winners from the 1988 magazine and then selected who or what takes the prize today. Read more

Best & Worst

With renovation in the rearview, what comes next for the Black History Museum? Read more


Richmond Public Schools' chief operating officer takes over as interim superintendent. Read more

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Libertarian Cliff Hyra kicked off his 2017 campaign for Virginia governor Thursday morning, describing himself as "the only alternative to the two establishment candidates and establishment parties." Read more


New laws include measures to boost communication about class sizes, tuition hikes. Read more


Plotting the up-and-down tenure of Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana Bedden Read more


Richmond’s new mayor believes a can-do attitude will change the arc of a city government with a can’t-do-anything-right reputation. Read more


Mayor Levar Stoney and representatives from VCU’s Wilder School on Thursday unveiled the mayor's highly anticipated performance review of City Hall. Stoney also outlined a plan to address its recommendations. Read more


A high school junior asks Richmond Public Schools to rethink its open-enrollment transportation policy. Read more

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe earns status as top vetoer in Virginia history. Read more


The Richmond School Board on Monday approved a severance package totaling almost $300,000 for outgoing superintendent Dana Bedden, and began to lay out next steps for choosing his replacement. Read more

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Drones are becoming a common site across Virginia. Read more


After emergency meetings held behind closed doors last week, the Richmond School Board determined it no longer desired the services of Superintendent Dana Bedden. On June 30, he will leave the school system that he has led since January 2014. Read more


Richmond Public Schools pilots an attendance incentive program for employees. Read more


The Richmond Times-Dispatch on Monday laid off 33 people, including 13 newsroom staffers, and announced it will cut certain sections in its print edition, decisions management characterized as necessary for the newspaper’s future viability. Read more

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How city leaders can increase our revenue, broaden our tax base and save themselves future headaches Read more


These 15 companies get what employees want. Read more

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