December 9, 2009

Virginia: Fiscally and Socially Republican, but an Independent State?

Posted in News, VA at 4:48 am by boehnleinle

By Lauren Boehnlein

Historically, Virginia has never been considered a swing state when it comes to presidential elections. Prior to the 2008 presidential election, the Commonwealth of Virginia has voted for the Republican candidate in every election since 1968. However, that changed in the 2008 election when the state overwhelmingly voted for Democratic candidate, Barack Obama. 

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November 23, 2009

College Crime: A matter of big or small?

Posted in News, Richmond, VA tagged , , , , at 10:50 pm by boehnleinle

With several incidents of violent crime happening on college campuses around the state of Virginia and the nation, many students and parents alike are beginning to wonder if this a rising trend.

By Lauren Boehnlein

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August 2, 2009

The Only Manicurist Not Taking a Handout

Posted in Feature, Restaurant, Richmond, VA, Vietnamese Community tagged , , , , at 1:20 am by boehnleinle

John Nguyen started his life in the Richmond area living under a bridge. He turned his life around and became a small business owner in the Southside. His strong work ethic is one that he hopes to instill in others and in the Vietnamese community.

By Lauren Boehnlein

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August 1, 2009

When It Comes to Produce, the Trend is Local

Posted in Business, Feature, News, Richmond, VA tagged , , , , , , , , , at 9:15 pm by boehnleinle

With Virginia Farmer’s Market week around the corner, local markets as well as customers are supporting the community by purchasing locally grown produce.

By Lauren Boehnlein, Maureen Linke, Christina Rogers

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June 27, 2009

Love for Her Children, One Woman’s Inspiration to Walk to Help the Blind

Posted in Children, Event, Feature, Richmond tagged , , , , , , at 7:08 pm by boehnleinle

300 participants, including Megan Mudd, took part in the 5K VisionWalk at Short Pump Town Center Saturday morning. Various business’ from the Richmond area sponsored the event. There were events throughout the morning for families and children to participate after the walk.

By Lauren Boehnlein
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