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Editorials

The deliverables

Like many, we were surprised by the outcome of Tuesday’s Democratic primary election between state Sen. Rosalyn Dance of Petersburg and challenger Joe Morrissey of Richmond. Mr. Morrissey, whose past legal and professional ethics troubles are too numerous and well ...

Vexed

Our spirit is vexed by President Trump, whose words and actions seem to undermine the U.S. Constitution, the safety and security of our nation and the ideals we stand for. Where to begin?

We must do more

What does it take to tighten gun laws in Virginia? How many people have to die before the Virginia General Assembly takes action to curb the violence in our communities?

Fix what’s broken

We are dumbstruck by the continuing depth of problems associated with Richmond Public Schools.

Virginians deserve the truth

We didn’t expect much from the investigation into Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s racist medical school yearbook page, and that’s exactly what we got — not much.

Memorial Day

Next up: Richmond Coliseum

We are pleased that Richmond City Council swiftly approved its $746 million budget plan for 2019-2020 without further debate, rancor or issues.

To the moon and beyond

Whatever President Trump does is rightly met with skepticism.

Commencement 2019

It’s graduation season and the commencement ceremonies are starting, first with area colleges and universities and next, with local high schools. Anxious graduates, along with their excited families, will sit through the formal functions, with the only thing separating them ...

City budget, the high road

We are anxious to read the details of Richmond City Council’s proposed $746 million budget plan for 2019-2020, which is up for a final vote on Monday, May 13.

The ‘next big thing’

We congratulate singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams, whose creative genius, perseverance and open spirit led to the successful “Something in the Water” festival last weekend in Virginia Beach.

Congratulations, Mr. Robinson

Congratulations to Richmond’s own Rodney A. Robinson, who was named 2019 National Teacher of the Year! We believe Mr. Robinson, who successfully teaches students at the Virgie Binford Education Center in the Richmond Juvenile Detention Center, has a story to ...

Thank you and goodbye

City Councilman Parker C. Agelasto has done the right thing by announcing he is stepping down from his seat representing the 5th District.

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

The biggest victory

Congratulations to the new national basketball champions, the University of Virginia Cavaliers. After a series of heart-pounding, nail-biting games — including a tense, overtime victory in Monday night’s final — the Wahoos have brought home the NCAA men’s basketball trophy, ...

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