University of Richmond President Edward L. Ayers, is being honored at the White House today with a 2012 National Humanities Medal.
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CNN will have cameras rolling at the University of Richmond tonight to gauge local opinion on the president’s big speech.
President Barack Obama will appear at a rally Thursday at the Carillon in Byrd Park as part of a two-day, six-state tour this week.
Less than a week after being selected by Mitt Romney to be his running mate, Paul Ryan will headline a campaign rally in the area.
The campaign for presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney has released a video featuring a local business owner that capitalizes on the president’s “you didn’t build that” comment.
Later this evening, Richmond will be represented in a segment on The Daily Show. Producers of the show were in Richmond on Cinco de Mayo when President Obama appeared at the VCU Siegel Center.
President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election bid Saturday with a rally at Virginia Commonwealth University, calling the campaign a “make-or-break moment” for the middle class.
A state commission has voted unanimously to approve the construction of an offshore wind energy turbine just beyond the Eastern Shore. If construction is completed as expected, it will be the country’s first offshore wind energy turbine.
The president will visit the Richmond region for the fourth time since September 2010, as he will address Rolls-Royce Crosspointe this morning on the topics of employment and technology. Gov. Bob McDonnell will also be in attendance
In remarks that raised some eyebrows in the audience, the nation’s top transportation official said this week that there is an “unlimited supply of oil” in parts of the world.