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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

DICK BAYNTON: Charlottesville; Where Modern Day Gladiators Met

On Saturday August 12th Charlottesville, VA was the scene of demonstrations and street fighting causing the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuries to...

MIKE KEELER: The VERY Tortured History of I-95

Ah, August. And the drive home from the beach vacation. Which brings to mind...the epic transportation complication. If you were a visitor to the United...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: A Rude Awakening

Sometimes we don’t even know we have been asleep when an alarm bell unexpectedly rings.  Such happened for us this past week end.  For...

DICK BAYNTON: The Maelstrom of Mismanagement

There are myriad retirement plans, both government and private industry that cover millions of workers who toil during their working years to create a...

JOHNNY ROBINSON: The Little Red Volkswagen Bug

It was a 1956 model and one of the first Volkswagens in Roanoke, or so the legend goes. It had been acquired by Garland's...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Predicting is Tricky Business

I have assiduously avoided the topic of global warming and climate change. That’s not because of disinterest but due to the lack of clarity...

DICK BAYNTON: Shifting Alliances

When the Japanese Navy bombed and strafed Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, almost 76 years ago the Empire of Japan became our mortal...

LUCKY GARVIN – The Woman That Time Forgot

Years ago, one of the best dance teams in America was Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. They moved as one across the floor; yet,...

HAYDEN HOLINGSWORTH: Does Respect Matter?

Rodney Dangerfield always opened his comedy act with the comment, “I don’t get no respect.”  His riff would continue pointing out the myriad of...

DICK BAYNTON: The Supreme Court – Then and Now

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a degree-conferring institution located in Manhattan that was established in 1954 and is part of the City...