• 2 rate requests for Dominion to be heard in summer

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia utility regulators have scheduled hearings on two rate increases proposed by Dominion Virginia Power. One request before the State Corporation Commission involves a proposed rate adjustment to recover costs for electric transmission service. The proposal would increase a typical residential bill by $1.91 cents a month, or a 1.7 percent…

  • Former Va. gov due in court for dismissal hearing

    ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are due in federal court for a hearing on whether to dismiss most of the corruption charges filed against them. Judge James R. Spencer will also hear arguments Monday on whether McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, should receive separate…

  • Media, public denied entry to D.C. hearing about Cecil Mills’ death

    The administrative hearing about the death of Medric \”Cecil\”
    Mills is continuing Friday without media entry despite several outlets\’ efforts to open them.

  • Audiologist: Diminished hearing normal as we age

    If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then youth must be in the ear of the beholder.

  • Why some harmonies sound better than others

    New research from the Proceedings of the National
    Academy of Sciences helps to explain why some
    tones sound better than others.

  • Public comment hearings scheduled for derecho power outages

    The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold
    eight hearings where the public can approach power
    companies with comments related to the recent