Articles from February, 2012

'Breakfast with the devil' story leaves no crumbs

Crockett-Stark said a constituent, who is 82, awoke at 2 a.m. to the sound of someone breaking of a window at the funeral home where she lived. The woman, a sharpshooter, pulled a pistol and confronted the intruder as he was coming in the window.  "So she grabs him up. She puts the pistol under his chin. She said ‘do you want to eat breakfast with the devil?’" Crockett-Stark said.

By Sean Gorman :: Published on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 3:11 p.m.

On Bob Marshall and light bulbs

We do not dispute that precautions should be taken when mercury is released. But there’s a big difference between mercury beads spilling from a broken glass thermometer and the amount released from a shattered CFL light bulb. Marshall, in his statements, glosses over this key distinction.

By Sean Gorman :: Published on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 10:42 a.m.

Fact-checking the pension debate

PolitiFact Virginia has been closely following the debate over the ailing state pension. We thought this would be a good time to review our findings.  

By Warren Fiske :: Published on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 3:57 p.m.

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