The Public Expects More from Female CEOs

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As we approach the 2020 presidential election, some scholars are still speculating over why Hillary Clinton lost her 2016 bid.  At the University of Virginia, two professors at the undergraduate business school have a theory, based on a study of how consumers think about female CEO’s.  Sandy Hausman has that story.

When voters began to question the character of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 race, Nicole Votolato Montgomery was puzzled.

A Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates is asking for a recount after official results show him losing by less than 30 votes.

Should rich people pay more taxes? One congressman from Virginia thinks so.

Pamela D'Angelo

Rollbacks in environmental protection and flood risk management by the Trump administration is forcing states to come up with their own solutions. On Friday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam mandated one of the country's strictest standards for state-owned properties in an effort to steer development away from flood-prone areas.

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A criminal prosecution viewed by many as purely political was called off after election day in Greene County.  And the latest culture clash over agricultural tradition is happening in Floyd County.


Should local law enforcement officials help enforce federal immigration law?

The recent election may demonstrate a shift in one high-profile case.

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Former Governor Gerald Baliles was laid to rest Saturday in Chalottesville – his friends and family knowing that one of his dying wishes came to pass.


As Charlottesville prepares to redevelop a section of West Main Street, attention has turned to a statue of Lewis and Clark boldly facing west as a young native American woman huddles behind them.  City council is planning to remove the hundred-year-old sculpture and perhaps replace it with something that reflects the important role of Sacagawea. 

Jay Hightman

Friends and supporters of cyclist Robyn Hightman are preparing to rally in Richmond this week.  The 20-year-old rode to New York City last summer and was working as a bike messenger when she was struck by a box truck and killed. 

An unusual exhibit this Saturday at the Virginia Tech Science Festival in Blacksburg will give people an immersive encounter with the mysteries of science.  And when we say “immersive” we mean that almost literally. 


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