Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe is re-appointing a third cabinet secretary who served under Governor McDonnell. McAuliffe acknowledged the contribution that Todd Haymore has made to Virginia's largest industry and asked him to stay on as Secretary of Agriculture. In addition, environmental groups are applauding his decision to name former Hampton Mayor Molly Ward as Secretary of Natural Resources.
At Christmas time in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono embarked on their famous Peace Campaign. A few months ago, we told you about an exhibition at the Taubman museum in Roanoke that explores the work that went into it. Soon after their ‘year of peace’ they collaborated on another song on the same theme.
This demo recording of the song John Lennon and Yoko Ono worked on together offers us a chance to hear the precursor of what was to become a Christmas Classic.
The election and recount behind him, Attorney General-elect Mark Herring is for the first time officially able to set the stage for how he will run that office. During a media briefing late Wednesday, Herring thanked Senator Mark Obenshain for his gracious concession, discussed how he plans to work with Obenshain and other lawmakers, and gave reassurances that he will keep his campaign promises.