With all the government folks being relocated to the area as part of the BRAC (Base Realignment and Closing) deal, one question that I am frequently asked is – where does one find information on jobs – it’s not like the DIA, CIA, NSA, etc have the most open facilities around. The National Grounds Intelligence Center (NGIC) is going to provide quite a few jobs over the next several years; being aware of their impact is going to be crucial.
Fines for grammatical and spelling errors, for not uploading photos, using the words “cute, gorgeous … honey stop the car” …. I’ll vote for Kevin Boer in a heartbeat (of course, I don’t have a vote that I know of)
A few of my favorite snips (bolding mine) – The bailoutâ€™s Estimated to cost $25 billion in over the next two years, but thereâ€™s no way to predict the future and estimates on this are really just wild guesses. … Not only does it affect nearly every credit card transaction in America, such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, but the bill specifically targets payment systems like eBayâ€™s PayPal, Amazon, and Google Checkout that are used by many small online businesses.
Anne’s Belfield’s massive expansion * State rail plan includes proposal for passenger service through Charlottesville (Daily Progress’ related editorial ) – “Despite the obvious need for better mass transportation, taxpayers and legislators still are uncertain about how much public money should go to rail. … In order to mitigate the traffic impacts, the applicant had offered to provide bikes for the Innâ€™s guests, reduce rent for residents who choose not to own a car, as well as a dedicated car to be used in a sharing program.
It ranks fourth among U.S. metropolitan areas in the number of physicians per capita, and it also makes the top ten for family-practice doctors, oncologists, and cardiologists. … * This ranking seems to consider only the City of Charlottesville, whereas most of the rankings we receive consider Charlottesville to be either Charlottesville/Albemarle or the Charlottesville region.