As New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposes banning extra-large sugar drinks from public venues, the city of Richmond, Calif., may be poised to go further than any other government in the U.S. with a new tax on soda. Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on a controversial public health campaign to combat obesity and diabetes. Continue reading
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is exhibiting more than 180 examples of the artist’s work in an exhibit called “Tiffany: Color and Light.’ The collection shows Tiffany’s ability to use layering and a wide breadth of colors to create a sense of movement.
The last installment in a series looking at an inner-city school in Richmond, Va., tracks “turnaround specialist” Parker Land’s efforts to fix Boushall Middle School’s troubles with discipline and incentives. Continue reading