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Capital One names new Central Virginia market president - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Business & Economic News

timesdispatch.com — He replaces Stephen T. "Steve" Gannon, who was appointed market president in March but left the company in August to become general counsel and chief legal officer of Citizens Financial Group Inc. in Providence, R.I. Gannon, who had been tapped last November to lead a $30 million fundraising effort for the construction of a memorial near the Lumpkin's Jail site, had succeeded Katherine E.
Oct 24, 2014

Steve Gannon, Capital One exec tapped for corporate fundraising for Shockoe slave site, left months ago for new job bit.ly/1zoVqQ6

Spiders hoops handles business without elite recruits - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Sports

timesdispatch.com — Under Mooney, Richmond rarely has brought in players sought by elite programs. But the Spiders have been consistent winners after Mooney's program endured a few rebuilding seasons. Richmond last qualified for the NCAA tournament with a Sweet 16 run in 2011.

Theater foundation asks city for $1.75M to help with tax issue - Richmond Times-Dispatch: City Of Richmond News

timesdispatch.com — But the organization and the city apparently overlooked or misinterpreted a law that requires for-profit companies to pay real estate taxes on leasehold interests in publicly owned properties that would otherwise be exempt from taxation. "Because of a recent tax assessment, they face a bill that threatens their financial viability," Grant Neely, chief of staff to Mayor Dwight C.
Oct 24, 2014

ICYMI: CenterStage has a $1.75M tax problem and is asking for a public bailout bit.ly/1uMYzkF

Oct 23, 2014

One pitfall of public-private partnerships: You can get hit with a $1.75M tax bill you never expected bit.ly/1uMYzkF

Oct 23, 2014

Group that oversees CenterStage/Altria Theater asks city for $1.75M to pay years worth of back taxes bit.ly/1uMYzkF

Thinking of buying a puppy? You may want to think again - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Richmond, Virginia News, Sports, Politics, Classifieds And Commentary

timesdispatch.com — (BPT) - Your family is ready for a pet, so you head out to the local pet store. Within moments of walking into the shop, an energetic, sweet-eyed puppy steals your heart.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @PetsforPatriots: Wake up, people! 43% Americans don't know most pet store #dogs come from puppy mills buff.ly/1wokp0k #animalcruelty #adoptdontshop