Stories by Michael Felberbaum

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Ale is for autumn

RICHMOND, Va. - Fall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your activity, there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it better.
By Michael Felberbaum

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Early pumpkin beers brew dismay among drinkers

RICHMOND, Va. - It's bad enough that back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween arrives in July. And of course we all know Christmas begins in September. But now even the craft beer industry is ...
By Michael Felberbaum

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Graphic cigarette warnings scrapped

The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
By Michael Felberbaum

Friday, Aug 24, 2012

Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

RICHMOND, Va. - The federal government can't require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday.
By Michael Felberbaum

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Meth use on rise in Richmond County

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake ...