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  • Candlelight vigil
    Admission: Background checks couldn’t prevent WDBJ tragedy
    In what some might consider a stunning bit of candor, spokespersons for two gun control groups reportedly acknowledged to the Roanoke Times yesterday that background checks would not have prevented Wednesday’s carefully planned on-air...
  • Virginia news crew killed by disgruntled fired news reporter
    Virginia news crew killed on air: Fired reporter kills colleagues then himself
    A disgruntled employee was apparently out for revenge after losing his job as he stepped up to his former co-workers, who were live on the air at the time, and he gunned them down in cold blood. Two young professionals at the beginning of their...
  • VA news team
    Live Virginia news team killed by gunman
    A manhunt was started after two members of a Virginia news team were murdered on Wednesday during a live TV broadcast near Roanoke, Virginia. Governor Terry McAuliffe told WTOP radio station that the suspect was a disgruntled former employee and...
  • 1999 HOF inductee Orlando Cepeda
    A cup of coffee in Salem, Virgina: Orlando Cepeda
    “In 1955, the unaffiliated Appalachian League Salem Rebels began playing at Salem Municipal Stadium,” says Deadball Baseball. “The team included future Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda.” Cepeda was an amateur free agent,...
  • Connie Ditto found in hotel 'hiding' from husband?
    Connie Ditto found hiding out: Claims abusive hubby, yet left him with her kids?
    After Connie Ditto was reported missing by her husband last week and found safe and sound several days later the case took another bizarre twist. At first Connie’s whereabouts were not disclosed by police, leaving an air of mystery to this...
  • Pocahontas tribe recognized by United States Government
    Finally after 400 years Pocahontas' Pamunkey tribe recognized by government
    It's taken some 400 years, but the United States government finally recognized Pocahontas' Pamunkey tribe.According to an August 10 Los Angeles Times report, the federal government officially followed suit with the state of Virginia and...
  • Virginia Beach Weddings
    Best travels: weddings in Virginia Beach
    Wanting a special place to get married? Consider Virginia Beach, VA. With 20 miles of spectacular beach, an average temperature of 60 degrees, 208 parks and many historical sites, this city offers many wedding locations to accommodate couples on...
  •  NASA helps FAA approved drone deliver medical supplies to patients in Virginia
    NASA helps FAA approved drone deliver medical supplies to patients in Virginia
    The FAA recently approved the use of a NASA drone to deliver medical supplies to under-served patients in Wise County, VA in partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech located in Blacksburg.Tests for the program, were...
  • A return to Wintergreen Resort
    A return to Wintergreen Resort
    by David Stewart WhiteDevils Knob sounds suspiciously evil. But there's nothing sinister about this 3,800-foot mountain in the Blue Ridge southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia. Devil worshipers here are outdoor lovers who come to golf, hike...
  • Virginia 'East Sea' legislation one year on
    Virginia 'East Sea' legislation one year on
    It has been one year since the Virginia ‘East Sea Law’ went into effect. Virginia House Bill (HB) 11 and Senate Bill (S) 2 were introduced late in 2013 to formally address Virginia’s recognition of the two names of the body of...
  • Couple guilty of keeping starving daughter in cage sentenced in dead baby case
    Couple guilty of keeping starving daughter in cage sentenced in dead baby case
    A married couple from Gloucester, Virginia, who were already sentenced to prison for 30 years apiece after being found guilty of child abuse and malicious wounding in the case of their six-year-old daughter who they reportedly caged for months,...
  • 10 Virginia last blast summer getaways
    10 Virginia last blast summer getaways
    Many parents can almost feel summer slipping away. Preregistration has begun for Lynchburg City Schools and school will start before you know it. If you've worked too much and not played enough, Virginia offers the perfect solution.Before...
  • Virginia man calls 911: Feelings 'hurt' over disrespect of Confederate flag
    Virginia man calls 911: Feelings 'hurt' over disrespect of Confederate flag
    A Virginia man who took part in a Confederate flag run this past weekend called Petersburg Police after people protesting along the parade route allegedly threw objects and tossed racial slurs at him and his fellow paraders. Chris Oliver said...
  • Early Mountain Vineyards holds 3rd annual barbecue festival
    Early Mountain Vineyards holds 3rd annual barbecue festival
    Early Mountain Vineyards will hold its 3rd Annual BarbecueFestival on Saturday, July 18. It will be a day of wine, live music and old-school, slow-cooked barbecueThe Barbeque Exchange of Gordonsville, Va., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will once again be...
  • Confederate flag waves at state capitol in Columbia, SC.
    SC senate votes move Confederate flag one step closer to the ground
    On Tuesday, the South Carolina Senate approved a bill to remove the controversial Confederate Flag that has flown over the state house for over 50 years.“I applaud the Senate’s decisive action … and ask that the House act...
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