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  • Trouble at the Governor's Mansion

    Trouble at the Governor's Mansion

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:56 PM EST2014-03-05 22:56:08 GMT
    Gov. Bob McDonnellGov. Bob McDonnell
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Emails between the administration of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and a consulting group show that things inside the Virginia executive mansion were in disarray long before an alleged gifts-for-influence scandal broke.The Associated Press obtained the four-month correspondence from Virginia Commonwealth University's Performance Management Group which was helping first lady Maureen McDonnell deal with staff turnover and discontent.Bob and Maureen McDonnell face trial in July ...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Emails between the administration of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and a consulting group show that things inside the Virginia executive mansion were in disarray long before an alleged gifts-for-influence scandal broke.The Associated Press obtained the four-month correspondence from Virginia Commonwealth University's Performance Management Group which was helping first lady Maureen McDonnell deal with staff turnover and discontent.Bob and Maureen McDonnell face trial in July ...
  • Paul Ryan Speaks at Eric Cantor's Campaign Breakfast

    Paul Ryan Speaks at Eric Cantor's Campaign Breakfast

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 3:33 PM EST2014-02-25 20:33:49 GMT
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says the Republican Party can't just point out problems - it has to offer solutions.The former vice presidential candidate and possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination was the guest speaker at House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's campaign breakfast in Richmond on Tuesday.Click here for morenews on Eric CantorThe Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1foZ7uT ) reports that Ryan told about 1,500 Virginia Republicans that...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says the Republican Party can't just point out problems - it has to offer solutions.The former vice presidential candidate and possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination was the guest speaker at House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's campaign breakfast in Richmond on Tuesday.Click here for morenews on Eric CantorThe Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1foZ7uT ) reports that Ryan told about 1,500 Virginia Republicans that...
  • Roanoke City Council holding budget hearing tonight

    Roanoke City Council holding budget hearing tonight

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:50:24 GMT
    Tonight Roanoke City Council will hold a public hearing on next year's budget. It's at 7 p.m. in council chambers.
    Tonight Roanoke City Council will hold a public hearing on next year's budget. It's at 7 p.m. in council chambers.
  • Future of New River Valley customs agent unclear

    Future of New River Valley customs agent unclear

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:46:46 GMT
    Senator Tim Kaine said he's working to get the New River Valley customs agent position filled. However, it's an uphill battle due to the sequester cuts.
    Senator Tim Kaine said he's working to get the New River Valley customs agent position filled. However, it's an uphill battle due to the sequester cuts.
  • What's News Today, Wednesday, April 23rd

    What's News Today, Wednesday, April 23rd

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:58 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:58:35 GMT
    The stories that will make headlines today in Southwest Virginia and nationwide.
    The stories that will make headlines today in Southwest Virginia and nationwide.
  • UCLA report finds same-sex marriage could generate $60 million for Virginia

    UCLA report finds same-sex marriage could generate $60 million for Virginia

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:38:42 GMT
    A UCLA think tank report estimates Virginia could generate up to $60 million over the next three years by legalizing same-sex marriage. 
    A UCLA think tank report estimates Virginia could generate up to $60 million over the next three years by legalizing same-sex marriage. 
  • UPDATE: Tim Kaine talks economy, education with women leaders in Roanoke

    UPDATE: Tim Kaine talks economy, education with women leaders in Roanoke

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:04:59 GMT
    Tim Kaine will speak with female business leaders in Center in the Square in Roanoke today. They will focus on business and family issues.
    Tim Kaine will speak with female business leaders in Center in the Square in Roanoke today. They will focus on business and family issues.
  • New policy restores voting rights for Virginia felons quicker

    New policy restores voting rights for Virginia felons quicker

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:42:05 GMT
    A new amendment to Virginia's Restoration of Rights Policy that goes into effect today will make it easier for violent felons to regain their voting rights. 
    A new amendment to Virginia's Restoration of Rights Policy that goes into effect today will make it easier for violent felons to regain their voting rights. 
  • McAuliffe to speak at Virginia Tech commencement

    McAuliffe to speak at Virginia Tech commencement

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:55:00 GMT
    A spokesperson with the governor's office tells us that Governor Terry McAuliffe will be the spring commencement speaker at Virginia Tech this year. That will take place next month at Lane Stadium -- on Friday, May 16th, with a morning ceremony at 9 a.m.
    A spokesperson with the governor's office tells us that Governor Terry McAuliffe will be the spring commencement speaker at Virginia Tech this year. That will take place next month at Lane Stadium -- on Friday, May 16th, with a morning ceremony at 9 a.m.
  • 10 Roanoke City Council candidates meet for the first time today

    10 Roanoke City Council candidates meet for the first time today

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:50:25 GMT
    The Williamson Road Area Business Association will host a candidate forum today just three weeks before the election.
    The Williamson Road Area Business Association will host a candidate forum today just three weeks before the election.
  • Bill Clinton to Campaign with Terry McAuliffe

    Bill Clinton to Campaign with Terry McAuliffe

    Sunday, October 20 2013 11:54 PM EDT2013-10-21 03:54:55 GMT
    Former President Bill Clinton will campaign with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. The 3 day campaign around the Commonwealth begins next Sunday. This announcement comes a day after
    Former President Bill Clinton will campaign with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
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