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  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • Hosting president comes with opaque bill

    Hosting president comes with opaque bill
    HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
  • Hampton Roads reacts to Supreme Court's decision to uphold health-care law

    Hampton Roads reacts to Supreme Court's decision to uphold health-care law
    Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach." "As this law...
  • UVA rector Dragas reappointed to Board of Visitors by Governor McDonnell

    UVA rector Dragas reappointed to Board of Visitors by Governor McDonnell
    Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan. Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday. Dragas was the...
  • President Obama greets supporters at Roanoke Regional Airport

    President Obama greets supporters at Roanoke Regional Airport
    The President was about thirty minutes behind schedule when Air Force One touched down at Roanoke Regional Airport Friday evening, but a small group that welcomed Barack Obama to western Virginia wasn't disappointed. The President walked from the...
  • Lexington's Theater at Lime Kiln will close this Sunday

    Lexington's Theater at Lime Kiln will close this Sunday
    UPDATED 09/24/2012 07:42 p.m. After almost 30 years, the Theater at Lime Kiln will close for good.  Executive Director Tony Russell made the announcement during a Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night.  The Theater's last day...
  • Obama: Sequestration demands a compromise

    Obama: Sequestration demands a compromise
    President Barack Obama made a late appeal for compromise to stave off across-the-board cuts Tuesday in a speech at Newport News Shipbuilding. He called sequestration – the budgetary term for the cuts – an ugly word, and an even uglier...
  • Former Roanoke Delegate Chip Woodrum Dies

    Former Roanoke Delegate Chip Woodrum Dies
    Former Delegate Chip Woodrum has died. A Roanoke attorney, Woodrum represented western Virginia in the General Assembly for 24 years. He was 74 years old.   Woodrum first ran for the House of Delegates in 1979, winning the seat he would hold for over...
  • Members of VA Congressional delegation unite against sequestration cuts

    Nine of Virginia's 13 members of Congress sent a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Friday expressing their unified support of averting the arbitrary sequestration cuts...
  • Norquist opposes Gov. McDonnell transportation funding plan

    Head of Americans for Tax reform Grover Norquist criticized Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan which swaps out the state's gasoline tax for a o.8 percent increase in the state sales tax. "The plan as it stands now fails in its goal to prioritize...
  • Slow-walking the gun issue

    Slow-walking the gun issue
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama says we will change our approach to gun violence -- some other day. Near the site of the massacre in Newtown, Conn., Obama said on Sunday night that he will take action "in the coming weeks" to prevent future carnage -- a...
  • Chance of avoiding fiscal cliff is 80 percent, Warner says

    Chance of avoiding fiscal cliff is 80 percent, Warner says
    Virginia Senator Mark Warner says he wishes he were more involved in the current budget negotiations, but he says he remains optimistic  the President and House Speaker John Boehner will reach agreement, and avoid taking the country over the fiscal cliff....