| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Emily Ransom, 29, described political sentiment during the presidential elections of her college days as somewhat hidden — the discourse was there for those who sought it out, yet it wasn’t in your face.
But Facebook was just emerging when...
| May 12, 2012
| 11:36 PM
When Calexico resident and lifelong artist Sergio Gaytan said he thinks of muralists, the three Mexican greats of the early 20th century spring to mind — Diego Rivera, Alfaro Siqueiros and Jose Clemente Orozco.
Like theirs, his own art often...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:04 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape.
There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:58 AM
SACRAMENTO — In a second-floor walk-up near the Capitol, two children of one of the world's richest men used to slump into armchairs in the evening and gripe about California education, unwittingly laying the groundwork for a potential upheaval in...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Enrique Peña Nieto is the projected winner of Mexico's presidential election, according to a quick count by election officials.
Representative samples from polling stations throughout the country gave Peña Nieto the lead, with between 37.93% and 38.55%...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
According to a Roanoke College poll, Republican George Allen has an eight-point lead over Democrat Tim Kaine in a potential matchup for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia.
The poll found that Allen leads 45% to 37%.
“The likely Allen/Kaine race...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:15 PM
"Coming out" as an atheist can be a risky proposition.
Friends might be confused about why you don't believe in a deity. You might even lose some.
I know because I have.
But were they friends to begin with if they rejected who you really are? Maybe...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Faculty in the art department at Hagerstown Community College are partnering with students in the HCC Science Club to show the documentary “Waste Land” Friday at 7 p.m. at Kepler Theater.
According to the film website, “Waste Land&...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Ed Page: City officials finally won their battle to clear the green of Occupy New Haven. The occupiers say the 99% has just begun to fight: Brave...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated.
For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to hear...