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Debate Continues on Virginia Bill to Legalize Physician-assisted Death 

Both sides of medical aid in dying bill emphasize respect for human lives George Michael Vasiloff loved music, his family and barbecues. The native Minnesotian played saxophone and clarinet and...

Virginia Receives Nearly $123 Million from Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement 

Attorney General Jason Miyares has announced that Virginia has received a payment of $122.5 million...

Veterinary Experts Provide Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak

The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) that has moved from poultry to cattle and,...

Students Immersed in Past at Pamplin Historical Park / Museum of Civil War Soldier

When teacher Erin Gilbert and her colleagues at White Oaks Elementary School in Fairfax County,...

Commonwealth of Virginia Adopts New NIL Law

Legislation goes into effect July 1, 2024  In an effort to position the Commonwealth and its...

Old Warriors Gather Again For D-Day Anniversary

Veterans of the fateful campaign joined thousands of others as the National D-Day memorial in Bedford held a 65th anniversary observance Saturday. The 29th...

DRI Says Downtown Roanoke is Alive and Growing

Despite the hasty and unexplained exit of former Downtown Roanoke Incorporated (DRI) president Bill Carder several months ago, DRI officers exuded plenty of confidence...

Waybright Will Oppose Flora in Hollins District

Republican incumbent Richard Flora will have opposition for his Board of Supervisors seat in the Hollins District of Roanoke County after all. The county’s...

Deeds’ Final Push Pays Off in Roanoke

Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe and Brian Moran all made last minute stops in Roanoke last weekend, looking to sew up the Democrat nomination for...

Meals on Wheels – a Lifeline for Seniors

Meals on Wheels (MOW) has been known for delivering nutritious meals to the homebound and elderly for many years. But the program is really...

Commentary: School Board Apologizes

This past school year has been a challenging one for all employees of the Roanoke City Public School system (“RCPS”).  On top of...