Poll shows Virginians support Medicaid expansion but worry about costs

As the General Assembly prepares for a special session, a new poll says 61 percent of Virginia voters support expanding Medicaid to cover more Virginians who lack health insurance.  However, almost half of the voters polled worry that the federal government might not pay its share, according to a statewide survey released today by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport…

Clouds, cool air all part of today's "wedge"

Variably cloudy today with a few isolated showers possible. Our high temperature will only reach the upper 60s and lower 70s.

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' soon opens at Mill Mountain Theatre

Some students may watch the movie version of whatever novel is assigned for them to read. But Mill Mountain Theatre brings To Kill a Mockingbird to life, so anyone can better understand the story line.

Taylor's Mountain Road investigation

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Investigators confirm Bedford Co. search is linked to two girls missing since 1975

Investigators have confirmed the search in Bedford County is connected to the 1975 abduction of sisters, Katherine and Shelia Lyon.

Domestic violence and the effects on children

Council Member Sherman Lea and the Domestic Violence Task Force will host the fourth in a series of community conversations titled "Strengthening Families:  A Community Conversation about Family and Intimate Partner Violence."

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Bassett Country Club to close Sept. 30 after $70,000 renovation

After spending thousands on renovations, the Bassett Country Club is closing at the end of the month.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Roanoke church completes unique renovation with new religious icons

It was an emotional moment for Father Peter Day when he saw the completed work for the first time.

Onzlee Ware


Ware in line for Roanoke Valley judgeship

State lawmakers are scheduled to interview judicial candidates on Wednesday in Richmond. It now appears that former Roanoke Delegate Onzlee Ware is in line to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Joseph Bounds

Possible sighting of suspect in Morgan Harrington case

The Lexington Police Department is looking into the possible sighting of a person of interest in the abduction and murder of Virginia Tech student, Morgan Harrington.

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