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New River Valley Mall shooter to serve 38 years in prison

Neil MacInnis was sentenced Wednesday in Montgomery County court to 68 years in prison, with 30 years suspended. Both victims survived the attack.

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Obama poll numbers not great, but hold steady

President Barack Obama's poll numbers are nothing to brag about, but there's little evidence he has suffered so far this year a "Katrina moment" that caused his predecessor's numbers to…

Obama Afghanistan announcement 5-27

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited…

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

Outsider beats insider in Ga. GOP primary runoff

Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's Republican Senate primary runoff in Georgia, narrowly edging out Rep. Jack Kingston.

Rep. Jack Kingston vs. David Perdue

White House revises contraception opt out

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth…

Battle over birth control

Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was ticketed last week in her hometown of Wasilla, where she once served as mayor, for going 10-19 mph over the speed limit.

Sarah Palin

Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having Justice Department observers inside their polling places.

Vote, election file

McAuliffe orders spending on small businesses

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agencies to contract more often with small businesses and businesses owned by women minorities.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.

Affordable Care Act website

Obama criticized for fundraising during tumult

Republicans and some political pundits have taken sharp aim at President Barack Obama for maintaining his fundraising schedule amid a period of global unrest.

President Obama in Tennessee

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge dies while on vacation

Death prompts serious concerns about J&DR judgeships in Roanoke Valley

Family, colleagues, clients mourn loss of Roanoke Valley Judge

Appeals courts differ on health care

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.

healthcare.gov

Rights Group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.

Department of Justice

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election…

Hillary Clinton

Perry sending National Guard to border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have…

Rick Perry

Roanoke hopes solar program will pay off for residents

Right now, the program is open to homeowners in zip codes: 24011 through 24019.  The city says it's as simple as logging onto a website to see if your home would even qualify.  But, if you do,…

Military family groceries won't be cut, for now

Military families can breathe a sigh of relief: their grocery stores are not going to be cut, for now.

groceries

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new…

Marijuana joint pot

Medal of Honor is for fallen brothers

The newest Medal of Honor winner, former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts, said he wanted the nation not to remember his name, but those of the nine men who were killed in one of the fiercest…

Ryan J Pitts

Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

Obama in Oval Office

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias
Obama Afghanistan announcement 5-27

Obama poll numbers not great, but hold steady

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

Rep. Jack Kingston vs. David Perdue

Outsider beats insider in Ga. GOP primary runoff

Battle over birth control

White House revises contraception opt out

Sarah Palin

Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Vote, election file

Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe orders spending on small businesses

Affordable Care Act website

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M...

President Obama in Tennessee

Obama criticized for fundraising during tumult

Family, colleagues, clients mourn loss of Roanoke Valley Judge

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge...

healthcare.gov

Appeals courts differ on health care

Department of Justice

Rights Group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror...

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to...

Rick Perry

Perry sending National Guard to border

Roanoke hopes solar program will pay off for...

groceries

Military family groceries won't be cut, for now

Marijuana joint pot

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Ryan J Pitts

Medal of Honor is for fallen brothers

Obama in Oval Office

Obama offers rules for success as he expands...

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

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