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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefRare artifacts that once belonged to American legends are on display in one hometown. The Lynchburg Museum is hosting an exhibit called "An American Turning Point: Waging War." It's the second phase of a traveling collection that's visiting seven...
An electorate roundtable scheduled for Tuesday night at Virginia Tech has been canceled. Virginia Tech decided to cancel the event because of the weather. Here was the original news release from Virginia Tech about the event: Exactly one week before...
Name: Andy Schmookler Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District Party: Democrat Birthday: Spring 1946 Official website: http://andyschmooklerforcongress.com/ Biography: Schmookler graduated high school in Minnesota and went on to...
August 15 Goodbye 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...
WDBJ7 AnchorColleges and universities across the country are closely monitoring their student-athletes’ use of social media. The schools use methods from the honor system to outright bans on Facebook and Twitter accounts. The issue came to the forefront in...
A dream will be fulfilled this month when Highland Ridge Rehab Center in Dublin opens their new 33,000 square-foot rehabilitation addition. The project will enhance their philosophy of person-directed services for their culture change model. Culture...
The 611 steam locomotive pulled its last excursion more than fifteen years ago, but rail buffs will have a chance to ride two of its popular routes early next month. The Virginia Museum of Transportation is now home to the iconic locomotive, dubbed "The...
A local artifact has been named to 2011 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts list. Photographs with cellulose nitrate negatives at the Booker T. Washington National Monument in Franklin County made the list. The program is designed to raise...
ReporterYou never know what treasures you may have hidden in your attic or tucked away in some closet. The state of Virginia wants to preserve some of your family's history, especially if it is from the Civil War. It's called the CW 150 Legacy Project. It's...
A gunman killed 32 people on Virginia Tech's campus and wounded many others on April 16, 2007, but the shooting spree left thousands more wounded psychologically. A new study by two Tech professors found about 15% of students reported high levels of...
ReporterIt hasn't happened in Virginia since World War II, but Wednesday, the largest single unit mobilization in the Virginia Army National Guard since the 1940s took place. More than 800 Guardsmen from Christiansburg, Hampton Roads and Fredericksburg were...
ReporterAfter more than 40 years in the classroom, Virginia Tech Professor and Civil War scholar Bud Robertson will retire from teaching June first. Robertson was recognized Friday on the floor of the House of Delegates. He has written or edited more than 20...
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