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Here are some of your emails on issues in the local news or local news coverage. *** I just watched your reporter on the 11 o'clock news interview the Mayor of Roanoke re: the U.S. Postal Service plan to eliminate 35,000 jobs. The mayor dramatically...
ReporterA Senate subcommittee will not endorse an amendment to the state constitution that its sponsor says will protect prayer in the public schools. "I’m just trying to strengthen our constitution," said Grayson Co. Delegate Bill Carrico. "I’m not...
ReporterTwo weeks ago, the posting of the Ten Commandments in Giles County schools was generating headlines. Now, the issue is prayer in the public schools, and a state constitutional amendment proposed by a lawmaker from western Virginia. "The prayer was...
Tags: Schools, Civil Rights, Public Schools, Politics, Education
The economy and unity were the key themes tonight as President Obama gave his annual State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. Many Republicans and Democrats sat together in the wake of the shooting that wounded their colleague, Gabriel...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Health, Democratic Party, Arizona, Politics
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Hundreds of gun-toting citizens have gathered at the Virginia Capitol to rally for gun rights. Speakers at Monday's event said tragedies such as the shooting spree in Arizona that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are no...
Tags: Social Issues, Injuries and Wounds, Health, Arizona, Activism
New River Valley Bureau ChiefThe Ten Commandments was returned to the walls inside each Giles County school Friday. Thursday night dozens packed into a school board meeting urging the Giles County board members to put the Ten Commandments back up. They were taken down in all...
ReporterOn the day after Republicans took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte was in the Washington spotlight. Goodlatte organized the reading of the U.S. Constitution on the House floor -- a recommitment, he...
HARRISBURG — When Pennsylvania last voted to amend the state Constitution in 1968, it adopted a provision to ensure that judges didn't stay on the bench longer than their minds stayed sharp. On Wednesday, the state Supreme Court heard arguments...
Opponents of Naperville's smart meter program have re-filed their federal lawsuit to include more evidence to back up their concerns over health, safety and security and show their constitutional rights are being violated. The amended lawsuit now...
Tags: Politics, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Justice System, Laws
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered a nearly 13-hour filibuster Wednesday of John Brennan’s nomination to lead the CIA. Paul used his time on the floor to question the legality of the White House's policies on drone use, beginning at 11:47 a.m. EST and...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Supreme Court tossed out the Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redistricting plan for the state Friday, rejecting it on the same grounds as previous versions: failing to sufficiently follow the state Constitution in an attempt to...
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