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WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterWDBJ7 will have exclusive live coverage of the Blue Ridge Marathon coming up next weekend. In the days leading up to race day, we're taking a look back at the history of the marathon and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We found out that the Parkway is such...
The prospects appear doomed in Virginia this year for Republican-backed legislation that would replace the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes with one that awards one vote to the winner of each congressional...
Seventy-five years later, and it's still among the most well-known buildings on campus. Squires Student Center is 75 years old. It first opened in 1937; funded mostly by President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal programs. Today, the building is...
The Hartford CourantThe state Senate voted Thursday night to raise the minimum wage - an issue that has been controversial through the years. The latest version calls for raising the wage by 75 cents per hour over two years with no index for inflation. As such, the wage...
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
Years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed four fundamental freedoms that all people everywhere ought to enjoy: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear. Of the four, freedom from fear is the most difficult...
My nomination for American hero of the 20th century is someone who lived half his life in disguise and the other half as the world's most recognizable man. He appeared on more radio broadcasts than Ellery Queen and in more movies than Marlon Brando, who...
By WILLIAM P. HOJNACKI I am very disappointed in the way that the Obama administration is dealing with the Republicans in the ongoing discussions concerning the federal budget. The administration has, once again, allowed the Republicans to set the agenda...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
Barbershop singing has remained on a short list of activities that might be enjoyed equally by teenagers and octogenarians since a revival of the turn-of-the-century music took off in the 1930s. A Naperville chapter of men's barbershop vocalists who...
ReutersBy Dena Aubin NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - A crisis engulfing the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over its scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status adds to a long history of scandal and abuse - both real and alleged - at the tax agency....
When President Bill Clinton stepped to the podium at the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., 20 years ago, most of the audience no doubt expected him to offer the usual generalities about the importance of not...
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