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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans. The representatives said Tuesday they've sent letters to Redskins owner Dan Snyder, NFL Commissioner...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterA professor in Lexington is chiming in on the national battle over marketplace fairness. Mom and pop as well as brick and mortar businesses are pushing for the legislation because they say if something doesn't happen soon, they'll keep losing...
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
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WDBJ7 ReporterNew poll results released Wednesday night show the race for Virginia's governor is far from decided. Roanoke College's Institute for Policy and Opinion Research shows Republican Ken Cuccinelli has a narrow lead over Democrat Terry McAuliffe....
WDBJ7 ReporterThe Blue Ridge Marathon started with a simple idea. “I thought that any city worth its salt needs a marathon,” race organizer John Carlin said. The opening was tied to the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “A great, great...
The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change. The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except...
Assignment ManagerSenator Tim Kaine says he will vote in favor of banning certain types of assault-style weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. In an editorial published Tuesday morning in the Norfolk Virginian Pilot newspaper, Kaine says he also supports...
Connecticut lawmakers gave final approval early Thursday to a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown that one lawmaker...
WDBJ7 anchor/reporterA group of mothers who lost children to gun violence joined President Obama in Washington today to push for tougher gun laws. The Senate is expected to consider gun legislation that expands background checks next month. The President says the votes in...
ReporterTraditional retailers in Virginia say it's a question of fairness. They are continuing their fight for federal legislation that would require online businesses to collect sales tax on internet purchases. Countryside Classics has been a popular...
ReporterThe budget battle in Washington is having an impact on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Some popular spots along the scenic highway won't be opening this year, unless Congress reverses some of the automatic cuts that kicked in March 1st. The parkway is cutting...
ReporterScenic trails and the park's historic setting make the Booker T. Washington National Monument a favorite of Michelle Siren. "It's a beautiful setting and honestly if we didn't have this I don't know what we'd do," Siren told us. Like other National Park...
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