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A local university has received recognition for the quality of their professors. Hollins University is among the country’s “25 Colleges with the Best Professors,” according to The Center for College Affordability and Productivity...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefDozens of people crowded into the Bedford Welcome Center Tuesday, to hear from a distinguished panel of speakers. "I feel this is living history in the making," said Katrina D'Inzillo, a Smith Mountain Lake resident who attended the event. "You can't...
A judge has decided a Fort Hood shooting suspect still can face the death penalty if convicted in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation. The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, denied Maj. Nidal Hasan's request Wednesday to remove the death...
Assignment ManagerMore than 200 employees at the ITT Exelis Night Vision plant in Roanoke got layoff notices Thursday. In a statement, a company spokesman said 201 hourly employees are being laid off. Earlier this month, the company said declining government contracts...
ReporterThe road to The White House runs through Virginia, and Thursday both President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney campaigned in the state. The President spoke at a rally in Virginia Beach - Romney at an American Legion Post in Fairfax County. The...
WDBJ7 ReporterYou may have heard about this, the Federal Aviation Administration just released where unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are around the country. Virgina Tech has one, and about 15 engineering students are working on the next class of UAV's. There are...
We've gotten word that ITT Exelis is laying off about 300 hourly workers at its plant in Roanoke County. A spokesman for the defense contractor says workers were notified of the layoffs Wednesday. He says the cuts are due to reductions in federal...
Everyone is familiar with weather systems on earth like rain, wind and snow. But space weather – variable conditions in the space surrounding Earth – has important consequences for our lives inside Earth’s atmosphere. Solar activity...
ReporterSunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Friday, the Virginia Military Institute will observe that day with a special tribute. It's a plaque that honors alumni who died on September 11th or fighting the global war on terror. ...
ReporterCommunities throughout central and western Virginia paused to observe the 10th anniversary of September 11th terrorist attacks. A sunrise ceremony started the day at Read Mountain Fire and Rescue in Botetourt County. Later, members of the department...
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State health officials say monitoring systems haven't detected levels of radioactive material in Virginia that would pose public-health concerns. Virginia Department of Health Commissioner Karen Remley says the agency started its routine quarterly...
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