| May 31, 2013
A best-selling novelist, renowned sociologist and outspoken commentator on all things Roman Catholic, the Rev. Andrew Greeley lived many lives. But above all, the Irish Catholic with a mischievous twinkle always remained a Chicago parish priest.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:58 PM
New 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....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll.
It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia.
On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:23 AM
WDBJ7 Your Hometown News Leader for the Roanoke/Lynchburg television market is expanding its election and political coverage with the addition of Dr. Robert Denton as a political commentator/analyst. Denton joins long-time WDBJ7 senior political...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
While the electorate is just beginning to pay attention to the 2012 Elections, some Florida politicos have already been considering potential 2014 “what if” election scenarios. For over a year in Florida, there has been intrigue in who would...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Slate's David Weigel reports: Gallup asked voters whether they'd cast ballots or intended to before election day. The early voters broke 52-46 for Mitt Romney. The dawdling voters who would vote before election day were tied, 49-49. The voters waiting.......
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:21 AM
Unions and some lawmakers say the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close plants and post offices would turn customers away and hasten the service's downward spiral.
Now their campaign has been buoyed by revelations of a survey that the Postal Service...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Chicago singer-songwriter Terry Callier never received a fraction of the acclaim he deserved, but nobody who heard him ever forgot him.
The imploring, incantatory quality of his vocals distinguished him from peers, as did his knack for mixing elements of...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:16 AM
A new poll released Wednesday by Roanoke College found that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has overtaken President Barack Obama in Virginia, and that George Allen is leading Tim Kaine in Virginia’s U.S. Senate race.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are ripping out wall-mounted toilets and replacing them with floor models to better support obese patients. The Federal Transit Administration wants buses to be tested for the impact of heavier riders on steering and...
| May 9, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — In her decades as a workplace-behavior expert, Fran Sepler has come across her share of galling behavior, from toenail clipping during meetings to an employee who persisted in addressing a post-maternity-leave peer as "Mommy."