| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns.
Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.
A school speech therapist who works as an independent contractor, she doesn't...
| Nov 3, 2012
Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67.
| 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.
| Oct 31, 2012
Chicago singer-songwriter Terry Callier never received a fraction of the acclaim he deserved, but no one who heard him ever forgot him.
The imploring, incantatory quality of his vocals distinguished him from peers, as did his knack for mixing elements...
| 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.......
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:34 AM
President Barack Obama has an eight-point lead in Virginia over Mitt Romney, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday.
According to the poll, Obama leads Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, 47 percent to 39 percent.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:41 PM
As the old saying goes, the only poll that matters is the one taken on Election Day.
But with 39 days before voters head to the voting booths, several other polls are being released — and experts expect more will be published in the coming...
| 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...
| 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."
| 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...