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  • Already? One election at a time please…

     
    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...
  • President Obama and Tim Kaine have big leads in Virginia, according to Roanoke College poll

    President Obama and Tim Kaine have big leads in Virginia, according to Roanoke College poll
    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. Obama and...
  • As America's waistline expands, costs soar

    As America's waistline expands, costs soar
    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...
  • Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR

    Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR
    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." The bad...
  • Terry Callier: Farewell to a distinctive Chicago voice

    Terry Callier: Farewell to a distinctive Chicago voice
    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...
  • Roanoke College poll: Romney, Allen lead in Virginia

    Roanoke College poll: Romney, Allen lead in Virginia
    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. According to...
  • Roanoke College poll shows Virginians undecided in gubernatorial election

    Roanoke College poll shows Virginians undecided in gubernatorial election
    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....
  • Roanoke College posts poll results about Virginians and hot-button issues

    Roanoke College posts poll results about Virginians and hot-button issues
    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....
  • WDBJ7 announces expanded political coverage analysis team

    WDBJ7 announces expanded political coverage analysis team
    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...
  • Gun lobby defends not the Constitution but a cynical business model

    There's a little known fact about guns in America, and it's one that the firearms industry and its political allies don't like to dwell on: The rate of gun ownership in America is declining. This has been the case for decades. Rates peaked way back in...
  • Gun Ownership And Gun Culture In Decline

    There's a little-known fact about guns in America, and it's one that the firearms industry and its political allies don't like to dwell on: The rate of gun ownership in America is declining. This has been the case for decades. Rates peaked way back in...