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  • Carl Deffenbaugh

    Carl Deffenbaugh
    Carl Deffenbaugh is an energetic, accomplished journalist thrilled to cover Michiana as the weekend sports anchor at WSBT-TV. Throughout his career, Carl has covered major college programs and championships, the biggest names in professional sports and...
  • Who Is Morgan Harrington?

    Who Is Morgan Harrington?
    One month ago Tuesday, 20-year-old Morgan Harrington disappeared outside a concert in Charlottesville. Since then her pictures and her parents have remained in the headlines. In fact, on the one month mark a woman's body was found in Roanoke, the city...
  • Roanoke, Virginia on the rally

    During a recent visit to my husband's hometown, we watched as a colorful local character saunter into the downtown Roanoke coffee shop where we were refueling. "Slow," as he prefers to be called, was decked out in a leather and leopard-print ensemble...
  • Decades later, siblings finally embrace

    In the letter she left at the orphanage, Katherine Morris pleaded with social workers to treat her baby boy right. The year was 1946, and she was leaving her 1-year-old son for reasons that may never come to light. "Please give Tommy whole pasteurized...
  • Obama, McCain Bring Health Care Fight To Battleground States

    Obama, McCain Bring Health Care Fight To Battleground States
    Democrat Barack Obama on Friday sought to undercut Republican John McCain's support among older voters, warning that McCain wants to cut Medicare to pay for other plans. McCain, whose aides said Obama was distorting facts to scare seniors, called Obama's...
  • Julie Bragg

    Julie Bragg
    I was only 15 when I first stepped foot into the studios at CBS 6. Back in the late 1980's, I was lucky enough to be chosen to be one of WTVR's For Kids' Sake Ambassadors. The first day that I visited Channel 6, I decided "what I wanted to be when I...
  • Obama: McCain hurt Medicare

     
    by John McCormick ROANOKE, Va. - Campaigning in a conservative part of a state that has consistently voted Republican for president since 1964, Sen. Barack Obama told an audience this afternoon that his Republican rival hurt Medicare. Citing a recent........
  • The bridge tax

     
    At its meeting tonight, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors will discuss what they plan to lobby state lawmakers for next year.Tops on their list: removing the tolls from the George P. Coleman Bridge.Supervisors claim the tolls cost someone who travels...
  • Health-care TV ad wars underway

     
    by Mark Silva In the roiling mix of political crosswinds that may come to characterize the 2009-2010 elections -- in which a Republican quit one congressional race to campaign for the winning Democrat, and in which the president's party was......
  • Wilmette man in murder, suicide had a violent history

    A Wilmette man who police say shot his wife and her teenage son to death Monday before taking his own life had spent 15 years behind bars for the murder of his previous spouse in Chicago. The prosecutor in that case said Monday that he always feared...
  • It's a Small World After All

    I miss my friends. They are spread out all over the place. Most of my good friends migrated to Pittsburgh. But one of them is living in Roanoke, Virginia. I always say Natasha and I "grew up" together. We didn't really. We met when we were about 23...