| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The President was about thirty minutes behind schedule when Air Force One touched down at Roanoke Regional Airport Friday evening, but a small group that welcomed Barack Obama to western Virginia wasn't disappointed.
The President walked from the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
"Our message today to Congress, don't throw wind off the fiscal cliff," says Sarah Bucci, Environment Virginia.
The clock is ticking and this group doesn't want to be caught under the buzzer.
Explains Bucci, "Incentives are benefits in place to build...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Polling on the 2016 presidential contest has already started, and Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped out to a better-than 2-to-1 lead -- over last place finisher Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
That's if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:31 PM
U.S. Senator Mark Warner announced today that he would not make a run for the governor's office ending speculation that he might run for another term in Richmond. He called his term as governor "the best job I ever had" but says he wants to be a...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:50 PM
UPDATED 09/24/2012 07:42 p.m.
After almost 30 years, the Theater at Lime Kiln will close for good. Executive Director Tony Russell made the announcement during a Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night.
The Theater's last day...
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Over the next several days, graduation ceremonies are taking place all over the country, including Virginia Tech.
But this year, the university will be hosting a very special commencement speaker, America's First Lady - Michelle Obama.
The First Lady...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:40 PM
The race for Virginia's Senate seat was front and center in different parts of Lynchburg Thursday afternoon.
Tim Kaine stopped at the Lynchburg train station to highlight his plan for investing in American infrastructure.
Kaine talked about his work...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Election Day is almost here, and both presidential campaigns spent time in our area Monday.
Vice President Joe Biden was plugging away on this final day of campaigning.
On Monday afternoon he made an unexpected visit to Roanoke.
The Obama campaign...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:56 PM
As the hours dwindle down to Election Day, Democrat Tim Kaine made his final pitch to voters Monday.
Candidate Kaine remains in a statistical dead heat for Virginia’s open U.S. Senate seat with Republican candidate George Allen.
Most polls have...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...