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The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
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Nation NowAs Virginia Tech students raise money for the family of Deriek Crouse, a funeral will be held for the campus police officer killed Thursday. Meanwhile, police seek a motive in the Virginia Tech shootings....
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: 'The private sector is strengthened when the public sector is restrained'Top of the TicketRepublican Virginia governor cuts budget, invests in highways...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIf Trouble Don't Kill Me A Family's Story of Brotherhood, War, and Bluegrass Ralph Berrier Jr. Crown: 304 pp., $25 We're all familiar with the standard musician biography: down-and-out upbringing, often involving the death of — or at least...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDuring 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...
The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak filed for bankruptcy Friday, a sign the beleaguered company plans to cease business in the wake of the health scare. The Virginia-based Peanut Corp. of America filed for Chapter...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA push is underway to change a state law that prohibits convicted felons from voting. Virginia is one of four states where voting rights are not automatically restored for non-violent felons, after their sentence is carried out. A group of religious...
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Assignment ManagerFresh off last weekend's Republican convention, the party's statewide ticket is crisscrossing Virginia. Gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the candidates at a stop at the Roanoke Regional Airport Monday morning. ...
The Roanoke Times, Va.Each year on a Monday night in late May, Cindy Goldstein steps to a podium at the B'nai B'rith Athletic and Achievement Awards banquet and announces the name of a local high school senior. And each year, a grateful teenager takes home the Artie Levin...
WDBJ7 is tagging along as a team of meteorology professors and students are using the Midwest as their classroom this week. Chris Hurst is with them for the next two days. He and photojournalist Andy May met up with them late Saturday night as they were...
The Roanoke Times, Va.Three out of four groups registered with Adopt-A-Highway in Virginia didn't report collecting any trash last year, state records show. That's possibly why there was an empty plastic motor-oil bottle on the side of Buck Mountain Road recently, 500 feet...
The Roanoke Times, Va.The first condo building at the South Peak development has been completed, and a different part of the project will start to take shape soon. Dirt has already been moved to prepare the site of a Hilton Garden Inn at the Roanoke County development,...
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