McDonnell to Governor Kaine – We Can Reopen Virginia’s Rest Stops

Friday, July 31, 2009

In a letter to Governor Tim Kaine Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial nominee and former Attorney General of Virginia today proposed solutions for how the Commonwealth can reopen the 18 rest stops recently closed due to budgetary issues. The letter follows: Governor Kaine, Over the past three years you and I served together in statewide office. […]

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Salem Mayor Foley Endorses Democrat Carter Turner for 8th District House of Delegates

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Salem Mayor Foley Endorses Democrat Carter Turner for 8th District House of Delegates

Carter Turner, who announced on Monday his candidacy for Virginia’s 8th House of Delegates District, has been endorsed by Salem Mayor Byron R. “Randy” Foley. Mayor Foley made the following statement: “I am proud to announce my endorsement of Carter Turner for the Virginia House of Delegates in the 8th District. Carter has been my […]

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City to Report Additions to Parklands

Thursday, July 30, 2009

City to Report Additions to Parklands

Roanoke, VA — On Monday, Aug. 10, a press conference will be held at 10 a.m. at the Mill Mountain Discovery Center to report on the additions to parklands in the City of Roanoke. Since 2005, significant acreage has been designated, making Roanoke notably ahead of a number of other cities in the state and […]

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Burger in the Square’s New Sign Not Exactly “In the Square”

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Burger in the Square’s New Sign Not Exactly “In the Square”

UPDATE: An August 10 ribbon-cutting looks probable. Board of Supervisor member Charlotte Moore wrote that “I like their food.  I am also anxious for them to open!” Moore will be at the ribbon cutting for certain. Anita and Louis Wilson owners of the downtown Market building’s Burger in the Square spend as much time chatting […]

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Former P.H. Student Recognized by President Obama for Scientific Research

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Patrick Henry graduate, Felicia Goodrum has been named one of the top 100 beginning researchers by President Obama. Goodrum is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. This recognition is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research […]

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Sarah Palin’s Farewell Speech Actually a Poem – William Shatner- NEW Video

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Sarah Palin's Farewell Speech Actually a Poem - William Shatner- NEW Video

William Shatner reads part of former Governor Sarah Palin’s farewell speech. Palin stepped down as Governor of Alaska July 26. On July 27 The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien O’Brien explained the confusion that people might have had in comprehending the content of Palin’s speech. This was according to O’Brien due to the speech actually […]

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McDonnell Supports Special Session Action to Help Arthur Whitfield

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Whitfield Received Absolute Pardon from Governor After Serving 22 Years in Prison. Legislation Sponsored by Senator Ken Stolle Would Provide Immediate Compensation for Whitfield .   RICHMOND- Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial nominee and former Attorney General of Virginia, today called on the General Assembly to take up legislation providing immediate state compensation for Arthur Whitfield when […]

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Carter Turner New Challenger to Delegate Morgan Griffith – A New Day – Video

Monday, July 27, 2009

Carter Turner New Challenger to Delegate Morgan Griffith – A New Day - Video

It didn’t’ take long to pick up on Carter Turner’s slogan as he announced his candidacy for the House of Delegates 8th District. At least seven times the Democrat proclaimed that it is “a new day.” Ginny Weisz who last week announced her withdrawal as a candidate introduced  Turner who serves as Assistant Professor of […]

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Jody Wagner Accepts Four Debate Invitations

Monday, July 27, 2009

RICHMOND – Today, Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor Jody Wagner announced her acceptance of invitations to four debates and forums with Lt. Governor Bill Bolling in the fall. The campaign accepted invitations from Virginia Votes, the Prince William Committee of 100, the Young Lawyers Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association. Dates and locations have […]

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Spin Zone: Creigh Deeds on the Kind of Governor He Will Be

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Deeds: ‘My Record Will Tell You What Kind of Governor I’ll Be’ Democrat contrasts record, criticizes McDonnell for opposing bipartisan progresses   HOT SPRINGS – Sen. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic candidate for governor, laid out his vision to jump-start Virginia’s economy on Saturday, contrasting it with Bob McDonnell’s record of opposing bipartisan economic progress. “The […]

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Spin Zone: Bob McDonnell Campaign on Homestead Debate

Saturday, July 25, 2009

McDonnell Promotes Job-Creating Proposals, Deeds Highlights Job-Killing Positions  McDonnell 90 Percent with Small Business, Deeds 90 percent with Big Unions Deeds Puts Massive Tax Hikes on Table, Refuses to Talk Straight with Virginia Voters on Transportation   BATH COUNTY- In the first gubernatorial debate of the 2009 campaign, Bob McDonnell repeatedly stood up for Virginia […]

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Virginia State’s Attorney Ponders Delegates Campaign Finances

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Virginia State's Attorney Ponders Delegates Campaign Finances

THE ROANOKE STAR-SENTINEL (July 24): Scrutiny of incumbent Delegate Onzlee Ware’s (D-11) campaign expenditures continues at the Virginia State Board of Elections (SBE) in Richmond. A hearing was scheduled for July 10 but has been postponed to a date yet to be determined. According to James Alcorn, the Policy Advisor with the SBE, James Hopper […]

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