“Cutting Losses” Can Be More Painful Than You Think

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Submitted by: Mike Pendleton, AAMS Why do stock prices fall? Various factors are involved, but in a nutshell, prices drop when more people want to sell stocks than buy them. Conversely, the more people who buy a particular stock, the faster that stock’s price will rise. If you’ve studied basic economics and the law of […]

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Cronkite’s call came too late

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Submitted by: Frank Munley of Salem I too am critical of Cronkite, but from a quite opposite perspective: He should have known from the start of the 1965 buildup, if not before, that the U.S. war effort was futile. My understanding of this futility was deepened a few years ago when I visited the Military […]

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Democrats Gather and Remember Ted Kennedy at RVDW Picnic – Video

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Democrats Gather and Remember Ted Kennedy at RVDW Picnic - Video

MAYOR DAVID BOWERS REMEMBERS SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY As Democratic women, candidates and officials gathered at the Longwood Park pavilion Friday evening they payed tribute to Sen. Ted Kennedy. Roanoke city’s Mayor David Bowers gave a fitting eloquent speech both remembering Sen. Kennedy and his dream of health care for all. As an Irishman himself he recalled when […]

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14th Annual Greater Griffith Open – Sen. Smith Bogies 1st Hole

Friday, August 28, 2009

14th Annual Greater Griffith Open – Sen. Smith Bogies 1st Hole

GRIFFITH TALKS ABOUT HIS CHALLENGER AND MARRIAGE AMENDMENT Get a hole-in-one and win your choice of a Hot Wheel Thursday evening at the Greater Griffith Open. There were about 50 adults and children at 8th District Delegate Morgan Griffith’s fundraiser. At the annual event Republican Griffith said that it gives him a chance to do […]

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Complaint and Petition to be Delivered to the Commonwealth Attorney – Complaint Attached

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Complaint and Petition to be Delivered to the Commonwealth Attorney - Complaint Attached

CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE COMPLAINT. (MS Word) REGRETS HAVING TO MAKE A COMPLAINT AGAINST HIS DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVE Mark Douglas Powell lived abroad and moved around in the U.S. until he was able to put down roots in Roanoke in 2006. Powell said that he has “always embraced and supported the core principles of […]

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Roanoke City Econonomic Development Advised of Conditions at Countryside Golf Course 20 Months Ago

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Roanoke City Econonomic Development Advised of Conditions at Countryside Golf Course 20 Months Ago

LETTER PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 2008 AND PRESENTED TO COUNCIL THE SAME MONTH  January 16, 2008 – To Mr. Brian K. Brown, Roanoke City Economic Development Administrator Dear Mr. Brown: This letter is in response to your correspondence, dated January 4, 2008; regarding the current conditions at Countryside Golf Course. First, as you mentioned, it is […]

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Creigh Deeds on Fox 5 – Video

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ALEXANDRIA – Today, Sen. Deeds appeared on two local morning news programs, WTTG Fox and WUSA CBS. During the interviews, Sen. Deeds discussed his plans to move Virginia forward including his tax cut for every job created. When asked whether he was following the Warner-Kaine playbook, Deeds drew a clear distinction between his vision for […]

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McDonnell’s New Ad on Energy – Deeds Points to “Wannabe” Editorial

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

In a Press release Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Attorney General of Virginia, announced a new general election television ad he called “New Energy, New Jobs.”  The ad is targeted to McDonnell’s “policies to create new jobs, attract new businesses, enact common-sense education reforms, provide innovative solutions to our transportation challenges and bring more […]

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Virginia Credit Union League Endorses Bob McDonnell

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

RICHMOND – The Virginia Credit Union League, a trade association representing the Commonwealth’s 194 not-for-profit credit unions and the 3 million member-owners residing in Virginia, announced today that is has endorsed Bob McDonnell in his campaign for governor. “Virginia’s credit unions are proud to endorse Bob McDonnell for governor,” said Virginia Credit Union League President […]

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Wagner and Deeds Call on Delegate Hamilton to Resign

Monday, August 24, 2009

The line is forming demanding Delegate Phil Hamilton resign along with an editorial today in The Roanoke Times: RICHMOND – Today, Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor Jody Wagner released the following statement regarding Delegate Phillip Hamilton: “Delegate Hamilton abused his position as a public servant for personal gain. His apologies and denials fall short. Virginians […]

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BREAKING: Gubernatorial Debate Scheduled at Roanoke College

Saturday, August 22, 2009

BREAKING: Gubernatorial Debate Scheduled at Roanoke College

Saturday morning the Roanoker restaurant was host to an intimate relaxed breakfast with Creigh Deeds, wife Pam and daughter, staff and friends. It was raining buckets. Deeds Democratic candidate for Governor and Carter Turner Democratic candidate for the 8th District both had sausage and gravy biscuits as did yours truly (1/2 portion). Last night I asked […]

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Creigh Deeds at Salem Headquarters with Carter Turner – Video

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Creigh Deeds at Salem Headquarters with Carter Turner - Video

After outlining his priorities in an 11:00 AM webcast from George Mason University Creigh Deeds Democratic candidate for Governor made the rounds in Roanoke. He first stopped by the historic downtown Texas Tavern for some grub then popped in at the shared Democratic headquarters in Salem. The small space was packed, hot and humid. Even […]

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