Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op finds new spot for urban farm

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op finds new spot for urban farm

Roanoke, Va. (September 26, 2012) – Ten months after withdrawing its proposal to create an urban farm at the former Countryside Golf Course, Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op has submitted a proposal to Roanoke City Council to purchase 17.5 acres of land from the City of Roanoke to serve as the site for its urban farm. […]

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Cuccinelli certifies abortion facilities regulations

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cuccinelli certifies abortion facilities regulations

RICHMOND (September 26, 2012) – Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office sent notice today to Dr. Karen Remley, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Health, that it has certified that the Board of Health had the statutory authority under Virginia law to adopt the abortion facilities regulations it adopted at its September 14 meeting. The office […]

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Anne Holton tours Virginia Western Community College

Monday, September 24, 2012

Richmond, VA – Today, Anne Holton continued her statewide tour of colleges and community colleges in Roanoke with a visit to Virginia Western Community College. In Roanoke, Holton toured the mechatronics lab and the under-construction Center for Science and Health Professions, which was built with funds from a record higher education bond package that her husband, former […]

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David Bowers’ chances for a statewide office are slim

Monday, September 24, 2012

David Bowers' chances for a statewide office are slim

Updated with political analyst Dr. Bob Denton on Bowers’ chances for statewide office. Updated with Dave Trinkle response. David Bower’s is looking at his last term as the mayor of Roanoke. I guess you could call him a “lame duck.” It was a tight race this year between the incumbent and his Republican challenger Mark […]

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Tim Kaine cautiously optimistic as he rallies supporters in Roanoke

Monday, September 24, 2012

Tim Kaine cautiously optimistic as he rallies supporters in Roanoke

The tight quarters of the Tanglewood West office proved too small for 100 supporters Saturday morning as the energized former Governor and DNC chair Tim Kaine ran through a list of his positions on the economy, sequestration, debt and the Affordable Care Act. Through it all he repeated the theme of compromise and “coming together.” […]

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Ann Davey Masters Memorial Sculpture Garden dedicated

Friday, September 21, 2012

Ann Davey Masters Memorial Sculpture Garden dedicated

The Ann Davey Masters Memorial Sculpture Garden was dedicated in Vic Thomas Park Thursday morning. Over 100 people gathered as Mayor Bowers, the artists, Clean Valley Council, the Roanoke Arts Commission and Eric Thomas cut the ribbon. Vic Thomas’ son Eric said the contributions Masters made to a cleaner, better environment is what his dad […]

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Craig Romney talks about family at Romney headquarters

Friday, September 21, 2012

Craig Romney talks about family at Romney headquarters

Craig Romney was 30 minutes late to Roanoke’s Romney headquarters Thursday afternoon. While supporters patiently waited for his arrival, financial planner Maynard Keller was scurrying around promoting a photo opportunity in hopes of getting the young Romney in his 1969 AMC Javelin. Craig’s grandfather, George Romney was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 […]

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Virgil Goode investigation keeps him on Virginia ballot

Friday, September 21, 2012

The Republican Party of Virginia went before the Virginia State Board of Elections August 6 charging Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode of Franklin County with suspicion of improperly obtained petition signatures in an attempt to kick him off the presidential ballot. The feared he would take critical votes from Republican candidate Mitt Romney. The SBE […]

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The Romney video that dismisses 47% of the electorate

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

This is the video if you have not seen you don’t have a television. I must be a moocher since I’m on social security and I collected unemployment at one time and my kids were on free lunch. I recovered but Romney says I shouldn’t vote for him because I took government assistance. What do […]

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Ward Armstrong and Danville teacher denounce Mitt Romney’s behind-closed-doors comments

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Roanoke, Va. – Today, Former Minority Leader Ward Armstrong and retired Danville Teacher Crystal Gregory will hold a press call to discuss Mitt Romney’s remarks at a closed-doors fundraiser, where he stated that 47% of Americans view themselves as “victims,” don’t pay their taxes, feel entitled to handouts, and are unwilling to take “personal responsibility” […]

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Mitt Romney releases “War On Coal” television Ad

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Boston, MA – Today, Romney for President released a new television advertisement titled “War On Coal.” President Obama is ruining the coal industry and it’s affecting real people across the country. We have 250 years of coal. Why wouldn’t we use it? AD FACTS: Script For “War On Coal”: MAN: “Obama’s ruining the coal industry.” […]

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Message sent to my neighbors

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Message sent to my neighbors

As I expected we lost the battle and well actually the war. What politician would vote against children and positive economic impact to the city coffers. Those of you who have been here since 2005 know what we’ve been through. First it was upscale housing built by Toll Brothers, they looked at the property after […]

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