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RC Poll: Division Abounds Among Virginians

6 hours ago
Chris O'Meara / AP

A new poll from Roanoke College shows that Virginia reflects a growing divide among Americans on both sides of the political aisle.

Steve Helber / AP

Should local and state law enforcement officials enforce federal immigration laws? That’s a debate that heating up in the final days of the General Assembly session in Richmond this week.

Celebrating the First Amendment in Floyd, VA

17 hours ago
Kurt Holtz

The first amendment to the U.S. constitution is just a few short lines, but it speaks volumes. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

This past weekend, more than a hundred people in Floyd, Virginia came out to celebrate those words and explore their meaning.  Robbie Harris prepared this report.

When it comes to military veterans, Virginia is number one with more vets per capita than any other state.  Because most qualify for educational benefits under the GI bill, many end up in college, but the transition isn’t always easy. 

Could Skype Become a Court Testimony Tool?

Feb 21, 2017
David Burillo / Flickr

Should court testimony happen in person? Or would a video feed work just as well? As Michael Pope tells us, lawmakers in Richmond say Skype should be coming to a courthouse near you.

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