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Podcast: Chris Graham talks severe weather, politics, ACC hoops

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham makes his final appearance on WREL’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan,” which marks its final broadcast today.


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Will Virginia lawmakers agree on state budget adjustments?

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va.


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The General Assembly is under way: The political posturing begins

The 2015 Virginia General Assembly is under way in Richmond. With legislative elections looming in November, will lawmakers achieve anything of substance, or will the session be about political posturing with control of the General Assembly the prize?


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What are the chances of a successful Bob McDonnell appeal?

Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell are saying they will appeal his convictions on 11 counts in a federal corruption trial that has him headed to prison on Feb. 9. But what are the chances that an appeal can be successful?


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Playoffs! Getting ready for big NFL weekend, college football title game

It’s moving weekend in the NFL playoffs, with four scintillating divisional-round matchups, capped by the 2015 college football national championship game pitting #2 Oregon and #4 Ohio State.


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How many years does Bob McDonnell face in next week’s sentencing?

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be sentenced next week on convictions in his 2014 corruption trial. The one-time rising Republican star faces a decade in prison, but will McDonnell really get that much time? AFP editor Chris Graham and host Jim Bresnahan discuss the McDonnell sentencing on WREL-1450AM.


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Playoff time: College, NFL begin postseason

It’s playoff time, with the first-ever I-A college football playoff beginning Thursday with Alabama-Ohio State and Oregon-Florida State, and the NFL getting its postseason under way on Saturday. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk playoff football.


Bigger Virginia Tech football news: The bowl, or Bud Foster?

Virginia Tech will play Cincinnati in the Military Bowl on Saturday, but that is a distant second in term of big news surrounding the Hokies football program this week. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham discusses the contract extension given to Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va.


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Will Medicaid expansion issue push General Assembly into second overtime?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is going to make a push for Medicaid expansion in the 2015 Virginia General Assembly session. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM to discuss the impact that the Medicaid push may have on what promises to be a contentious winter in the state capital.


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New VMI football coach, D3 playoffs, college basketball highlight WREL interview

Was VMI’s move to hire UVA offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim to take over the Keydets football program a smart move? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to discuss the hire.


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More on the UVA Rolling Stone rape story, Virginia politics and more

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk about the latest developments in the Rolling Stone UVA rape story controversy.


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AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down the college football playoff

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports, with a focus this week on getting an early look at the four-team college football playoff.


AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports. This week’s segment goes into detail on the UVA-Virginia Tech football game, won for the 11th straight year by the Hokies. How does Tech keep doing it? The JMU-Liberty playoff game, what the Washington Redskins can do with Robert Griffin III and college basketball wrap us up.


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AFP editor Chris Graham talks UVA sports, Black Friday on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Black Friday to talk UVA sports, Black Friday shopping, some Virginia politics and more.


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UVA, Virginia Tech football clash focus of AFP editor Chris Graham on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk about the upcoming UVA-Virginia Tech football game on Friday.


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UVA, Virginia Tech football highlight AFP radio segment

AFP editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports. The focus of the segment is this weekend’s ACC games involving UVA and Virginia Tech.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Who is playing the best football in the ACC right now? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk ACC football.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks UVA, Virginia Tech, JMU sports on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk Virginia sports.


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WREL: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Mark Warner poll, latest on Jesse Matthew

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics. The segment includes a discussion of a new Christopher Newport University poll showing Democrat Mark Warner up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in his Senate re-election race.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks UVA, Virginia Tech football on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM. Chris breaks down UVA football’s gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to North Carolina on Saturday and talks about the hot seat that Virginia Cavaliers coach Mike London is on with four games to go in the 2014 season.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks news, sports on WREL-1450AM

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington to talk news and sports. The segment begins with the latest in the Hannah Graham disappearance and the investigation into the role that Jesse Matthew may have played in that case and other missing persons cases in Central Virginia. A look at the U.S. Senate race and the weekend in college football wrap us up.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM to talk sports. Chris reviews the weekend in ACC football, with a focus on the Virginia Cavaliers and Virginia Tech Hokies. Then looking ahead to this week, the focus turns toward whether either team can stay alive in the ACC Coastal Division race. The NFL, the World Series and more wrap us up.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks news on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The segment covers local and Virginia news, including the latest on the shooting of a motorist on Interstate 64 in Augusta County by a Virginia State Trooper, the investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham and, changing gears, the U.S. Senate race involving incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The focus is back on ACC football, with Virginia Tech (4-2, 1-1 ACC) prepping for a date Thursday night at Pitt (3-3, 1-1 ACC), and UVA (4-2, 2-0 ACC) heading down to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) on Saturday.