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Video: AFP coverage of Waynesboro South River flooding

AFP editor Chris Graham reports from several locations in Waynesboro impacted by South River flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence.

ReportADrugDealer.com: Important law-enforcement tool, or racist?

As the ReportADrugDealer.com website was rolling out last September, I found myself engaged in a conversation with a community activist who did everything but say the idea was racist.

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Analysis: New credit legislation to improve consumer financial protection

- New legislation that requires credit reporting agencies to allow free credit freezes will simplify safeguarding your financial history, according to Virginia Tech expert Travis Mountain.
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Northam designates Sept. 16–22 as Forensic Science and Medicine Week

- Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation declaring the week of Sept. 16–22 as Forensic Science and Medicine Week in Virginia.

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How about that non-ending to the WWE Hell in a Cell main event last night?

- Never thought I’d see a Hell in a Cell match end in a no-contest. Not when we’ve had matches that included guys being thrown from the cage to the floor and from the cage to the mat below, among many other things.
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UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks Louisville

- UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters ahead of the Cavaliers' Week 4 ACC opener against Louisville.

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Choosing the ideal stationery for your business

- There are many goods and services that are vital to businesses and one of the key ones is stationery.
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Online streaming and the evolution of eSports

- The eSports industry is far more mature than one might first think. The industry has only just started to rise to the mainstream, though, but it is something that has captured the attention of gamers for decades.

 

 

AFP Editor Chris Graham

chris graham espnChris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com, an award-winning journalist and editor, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Virginia, and has covered Virginia politics since 1997.

An author of six books, Chris also co-wrote a book on the history of University of Virginia basketball, Mad About U: Four Decades of Basketball at University Hall, which was published in 2006.

Chris has covered University of Virginia sports since 1995, and is a commentator on ESPN3 college football and baseball broadcasts.

This fall, Chris will serve as the play-by-play voice on radio broadcasts for VMI football, marking his fourth season as a broadcaster for Keydets’ radio broadcasts.

He is a member of the Football Writers Assocation of America, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

From 2009-2014, Chris was the play-by-play voice of the Waynesboro Generals, a team competing in the Valley Baseball League, a premier college summer baseball league affiliated with Major League Baseball and the NCAA.

The former co-host of “ACC Nation,” a syndicated radio show that ran for four years, ending in 2007, Chris is currently a contributor to “The Mark Moses Show” on 95.9-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla.

Chris also served as a member of the creative team and on-air TV commentator for Awesome Wrestling Entertainment on AWE’s Night of the Legends live pay-per-view event in 2011.

Chris wrote a book on that experience, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, that was published in 2018.

He is also the former co-host of “Viewpoints” on WVPT, a weekly news affairs TV show that aired from 2016-2017.

Books by Chris Graham

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.
Read for free: click here.

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the struggles faced by coaches Barbara Kelly and Dan Bonner in the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here.

 

 

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