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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.


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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 begins with a review of the latest news in the investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, and the investigation into her alleged abductor, Jesse Matthew, who is also a prime suspect in another disappearance, the 2009 case of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. The focus then turns to the 2014 Senate race and a recent poll that shows incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner’s lead tightening.


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

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports. Chris and Jim recap the weekend in college football with an eye to UVA and Virginia Tech in the ACC, then turn their attention to the MLB playoffs.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Hannah Graham case on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk about the latest in the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham and the man arrested in connection with her case, Jesse Matthew.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk local sports. The segment includes an in-depth look at UVA and Virginia Tech football.


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AFP editor Chris Graham talks Hannah Graham case on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham discusses the latest developments in the disappearance of UVA student Hannah Graham on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor joined host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM to talk sports.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

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


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

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


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports, politics on WREL

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


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

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


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The focus of the discussion is the fallout from the guilty verdicts in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks college football, more on WREL

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


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks news, politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talked news and politics with WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., with host Jim Bresnahan. The segment covered the latest news regarding the military jet crash in Augusta County this week, plus the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell, and looked ahead to the opening weekend of college football.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks football on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talked sports on WREL-1450AM in Lexington with “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” Chris and Jim broke down the football season openers for UVA, which is taking on seventh-ranked UCLA, and Virginia Tech, which is facing William and Mary.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Virginia, with morning-show host Jim Bresnahan. The topics covered this week include the ongoing corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and the news that U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has agreed to a series of joint appearances and debates with his two re-election rivals.


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AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports every Tuesday with WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Virginia, with host Jim Bresnahan. This week’s sports segment looks at the NFL preseason with a focus on the Washington Redskins, the Major League Baseball pennant races and looks ahead to the start of college football on Aug. 30.


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AFP editor Chris Graham talks Bob McDonnell, Tony Stewart on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks this week on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Virginia, with host Jim Bresnahan on the latest on the Bob McDonnell corruption case and the ongoing news regarding the fatal on-track accident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart.


AFP on WREL: A GOP challenge for Goodlatte?

AFP editor Chris Graham talks news and politics with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with talk about Virginia’s $544 million budget surplus announced this week by Gov. Bob McDonnell. Democrats have pointed out that the surplus is far from being all good news – given the cuts in education, transportation and other […]


AFP on WREL: Football fever

We return from vacation with a new segment of AFP on WREL featuring AFP editor Chris Graham and WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” Chris and Jim talk about the signing by the Seattle Mariners of Danny Hultzen, the UVa. lefthander who was the #2 pick in June’s Major League draft. The focus then shifts to […]


The AFP on WREL: News and politics on tap

AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia news and sports with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with coverage of the announcement tour of State Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge, who is running for re-election in the 24th House District this fall. The discussion then turns to sports, specifically #1 UVa.’s must-win game against South […]


The AFP on WREL: World Series or bust

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment is baseball-intense, for good reason. #1 UVa. is in Omaha aiming for the school’s first College World Series crown. Can the Cavs do it? A tour around the Valley League wraps us up. The big question in the Valley: Can we […]


The AFP on WREL: Pennant fever

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look at this week’s ACC and Big South baseball tournaments. Can #3 Virginia regain its footing after being swept over the weekend at UNC? Can anybody in the Big South knock off perennial league power Coastal Carolina? We […]


The AFP on WREL: Pennant fever

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look at this week’s ACC and Big South baseball tournaments. Can #3 Virginia regain its footing after being swept over the weekend at UNC? Can anybody in the Big South knock off perennial league power Coastal Carolina? We […]


The AFP on WREL: Politics in season

AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a discussion of the ongoing back-and-forth on legislative redistricting. The clock is ticking with the November 2011 elections getting closer every day. Will state legislators and Gov. McDonnell get a deal done soon? The talk wraps with an […]