Tag: Roanoke Times

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Report: Virginia Tech signs Bud Foster to five-year extension

The Roanoke Times is reporting today that Virginia Tech defensive coordinator has agreed to a five-year extension that will pay him at least $756,000 annually.


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Hand in the cookie jar? Democrats raise issue with Terry Kilgore, tobacco commission

Yesterday marked yet another episode in the shady saga of Terry Kilgore as he continues to use his official Tobacco Commission chairmanship to benefit his family members.


Robert Sarvis accepts Mary Washington Senate debate invite

Today, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate Robert Sarvis announced he has accepted an invitation to a Senate candidate debate at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg.


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Groups push Cantor, Goodlatte on Voting Rights Act

Local chapters of civil rights and voting groups are taking out full page ads in the Roanoke Times and Richmond Times-Dispatch calling on their members of Congress to move the process forward on the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act


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Virginia Tech announces 2014 football recruiting class

Nine All-America caliber players highlight a football recruiting class composed of 28 student-athletes, as announced by Virginia Tech on Wednesday.


Sixth District: It’s time for new blood in Congress

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Sam Rasoul forced the Sixth District Democratic Party to live up to its name. It had been 10 years since the party had even tried to challenge Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte in the Sixth, after his 40-point win over then-Roanoke mayor David Bowers in a race that had seemed at […]


Harbinger editor in today’s Roanoke Times

Notes from the Press column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net A friend of the AFP has an op-ed in today’s Roanoke Times. Star City Harbinger editor Hank Bostwick cowrote the piece, “Look at Roanoke for school accreditation policy,” with Just Children staff attorney Sarah Geddes. Bostwick’s day job has him working as a staff attorney with […]