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Salem Red Sox to host tribute to Alison Parker, Adam Ward

The Salem Red Sox will be hosting a Tribute to Alison and Adam Night at LewisGale Field on Saturday, July 30th.


JMU television studio named for slain alumna Alison Parker

A television studio in Harrison Hall has been named the Alison B. Parker Television Studio in honor of the slain JMU alumna.


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WDBJ tragedy, lessons focus of talk at Washington and Lee

Two members of Roanoke’s WDBJ-TV 7 staff will visit Washington and Lee University Feb. 3 and tell their stories of the live TV tragedy last August.


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Yes, Virginia, it’s time to act on gun control

Virginia made history last week – not for the kind of event for which we would like to be remembered, but one nonetheless that took place on our soil and will be talked about around the globe.


Virginia Tech football to honor WDBJ shooting victims

Virginia Tech Athletics will honor the memory of two WDBJ journalists who were tragically killed in a shooting last week at the Hokies’ home football opener with #1 Ohio State on Labor Day night.


JMU: Donors offer to match Alison Parker Memorial Fund gifts

As of Friday morning, James Madison University had confirmed that just over $25,000 in gifts and pledges to support the Alison B. Parker Memorial Fund had been received to date.


Latest on investigation into WDBJ shootings

Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, FBI and ATF have been working around the clock since the WDBJ shootings occurred to collect, analyze, and process a significant amount of evidence, interviews, and documentation.


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The Chris Graham Show: Gun rights, gun control and WDBJ

The Chris Graham Show dives into the tangled topics of gun rights and gun control in the wake of the tragic WDBJ shootings.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks WDBJ shootings

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington discussing the tragic on-air shootings of two WDBJ reporters.


WDBJ shootings: Numb about sums it up

Alison Parker and Adam Ward woke up this morning, way too early this morning, if you ask me, since they worked the morning news shift at WDBJ, looking forward to a picturesque drive to Smith Mountain Lake.


Reaction to tragic WDBJ shootings

Reactions have been pouring in from across Virginia and across the country to the tragic on-air shootings of WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward.


Former WDBJ reporter shoots, kills two reporters live on air: Dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound

A disgruntled former WDBJ TV reporter who shot a reporter and a cameraman live on air this morning is dead after apparently shooting himself in Fauquier County.


Waynesboro Short Film Festival winners on city cable-access channel

The works of the three winners of the Waynesboro Cultural Commission’s 2014 Short Film Festival will be available on the City of Waynesboro access channel (#7 on Comcast and #20 on Lumos) at 11 am and 6 pm beginning September 16 and continuing to October 15.


Analysis: Any fireworks in the final Virginia governor’s debate?

Might Ken Cuccinelli have an October surprise for Terry McAuliffe? Can McAuliffe stay on-script and avoid being off-the-cuff this one last time?


Sarvis campaign releases video to highlight debate exclusion

Kind of an odd way to do this, but … it’s also kind of odd that Robert Sarvis isn’t being included in the upcoming Oct. 24 WDBJ gubernatorial debate.


Robert Sarvis denied spot in WDBJ governor’s debate

Robert Sarvis is rising in the polls, but his improved showing wasn’t enough to earn him a spot in the Oct. 24 governor’s debate being sponsored by WDBJ in Roanoke.