Willy Wonka Jr. featuring a female lead begins tonight

A classic story with a twist will be brought to life by children from our area beginning tonight and WFIR’s Ian Price has details on how you can get a “golden” ticket:

07-26 Willy Wonka Jr WEB-WRAP

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Mystery behind GOP Senate healthcare vote today draws concern

The Senate is expected to vote today on whether or not to repeal – or repeal and replace – the Affordable Care Act, but as WFIR’s Ian Price reports they won’t have any support from senators here in the commonwealth:

07-25 Kaine-HC WEB-WRAP

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“Great American Eclipse” providing researchers a rare opportunity

While many are making plans to watch the eclipse next month researchers at Virginia Tech are preparing to study its effects. WFIR’s Ian Price has details:

07-24 Eclipse Study WEB-WRAP

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Virginia ranked near the bottom of “Most Fun” states survey

Do you think Virginia is a fun place to live? Because a ranking of the most fun states in America has the commonwealth behind a large majority of the nation. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

07-21 Most Fun WEB-WRAP

Full survey results can be found here

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FCC receives record responses to rolling back Net Neutrality

More than 9 million public comments have been submitted to the Federal Communications Commission on rolling back Obama-era net neutrality regulations. A record response as WFIR’s Ian Price reports:

07-20 Net Neutrality WEB-WRAP

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ISIS losing ground in Middle East, status update today

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has a closed meeting today on the status of the war against the Islamic State Group. WFIR’s Ian Price has details from Virginia’s Junior Senator:

07-19 ISIS Update WEB-WRAP

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Sen. Warner giving Jared Kushner “benefit of the doubt” for now

U.S. Senator Mark Warner

Virginia’s Mark Warner has been all over cable news stations as part of a media blitz discussing the latest developments involving Russian meddling in the 2016 election. More from WFIR’s Ian Price:

07-17 Media Blitz WEB-WRAP

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Wireless broadband network connects first responders during emergencies

Virginia is the first state to opt in to a system that will give first responders an edge during an emergency. Details from WFIR’s Ian Price:

07-14 FRN WEB-Wrap

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High temperatures can be dangerous for children, vehicles, and drivers

With the temperatures aiming closer to 100 today — AAA is reminding everyone about the dangers associated with cars in high temperatures. More from WFIR’s Ian Price:

07-12 Hot Hot Car WEB-WRAP

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Warner: Disturbing pattern between Trump campaign officials and Russians

U.S. Senator Mark Warner

U.S. Senator Mark Warner says Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer to allegedly discuss compromising information on Hillary Clinton is the first clear evidence members of the Trump campaign met with Russians to discredit Clinton. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

07-11 Warner DTJ WEB-WRAP

 

 

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