Second Democrat joins 8th District House of Delegates race

Campaign 2017 WFIRA small business owner Bryan Keele announced yesterday that he’s running for the Democratic nomination for the 8th District House of Delegates seat currently held by Salem Republican Delegate Greg Habeeb. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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New data shows impact of immigration in Bob Goodlatte’s district

With Immigration legislation in the forefront of lawmaker’s minds – New data released by a bipartisan organization that supports immigration reform highlights the contributions immigrants have in every congressional district. WFIR’s Ian Price has details on immigration’s impact in our area:

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A full breakdown of the numbers from New American Economy can be found here

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Processing “Fake News” isn’t as simple as fact checking

Serious concerns are being raised about how fake news stories are being spread through social media by everyone from your old high school friend to the President of the United States. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Hollins University professor outlines importance of National Security Adviser

Ed Lynch

President Donald Trump spent the weekend interviewing finalists to be the next National Security Adviser after Michael Flynn’s resignation. WFIR’s Ian Price spoke with a local professor – who was a member of the Reagan administration – about the open position:

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Report: Younger millennials are worst behaved drivers

A report released this week finds that younger millennials are the riskiest drivers, but no age group is setting a good example. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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VT prof: Next National Security Adviser will face extra challenges

A local professor is weighing in on the hurdles facing whoever may replace now resigned National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Jurassic Quest returns to Roanoke with even bigger dinosaurs

A chance to take a trip back in time and walk among the dinosaurs returns to Roanoke this weekend. As WFIR’s Ian Price reports:

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Record number of Fulbright scholarship finalist out of Roanoke College

Six students at Roanoke College have been named finalists for the government’s flagship education exchange program. WFIR’s Ian Price has the story:

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WBHS brings “Little Women” to life in Vinton

With Valentine’s Day in the air, a classic story about sisters coming together arrives via the William Byrd High School Players this Friday. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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VT Prof: Exclusion of CEA chair could allow less mainstream economists to step up

David Bieri

A move by President Donald Trump that might have gone unnoticed by the public was his decision to not include the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers in his cabinet. Some write it off as a short-sighted misstep, but an international economics professor says he’s optimistic. As WFIR’s Ian Price reports:

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