|News-Sports-Storm Center Updates with Jim Bresnahan
Tune in weekday mornings on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450 for Jim Bresnahan's news, sports and storm center... more >>
|Online on WREL-AM, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon
Be listening for Online, AM-1450's weekday local talk show and public affairs program, 11:05 a.m. until noon, Monday through Friday, hosted by Jim Bresnahan.
You can hear different guests each day as well as regular weekly and monthly guests.
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|VMI's Commencement Speaker
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, is scheduled to speak at VMI’s commencement exercise Friday, May 16, at 11 a.m. in Cameron Hall.
Approximately 315 cadets are expected to receive degrees that day, with about half... more >>
|Alcohol Education Grants Awarded
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has awarded grants for alcohol education programs on several Virginia college campuses.
The grants will support educational efforts of student organizations at William & Mary, Randolph-Macon,... more >>
|Hearing in Goochland County in May
A hearing will be held in May for four people charged with felony gang participation in connection with the death of Waynesboro reserve police officer Kevin Quick.
The hearing for Gert Wright, Leslie Casterlow, Anthony Stokes Jr. and Anthony White... more >>
|More Information Needed
The Bedford County Supervisors Monday held off on making a decision about a new school to serve the Liberty High School attendance zone.
The board decided it needed more information before sending a recommendation to the school board on whether to... more >>
|Totenberg at VMI March 17
National Public Radio’s Nina Totenberg will speak Monday, March 17, at Virginia Military Institute.
Her talk, which is titled “The Supreme Court and its Impact on You,” will take place at 11:05 a.m. in Gillis Theatre in Marshall Hall.
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|Snow Removal Costs Up
Snow removal this winter has been costly.
VDOT may surpass its $157 million snow removal budget by as much as $150 million.
VDOT says the extra costs to pay for snow removal would be paid through VDOT’s overall maintenance budget.
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|Lawmakers Adjourn, No Budget Approved
The 2014 General Assembly session ended Saturday as lawmakers adjourned without approving a new, two-year state budget.
The Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Senate were unable to reach a compromise on the issue of Medicaid... more >>
|Arguments in May
A federal appeals court will hear arguments in May on Virginia's ban of same-sex marriages.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear an appeal of a federal judge's recent ruling that declared Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages... more >>
|Deeds Supports Mental Health Reforms
Democratic State Senator Creigh Deeds on Saturday applauded mental health reforms approved by the General Assembly during the 2014 session.
Deeds said one of the key pieces of legislation calls for a real-time, online database of available... more >>
|Latest BARC Contest Winner
BARC Electric Cooperative continues to operate its weekly contest.
The latest winner was Jo Fulk, who submitted the following response to BARC’s question, “Our area was built on the principle of neighbors helping neighbors. How do cooperatives,... more >>
|Upgrades for Department of Forestry
The Virginia Department of Forestry has upgraded its firefighting equipment, adding five new brush trucks and four new tractor plows.
The new brush trucks feature 300-gallon water tanks and larger capacity pumps.
The new tractor plows have larger... more >>