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PHOTOS: The Faded Motels Of The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 03.26.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

As you travel through the Rust Belt, you can still come across the remains of hotels and motels still touting marketing innovations such as "Color TV" or "Air Conditioning."

A Cross-Country, Post-Election Pub Crawl

Fathom | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Fathom

El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.

Victory For Gay Dads And Son Turned Away At Swimming Pool

Posted 07.06.2012 | Gay Voices

A Virginia-based fitness club has changed its membership policies after being slapped with a lawsuit by two gay men who were stripped of a family memb...

Lost Colony's Location Revealed?

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- A new look at a 425-year-old map has yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared f...

Hooked On Virginia's Crooked Road

Lea Lane | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Interested in fiddle and banjo music, crafts, galleries, small towns and Americana? You'll find them on The Crooked Road, about 250 miles along Virginia's southwest corner.

William White, guilty on 4 counts, not guilty on 3 counts

roanoke.com | The Roanoke Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A federal jury has found Roanoke white supremacist William A. White guilty on four counts and not guilty on three counts. ...

Man Dies After Secret 4-Year Battle With Gorilla

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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ROANOKE, VA—"He fought that terrible gorilla with every last ounce of strength he had, but in the end, David's body just couldn't handle it anym...

Virginia Fever: Easy To Catch

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

An important job this year is doing election protection in the Richmond area, where African American voter turnout is expected in record numbers.

Army of Youth Braves Rain to Work Obama Event

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

Roanoke, Virginia - For what or whom would you stand in line in the rain for over two hours? Anything? In Roanoke, Virginia yesterday thousands from...

Obama Makes His Seventh Trip to Southwest Virginia

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Solod

Roanoke, Virginia -- To the music of Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" and against a backdrop of a huge contingent of screaming Virginia Tech students ...

Jim Webb blasts Palin, plumbers protest Obama rally

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com ROANOKE, Va. — Sen. Jim Webb introduced Democratic nominee Barack Obama this afternoon with praise for hi...