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Police: Four arrested in meth lab with children present

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Police: Four arrested in meth lab with children present RADFORD — Four Radford residents – a father, two daughters and a boyfriend of one of the daughters — are facing felony charges for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine in a Radford residence while children were present. Radford City Police raided a home on the 2600 block of Second Street, where a methamphetamine lab, as well... »

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Radford City candidates’ forum tonight

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Radford City candidates’ forum tonight RADFORD — A candidates’ forum for the Radford City Council and School Board races has been scheduled from 6-8 p.m. tonight in the Radford High School auditorium. Those attending will have the opportunity to write questions for the candidates on index cards. The questions will be vetted for appropriateness and repetition before being handed... »

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Drivers needed to transport disabled NRV veterans

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Drivers needed to transport disabled NRV veterans The Salem VA Medical Center is seeking volunteer drivers to transport disabled veterans living in the New River Valley to and from the Salem facility. John “Jack” Seifert, the hospital services coordinator, said the VA will provide vehicles to transport veterans, but volunteer drivers must provide their own transportation to the facility. Drivers need... »

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Glencoe Museum unveils John N. Dalton exhibit

Friday, April 8, 2016
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Glencoe Museum unveils John N. Dalton exhibit RADFORD — On March 28, the Radford Heritage Foundation unveiled its new exhibit, “Governor Dalton: John N. Dalton and Virginia’s Political Transformation” at Glencoe Museum and Gallery. Members of the Dalton family, including former Virginia First Lady Edwina Dalton Phillips and Governor Dalton’s four children Kathy Dalton Mika, Ted Dalton, John Dalton Jr. and... »

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Belle Heth Elementary seeks help for Jamestown field trip

Thursday, March 24, 2016
By Sam Wall
Belle Heth Elementary seeks help for Jamestown field trip RADFORD — The fourth-grade students at Belle Heth Elementary have been excited about their overnight field trip to Jamestown, but the school still needs some additional funding for the trip. Scheduled April 7-8, the trip has been in the works since the fall, but the school is approximately $3,000 short of the $21,000 needed... »

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Sen. Warner to be Radford University commencement speaker

Friday, March 18, 2016
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Sen. Warner to be Radford University commencement speaker RADFORD — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will serve as the keynote speaker for Radford University’s 2016 Spring Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 on the university’s Moffett Lawn. A Democrat, Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2008 and reelected to a second term in November 2014. He serves on the... »

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Rubio, Sanders win Radford primaries

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Rubio, Sanders win Radford primaries RADFORD — In Radford on Super Tuesday, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump lost the battle but won the war. A day after making a campaign stop in Radford, the billionaire candidate lost to Marco Rubio, 508 to 478, in the city’s Republican presidential primary. Trump won Virginia and six other states during Super Tuesday.... »

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View Donald Trump’s $2,919 contract with Radford University

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Brian Perdue
View Donald Trump’s $2,919 contract with Radford University Click on the link to view Radford University’s contract with Donald Trump’s campaign to rent the Dedmon Center for one day at a total cost of $2,919.15. View Trump’s contract with RU. »

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    Sorry Trump lost Radford vote because it's my hometown. But so glad he won VA. Way to go Trump!
    Freda Ratcliffe Cerne     March 7, 2016

    I wanted to see you at Radford University but did not have a ticket!! Boo Hoo Barbara
    Barbara Scott     February 27, 2016

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Donald Trump to speak at Radford University Monday

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Donald Trump to speak at Radford University Monday Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump plans to speak Monday at Radford University, according to his campaign website (www. donaldjtrump.com). Tickets are free, but those attending must register online. Trump plans to speak at noon on the day before Super Tuesday, when GOP presidential primaries will take place in 12 states, including Virginia. Trump has... »

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    Is there any other tickets available? They said it was already sold out. Really!!! It was just posted today, I …
    Sandy     February 24, 2016

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Madison Marye dead at 90; visitation is Friday

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Madison Marye dead at 90; visitation is Friday Madison Marye, a Shawsville farmer who served in the State Senate for decades, died Tuesday. He was 90. Known as one of the Virginia’s most colorful senators, Marye, a Democrat, retired in the summer of 2002 after Republican redistricting diminished his chances at re-election. He had the most seniority of any state senator when... »

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    A fine man and a fine politician. We won't see the likes of him again. RIP
    James C. Klagge     February 24, 2016

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