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Kevin Sanders interviews Steven White, Conductor of Opera Roanoke about the season opener "Opera to Die For".

Republicans in Richmond are hoping to make Virginia’s Electoral Board less partisan. A suite of proposed changes comes after a recent legislative report highlighted past complaints about political bias in the Department of Elections.

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With cooler temperatures expected across Virginia this weekend, it may soon start to finally feel like fall. And with fall temperatures comes the changing colors of leaves on trees across the state.

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Voters are headed to the polls in a few weeks to cast their ballots in the November general election. But lawmakers and elected officials are already thinking ahead to the June primaries.

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The controversial Mountain Valley Gas Pipeline has been under construction since the beginning of the year.  Most of the trees on its 300 mile path have been cut and sections of pipeline and were being installed when the project hit a snag last week and a court issued a suspension for construction through streams and waterways.

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Following the United Nation’s recent report on climate change, the issue was a hot topic at a debate Monday night between the two candidates in Virginia’s 5th District.

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How the top of an electoral ticket can impact local races down-ballot is a question normally posed during presidential election years. But this year in Virginia a controversial senate candidate could have an impact on tight midterm elections.

It’s a recent night on the campus of Virginia Union University, a historically black college in Richmond.

Senate candidate Republican Corey Stewart, has already made it through an hour of tough questions when local radio host Gary Flowers wraps up with a zinger.

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Since the school shooting at Parkland Florida in February, school officials across Virginia have been looking at ways to harden classrooms. One potential way of doing that is finding other places to conduct elections.

Tickets are on sale for the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, November first through the fourth.  Many of this year’s movies focus on issues of race.

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There’s a generation gap that’s showing up in the workplace.  Older employees are seeing their fundamental expectations about the work world changing, as younger workers bring new norms to the job.  This has companies looking for ways to bridge the gap and foster effective relations among the generations.

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