WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

More Headlines

McDonnell Asks Commission for Government Reform Ideas

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the commission he formed to streamline government to come up with big and bold ideas. He's also telling Democrats upset with his pick to lead the group to "get out of the way" of reform.

Read More

Fifth District Candidates Prepare for Tuesday's Primary

Posted: 06/07/2010 - There are two days until the Fifth District Republican Primary. It will be a crucial couple of days as candidates try to rally support for a primary that's expected to have a low turn out.

Read More

Democrats Go Door to Door Encouraging People to Vote

Posted: 06/07/2010 - "Organizing for America" launched a campaign Saturday, aimed at 2008's first-time voters. Their goal is to get people who voted for Barack Obama in the Presidential election to vote for Fifth-District Congressman Tom Perriello in November.

Read More

Perriello Volunteers in Albemarle Co., Builds a Deck

Updated: 06/04/2010 - U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello spent part of the day Friday volunteering with the Albemarle Housing Improvement program. Part of his responsibilities included building a new deck for a resident.

Read More

Democrat Blasts AG Cuccinelli on Funeral Protest Issue

Posted: 06/03/2010 - House Minority Leader Ward Armstrong is criticizing Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's decision not to intervene on behalf of the father of a Marine whose funeral was picketed by anti-gay protesters carrying inflammatory signs.

Read More

Cuccinelli Declines to Join in Anti-gay Funeral Protest Case

Posted: 06/02/2010 - Virginia was one of just two states that refused to join a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday supporting the father of a Marine whose funeral drew anti-gay protesters from Westboro Baptist Church carrying inflammatory signs.

Read More

Ferrin Campaigns for Votes on Downtown Mall

Updated: 06/01/2010 - Ron Ferrin, a candidate in next week's Republican primary, talked to voters on the Downtown Mall on Tuesday. He said while some people may not agree with them, many want a congressperson who will listen to their needs.

Read More

Registrars Alert Voters of Polling Place Changes

Updated: 06/02/2010 - The Republican primary is on June 8, and many polling places in the area have changed location. The new polling place for the Jefferson Park precinct in Charlottesville is the Municipal Arts Building. In Albemarle County, voting will be done in differently since class is still in session.

Read More

Fundraising Totals Announced in 5th District Primary Race

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Airline pilot Mike McPadden leads the pack of candidates running in the June 8 primary to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello in November's general election. McPadden has $164,000 banked for his campaign, and state Sen. Robert Hurt is second with $122,000.

Read More

White House Used Clinton to Get Sestak Out of Pa. Race

Posted: 05/28/2010 - An internal report says the White House used former President Bill Clinton to offer an unpaid advisory position to Rep. Joe Sestak in hopes of persuading him to drop his Pennsylvania Senate primary challenge to President Barack Obama's favored candidate.

Read More

Republican Candidates Answer Questions at Tea Party Forum

Updated: 05/28/2010 - In less than two weeks, the seven Republican candidates looking to challenge Democratic incumbent Tom Perriello will put the race in the hands of the voters. The Jefferson Area Tea Party held a forum Thursday night, showcasing five of those candidates.

Read More

All Seven 5th District GOP Candidates Gather at Luncheon

Updated: 05/20/2010 - One candidate says he has a big lead over the others in the polls to take on Tom Perriello in the race for the 5th District spot in Congress. But the others say, that's because it's his poll. The Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League treated all seven of the GOP candidates to a private lunch.

Read More

Absentee Primary Voting Begins in 5th District Race

Posted: 05/27/2010 - Absentee voting has begun for the Republican primary in June, in which seven candidates will try to win the chance to run against Democrat Tom Perriello for his House seat in the November election.

Read More

Jefferson Area Tea Party Announces New Chair

Posted: 05/27/2010 - Carole Thorpe of Charlottesville, was announced as the new Chair of the Jefferson Area Tea Party Friday. She succeeds former Chairman Bill Hay, who formed the tea party group in 2009.

Read More

Keith Olbermann Calls John Whitehead "Worst Person in the World"

Updated: 12/15/2009 - The head of the Rutherford Institute in Charlottesville has a dubious honor. He's the worst person in the world according to MSNBC talk show host Keith Olbermann. It was part of Olbermann's nightly tongue-in-cheek worst person rankings.

Read More

Governor-Elect McDonnell Makes Key Appointments

Posted: 12/03/2009 - Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell has appointed two top aides from his tenure as attorney general to key positions in his administration. Former aide Martin Kent will be McDonnell's chief of staff.

Read More

Virginia State Board Certify Election Results

Updated: 11/23/2009 - Virginia's State Board of Elections has certified the results of the Nov. 3 general election. All three Republican statewide candidates won handily, so there was no drama in Monday's review.

Read More

Perriello Health Care Vote Sparks Television Ad War

Updated: 11/19/2009 - Tom Perriello's vote in favor of health care reform has caused controversy in central Virginia. Now, the backlash from his vote has fueled a television advertisement war. Advocates on both sides of the issue are weighing in on TV stations in our area, including CBS19.

Read More Poll
1 ... 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 ... 69
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability