Group wants flag restored until court hears case

The Heritage Preservation Association — and several co-plaintiffs — have asked Danville Circuit Court to allow the Third National flag of the Confederacy to be restored to the monument on the lawn of the Sutherlin Mansion.

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Sunday links: Our college football preview section is finally out

It's less than a week to the start of the college football season and a little over a week until the Hokies and Buckeyes clash in Lane Stadium on Labor Day. So it's finally time for our college football preview section to come out in The Roanoke Times.

On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time

The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts....

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Danville Braves Booster Club

Judy Keesee and Luther Adkins Jr., both longtime Danville Braves fans, said that a good way to support the Braves is to become a member of the Booster Club. “Through the efforts of the Danville Braves Booster Club, we welcome the players to our area, sponsor meals for the…

Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

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  • VUI takes next step in mining fight

    Virginia Uranium hasn’t done enough to convince people that their deal is a good deal for everyone else.

  • We can change our community

    We may need to change our perspective of ourselves. I want you to know that you were wonderfully and beautifully made by your Creator and he has a purpose for you regardless of the situation or past mistakes.

  • MLK deserved his many accolades

    Those who submit to the will of the father have their reward in this world and the hereafter.

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