Lyrics on the Lake is underway

wlni-fbThe five day songwriting festival Lyrics on the Lake is underway at Smith Mountain Lake. Singer/songwriters from all over the country are performing their works for a good cause WLNI’s Denise Allen Membreno has more:

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Goodlatte reflects on primary win

Bob-GoodlatteIn the end it was no contest: incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte won the 6th district primary handily last night as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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Academy plans to honor campaign donors

Academy of MusicThe Campaign to restore and reopen the historic Academy Theatre in downtown Lynchburg has met – and exceeded – the original fundraising goal set in 2012. Now a free “Donor Recognition party” is planned this Saturday as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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Goodlatte wins big in primary

Bob-GoodlatteIn the end it was no contest: incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte won the 6th district primary handily tonight by a margin of 78 to 22 percent in the sprawling 6th district over challenger Harry Griego – who suffered from lack of name recognition and a lack of campaign funds. At Hotel Roanoke tonight Goodlatte thanked his supporters early – and saluted his constituents. The 12-term Congressman – who will face a Democratic challenger in November – says he took the Griego primary challenge seriously – hitting the campaign trail and spending money on advertising.  Harry Griego did not respond when asked for a comment on his losing   bid for office.

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Goodlatte ready for primary tomorrow

Bob-GoodlatteHe’s considered a likely winner in tomorrow’s 6th District Republican primary but Congressman Bob Goodlatte is quick to defend himself against charges from his challenger. More from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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Goodlatte sees positive signs from Trump

Bob-Goodlatte6th District Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte says he sees some encouraging signs in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign as Trump prepares to become the party’s nominee. WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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Brain Injury Services expands into the region

WLNI-HEALTH-NEWSA non-profit that refers clients with brain trauma to the services they need for recovery has stretched its wings again. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more on Brain Injury Services:

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Goodwill report details workforce training impact

wlni-fbThe numbers are in from Goodwill Industries of the Valleys – which serves our region – in a new report that describes the non-profit’s impact in 2015. More from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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Drive to help Syrian refugees in Jordanian camps

wlni-fbA local mosque and Islamic association is reaching out to the larger community during an effort to help Syrian refugees. More from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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AWARE Foundation is Alexis Murphy’s legacy says Aunt

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Promoting safety awareness and helping to locate and advocate for the missing – the new AWARE Foundation honors a missing Nelson County teen as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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