Kaine asks Trump for legal basis of Syrian airport strike

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine has co-written a letter to President Trump asking for the legal basis for that nearly 60 tomahawk missile strike earlier this month on Syria. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Entry-level jobs survey paints poor picture for some trades

A new report evaluating the best and worst entry-level jobs has come out just as college graduates get ready to enter a career field. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Full survey results can be found here

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Expert says let politicians know your struggles and successes with “Obamacare”

A renewed push to replace the Affordable Care Act is still on the agenda in Washington. WFIR’s Ian Price talked with a local expert on the impact a replacement could have on consumers:

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Kaine and Trump see eye to eye, sometimes

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton’s former running mate disagrees with President Trump on numerous issues, but Tim Kaine says there are a few areas where he sides with the current administration as WLNI’s Ian Price reports:

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Virginia in the bottom half of greenest states

A ranking of the greenest states shows Virginia at 31st overall and shows the commonwealth with some environmental work to do in some categories. WLNI’s Ian Price has details:

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H-1B Visa program use at VT is mostly for faculty

President Trump’s Buy American, Hire American Executive Order directs federal agencies to examine and possibly make changes to the H-1B Visa program, among others. Which could negatively affect Virginia Tech as WLNI’s Ian Price reports:

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VT prof: MOAB use on ISIS “a clear message”

America’s use of the largest non-nuclear bomb on 36 members of ISIS in Afghanistan is a move one local political analyst believes was a big foreign policy message. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Researchers look into epidemic level prison population

Statistics from the justice department show America’s prison population is more than 2.2 million individuals – or roughly the size of Houston – and local researchers hope to figure out why. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Mixed reaction to Trump attack on Syrian base

Members of Congress are reacting after President Trump had tomahawk missiles launched at a Syrian airbase including Tim Kaine, who serves as a member the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, as WLNI’s Ian Price reports:

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Garrett weighs in on lack of Obamacare replacement

Rep. Thomas Garrett

It appears a last-minute repeal of the Affordable Care Act will not happen before lawmakers take a two-week recess beginning tomorrow. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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