POLL: Democrats increase lead in all statewide races

A new poll released today shows a slightly increased lead for Democrat Ralph Northam in the Virginia governor’s race, but a pollster says that’s not the most eye brow raising result. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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A look at Virginia’s gun laws ahead of renewed debate

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The debate over gun control has been renewed nationwide in the aftermath of Las Vegas, but a lot of gun legislation differs from state to state. WLNI’s Ian Price has more on the gun laws here in Virginia:

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More information on gun laws in Virginia can be found here

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Expert: Hard to determine if Las Vegas Massacre was preventable

Tod Burke

A criminal justice professor in our area says based on intelligence so far, the Las Vegas Massacre does not seem preventable. More from WLNI’s Ian Price:

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Amazon begins streaming Thursday Night Football tomorrow

The NFL begins streaming games on Amazon for the first time tomorrow as it continues trying to find the right fit for Thursday Night Football. WLNI’s Ian Price has that story:

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Redskins join arms in defiance of President Trump’s national anthem comments

President Trump’s comments that NFL players who do not stand during the National Anthem should be fired triggered outrage across the league and that includes the Redskins prime-time Sunday Night Football game. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Research could lead to new ways to combat type 2 diabetes

Researchers from Virginia Tech are learning more about why olive products can help prevent type 2 diabetes. WLNI’s Ian Price has more:

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Richmond braces for rally tomorrow surrounding Confederate monuments

Authorities in Virginia’s capital are taking extra precautions for a Confederate heritage rally tomorrow after last month’s United the Right rally in Charlottesville turned violent.  Details from WLNI’s Ian Price:

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Analyst: GOP candidate attempting to close gap in governor’s race

Ed Gillespie

Candidate for Governor Ed Gillespie has unveiled a criminal justice plan that veers away from the mainstream Republican’s usual ideology. More from WLNI’s Ian Price:

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ABC stores host record number of in-store tastings

Virginia ABC is hosting a record number of in-store tastings this month to celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month and Virginia Spirits Month. WLNI’s Ian Price has details:

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First ever student driven nationwide feature film has one night only premiere in Lynchburg

Liberty University has produced the first ever student driven feature film to be released nationwide and the one night only event is being celebrated with a special red-carpet premiere tomorrow night in Lynchburg. WLNI’s Ian Price has details:

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