Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

After Centuries Of Draining This Swamp, The Government Now Wants To Save It

Monday, July 03, 2017

Hundreds of years after George Washington first began draining the now-112,000-acre Great Dismal Swamp in southeastern Virginia, biologists are working to restore it to a more natural environment.

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Health Care Questions Enter Virginia Governor's Race

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie is getting questions about health care on the campaign trail. His Democratic rival, Ralph Northam, is also making it a campaign issue.

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Colonial Williamsburg Cuts Jobs To Reduce Growing Debt

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell Reiss says the museum's foundation has been losing millions of dollars a year and was more than $300 million in debt at the end of 2016.

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Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed It

Monday, June 26, 2017

Nearly half of Republicans and more than half of African-Americans now express support for same-sex marriage, according to a new report from Pew. Here are six takeaways from the report.

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When Sleeping In The Car Is The Price Of A Doctor Visit

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Remote Area Medical charity holds dozens of free health clinics each year. Low-income patients waited in their cars and on blankets for the clinic to open one recent Saturday morning.

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Can The Trump Brand Win State Elections, Too?

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Virginia's gubernatorial primary is serving as an early test of whether state candidates adopting President Trump's brand can win. One candidate there is campaigning to "Take Back Virginia."

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50 Years Ago, A Network Of Clergy Helped Women Seeking Abortion

Friday, May 19, 2017

Before Roe v. Wade, a network of clergy helped counsel women seeking abortions and sometimes helped them find abortion providers. Some of them are gathering in New York this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary.

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In Southeastern Virginia, Trump Supporters Weigh Recent Scandals

Thursday, May 18, 2017

In a week of extraordinary events, Trump supporters in southeastern Virginia share their views of his presidency and the continuing controversies.

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Receptive Audience At Liberty University Praises Trump's Accomplishments

Monday, May 15, 2017

President Trump gave the commencement address at Liberty University. School President Jerry Fallwell, Jr., and members of the evangelical university community share thoughts on Trump's time in office.

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At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

Saturday, May 13, 2017

For his first commencement speech as president, Donald Trump chose Liberty University, a bastion of evangelical support during the 2016 campaign.

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Trump Delivers His First Commencement Address As President At Liberty University

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Leaders at the evangelical Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. were among President Trump's earliest supporters. On Saturday, Trump gave his first commencement address as president at the university.

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Google Moves In And Wants To Pump 1.5 Million Gallons Of Water Per Day

Monday, May 08, 2017

The company says it needs that much water to cool its servers at a South Carolina data center. Now, community leaders are having to balance economic benefits with environmental impact.

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Feeling Kinship With The South, Northerners Let Their Confederate Flags Fly

Thursday, May 04, 2017

"They wanted their independence, they wanted a smaller government. I find that a lot in people, it's just that rebelliousness," Iowa resident Bruce Peterson said.

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The Warfare May Be Remote But The Trauma Is Real

Monday, April 24, 2017

Drone pilots and intelligence analysts who work with them may not be in physical danger themselves but "no doubt are war fighters" who experience psychological stress, says the Air Force.

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Christian Teen Magazine 'Brio' Returns With A 'Biblical Worldview'

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

For about 20 years starting in 1990, Brio magazine was the evangelical answer to Seventeen. Focus on the Family is bringing it back, saying it sees a renewed need among teens for alternative voices.

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The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

Friday, April 14, 2017

Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history, which killed 32 people and wounded many others. Those who survived with no injuries carry emotional scars.

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The Unsung Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them

Thursday, April 06, 2017

April 6 marks 100 years since the U.S. entered World War I. Years before, the U.S. supported the effort by sending over thousands of horses, which were so important that Germans plotted to kill them.

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Redistricting Reform Advocates Say The Real 'Rigged System' Is Gerrymandering

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Advocates in Virginia and beyond hope voters will be more engaged in the wake of the 2016 and ready to take on redistricting reform.

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In Virginia, Advocates Hope To Engage Voters In Redistricting Reform Efforts

Friday, March 17, 2017

In the wake of the 2016 election, redistricting reform advocates are hoping to engage voters in efforts to reduce partisan gerrymandering. In Virginia, activism is taking the form of a lawsuit and grassroots campaign.

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Voices From 'A Day Without A Woman'

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Many women around the country participated in a strike called "A Day Without A Woman" Wednesday. It was organized as a follow-up to the Women's March in January. But many other women had objections.

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