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Why I'm leaving my job as a Reporter to work at a Summer Camp

I was out on a story at an elementary school when the Facebook messages, texts, and calls started coming in.

“Sorry for your loss.”

“Check on your ‘dbj family.”

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Adam Ward


Liz, Laura, and Tobi would like to thank everyone who participated in Roanoke Author Invasion 2016. To the authors, readers, volunteers, moms who chauffeur, hotel staff, and local media: YOU are why this event was such a smashing success in only its 2nd year. 134 more words

Roanoke Author Invasion

Victim of Virginia TV shooting released from hospital

Vicki Gardner, the lone survivor of a brazen shooting which killed two journalists on live television, has been released from hospital, according to the Virginia television station where the two victims worked. 159 more words


Challenge: Legal Theft: An Education (507 words)

She had only heard gunshots at a distance. Sometimes an explosion echoing through a tranquil wood, a wild fire in a distant part of the forest, the question of life or death for sport. 611 more words



I have spent nearly a year now staring back at my own mortality (I’m 41 years old).  Sometimes my arms are crossed; other times admitted indifference, my shoulders shrug; still other times, resignation. 1,564 more words

Opinion: Don't publish the WDBJ7 shooting footage

Posting the WBDJ7 footage is unjustified and does not communicate our country’s failure to regulate gun control. Credit: Jenny Chang/The Foothill Dragon Press

Last week in school, I was sitting in class learning about Roanoke, an island colony founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, in U.S. 730 more words


The week@work - Stock market volatility, workplace violence, effective hiring tactics and the best jobs require you to be a 'people person'

This was probably not the best week@work with stock market volatility and one of the most horrific incidents of workplace violence broadcast live on the morning news. 796 more words