Council moves public hearing

Vote to be cast soon Casting votes in the Vines Center may come a little sooner than anticipated. The city manager’s office has expedited the public hearing process needed to make changes in local polling precincts. The public hearing will be held Oct. 25. The meeting will also, hopefully, include a vote on the matter, City Councilman Jeff Helgeson said. […]

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Liberty counsel represents Texas student

High school freshman suspended for stating opinion on homosexuality High School Freshman Dakota Ary was given in-school detention on Sept. 20 for making a statement in class that he believes homosexuality is wrong because of his Christian faith. Ary was in a German class at Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas when the topic of homosexuality arose. “I’m […]

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Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and organizations all over the country are passionately working to raise awareness of the importance of annual mammograms. Mammograms Annually A Must (M.A.A.M.) is a local volunteer group founded by the Centra Foundation dedicated to doing just that. M.A.A.M. was founded in 2003 and has successfully provided over 1,500 mammograms for women in the […]

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Med school cleared to begin

Tobacco Commission approves grant The Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $12 million grant to fund Liberty University’s School of Health Sciences and Osteopathic Medicine on Thursday, Sept. 29. With the grant’s approval, Liberty can now proceed with the program. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. said the university’s matching contribution of $12 million is already in hand following bond sales last year. […]

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Sounds of Liberty in Florida

Liberty University music group performs before Republican debate in Orlando Sounds of Liberty performed in Orlando, Fla., at a pre-debate party for the GOP presidential debate on Sept. 22. The pre-debate party was covered and hosted by Fox News and the Florida Republican Party and was sponsored by the Faith and Freedom Coalition. The Faith and Freedom Coalition’s missions statement […]

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Ode to Tocqueville

President of national conservative think-tank urges return to democracy characterized by civil society The Liberty University School of Law hosted its first Speakers’ Forum of the semester on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and invited students and citizens to listen in as the featured speaker, Edwin Feulner, the president of the Heritage Foundation, presented the idea that “civil society is more urgent […]

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Cuccinelli addresses Helms school

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli addressed Liberty University students in the Helms School of Government on Wednesday, Sept. 28. He focused on Virginia’s pending lawsuits against the Federal Government and the exercise of states’ rights. Dean of the Helms School of Government Shawn Akers introduced Cuccinelli. “As attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli has been one of the bravest in the United […]

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