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Panhandle Live for August 27, 2012
by Hans Fogle,posted Aug 27 2012 7:18AM
Craig Blair joined us from Tampa via the Frontier Communications Hotline for an update on the Republican National Convention. Craig had some interesting observations on the event so far, and said that it will be a good week for folks to get an idea about where the party is headed. Stay tuned this week as Craig Joins us each morning around 8:30.
President of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Dr. Peter Checkovich had a good report card for the college's new facilities, and said the year had gotten underway without a hitch. There are some looming budget cuts at the state level that Dr. Checkovich said will be trickling down to the school. Hear his take on that and find out more about the school at their website.
Judy Boykin and Cheryl Durst offered us an update on Animal Advocates of West Virginia (AAWV). They had some thoughts on performing animals and where to draw the line between entertainment and cruelty. They also spoke about some legislation they plan to support in next year's legislative session.