Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 07:28 PM EDT

Vance's View: Illiteracy Among College Athletes

Vance's View: Illiteracy Among College Athletes

News4 anchor Jim Vance addresses recent reports of illiteracy among college athletes -- he says it's old, but tragic news.

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 07:28 PM EDT

Vance's View: Missing Plane

Vance's View: Missing Plane

News4 anchor Jim Vance reflects on the negative impact of social media during the grueling search for the lost Malaysian airplane.

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 07:40 PM EST

Blocking Adegbile From DOJ Post Is Wrong

Blocking Adegbile From DOJ Post Is Wrong

The Senate vote against advancing Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, because of his connection with the legal case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, was just...

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 07:18 PM EST

Vance's View: Valentine's Day

Vance's View: Valentine's Day

News4 anchor Jim Vance's take on Valentine's Day and unconditional love.

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 07:16 PM EST

Vance's View

Vance's View

News4 Anchor Jim Vance reflects on recent reports of less-than-satisfactory accommodations in Sochi.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 07:30 PM EST

Vance's View: Respect

Vance's View: Respect

News4 anchor Jim Vance tries to understand how he evolved into a young man with respect toward his elders.

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 07:24 PM EST

Vance's View: Year of Mean

Vance's View: Year of Mean

News4 anchor Jim Vance looks back at 2013 as the Year of Mean.

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 07:12 PM EST

Vance's View: Mandela

Vance's View: Mandela

News4 anchor Jim Vance reports from Pretoria, South Africa where he finally got the chance to see Nelson Mandela for the first time.

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 08:02 PM EST

Just Getting By on Nov. 22, 1963

Just Getting By on Nov. 22, 1963

When word of President John F. Kennedy's assassination reached News4's Jim Vance, his main concern was like that of any other day, and that was just getting through the day.

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 at 07:24 PM EST

Vance's View: Black Friday

Vance's View: Black Friday

News4 anchor Jim Vance on the culture of Black Friday shopping encroaching on the traditions of Thanksgiving Day.

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Judge: Va. Can Remove Confederate Flag From License Plates

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