With the Republican primary out of the way, attention turns to November in the 6th Congressional District. The Democratic party candidate is Kai Degner, who is already tying his campaign in with the presidential contest. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
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Presidential candidate Donald Trump brings his campaign to Virginia today, again demonstrating the state’s expected critical importance in November. Our political analyst says recent controversies surrounding Trump are unlikely to shake his core supporters, but he now needs to expand that support. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more.
Close to one thousand students in five Roanoke County high schools will receive their diplomas today, and any friends or family members unable to be there in person can watch the big event on line. The school system is doing this for an eighth year, and officials say the number of people viewing the commencements has grown each year. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
Vinton town officials hope several projects now underway will bring more people — and economic activity — to the downtown area. One is extending sidewalks to connect with the Roanoke Valley’s greenway system. Another is expanding and improving the stage at the Vinton Farmer’s Market. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.