Registration still open for annual Roanoke Youth Summit

Roanoke-LogoThere is still time to register for the 3rd annual Roanoke Youth Summit. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the event for middle and high school students and their parents.

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Enrollment open for next round of Fathers First classes

TAPLess than a year after losing federal funding, the Total Action for Progress Fathers First program is back on its feet and holding open enrollment for the next round of classes. The details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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DMV announces TSA partnership and other initiatives

DMVIn addition to a new partnership that’s the first of its kind, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles yesterday announced several new initiatives. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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Construction continues on what will be Virginia’s longest indoor shooting range

SafeSide TacticalSafeSide Tactical has spent nearly 2 years and more than $4 million renovating the former Noland Plumbing warehouse in downtown Roanoke for its new indoor shooting range. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has an update on the project.

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Inaugural Mid-Atlantic Cajun Festival happens this weekend

Dr. Pepper ParkYou can enjoy a taste of New Orleans food, music and culture this weekend at a new event happening in Roanoke. The details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Salem Fire-EMS offers Citizens Academy

Salem Fire-EMSSalem Fire-EMS is gearing up to offer its first-ever Citizens Academy. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details.

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Registration open for Public Safety Forum with AG Herring

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Mark Herring

Attorney General Mark Herring is bringing his Public Safety Tour to Roanoke this week. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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National D-Day Memorial hosting Family Day

Family Day D-Day MemorialThe National D-Day Memorial in Bedford invites people of all ages to take a step back in time this weekend and experience life in the 1940s. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the annual Family Day.

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Coffee shop goes viral after message on sandwich board

CUPSA coffee shop in Roanoke received international attention this week after a message an employee wrote went viral. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the story.

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VT professor weighs in on Pokemon Go

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A Virginia Tech professor studying social effects of new technologies is weighing in on the viral phenomenon Pokemon Go. The story from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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