All are invited to downtown Roanoke for Soul Momentum

wfir-defaultAn event in downtown Roanoke tomorrow tonight is designed to be a place for locals to gather and share positive stories, songs and poems about diversity. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details about Soul Momentum.

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Take the plunge for a good cause this weekend

JDRFA 200-foot water slide will be set up at Hidden Valley County Club this weekend, giving people a chance to take the plunge for a good cause. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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BRBH offers tips for parents on how to handle bullying

BRBHNow that another school year is underway, Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare is offering tips for parents on how to handle bullying. The story from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Roanoke police starting new neighborhood watch group

Roanoke-PoliceThe Roanoke City Police Department is looking for downtown residents, business owners and employees to be its eyes and ears. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the Downtown Neighborhood Watch Group.

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Virginia Western Community College celebrates 50 years

VWCC 50thRoanoke City and Mayor Sherman Lea, Sr. have proclaimed today as Virginia Western Community College Day in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the milestone.

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All are invited to 2nd annual River House Block Party

River House Block PartyBusinesses at The River House in Wasena are teaming up with Roanoke City to host a block party this weekend. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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BBB alert: Beware of fraudulent puppy websites

BBB-Logo Better Business BureauScammers are once again using puppies in their attempts to steal money from people in our region. The story from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Apply now for Roanoke County’s Citizens Police Academy

Roanoke-CountyThe Roanoke County Police Department is preparing to hold its next Citizens Police Academy. The goal is to educate the public on why and how the department carries out its mission. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details.

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Diversity expert coming to North Cross School

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Dr. Gene Batiste

North Cross School in Roanoke is welcoming a senior consultant who specializes in diversity and inclusion, leadership, and trust development. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has details on how you can take part in the conversation.

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VT implementing Clear Bag Policy

Virginia-TechFollowing in the footsteps of the NFL and a number of other universities, Virginia Tech has announced it’s implementing a Clear Bag Policy at Lane Stadium. WFIR’s Starr Anderson the story.

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