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Virginia Tech: Selfish behavior prompts restrictions

Virginia Tech: Selfish behavior prompts restrictions
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Officials at Virginia Tech are putting restrictions in place ahead of this weekend’s game against Pitt after reports of “selfish, inappropriate, ...
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Watchdog: Psaki violated ethics law by promoting McAuliffe

Watchdog: Psaki violated ethics law by promoting McAuliffe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog group said Friday that it had filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki for a ...
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Griffith on the election, debt ceiling, infrastructure bills

Griffith on the election, debt ceiling, infrastructure bills
The Republican candidate for Virginia Governor is catching heat after a rally supporting him involved a flag from January 6th. But a local U.S. Congressman ...
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LU on road; Dawgs open at home

LU on road; Dawgs open at home
Its opening night for the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs at the Berglund Center tonight.  And Liberty's football squad is in Louisiana-Monroe this weekend. Flames head ...
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Hepatitis A patient exposed at Famous Anthony’s dies

Hepatitis A patient exposed at Famous Anthony's dies
Today, the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) announced that an adult who was hospitalized with complications from hepatitis A, and who had underlying ...
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Chicken Salad Chick at Tanglewood gets ready to open Tuesday morning

Chicken Salad Chick at Tanglewood gets ready to open Tuesday morning
Chicken Salad Chick at Tanglewood will open to the general public after a ribbon cutting on Tuesday morning. In the meantime this weekend an invite-only ...
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Roanoke County opens second location for early in-person voting

Roanoke County will open a second in-person early voting center on Monday, but whether you choose to vote before November 2nd or on election day ...
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Three injured during Northwest Roanoke shooting

Three injured during Northwest Roanoke shooting
Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 2400 block of Delta Drive NW. Responding officers located three victims at ...
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Bedford County bus driver charged with DUI

Bedford County bus driver charged with DUI
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office obtained 3 charges of felony Child Endangerment and 1 charge of Driving while Under the Influence for Bedford County Public ...
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Missing person in Franklin County has been found

Missing person in Franklin County has been found
Subject has now been located Moneta, Virginia (October 14th, 2021)–The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult. Matthew ...
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ACC Media Day; Dawgs get ready to rumble

ACC Media Day; Dawgs get ready to rumble
It was ACC Media Day for the Women's basketball coaches yesterday - meanwhile opening night for the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs and the Southern Professional ...
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Strongman National Championships bring hundreds of competitors to Salem

Strongman National Championships bring hundreds of competitors to Salem
More than 300 male and female competitors are coming to the Roanoke Valley for the Strongman National Championship, both competing in different weight classes. Organizers ...
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World Health Organization honors Roanoke native Henrietta Lacks

World Health Organization honors Roanoke native Henrietta Lacks
The World Health Organization has honored Roanoke native Henrietta Lacks, whose cancer cells have been used for scientific breakthroughs. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story ...
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More stories from the COVID ICU frontline

More stories from the COVID ICU frontline
Carilion Clinic recently interviewed some of its frontline health care workers in the COVID-19 ICU units that have been overwhelmed at times due to the ...
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Anthem Go Outside Festival back this weekend

Anthem Go Outside Festival back this weekend
The GO Outside Festival returns to Roanoke this weekend, with some notable changes, WFIR intern reporter Caroline Moore has the story. 10-13 Go fest wrap ...
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Accident reported at intersection of Colonial Ave and Route 419

Accident reported at intersection of Colonial Ave and Route 419
A listener is reporting a traffic accident at the intersection Colonial Avenue and route 419. Police are directing traffic, we will provide updates when they ...
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At the Movies: The Last Duel

Brent Stevens At the Movies
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" ... with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre: "The Last Duel." 10-14 At the ...
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United Against Gun Violence, An Anti-Violence March, this Saturday

United Against Gun Violence, An Anti-Violence March, this Saturday
They call it "United Against Gun Violence, An Anti-Violence March," this Saturday at 11am in a part of Roanoke City beset by a string of ...
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Bremner glad to have veterans back with the Dawgs

Bremner glad to have veterans back with the Dawgs
Before their 2019-2020 season was cut short due to the pandemic, the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs had gone through several "rough patches" they were just ...
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“Chairity” is back as Vinton Museum fundraiser

"Chairity" is back as Vinton Museum fundraiser
Chairs painted by local artists from the old William Byrd High School and Roland E Cook elementary school are being auctioned off as a Vinton ...
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