Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school laptop

Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school laptop
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia prosecutors say a middle-schooler is charged with threatening to bomb his school and hurt a teacher after an administrator ...
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Councilman faces call for resignation for Juneteenth message

Councilman faces call for resignation for Juneteenth message
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The president of a northern Virginia NAACP branch is calling for a town councilman’s resignation after he wrote a negative message ...
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Roanoke Police ask for help locating missing man

Roanoke Police ask for help locating missing man
The Roanoke Police Department is seeking your assistance in locating Gerald Stone, 55 of Roanoke who has been reported missing earlier this week. Mr. Stone ...
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UPDATE: Suspect charged in Roanoke stabbing death

UPDATE: Suspect charged in Roanoke stabbing death
UPDATE FROM ROANOKE POLICE: Russell Gordon, 51 of Roanoke, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in this morning's death of Jeffery Turney, ...
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Urgent Love website looking for ambassadors

Urgent Love website looking for ambassadors
The Prevention Council of Roanoke County just wrapped up its 18th annual retreat, with opioid addiction the central theme. The still-developing Urgent Love on-line resource ...
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Frank Beamer puts home on market; see the listing and take virtual tour

Frank Beamer puts home on market; see the listing and take virtual tour
The home of former Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer and his wife is now on the market: asking price $2.2 million. The on-line listing ...
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Goodwill Industries talks about latest Community Report

Goodwill Industries talks about latest Community Report
More than 3300 people found jobs last year and about half earned special skills credentials. That's from the latest Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Community ...
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STUDY: Working dads better off than working moms in Virginia

STUDY: Working dads better off than working moms in Virginia
With Father’s Day this weekend, a study shows that Virginia is a much better state for working dads than for working moms. WFIR’s Ian Price ...
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Twin Hoops basketball camp, ex-UVA soccer player in Women’s World Cup...

Twin Hoops basketball camp, ex-UVA soccer player in Women's World Cup - and a legal battle
As the US Women's National Soccer team prepares for a deep run in the World Cup, they are also preparing to sue the U.S. Soccer ...
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Norfolk & Western/Norfolk Southern African-American Heritage Celebrati...

Norfolk & Western/Norfolk Southern African-American Heritage Celebration tomorrow
The annual "Norfolk & Western/Norfolk Southern African-American Heritage Celebration" is a chance to tell stories and recognize the impact many had on the railroad - ...
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Program for teens on safe web surfing expands beyond Bedford County

Program for teens on safe web surfing expands beyond Bedford County
Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown says a pilot program aimed at helping teens avoid on-line dangers is expanding to other parts of the country, with ...
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WV Governor’s company pays $404K to cover back taxes

WV Governor's company pays $404K to cover back taxes
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's family has avoided a tax sale by paying more than $400,000 to ...
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Construction worker injured when struck by vehicle in accident

Construction worker injured when struck by vehicle in accident
NEWS RELEASE: State Police is working a two vehicle crash, in which one of the vehicles struck a construction worker was struck. The crash occurred ...
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Cline: replenishing 9/11 victim fund shows America won’t forget

Cline: replenishing 9/11 victim fund shows America won't forget
A Congressman from our area says replenishing a fund supporting victims  of 9/11 renews the nations commitment to never forget. Ben Cline was working as ...
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Hope Center co-founder, Council candidate leaves town

Hope Center co-founder, Council candidate leaves town
The co-founder of the Hope Center on 11th Street northwest Roanoke - former City Council candidate Grover Price - has relocated with his family to ...
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Northam administration takes gun law initiative on the road

Northam administration takes gun law initiative on the road
Two members of Governor Northam's administration are conducting a series of events in parts of the state from today through next Tuesday connected in advance ...
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Tony Bennett excited about new players coming in

Tony Bennett excited about new players coming in
The Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team celebrated winning its first national title in April but that's in the rear view mirror. WPLY-MIN ...
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Virginia agency signs off on new solar energy projects

Virginia agency signs off on new solar energy projects
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia agency has issued permits for three new solar projects.Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that the Virginia Department of Environmental ...
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Brent Stevens At the Movies: “The Biggest Little Farm”

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 - a documentary, "The Biggest Little Farm." ...
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Roanoke gets Hall of Fame honors for Feed and Read

Roanoke gets Hall of Fame honors for Feed and Read
The National Civic League has named Roanoke an All-America City Award winner a record 7 times. Now they've put the Star City in a Hall ...
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