New bids for Cave Spring High School; expansion and renovations now expecte...

New bids for Cave Spring High School; expansion and renovations now expected
Roanoke County school officials believe they can now move ahead with expansion and renovations at Cave Spring High School. Three bids were opened today, all ...
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Noisy feud: Wedding venue vs. horse center across the road

Noisy feud: Wedding venue vs. horse center across the road
A Roanoke County wedding venue claims an equestrian center across the road is deliberately disturbing many of its weddings. But the horse center says it ...
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Remnants of Florence spawned 6 tornadoes in Virginia

Remnants of Florence spawned 6 tornadoes in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of six tornadoes in Virginia earlier ...
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STUDY: Virginia does more than most to stop bullying

STUDY: Virginia does more than most to stop bullying
Virginia ranks near the bottom of a study of states with the biggest bully problems. It’s the result of anti-bullying legislation that’s not been implemented ...
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Woman, 63, pleads guilty to possessing the poison ricin

Woman, 63, pleads guilty to possessing the poison ricin
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A 63-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to possessing the poison ricin in Virginia. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the state's Eastern ...
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WFIR teams with Gleaning for the World for Hurricane Florence relief collec...

WFIR teams with Gleaning for the World for Hurricane Florence relief collection
A Lynchburg-based relief agency with 20 years of experience is collecting relief supplies and donations Wednesday at the Bonsack Kroger. WFIR and Wheeler Broadcasting are ...
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SML 4H center looks for new way to raise funds with poker run

SML 4H center looks for new way to raise funds with poker run
Now that the rains have passed, the W.E. Skelton 4H Center at Smith Mountain Lake hopes you join them this Saturday for their first ever ...
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Opening statements, testimony in Natalie Keepers trial

Opening statements, testimony in Natalie Keepers trial
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors have told jurors that a former Virginia Tech student charged as an accessory in the death of a 13-year-old girl ...
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Police: Business employee shoots, kills man who came in armed

Police: Business employee shoots, kills man who came in armed
A Roanoke man was killed overnight after entering a business and firing gunshots before being fatally shot by an employee there. Police do not name ...
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Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind — then put it back

Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind -- then put it back
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - A man is accused of rubbing his bare behind on produce at a grocery store in northern Virginia before putting the ...
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A spelling bee in Roanoke — for adults

A spelling bee in Roanoke -- for adults
An unusual spelling bee is scheduled for Wednesday evening in Roanoke --  an adult spelling bee conducted by Blue Ridge Literacy. WFIR's Bob Clark with ...
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UPDATE: Baby Arieanna’s father ID’d in connection with disappea...

UPDATE: Baby Arieanna's father ID'd in connection with disappearance
UPDATE September 18: A search warrant identifies the man arrested in connection with Arieanna Day’s disappearance as the baby girl’s father. The warrant says Andrew ...
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UPDATE: Much of Blue Ridge Parkway re-opened

UPDATE: Much of Blue Ridge Parkway re-opened
TUESDAY PM UPDATE:  The National Park Service has reopened much of the Blue Ridge Parkway, including the portion between US 220 in Clearbrook to Peaks ...
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GOP Sen. candidate accuses incumbent of politicizing Florence

GOP Sen. candidate accuses incumbent of politicizing Florence
The Republican challenger to U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is questioning the timing of a recent trip the incumbent made ahead of Hurricane Florence. WFIR’s Ian ...
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Florence likely to impact school calendars in Virginia

Florence likely to impact school calendars in Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Hurricane Florence could impact the academic calendar for schools in coastal Virginia. Hurricane season is far from over. Then comes winter ...
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FEMA: We had personnel, supplies ready to go in Virginia

FEMA: We had personnel, supplies ready to go in Virginia
The person who directs FEMA in the mid-Atlantic region says staffers were deployed across Virginia in case the call came anywhere for federal assistance. The ...
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UPDATE: Dan River flood forecast is lowered, Roanoke River to recede

UPDATE: Dan River flood forecast is lowered, Roanoke River to recede
LOCAL UPDATE: The latest National Weather Service forecast for the Dan River is not nearly as dire as first predicted. The Dan is still expected to ...
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After reaching flood stage, Roanoke River expected to recede

After reaching flood stage, Roanoke River expected to recede
The Roanoke River appeared to be near its expected high point late Monday afternoon, and it is forecast to recede overnight and into tomorrow. The ...
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Florence update: Roanoke emergency shelter to close Tuesday

Florence update: Roanoke emergency shelter to close Tuesday
Check back for running updates MONDAY: The Roanoke River appears to be near its expected high point, and it is forecast to recede overnight and into ...
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Flood warning for Roanoke River; emergency shelter open in city

Flood warning for Roanoke River; emergency shelter open in city
The National Weather Service predicts the Roanoke River will crest later today before causing major flooding. The forecast calls for a crest this evening about ...
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