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Capitol riot committee has interviewed 250 people so far

Capitol riot committee has interviewed 250 people so far
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection says the committee has interviewed about 250 people so far. That shows ...
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Woman killed in wrong-way head-on interstate crash in Virginia

Woman killed in wrong-way head-on interstate crash in Virginia
Virginia State Police say a Connecticut woman was one of two people killed when the car she was riding in was hit head-on by a ...
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Police shooting raises questions over Black man’s gun rights

Police shooting raises questions over Black man's gun rights
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Leaders in the Black community of Virginia Beach are calling for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of ...
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Its official: GOP will control House of Delegates

Its official: GOP will control House of Delegates
Democratic incumbent delegate Alex Askew (Virginia Beach) has officially conceded his District 85 race after a recount showed that he would not overcome Republican challenger ...
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GOP Congressman thinks ‘Roe v Wade’ won’t be overturned

GOP Congressman thinks 'Roe v Wade' won't be overturned
While the Supreme Court won’t render a decision on Mississippi’s abortion ban until June, plenty of people are weighing in about the prospect of overturning ...
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The 12th Day of Christmas is a party for local non-profits

The 12th Day of Christmas is a party for local non-profits
The creator of "Buzz 4 Good" - heard Saturday afternoons at 4 on WFIR - is holding a celebration that's open to all non-profits in ...
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Weird Al announces Roanoke show next fall

Weird Al announces Roanoke show next fall
Things are going to get “Weird” at the Berglund Center next fall. Five-time Grammy-winning comedian Weird Al Yankovic is coming to Roanoke on October 25, ...
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Two people facing 81 charges following Salem vehicle break-ins

Two people facing 81 charges following Salem vehicle break-ins
Two individuals now face 81 charges in connection to a rash of vehicle break-ins and thefts in the city. Salem Police made the arrests this ...
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Bronco Mendenhall steps down as UVA head football coach

Bronco Mendenhall steps down as UVA head football coach
From UVA Athletics: CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  Virginia Fralin Family Head Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today he will step down from his position as the Cavaliers’ ...
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New poll confirms wide Virginia political divide on face masks

New poll confirms wide Virginia political divide on face masks
A new statewide poll shows how much Democrats in Virginia far more favor wearing face masks than Republicans, whether it's in stores, restaurants, or outdoor ...
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Students charged with assaulting each other at Bedford County high school

Students charged with assaulting each other at Bedford County high school
Two Bedford County students are charged with assaulting each other at Liberty High School. The sheriff's office says it happened Tuesday when a verbal altercation ...
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ANAYLST: Looming Virginia recounts “really don’t matter”

ANAYLST: Looming Virginia recounts "really don't matter"
The first of two recounts in Virginia’s House of Delegates that will determine whether power is split between Democrats and Republicans don’t matter much. That’s ...
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Dickens returns to familiar format starting tomorrow night

Dickens returns to familiar format starting tomorrow night
Its back to the familiar format starting tomorrow night for "Dickens of a Christmas" in downtown Roanoke. WFIR's Gene Marrano on what's scheduled: 12-2 Dickens ...
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Pry says returning to Blacksburg is dream come true

Pry says returning to Blacksburg is dream come true
Virginia Tech's new head football coach says returning to Blacksburg is a dream come true. WFIR's Clark Palmer has that story. 12-2 Pry Intro Wrap-WEB ...
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Virginia Tech grad selected as Norfolk Southern’s next CEO

Virginia Tech grad selected as Norfolk Southern's next CEO
A Virginia Tech graduate will be the next leader of the Norfolk Southern Corporation. The railroad announced today that Alan Shaw will succeed James Squires ...
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In Depth: VWCC’s “Success Coaches” help students along th...

In Depth: VWCC's "Success Coaches" help students along the way
Its often difficult for high school students heading to community college - and then to 4-year school or a career a few years later. That's ...
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Southwest Virginia Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is back this...

Southwest Virginia Ballet's "The Nutcracker" is back this month
This year is the 30th anniversary of Southwest Virginia ballet's Nutcracker. After a virtual performance last year, they are eager to get back to live ...
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At the Movies: House of Gucci

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: "House of Gucci": 12-2 At the Movies ...
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Mixed messages from Virginians on Consumer Sentiment survey

Mixed messages from Virginians on Consumer Sentiment survey
Virginians are "down, but not out" when it comes to consumer sentiment - and the future - in the latest report from Roanoke College's Institute ...
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Potential Lyme disease target discovered for treatment, diagnosis

Potential Lyme disease target discovered for treatment, diagnosis
Virginia Tech researchers have discovered that the bacterium causing Lyme disease has an unusual sugar modification that is not known to occur in any organism ...
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