Resources for those wishing to help Ukraine

Resources for those wishing to help Ukraine
Here’s how you can help: José Andrés, the beloved D.C. chef famous for feeding people in need around the world, is already in Europe with his ...
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West End Wednesdays showcases New River Valley artists

West End Wednesdays showcases New River Valley artists
On June 22, around one-hundred guests partied on the lawn of the Glencoe Museum in Radford. WFIR's Camden Lazenby has more ...
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Governor Youngkin on today’s Supreme Court abortion ruling

Governor Youngkin on today's Supreme Court abortion ruling
RICHMOND, VA - Governor Glenn Youngkin released the following statement today on the Supreme Court's Dobbs ruling announcement: "The Supreme Court of the United States ...
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AG Jason Miyares on US Supreme Court striking down Roe v Wade

AG Jason Miyares on US Supreme Court striking down Roe v Wade
Statement from a spokesperson for  Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares on today's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade:  " Today the Supreme Court ruled ...
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Sen. Mark Warner reacts to Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade

Sen. Mark Warner reacts to Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the federal constitutional ...
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Organizers prepare to hold 2nd Groceries Not Guns event

Organizers prepare to hold 2nd Groceries Not Guns event
Organizers of Roanoke’s 2nd gun buyback event look to capitalize on last year’s success. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story. 6-24 Groceries Not Guns Wap-WEB ...
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Henry County woman facing attempted murder charges following shootout with ...

Henry County woman facing attempted murder charges following shootout with deputies
On June 22, 2022, at approximately 9:20 pm, the Martinsville-Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call that an individual at 695 Pine Valley Dr., ...
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Safer Communities Act passes U.S. Senate

Safer Communities Act passes U.S. Senate
The first significant gun safety legislation in nearly three decades passed the U.S. Senate last night. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more ...
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Shooting in NW Roanoke today

Shooting in NW Roanoke today
On June 23, 2022 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified by the City of Roanoke E-911 Center of a person with a gunshot ...
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Long time VVBR executive excited about her new challenge

Long time VVBR executive excited about her new challenge
The local marketing and growth consultant group Eddy Alexander has just hired Catherine Fox as their new Senior Tourism and Destination Development Advisor. Fox is ...
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Amtrak adding second daily departure from Roanoke

Amtrak adding second daily departure from Roanoke
Amtrak and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority are making it easier for southwest Virginians to ride the rails out of Roanoke and connect with the ...
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At the Movies: “Elvis”

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: "Elvis." He says its not your ...
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Two killed during separate vehicle crashes in Franklin County

Two killed during separate vehicle crashes in Franklin County
Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred Wednesday (June 22) at 8:40 a.m. on Route 116, ...
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Downtown Ambassador Program starts later this summer

Downtown Ambassador Program starts later this summer
A new program to make downtown Roanoke cleaner, safer and more welcoming is getting its start this summer. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more ...
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Blacksburg police investigate crash on US 460

Blacksburg police investigate crash on US 460
Today, Wednesday June 22  at approximately 10:50 a.m., Blacksburg Police responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehicles on Rt. 460 ...
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Salem police looking for 15 year old runaway

Salem police looking for 15 year old runaway
The Salem Police department is looking for help in locating 15 year old Dresean Williams, whom they described as a runaway. He is 5 foot ...
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Rain Barrel Workshop next week already filled

Rain Barrel Workshop next week already filled
Next week, some Roanoke residents will learn how to collect rain water to help save on their utility bill while also helping the local environment ...
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Roanoke City residents set to receive personal property tax rebate

Roanoke City residents set to receive personal property tax rebate
Roanoke City Council voted last night to approve 5 point 9 million dollars in personal property tax rebates. This comes after an increase in the ...
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Hokies coach says better in-state recruiting is a must

Hokies coach says better in-state recruiting is a must
At the Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting Monday night new Virginia Tech head football coach Brent Pry said beefing up in-state recruiting is a must ...
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Vaccines now available locally for those 6 mos.-5 years old

Vaccines now available locally for those 6 mos.-5 years old
Young children between 6 months and 5 years old do NOT get COVID-19 at the same rates as older people - but there have been ...
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State Police identify victim of fatal crash in Botetourt County

State Police identify victim of fatal crash in Botetourt County
Statement from Virginia State Police: The crash occurred at 10:29 p.m. on Route 460, near Blue Ridge Springs Road in Botetourt County. A 2012 Toyota ...
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