Pollster says Roanoke Del. leads Lt. Gov race despite lack of poll clarity

Pollster says Roanoke Del. leads Lt. Gov race despite lack of poll clarity
A recent poll shows none of the candidates for Lt. Governor are in the lead - but a survey organizer says that likely means Roanoke ...
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VDH reporting another spike in number of COVID related deaths statewide

VDH reporting another spike in number of COVID related deaths statewide
The VDH is reporting the highest spike in the number of new COVID-19 deaths across the Commonwealth with 234. According to the department’s website they ...
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Special antibody treatment can help prevent worst COVID symptoms

Special antibody treatment can help prevent worst COVID symptoms
A one-time infusion of antibodies created in the lab may help those exhibiting early stage symptoms of the coronavirus to avoid getting very sick. The ...
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Fastest-selling vehicles here are practical. Much different nationwide.

Fastest-selling vehicles here are practical. Much different nationwide.
The latest vehicle sales numbers for the Roanoke region show that the fastest sellers around here are far different from the hottest vehicles nationwide. iSeeCars ...
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In Depth: Variants throw uncertainty into COVID future

In Depth: Variants throw uncertainty into COVID future
There is a long way to go, but the Virginia Department of Health reports more than 6% of state residents are now fully vaccinated against ...
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Here we go again: Another winter weather advisory

Here we go again: Another winter weather advisory
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM ESTSATURDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of locally up to two ...
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Hoos fall again

Hoos fall again
Its 3 straight losses for the Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team, with defensive lapses part of the problem. WPLY-MIN ...
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Va works to tie new COVID vaccination appointments to state signup system

Va works to tie new COVID vaccination appointments to state signup system
More pharmacy chains are joining Virginia's COVID-19 vaccination program this week -- and Virginia health officials want these new providers to link their appointments to ...
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Suspect arrested, charged with hemp farm break-in

Suspect arrested, charged with hemp farm break-in
NEWS RELEASE: Justin Scott Murphy, 29 years old from Radford, was arrested without incident around 3:00a.m. this morning in the City of Radford by deputies ...
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Roanoke Gas bills are rising next month — but NOT 68%

Roanoke Gas bills are rising next month -- but NOT 68%
While Roanoke Gas customers will see higher bills in March, it will not be to the extent we said it would this morning. The company ...
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VDH reporting uptick in new COVID cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting uptick in new COVID cases in Roanoke Valley
The VDH is reporting the second highest spike in the number of new COVID-19 deaths across the Commonwealth with 156. According to the department’s website ...
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VDH confirms UK coronavirus variant identified in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Health
FROM VDH : (RICHMOND, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) today announced that the first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 has been ...
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Botetourt County Spring Sports

Botetourt County Spring Sports
The Botetourt County Booster Clubs are working to offer spring recreation sports with county support ... WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has this report ...
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Liberty discusses rental of off-campus parking lots for GOP Convention

Liberty discusses rental of off-campus parking lots for GOP Convention
For more background click the link below: From Liberty University: Liberty University tries to be a good neighbor and promote civic engagement. When asked by ...
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5 new businesses coming to Tanglewood Mall

5 new businesses coming to Tanglewood Mall
New businesses will be coming to Tanglewood Mall after two outparcel buildings are constructed: Panda Express, Jersey Mikes, Aspen Dental, Blaze Pizza and Chipotle. The ...
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Body discovered near Niagara Dam identified

Body discovered near Niagara Dam identified
(Roanoke County, VA—February 24, 2021) On January 26 the Roanoke County Police Department conducted an investigation after a body was discovered in the water near ...
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Hokies slip up against Ga Tech

Hokies slip up against Ga Tech
16th ranked Virginia Tech ran into a buzzsaw on the road last night, losing to Georgia Tech 69 to 53. WPLY-MIN ...
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Bedford County Sheriff’s office looking for suspect

Bedford County Sheriff's office looking for suspect
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case with property damage and theft; on February 23, the incident occurred between 1030pm and 1052pm at ...
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PHOTOS: Roanoke Fire Station 7 now in-service

PHOTOS: Roanoke Fire Station 7 now in-service
The newly built Fire Station 7 in the Grandin area is now being used. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 02-24 Station 7 WRAP ...
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Restrictions will be loosened starting Monday with COVID numbers down

Restrictions will be loosened starting Monday with COVID numbers down
Governor Northam said this morning with the COVID numbers going down some restrictions will be loosened starting on Monday.  That means starting March 1 alcohol ...
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