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Eviction moratoriums extended – for last time most likely

Eviction moratoriums extended - for last time most likely
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent ...
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McAfee reflected on Southwest Virginia upbringing prior to death

McAfee reflected on Southwest Virginia upbringing prior to death
The creator of the McAfee antivirus software who was found dead in his Barcelona jail cell opened up about upbringing to our area prior to ...
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LOA annual fundraiser tomorrow has pandemic changes

LOA annual fundraiser tomorrow has pandemic changes
The LOA’s “Let’s Do Lunch” that’s been conducted annually for 30 years is a bit different this year. WFIR’s Ian Price has more on tomorrow's ...
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VDH updates coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley

VDH updates coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley
The VDH today reported no new coronavirus deaths and no new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley for a fourth straight day. State officials also ...
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The 7th annual Gauntlet – Virginia’s Largest Business Program and Com...

The 7th annual Gauntlet - Virginia’s Largest Business Program and Competition.
The Gauntlet - a business training mentorship program and competition recently wrapped up its 2021 class with nearly 150 participants from all over our region ...
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John McAfee, Roanoke College alum and software pioneer, dead at 75

John McAfee, Roanoke College alum and software pioneer, dead at 75
John McAfee, the security software pioneer and Roanoke College alum who tried to embrace life as an outsider while running from legal troubles, including possible ...
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General Assembly goes back to Richmond on August 2

General Assembly goes back to Richmond on August 2
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a proclamation calling the members of the General Assembly into special session on Monday, August 2. A special session is ...
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Its Virginia Transformer Day in Roanoke

Its Virginia Transformer Day in Roanoke
Today is "Virginia Transformer Day" in the City of Roanoke - recognizing 50 years in the valley for Virginia Transformer Corporation, the largest U.S.-based manufacturer ...
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Senator Mark Warner Talks Infrastructure.

Senator Mark Warner Talks Infrastructure.
At Tuesday's press conference- Senator Mark Warner went over several pieces of legislation to be voted on including the expansion of rail service in various ...
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UVA faces elimination game in College Baseball World Series

UVA faces elimination game in College Baseball World Series
Virginia lost a 4-0 lead and a no hitter late against Mississippi State at the College Baseball World Series, dropping a 6-5 decision yesterday. WPLY-MIN ...
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VDH publishes latest coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley

VDH publishes latest coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley
The VDH today reported no new coronavirus deaths and no new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley for a third straight day. State officials also ...
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Local health districts push towards 70 percent Vax target

Local health districts push towards 70 percent Vax target
Its the home stretch for the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts as they attempt to inch closer to the 70 percent target for adults ...
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Deceased missing person found in Roanoke

Deceased missing person found in Roanoke
On June 20 at approximately 6:55 p.m., Roanoke Police responded to a report of a deceased person inside a vehicle in the 1400 block of ...
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Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship winner named

Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship winner named
The 35th recipient of the Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship - named for a late Piedmont Airlines regional executive with a fondness for golf - is ...
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A Dog Show and “Yappy Hour” debuts next month in Roanoke

A Dog Show and "Yappy Hour" debuts next month in Roanoke
A new event for people and their dogs is coming to Roanoke next month, WFIR intern reporter Caroline Moore has the story: 6-22 Dog Show ...
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Time capsule under Lee monument in Richmond to be replaced

Time capsule under Lee monument in Richmond to be replaced
(from Governor's Office) Governor Ralph Northam today announced plans to replace a 134-year old time capsule embedded in the pedestal foundation of the Robert E ...
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Dawn Staley on her USA Olympic basketball squad

Dawn Staley on her USA Olympic basketball squad
USA Women's Basketball head coach Dawn Staley - a former UVA standout player and the head coach at South Carolina, where she has won an ...
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Chicago style restaurant takes sub shop’s Roanoke location

Chicago style restaurant takes sub shop's Roanoke location
A new restaurant looks to bring the taste of Chicago to Roanoke. WFIR’s Ian Price has more on “Chicago Bob’s” 06-22 Chicago Bobs WRAP1 Bob ...
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VDH updates coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley

VDH updates coronavirus data in Roanoke Valley
The VDH today reported  no new coronavirus deaths and no new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley for a second straight day. State officials also ...
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New River will keep working towards 70 percent VAX target rate

New River will keep working towards 70 percent VAX target rate
The New River Health District may not hit the July 4th target of having 70 percent of adults 18-plus at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 ...
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