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A New Mobile Marketplace Rolls Out On Wednesday

A New Mobile Marketplace Rolls Out On Wednesday
Feeding Southwest Virginia has a new way to reach people in need. This Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Feeding Southwest Virginia will be ...
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Speed and alcohol are likely factors in Franklin County traffic death

Speed and alcohol are likely factors in Franklin County traffic death
State Police say speed and alcohol are likely factors in a Franklin County traffic death. Troopers say it happened Friday afternoon along English Road in ...
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2nd walk-up COVID vaccination clinic set for Tuesday in Roanoke

2nd walk-up COVID vaccination clinic set for Tuesday in Roanoke
You have another opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment this week in Roanoke. The next walk-up clinic is set for Tuesday between ...
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VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley

VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley
The latest numbers from the Virginia Department of Health, show no new coronavirus related deaths or hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley. There are 27 new ...
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Youngkin talks why he sees himself as best choice to represent GOP in Novem...

Youngkin talks why he sees himself as best choice to represent GOP in November
Glenn Youngkin is one of the candidates pursuing the Republican nomination for Virginia Governor and he has made improving the Commonwealth's economy a focus of ...
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As all of Va enters Phase 2, the challenge now is convincing many to sign u...

As all of Va enters Phase 2, the challenge now is convincing many to sign up
The entire Commonwealth of Virginia is now in Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccinations; it means everyone 16 and older in the state can now sign ...
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Four on the 4th is now taking sign up for this year’s race.

Four on the 4th is now taking sign up for this year's race.
An annual foot race to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia is now open for registration..WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has this report Click ...
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Drug dog “Maxx” helps nab meth, illegal firearm, 3 suspects

Drug dog "Maxx" helps nab meth, illegal firearm, 3 suspects
NEWS RELEASE: On Friday evening, April 16, 2021, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the McCoy area of the county for ...
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Martinsville man shot dead at home he was visiting

Martinsville man shot dead at home he was visiting
NEWS RELEASE: On April 17, 2021, at approximately 8:42 pm, the Martinsville-Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call that an individual had been shot ...
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VMI earns first FCS playoff bid ever, beats The Citadel 31-17

VMI earns first FCS playoff bid ever, beats The Citadel 31-17
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Seth Morgan threw three touchdown passes, and No. 15 VMI will enter the FCS playoffs for the first time with its ...
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Falwell says Liberty attempts to defame him

Falwell says Liberty attempts to defame him
RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WDBJ) — Former President of Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr., added further comment in response to the Liberty lawsuit in a series of Tweets ...
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Volvo truck workers in Dublin go on strike

Volvo truck workers in Dublin go on strike
DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 workers at a Volvo truck plant in southwest Virginia have gone on strike. The decision by the local of ...
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McAuliffe has fundraising lead in Virginia governor’s race

McAuliffe has fundraising lead in Virginia governor’s race
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a commanding lead in fundraising as he seeks another term in the governor’s mansion, ...
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Baby bear abandoned by mom is rescued

Baby bear abandoned by mom is rescued
NEWS RELEASE: On April 16th, 2021 the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke received the state of Virginia's FIRST baby American black bear of 2021! ...
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Virginia records first cases of COVID Brazil variant

Virginia records first cases of COVID Brazil variant
NEWS RELEASE: – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) today announced that the first cases of the SARS-CoV-2 variant P.1 have been identified in two samples ...
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Smith Mountain Lake launches its very first “Restaurant Week.”

Smith Mountain Lake launches its very first "Restaurant Week."
A new restaurant week at Smith Mountain Lake will be starting on April 19th.  WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has this story Click the link below for ...
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Woman’s remains found near Hollins University are identified

Woman's remains found near Hollins University are identified
Human remains found near Hollins University over the winter have been identified as those of a Salem woman who had been missing since the spring ...
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Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages after the two ...
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W&M sends congratulatory messages to 350 students who were not accepte...

W&M sends congratulatory messages to 350 students who were not accepted
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - William & Mary has mistakenly sent out a message of congratulations to about 350 high school students who had applied to ...
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Virginia vax website to list statewide appointment openings as of Sunday

Virginia vax website to list statewide appointment openings as of Sunday
Virginia will officially transition statewide Sunday to Phase 2 of COVID vaccinations. Most parts of the state -- including our region -- have already done ...
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