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Resources to help Hurricane Ian victims, weather updates

Resources to help Hurricane Ian victims, weather updates
If you'd like to donate to help those affected by Hurricane Ian we have links to several local organizations that are responding as well as ...
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As Ian’s remnants move over us, be alert for possible flooding

As Ian's remnants move over us, be alert for possible flooding
We are sure to get plenty of rain at times from the remnants of Hurricane Ian, but what is less certain is which areas, if ...
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Hurricane Ian response ready in Southwest VA

Hurricane Ian response ready in Southwest VA
As our area braces for whatever Hurricane Ian might bring, FEMA is in place with officials saying they’re ready to respond as WFIR’s Ian Price ...
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Senator Kaine previews bill ahead of SCOTUS reopening

Senator Kaine previews bill ahead of SCOTUS reopening
The Supreme Court of the United States will open for its next session on Monday. During a recent press availability, one of Virginia's U.S. Senators ...
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“Doc at 100” will raise funds for Friends of the Blue Ridge

"Doc at 100" will raise funds for Friends of the Blue Ridge
Its mission has changed slightly but now Friends of the Blue Ridge - they dropped "Parkway" from from the title - still has to raise ...
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Kaine v Youngkin 2024? a poll asks who would win

Kaine v Youngkin 2024? a poll asks who would win
From the University of Mary Washington: The 2022 annual statewide survey from the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington ...
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Roanoke mayor discusses possible criminal justice reform rollback

Roanoke mayor discusses possible criminal justice reform rollback
When Republicans took control of the Virginia House of Delegates last year, several Democrats worried the state would roll back criminal justice reforms enacted after ...
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Death near Hunting Hills after traffic stop last night

Death near Hunting Hills after traffic stop last night
(from State Police) ROANOKE, Va. – At the request of the United States Marshals Service (USMS) of the Western District of Virginia, the Virginia State ...
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Munters cuts ribbon on new plant in Daleville

Munters cuts ribbon on new plant in Daleville
The Botetourt Center at Greenfield formally welcomed another major manufacturer to its business park this morning, with a ribbon cutting for Munters, a worldwide company ...
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Downtown Roanoke scavenger hunt could “unlock” prizes and disco...

Downtown Roanoke scavenger hunt could "unlock" prizes and discounts
If you find yourself in downtown Roanoke keep your eyes peeled inside the businesses you visit - they could be taking part in the Golden ...
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The latest on Hurricane Ian’s impact in Florida

The latest on Hurricane Ian's impact in Florida
Check out the link below for information on Hurricane Ian's impact in Florida, from the Department of Emergency Management. Hurricane Ian info ...
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US. Attorney’s Office looks to seize Roanoke County motel following i...

US. Attorney's Office looks to seize Roanoke County motel following investigation
Federal prosecutors are looking to seize control of a Roanoke County motel they say was a haven for drugs and commercial sex trafficking. WFIR’s Clark ...
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Blue Cow Ice Cream keeps growing; five locations soon in Virginia

Blue Cow Ice Cream keeps growing; five locations soon in Virginia
A Roanoke-based ice cream company continues to grow across parts of Virginia. Blue Cow Ice Cream is now up to four locations -- and already ...
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VT professor studies coastal hazards; weighs in on Ian’s impact here

VT professor studies coastal hazards; weighs in on Ian's impact here
Its final pathway before hitting landfall in Florida along the Gulf Coast may still not be finalized yet, but Hurricane Ian is expected to bring ...
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Taysha Devaughan challenges Morgan Griffith in November election

Taysha Devaughan challenges Morgan Griffith in November election
A single mother from far southwest Virginia is challenging 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith in the November election. Democrat Taysha Devaughan lives in Big Stone ...
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Farmer dies after SUV rear-ends corn chopper; charges pending

Farmer dies after SUV rear-ends corn chopper; charges pending
NEWS RELEASE: At 6:53 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 21), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 674 (Ridge Ave.) one mile south ...
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Dems, GOP disagree on “due date abortion” stance

Dems, GOP disagree on "due date abortion" stance
Will abortion be the key issue this November? Virginia’s Governor weighs in, as WFIR’s Ian Price reports. 9-27 Abortion WRAP ...
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Virginia Children’s Theatre new season launches next week

Virginia Children's Theatre new season launches next week
The producing artistic director for Virginia Children's Theatre calls the upcoming 2022-2023 season one of "love and inspiration and loss," - and perhaps hope. It ...
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Hope to Walk hosting its third annual virtual 5K this weekend

Hope to Walk hosting its third annual virtual 5K this weekend
The Blacksburg based non-profit has left its mark on seven countries, and its Vice Chairman says this is only the beginning. WFIR's Emma Thomas has ...
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Moon-Reynolds endorses independent candidates for City Council

Moon-Reynolds endorses independent candidates for City Council
An independent member of city council -- who is not running this November -- is endorsing almost every candidate that is in this fall’s race ...
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Salem breaks ground for $27 million Moyer Complex makeover

Salem breaks ground for $27 million Moyer Complex makeover
The City of Salem broke ground today on a 27-million-dollar upgrade and renovations at the Moyer Sports Complex.  New pickleball courts, a state-of-the-art playground and much-needed ...
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