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Woman stabbed in northeast Roanoke

Woman stabbed in northeast Roanoke
NEWS RELEASE: On September 30, 2020 at around noon, Roanoke Police were notified of a stabbing that occurred in the area of 20th Street and ...
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Political analyst says one candidate seemed to help himself – barely

Political analyst says one candidate seemed to help himself - barely
The first presidential debate deteriorated into near chaos last night but our political analyst says there was a winner. At least politically, as WFIR’s Ian ...
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Hotel Roanoke opens remodeled Pine Room, new Lobby Bar

Hotel Roanoke opens remodeled Pine Room, new Lobby Bar
The Hotel Roanoke has completed a multi-million-dollar renovation of its Pine Room restaurant – along with creation of a new Lobby Bar nearby. The project ...
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Hokies coach says Duke game will be a challenge

Hokies coach says Duke game will be a challenge
Virginia Tech head football coach Justin Fuente tried to convince the media yesterday that playing Duke on the road Saturday will be a tough game: ...
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Former Reagan staffer says President DID answer White Supremacist question

Former Reagan staffer says President DID answer White Supremacist question
A former local Republican Party leader and one-time Reagan White House staffer says President Trump DID answer a question posed to him at last night's ...
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VDH reporting 67 new coronavirus cases in the Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 67 new coronavirus cases in the Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 67 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases ,1 new ...
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Analyst: Trump’s white supremacist question was easy to answer

Analyst: Trump's white supremacist question was easy to answer
President Trump is under fire after he seemingly backed a right-wing extremist group when asked to condemn white supremacist groups. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: ...
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Roanoke County offers additional voting options

Roanoke County offers additional voting options
New voting options for Roanoke County residents - a satellite in-person voting location at the Brambleton Center will be open October 19th through the 31st ...
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WFIR Political Analyst breaks down first Presidential Debate

WFIR Political Analyst breaks down first Presidential Debate
You either watched the Presidential debate last night or you’ve likely heard some sound this morning - WFIR Political Analyst Dr. Bob Denton joined our ...
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VDH: Vital need to send sex-related info to teens at their homes

VDH: Vital need to send sex-related info to teens at their homes
A Virginia Department of Health program aimed at reducing teen pregnancies has sent postcards to thousands of Roanoke-area homes telling teens they can text a ...
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UPDATE: Suspect arrested for hatchet attack outside church doors

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for hatchet attack outside church doors
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 29), Virginia State Police were alerted to information related to the male suspect in Sunday night's incident ...
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Veterans’ Parade cancelled: virtual events to run instead

Veterans' Parade cancelled: virtual events to run instead
NEWS RELEASE: Due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia's Veterans Parade organizers made the decision to cancel this year's event. Instead, there will be ...
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Liberty pays Falwell two years’ base salary in severance

Liberty pays Falwell two years' base salary in severance
Liberty University says it today paid former President Jerry Falwell, Jr. two years of his base salary as severance. Liberty says in a statement the ...
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No more Pulaski “Yankees” as Appalachian League undergoes major...

No more Pulaski "Yankees" as Appalachian League undergoes major changes in 2021
The Appalachian League will undergo a major change next summer with the shrinking of major league baseball's minor league system. Instead of being an affiliated ...
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Up for auction: Ranch with 979 acres, 2+ miles of James River frontage

Up for auction: Ranch with 979 acres, 2+ miles of James River frontage
A highly-unusual property near Buchanan goes up for auction October 28th at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, and it is safe to say this ...
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Bill would allow state-licensed cannabis businesses to legally use banks

Bill would allow state-licensed cannabis businesses to legally use banks
The latest COVID stimulus package proposed by House leadership maintains provisions that would allow cannabis businesses to legally partner with banks and other financial institutions ...
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Bronco impressed with new QB’s first win as Cavs starter

Bronco impressed with new QB's first win as Cavs starter
Virginia is off to a good start on the football field after dominating Duke at home on Saturday. Cavs head coach Bronco Mendenhall on the ...
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VDH reporting close to 50 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting close to 50 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 46 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases ,2 new ...
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Presidential debates kick off tonight – our political analyst weighs ...

Presidential debates kick off tonight - our political analyst weighs in
The first of three scheduled debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden takes place tonight at 9. WFIR will air the debate ...
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Roanoke County Public Library system works to reopen libraries safely

Roanoke County Public Library system works to reopen libraries safely
The South County Library reopened yesterday with new safety protocols in place and more libraries in the county are working to reopen in the next ...
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