Pita Pit celebrates 2 years in downtown Roanoke

Pita Pit celebrates 2 years in downtown Roanoke
A restaurant chain in downtown Roanoke is celebrating its 2nd anniversary today with discounts all day long. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: ...
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Virginia death row inmate gets hearing on witness statements

Virginia death row inmate gets hearing on witness statements
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to hold a hearing on a Virginia death row inmate's claim that ...
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Kaine offers his take on tax reform

Kaine offers his take on tax reform
The House voted to approve their tax reform bill yesterday; now the U.S. Senate is hashing out its version in Washington. Democratic Senator Tim Kaine ...
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AAA: Thanksgiving holiday travel will be busiest in ten years

AAA: Thanksgiving holiday travel will be busiest in ten years
Thanksgiving is still six days away, but for many people, the holiday travel season begins today. And AAA says if you are on the move ...
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House fire in Cave Spring area, no injuries

House fire in Cave Spring area, no injuries
From News Release: Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded at about 6:05 p.m., on Thursday, November 16, 2017 to the 3500 block of Forester Road ...
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Goodlatte, Griffith, Garrett praise tax reform plan; Warner pans it

Goodlatte, Griffith, Garrett praise tax reform plan; Warner pans it
The Roanoke region’s three Republican congressmen are praising House passage of a tax reform bill. Bob Goodlatte, Morgan Griffith and Tom Garrett say in statements ...
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Lea, Rasoul among 85 appointed to Northam transition team

Lea, Rasoul among 85 appointed to Northam transition team
Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea and Delegate Sam Rasoul are among several people from our area who have been named as a member of Governor-elect Ralph ...
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Senator Kaine: Roy Moore “unfit” to serve

Senator Kaine: Roy Moore "unfit" to serve
Members of his own party have come out against him - and now Virginia's junior Democratic U.S. Senator speaks about about Alabama's Roy Moore. WFIR's ...
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UPDATE: Virginia regulators approve carbon-reduction plan

UPDATE: Virginia regulators approve carbon-reduction plan
UPDATE: The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board today approved regulations to limit carbon emissions from Virginia electric utilities. The rule approved today intends to cap ...
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Review: Poor communication hampered Charlottesville response

Review: Poor communication hampered Charlottesville response
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A review commissioned by Virginia officials found poor communication between state and local responders during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville ...
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Garrett nears end of first year in Congress unhappy with inaction

Garrett nears end of first year in Congress unhappy with inaction
As 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte prepares for his final year at the Capitol, his next-door colleague in the 5th District is nearing the end ...
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CCAP registration for 2018 underway at Virginia Western

CCAP registration for 2018 underway at Virginia Western
Its been a game-changer for some high school students who struggle to pay for education after they graduate - WFIR's Gene Marrano spoke to Virginia ...
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WFIR’s Gene Marrano honored for media excellence

WFIR's Gene Marrano honored for media excellence
The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America honored WFIR Anchor-Reporter Gene Marrano Wednesday night with its annual “Adam & Alison Award ...
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Owners of six Roanoke restaurants must pay workers $3 million

Owners of six Roanoke restaurants must pay workers $3 million
WSLS10 reports the owners six Roanoke-area Mexican restaurants must pay $3 million in back wages and damages to almost 150 workers. It is included in ...
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Bedrosian: not enough input on issues like Cave Spring High School renovati...

Bedrosian: not enough input on issues like Cave Spring High School renovation
Roanoke County supervisor Al Bedrosian says he doesn't remember hearing much about the possible relocation of students when they authorized funds for the Cave Spring ...
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GOP worries Northam may offer jobs to Republicans, flip party control

GOP worries Northam may offer jobs to Republicans, flip party control
A Richmond newspaper reports Virginia Republicans are worried that Democratic Governor-elect Ralph Northam might offer a few GOP legislators administration appointments – and by so ...
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Peacemakers Founder Shawn Hunter trial is delayed

Peacemakers Founder Shawn Hunter trial is delayed
Dec 12th is the new trial date for the computer harrassment misdemeanor charge against Shawn Hunter, founder of The Peacemakers in northwest Roanoke. WFIR's Gene ...
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Petition for downtown Roanoke restaurant employee parking revamped

Petition for downtown Roanoke restaurant employee parking revamped
Parking meters are the city of Roanoke’s current solution for patrons coming downtown, but a petition calling for more affordable parking for food industry employees ...
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CEO for ColorsVA Magazine announces bid for Roanoke City Council

CEO for ColorsVA Magazine announces bid for Roanoke City Council
Robert Jeffrey Jr. formally announced his candidacy today for Roanoke City Council. He's the CEO of Colors Virginia Magazine, a publication that spotlights diversity and ...
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Nominations open for Virginia community service awards

Nominations open for Virginia community service awards
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced that nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Virginia Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. Nominations ...
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