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Giants coach wary of WFT QB Heinicke

Giants coach wary of WFT QB Heinicke
The Washington Football team is on the road at the New York Giants tonight - Taylor Heinicke starts at quarterback with Ryan Fitzpatrick on the ...
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Roanoke hires Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator

Roanoke hires Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator
The City of Roanoke announces the selection of Christopher Roberts as Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator, a two-year grant position, funded by the $500,000 Virginia Gun ...
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Salem Congressman discusses Gen. Milley, Afghanistan latest

Salem Congressman discusses Gen. Milley, Afghanistan latest
Another local congressman is calling for the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman to be ousted if recent allegations are found to be true. WFIR’s Ian ...
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McAuliffe, Youngkin debate tonight

McAuliffe, Youngkin debate tonight
Former Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe stopped by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute yesterday for quick tour. He also touched on the gubernatorial debate tonight. The ...
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Small business opening in Grandin a good sign says city official

Small business opening in Grandin a good sign says city official
Healing Stone Wellness boutique, a "spiritual health store" had a ribbon cutting yesterday in Grandin Village. A Roanoke city official says that's a good sign ...
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At the Movies: “The Card Counter” is haunted by his past

Brent Stevens At the Movies
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre: "The Card Counter" 9-16 At the Movies-WEB ...
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McAuliffe tours FBRI

McAuliffe tours FBRI
A day ahead of the first debate with Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin in Grundy, the Democratic candidate for Governor - Terry McAuliffe - toured the ...
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APCO wants another rate increase

APCO wants another rate increase
Appalachian Power, a utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), this week filed its annual fuel factor update with the Virginia State Corporation Commission ...
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Virginia’s Blue Ridge GO CROSS Cyclocross Race is this weekend

Virginia's Blue Ridge GO CROSS Cyclocross Race is this weekend
This weekend at Fallon Park - riders from all over the world will compete for a cash prize of 12 thousand dollars in a sport ...
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Cavs coach likes QB production

Cavs coach likes QB production
UVA plays at North Carolina this Saturday night.  Cavs head football coach Bronco Mendenhall likes what he has seen from starting quarterback Bryce Armstrong in ...
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Victim of fatal Roanoke gas station shooting is named

Victim of fatal Roanoke gas station shooting is named
(Update 9-16) Roanoke Police have identified the victim of this incident as Lindsey P. Shook, 21 of Troutville. UPDATE 9:40 AM: Roanoke Police say they ...
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Medical marijuana users can now get flowers at dispensaries

Medical marijuana users can now get flowers at dispensaries
Last Friday September 10th, was the first day cannabis dispensaries in Virginia were able to sell cannabis flowers, also known as buds, for medical uses ...
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Caldwell makes run for reelection official

Caldwell makes run for reelection official
Its official: Donald Caldwell has issued a press release announcing that he is seeking re-election as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Roanoke in ...
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Booster shot approved this week – or not quite yet?

Booster shot approved this week - or not quite yet?
Mixed signals again on a possible 3rd dose or "booster shot" for the COVID-19 vaccines to help ward off the variant strains. Dr. Cynthia Morrow ...
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Tech, WFT lose key players

Tech, WFT lose key players
Bad news for the Virginia Tech football team. Tight end James Mitchell will miss the rest of the season. And tough luck for the Washington ...
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Haunted house hiring paid help, unique applicants wanted

Haunted house hiring paid help, unique applicants wanted
A haunted house benefiting Center in the Square is looking to hire help. WFIR’s Ian Price has details on “Blue Ridge Nightmares” 09-14 Haunted Help ...
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Data not in on booster shots yet says local health director

Data not in on booster shots yet says local health director
Several FDA executives are among those who now say there is no data right now that shows a third COVID shot - a booster of ...
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Roanoke Gas expects home heating bills to rise 20% this winter

Roanoke Gas expects home heating bills to rise 20% this winter
It may not be very cold outside right now, but the home heating season is not all that far away, and if you heat with ...
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Not enough testing capacity for non-vaxxers right now?

Not enough testing capacity for non-vaxxers right now?
President Joe Biden's new federal regulation announced last week requires companies with 100 employees or more to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine. As an alternative they ...
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As COVID cases surge, more local drive-through testing resumes

As COVID cases surge, more local drive-through testing resumes
New drive-through COVID testing sites begin operating Tuesday in the Roanoke Valley in efforts to help slow the spread -- and its impacts on health ...
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