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Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns next month at Elmwood Park

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns next month at Elmwood Park
The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns with an outdoor free concert on May 8 - tomorrow Blue Ridge Marathon runners can see and hear the RSO's ...
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Down by Downtown and The Blue Ridge Marathon will go on this weekend

Down by Downtown and The Blue Ridge Marathon will go on this weekend
The Blue Ridge Marathon and the Down By Downtown festival is this weekend and organizers are hopeful for a good turnout... WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has ...
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Roanoke man killed when moped crashes on I-81

Roanoke man killed when moped crashes on I-81
State Police say a Roanoke man died today when the moped he was driving on Interstate 81 left the roadway and struck a guardrail. It ...
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Virginia is ranked as the 21st safest state according to a recent report.

Virginia is ranked as the 21st safest state according to a recent report.
A report has been released ranking states on order of safety and its impact on their economies. WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has this story. A link ...
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Capitals to honor Backstrom’s 1,000th game in Washington uniform

Capitals to honor Backstrom's 1,000th game in Washington uniform
Washington Capitals star Nicklas Backstrom takes the ice tonight night for the 1,000th time in a Washington sweater. The team is showing a video tribute ...
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VDH releases latest coronavirus data from the Roanoke Valley

VDH releases latest coronavirus data from the Roanoke Valley
After three straight days of no new coronavirus deaths,  the latest numbers from the Virginia Department of Health, show 1 new virus related death  in ...
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Kaine concurs with President: time to leave Afghanistan

Kaine concurs with President: time to leave Afghanistan
There are already second-generation troops serving in Afghanistan - and some soldiers who weren't even born yet when September 11 happened on American soil. Now ...
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Today in Roanoke: COVID vaccine clinic, no appointment needed

Today in Roanoke: COVID vaccine clinic, no appointment needed
In a remarkable turn of events, local health officials will provide COVID 19 vaccinations today at the Berglund Center without the need to schedule an ...
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Windsor Police Chief: officers missed opportunities to deescalate situation

Windsor Police Chief: officers missed opportunities to deescalate situation
Officials with the town of Windsor say the traffic stop involving a Black army Lieutenant is a teaching moment for their police department. 4-15 Windsor ...
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Trey Falwell, son of Jerry Falwell Jr, no longer with Liberty University

Trey Falwell, son of Jerry Falwell Jr, no longer with Liberty University
Trey Falwell, the son of former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr is no longer vice president of Support Services at the university. LU officials ...
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For first time: COVID vaccine clinic in Roanoke without advance appointment

For first time: COVID vaccine clinic in Roanoke without advance appointment
For the first time, local health officials will offer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Berglund Center without an advance appointment. The clinic is scheduled to run ...
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Police: Abducted child phone scam is back in big numbers

Police: Abducted child phone scam is back in big numbers
State police say a familiar phone scam is back in the region -- and back in big numbers. Troopers say they have received many recent ...
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Restaurateur has certain restrictions he’d like lifted

Restaurateur has certain restrictions he'd like lifted
While the world slowly returns to normal, at least one local restaurant owner is keeping an eye on some COVID-19 regulations that would help them ...
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Person who tried to put house fire out has life-threatening injuries

Person who tried to put house fire out has life-threatening injuries
Roanoke city fire officials say a person who went back into a burning home yesterday and tried to put out the fire before calling 911 ...
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Racing returns to Richmond this weekend

Racing returns to Richmond this weekend
Its the Toyota Care 250 truck series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday and the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Cup Series Race on Sunday. Track ...
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Former bank teller charged with embezzling $600,000+

Former bank teller charged with embezzling $600,000+
Federal prosecutors say a Danville man has been arrested after two years at large for embezzling more than $600,000 from a bank where he served ...
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After rising two weeks, area COVID hospitalizations again decline

After rising two weeks, area COVID hospitalizations again decline
Health care systems based in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Southside Virginia collectively report 124 patients hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19; that is down slightly from the ...
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No new Roanoke Valley COVID-19 deaths reported for third straight day

No new Roanoke Valley COVID-19 deaths reported for third straight day
According to the latest numbers from the Virginia Department of Health, there are no new coronavirus deaths being reported in the Roanoke Valley for a ...
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More on the J&J “pause” announced yesterday

More on the J&J "pause" announced yesterday
Its not a major issue now locally as far as the supply chain - but it could be a credibility problem after the FDA put ...
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Plenty of COVID-19 vaccines are available right here, right now

Plenty of COVID-19 vaccines are available right here, right now
State health officials say the pause in administering Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines does not change key target dates, but it may still extend the ...
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