Virginia Western wireless printing expects to save paper and $$

Virginia Western Community College is launching a new campus printing service. The "WEPA"  Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere is designed to help the college save paper ...
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Roanoke Police Department Launches New Service

The Roanoke Police Department has a new tool that allows people to see major felonies in their neighborhood. Anyone can log onto the department’s Safer ...
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Surprise for Roanoke County sheriff: old cellphones

A public service announcement urging donations of old cellphones led to a surprise in at the Roanoke County Sheriff's office -- but they've worked out ...
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Vote for LOVE in the Roanoke Valley

Do you LOVE Roanoke?  Voting is underway to bring big letters to Roanoke that spell out LOVE.  The Virginia Tourism Corporation is putting on the ...
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Roanoke region foreclosure filings on the rise

Foreclosure filings went up in the Roanoke Valley last month at a time when the national numbers were lower. But as News/Talk 960's Evan Jones ...
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Dump truck wreck blocks road in Roanoke County

A dump truck accident blocked Old Mill Road off Bent Mountain Road in Roanoke County for about three hours this morning ...
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202 Market faces ABC hearing today for February striptease

A downtown Roanoke restaurant faces an ABC hearing today for the fund-raising event in February that included a striptease.  202 Market says it was as ...
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DMV 2 Go Roanoke starts rolling next week

A new mobile DMV customer service center is making its debut in southwest Virginia  next week.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has details ...
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Police hope surveillance photos lead to robbery suspects

The surveillance photos are somewhat indistinct, but Roanoke County Police hope they will help lead them to two men who held up a McDonald's restaurant ...
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VT, Roanoke say positive rankings can help drive more campus visits

A new school year is about to begin at colleges across the region. As students move in, many publications reveal their latest campus rankings. News/Talk ...
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VA prepares to use controversial drug for executions

Virginia is preparing to carry out its first execution using a new sedative for the first time. Death penalty opponents say it may mask any ...
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Fired Up for a Cure needs walkers and runners

Roanoke Fire-EMS is planning a big event next month in advance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin says a portion of ...
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Salem: IN stage collapse a “game-changer” for all outdoor conce...

The fatal weekend stage collapse at the Indiana Fair has the full attention outdoor concert sites across the country -- including Salem. The story from ...
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VDOT alters blasting schedule this week

Thousands of Virginia Tech students will be heading back to campus this week. Because of that VDOT is changing the blasting schedule for part of ...
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Hints that another new employer is likely coming to Botetourt

It's been a good year for jobs in Botetourt County, even in challenging economic times: three manufacturers have announced expansions this year, and another started ...
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Botetourt Co. employer to expand, add 100 new jobs

A Botetourt County company is about to bet bigger, and that means more jobs are on the way.  TREAD Corporation says it will expand its ...
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VT seeks second group of volunteers for “resist diabetes” exerc...

Virginia Tech researchers are looking for another group of Roanoke-area volunteers to go through their "resist diabetes" exercise study. Brenda Davy, an associate professor in ...
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Local school leaders call for change in AYP measurement

The latest Adequate Yearly Progress school performance results show only four Virginia school systems met the federal standards for reading and math proficiency in the ...
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New way to make appointments at the Red Cross

The Red Cross in Roanoke is hoping to attract younger donors by offering a new way to make appointments.   Local Red Cross spokesman Bob Lutjen ...
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Gallup survey: Roanoke has one of highest depression rates in U.S.

A recent Gallup survey suggests Roanoke has one of the highest rates of depression in the country, and a local psychiatrist doesn't argue with that ...
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