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EnVision Center coming together in northwest Roanoke

EnVision Center coming together in northwest Roanoke
Its not just about helping people from lower-income backgrounds - often living in public housing - to find jobs. Its about Economic Empowerment, Educational Advancement, ...
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Woman’s remains identified after found in crashed vehicle near home

Woman's remains identified after found in crashed vehicle near home
HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS RELEASE: On November 8, 2020, at approximately 12:20 pm, a silver Toyota Solara sought in connection with the missing person investigation ...
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Judge finds MVP tree sitters in contempt; sheriff promises enforcement

Judge finds MVP tree sitters in contempt; sheriff promises enforcement
A Montgomery County judge today found  the  tree-sitters protesting the Mountain Valley Pipeline in  contempt  of  court, and he ordered fines of $500 a day ...
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State of Roanoke County Schools: Resilient but in need for more funding

State of Roanoke County Schools: Resilient but in need for more funding
Via a video presentation this morning, Roanoke County School Board Chairman Mike Wray delivered the State of the Schools Address. Wray says 6 public schools ...
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UVA welcomes FCS opponent; Liberty has tough test at NC State

UVA welcomes FCS opponent; Liberty has tough test at NC State
UVA welcomes FCS division foe Abilene Christian to Scott Stadium on Saturday - the Cav's plus one addition to the schedule that is otherwise all-ACC ...
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Rosie’s has big expansion plans in Vinton

Rosie's has big expansion plans in Vinton
Rosie's Gaming Emporium has big expansion plans in Vinton, as presented to Town Council Tuesday night. Rosie's plans to almost double the size of their ...
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Revised state budget restricts evictions, prohibits utility shutoffs

Revised state budget restricts evictions, prohibits utility shutoffs
Governor Northam says the recently-passed revised state budget will restrict evictions and prohibit utilities from cutting off power, gas and water as long as a ...
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Important aspect of “Meals on Wheels” is a COVID casualty

Important aspect of "Meals on Wheels" is a COVID casualty
One of the most important aspects of the “Meals on Wheels” program just isn’t as possible during the pandemic. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 11-19 ...
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Downtown Roanoke restaurant closed during pandemic now permanently closed

Downtown Roanoke restaurant closed during pandemic now permanently closed
A downtown Roanoke restaurant that hasn’t been open since the pandemic hit full-swing is closed for good. Blue 5 on the corner of 2nd Street ...
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VDH reporting 178 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 178 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 178 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, 4 new ...
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Let students help with vaccine distribution says Med. Association CEO

Let students help with vaccine distribution says Med. Association CEO
Whenever the approved COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out getting them to potentially hundreds of millions of Americans could be a logistical challenge to say the ...
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31 charged in drug round up in Bedford County

31 charged in drug round up in Bedford County
From Bedford County Sheriff's Office: The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Va. State Police & the US Marshals conducted a narcotics round-up on November 12th & ...
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Another accident – this time on I-81 shuts one lane

Another accident - this time on I-81 shuts one lane
On I-81 at mile marker 149.5 in Botetourt County, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle crash. The Southbound left shoulder and left southbound ...
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Northam: Limiting Thanksgiving gatherings is an act of love

Northam: Limiting Thanksgiving gatherings is an act of love
Governor Northam says Thanksgiving dinners without some loved ones at the table will be difficult, but he says it is a caring way that will ...
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Tractor trailer overturns, blocks northbound US 220 near Clearbrook

Tractor trailer overturns, blocks northbound US 220 near Clearbrook
From Roanoke County Police: A tractor trailer overturned just after 1 p.m. on US 220/Franklin Road, between Back Creek and Yellow Mountain Roads (near Red ...
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The list: Which vehicles depreciate the least and most in Roanoke region

The list: Which vehicles depreciate the least and most in Roanoke region
A new study from iSeeCars.com finds that heavy-duty vehicles are among those most likely to retain their value over time in the Roanoke area. On ...
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Still time to sign up for Drumstick Dash – some good swag also!

Still time to sign up for Drumstick Dash - some good swag also!
The Atlantic Union Drumstick Dash supports the Roanoke Rescue Mission's food service program and urges more people to sign up and run or walk (drumstickdash.net) ...
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MegaMillions ticket purchased in Christiansburg is a $1 million winner

MegaMillions ticket purchased in Christiansburg is a $1 million winner
Somebody bought a $1 Million Mega Millions ticket in Christiansburg. The Virginia Lottery says it matched the first five winning numbers in last night's drawing ...
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TP and more: area grocery stores renew purchase limits as shelves empty

TP and more: area grocery stores renew purchase limits as shelves empty
The region's largest supermarket chain says it is once again setting purchase limits on products like toilet paper, paper towels and disinfecting wipes -- two ...
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Seafood restaurant that opened in 2020 discusses pandemic problems

Seafood restaurant that opened in 2020 discusses pandemic problems
The owners of a seafood restaurant that opened in downtown Roanoke just before the pandemic say trying to get started during the pandemic hasn’t been ...
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