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Tech launches major athletics department fundraiser

Tech launches major athletics department fundraiser
Virginia Tech has launched a $400 million fundraising campaign to bolster its sports amenities - and to heighten the university's profile nationwide. Its called "Reach ...
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On Weed Day, AAA says Va legalization presents traffic safety concerns

On Weed Day, AAA says Va legalization presents traffic safety concerns
Many marijuana users call April 20th -- or 4/20 -- as "Weed Day", and this year, it comes as Virginia prepares to legalize possession of ...
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VDH publishes latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley

VDH publishes latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley
The latest numbers from the Virginia Department of Health, show no new coronavirus related deaths but 1 new hospitalization in the Roanoke Valley. There are ...
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While you can walk into a Roanoke Vax clinic, the wait may be weeks in NoVA

While you can walk into a Roanoke Vax clinic, the wait may be weeks in NoVA
Local health officials will conduct a second walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic today in Roanoke. But while supplies here currently exceed demand, other parts of the ...
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NRV Health District Is Cautiously Optimistic In Latest Update

NRV Health District Is Cautiously Optimistic In Latest Update
In a weekly update, the New River Health District spoke about everything from people's concerns about the vaccine to the new strains of Covid that ...
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Roanoke names new Deputy City Manager

Roanoke names new Deputy City Manager
Roanoke City will have a new Deputy City Manager this summer. Clarence Grier was most recently Deputy County Manager in Guilford County, North Carolina -- ...
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Sting operation: Bedford County man charged with stealing pontoon boat

Sting operation: Bedford County man charged with stealing pontoon boat
The Bedford County Sheriff's Office says a sting operation led to an arrest for allegedly stealing a pontoon boat, then trying to sell its motor ...
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A New Mobile Marketplace Rolls Out On Wednesday

A New Mobile Marketplace Rolls Out On Wednesday
Feeding Southwest Virginia has a new way to reach people in need. This Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Feeding Southwest Virginia will be ...
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Speed and alcohol are likely factors in Franklin County traffic death

Speed and alcohol are likely factors in Franklin County traffic death
State Police say speed and alcohol are likely factors in a Franklin County traffic death. Troopers say it happened Friday afternoon along English Road in ...
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2nd walk-up COVID vaccination clinic set for Tuesday in Roanoke

2nd walk-up COVID vaccination clinic set for Tuesday in Roanoke
You have another opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment this week in Roanoke. The next walk-up clinic is set for Tuesday between ...
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VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley

VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley
The latest numbers from the Virginia Department of Health, show no new coronavirus related deaths or hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley. There are 27 new ...
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Youngkin talks why he sees himself as best choice to represent GOP in Novem...

Youngkin talks why he sees himself as best choice to represent GOP in November
Glenn Youngkin is one of the candidates pursuing the Republican nomination for Virginia Governor and he has made improving the Commonwealth's economy a focus of ...
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As all of Va enters Phase 2, the challenge now is convincing many to sign u...

As all of Va enters Phase 2, the challenge now is convincing many to sign up
The entire Commonwealth of Virginia is now in Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccinations; it means everyone 16 and older in the state can now sign ...
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Four on the 4th is now taking sign up for this year’s race.

Four on the 4th is now taking sign up for this year's race.
An annual foot race to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia is now open for registration..WFIR's Rob Ruthenberg has this report Click ...
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Drug dog “Maxx” helps nab meth, illegal firearm, 3 suspects

Drug dog "Maxx" helps nab meth, illegal firearm, 3 suspects
NEWS RELEASE: On Friday evening, April 16, 2021, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the McCoy area of the county for ...
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Martinsville man shot dead at home he was visiting

Martinsville man shot dead at home he was visiting
NEWS RELEASE: On April 17, 2021, at approximately 8:42 pm, the Martinsville-Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call that an individual had been shot ...
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VMI earns first FCS playoff bid ever, beats The Citadel 31-17

VMI earns first FCS playoff bid ever, beats The Citadel 31-17
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Seth Morgan threw three touchdown passes, and No. 15 VMI will enter the FCS playoffs for the first time with its ...
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Falwell says Liberty attempts to defame him

Falwell says Liberty attempts to defame him
RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WDBJ) — Former President of Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr., added further comment in response to the Liberty lawsuit in a series of Tweets ...
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Volvo truck workers in Dublin go on strike

Volvo truck workers in Dublin go on strike
DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 workers at a Volvo truck plant in southwest Virginia have gone on strike. The decision by the local of ...
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McAuliffe has fundraising lead in Virginia governor’s race

McAuliffe has fundraising lead in Virginia governor’s race
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a commanding lead in fundraising as he seeks another term in the governor’s mansion, ...
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