Longer Listen: much more about the “Maternal Health CollaborativeR...

Longer Listen: much more about the "Maternal Health Collaborative"
Huddle Up Moms, a non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating mothers, is taking the first steps to launch a "maternal health collaborative" across the ...
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Lucy Addison Middle School closed after water main break

Lucy Addison Middle School closed after water main break
Roanoke City School officials say Lucy Addison Middle School is closed today due to a water main break. The Water Authority is estimating the outage, ...
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Mill Mountain Theatre to offer conservatory spring classes

Mill Mountain Theatre to offer conservatory spring classes
This spring, Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory is offering in-person classes for students Pre-K through Adult. Classes will meet once a week beginning January 31st and ...
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UPDATE: Man dies after Roanoke County hit and run

UPDATE: Man dies after Roanoke County hit and run
Update: January 13, 2022 — Officers with the Roanoke County Police Department, with assistance from the Virginia State Police, have located and apprehended the suspect ...
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Roanoke County fire claims life of resident and dog

Roanoke County fire claims life of resident and dog
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded around 1:45 p.m. today in the 6600 block of Back Creek Road, in the Clearbrook area, for the report ...
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Roanoke Police no longer answer stray animal calls TFN

Roanoke Police no longer answer stray animal calls TFN
The Roanoke City Police Department is facing a staffing shortage that impacts its ability for now to respond to animal control calls. For the immediate ...
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Maternal services and women’s healthcare providers meeting

Maternal services and women’s healthcare providers meeting
The event called Mothers Matter: The Maternal Health Collaborative of the Roanoke Valley - will be facilitated by the Council of Community Services in cooperation ...
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Virginia, Norfolk Southern finalize agreement to extend Amtrak to NRV

Virginia, Norfolk Southern finalize agreement to extend Amtrak to NRV
Governor Northam's office says the commonwealth and Norfolk Southern have signed a "definitive agreement" to expand passenger rail service to southwest Virginia, a plan first ...
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Police used fake DNA reports during interrogations

Police used fake DNA reports during interrogations
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Virginia's attorney general says police in Virginia Beach used forged documents linking people's DNA to a crime to get them ...
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UVA beats Tech in latest Commonwealth Clash on the hardwood

UVA beats Tech in latest Commonwealth Clash on the hardwood
It wasn't pretty perhaps but Virginia survived two last-second shots by Virginia Tech and held on for a 54-52 men's basketball win last night in ...
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At the Movies: The 355

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 355," this weekend. 1-13 ATM ...
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Gilbert takes the reins at House of Delegates

Gilbert takes the reins at House of Delegates
Before the general assembly session started yesterday the Republican leadership in the House of Delegates laid out their plans for the year. With the story, ...
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Roanoke County wants input on improving Route 460 corridor

Roanoke County wants input on improving Route 460 corridor
Roanoke County is holding another open house-style public meeting tonight - this one focuses on the Route 460 corridor in the Bonsack area. More on ...
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Driver absences could impact Roanoke City school buses

Driver absences could impact Roanoke City school buses
From Roanoke City Public School District: The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reports we are currently at record-high community transmission rates in the Roanoke City ...
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GOP House majority lays out plans in Richmond

GOP House majority lays out plans in Richmond
With the general assembly convening today, leaders of the new Republican majority outlined their plan this morning. WFIR's Caroline Moore, has the story. 1-12 GOP ...
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Virginia used as example for expanding voting rights nationwide

Virginia used as example for expanding voting rights nationwide
Senate Democrats are using Virginia as an example of why new voting rights legislation should be passed in Washington. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 01-12 ...
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LewisGale market president on health system’s expansion

LewisGale market president on health system's expansion
There are two major healthcare players in the Roanoke and New River Valleys - and one of them, the LewisGale Regional Health System - has ...
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General Assembly begins work amid big changes in Richmond power structure

General Assembly begins work amid big changes in Richmond power structure
The Virginia General Assembly opens its 2022 session later today in Richmond with major changes in place that will affect what does and does not ...
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Carilion CEO named to Youngkin’s medical advisory team

Carilion CEO named to Youngkin's medical advisory team
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin  yesterday announced his Medical Advisory Team led by Dr. Marty Makary, Nancy Agee, Kathy Gorman, Alan Levine, Dr. Bogdan ...
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Floyd County manufacturer expanding, adding jobs

Floyd County manufacturer expanding, adding jobs
NEWS RELEASE: RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Phoenix Hardwoods, Inc., an artisan manufacturer of high-quality furniture and home goods made exclusively from Virginia-grown hardwoods, ...
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