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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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COVID hospitalizations in region reach new high

COVID hospitalizations in region reach new high
The number of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in our region has reached its highest point of the year. Health systems based in Roanoke, Lynchburg  ...
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VDH clarifies Governor’s revised executive mandate on crowd size limi...

VDH clarifies Governor's revised executive mandate on crowd size limits
In case you were confused - some were - the Governor's order last week about further gathering size restrictions - going from 250 to 25 ...
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Washington, Tech looking for rebound this weekend

Washington, Tech looking for rebound this weekend
The Washington Football Team looking to get back on track this Sunday at home vs the Cincinnati Bengals - and after losing to Top ten-ranked ...
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VDH reporting 198 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 198 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 198 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, 4 new ...
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VT team studies whether packages are getting harsher delivery treatment

VT team studies whether packages are getting harsher delivery treatment
A Virginia Tech research team is at work to determine whether delivery companies are handling packages more harshly in the COVID era – and if ...
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Dean and baseball coach out following Title IX investigation

Dean and baseball coach out following Title IX investigation
Statement from Roanoke College: Following receipt of a petition expressing concerns regarding the College’s handling of Title IX complaints, Roanoke College initiated an independent investigation ...
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Illuminights delays opening, limits numbers

Illuminights delays opening, limits numbers
NEWS RELEASE: Roanoke County, Virginia (November 17, 2020) – Due to the Governor’s Executive Order 67, and guidance from the Virginia Department of Health, Roanoke ...
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Cave Spring grad, Wichita State coach Marshall resigns after abuse probe

Cave Spring grad, Wichita State coach Marshall resigns after abuse probe
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has resigned following an investigation into allegations of verbal and physical abuse. Marshall, who has ...
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Restoration Housing cuts another ribbon in SE Roanoke

Restoration Housing cuts another ribbon in SE Roanoke
The non-profit Restoration Housing cut the ribbon this morning on its latest renovation of a dilapidated, older property in Roanoke - this time an 1890 ...
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COVID hospitalizations in region rise to highest number so far

COVID hospitalizations in region rise to highest number so far
The number of COVID-related hospitalizations in the region is now the highest we have seen this year. We know because the health systems based in ...
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Local college football weekend recap, coach’s comments

Local college football weekend recap, coach's comments
UVA and starting quarterback Brennan Armstrong took care of Lousiville at home on Saturday; meanwhile Virginia Tech hosted and lost to Miami on Saturday by ...
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UPDATE: Remains of woman found near I-77 identified

UPDATE: Remains of woman found near I-77 identified
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: The Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke has confirmed the identity of a woman found deceased Nov. 5, 2020 in Bland ...
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Roanoke Valley sees triple digit increase in number of new COVID cases

Roanoke Valley sees triple digit increase in number of new COVID cases
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 186 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, 7 new ...
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GOP Delegate Kirk Cox to run for Virginia Governor in 2021

GOP Delegate Kirk Cox to run for Virginia Governor in 2021
The former Republican speaker of the House of Delegates has announced his intention to run for Virginia Governor. WFIR's Clark Palmer has that story 11-17 ...
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GOP leaders say Northam’s new COVID rules go too far, too soon

GOP leaders say Northam's new COVID rules go too far, too soon
General Assembly Republican leaders say Governor Northam acted too hastily when he issued new statewide COVID-19 restrictions Friday -- and they go beyond what is ...
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Jump Into Mystery is making virtual visits with Santa Claus available

Jump Into Mystery is making virtual visits with Santa Claus available
The Christmas season may look a bit different this year because of COVID, but that doesn’t mean that some of the festivities can’t go on ...
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Vehicle fire closes northbound 81 near Lexington

Vehicle fire closes northbound 81 near Lexington
VDOT reports major northbound backups late Monday afternoon on I-81 in the Lexington area, the result of a vehicle fire near milemarker 192 has all ...
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