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Carilion presents virtual town hall on impacts of gun violence

Carilion presents virtual town hall on impacts of gun violence
Carilion Clinic assembled a panel today for a virtual town hall meeting on the impacts of gun violence that we've been telling you about. Dr ...
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Panel on persistence returning to Virginia Western

Panel on persistence returning to Virginia Western
Virginia Western Community College will be hosting its "I Persist" panel for the third time. A Success Coach for the college's TRIO program says the ...
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Gov. calls RGGI a “loss of Virginians self-determination”

Gov. calls RGGI a "loss of Virginians self-determination"
We’re hearing from Governor Youngkin after news that his administration wants to untie Virginia from California’s energy standards. WFIR’s Ian Price has more ...
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Laminations company to establish new facility in Roanoke County

Laminations company to establish new facility in Roanoke County
North American Specialty Laminations will invest $2 million to establish a mid-Atlantic operation in southwest Roanoke County. The company’s new 57,000 square foot production facility ...
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Bedford County woman charged with felony neglect; more charges pending

Bedford County woman charged with felony neglect; more charges pending
On September 15, 2022, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office along with the Department of Social Services responded to Jeters Chapel Road to conduct a home ...
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Carilion will hold a virtual town hall to address the effects of gun violen...

Carilion will hold a virtual town hall to address the effects of gun violence
Just days after a Roanoke minor died from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound, Carilion and community experts will be coming together to conduct a virtual ...
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VA Delegate says Norvel Lee’s story is an inspiration for Virginians

VA Delegate says Norvel Lee's story is an inspiration for Virginians
Thirty-years after his passing, an Eagle Rock native has been honored with an historic marker two miles from where his family's home once stood. A ...
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Underage man dies after Northwest Roanoke shooting

Underage man dies after Northwest Roanoke shooting
From Roanoke Police Department - On September 17, 2022 at approximately 11:40 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified by the City of Roanoke E-911 Center of ...
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Man who perished in Fort Lewis Church Road fire identified

Man who perished in Fort Lewis Church Road fire identified
( Update 9/20 4pm:)  The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office reports that the fire from Sunday morning in the 4700 block of Fort Lewis Church ...
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Eight arrested, one sought in Bedford County drug roundup

Eight arrested, one sought in Bedford County drug roundup
NEWS RELEASE: Investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the United States Marshal’s Service, conducted a drug round up ...
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Underage alcohol use likely factor in fatal Franklin County accident

Underage alcohol use likely factor in fatal Franklin County accident
NEWS RELEASE: FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality.  The crash occurred Friday, (Sept 16) ...
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Governor calls Virginia Ag Tech “hub”

Governor calls Virginia Ag Tech "hub"
In the announcement, this week of the world’s largest indoor vertical farm being built in Virginia the Governor says our state is a “hub” for ...
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RAYSAC roundtable focuses on opioids

RAYSAC roundtable focuses on opioids
RAYSAC held its annual legislator roundtable event this morning, with the opioid crisis at the heart of the discussion. The growing presence of fentanyl-laced drugs ...
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6th District Democratic challenger Jennifer Lewis on her campaign

6th District Democratic challenger Jennifer Lewis on her campaign
6th District Democratic Congressional candidate Jennifer Lewis is taking on her second bid to defeat Republican incumbent Ben Cline. She was live this morning on ...
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Area home prices keep increasing despite higher mortgage rates

Area home prices keep increasing despite higher mortgage rates
Higher mortgage interest rates have not dampened Roanoke Valley home sale prices to this point, and realtors say buyers must realize that those rates are ...
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ApCo says typical bill could rise $20 per month

ApCo says typical bill could rise $20 per month
A rise in the cost of coal, natural gas and purchased power over the past year will increase the rate ApCo customers will pay for ...
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Flames, Hoos, Hokies all play tomorrow

Flames, Hoos, Hokies all play tomorrow
The Liberty Flames face a major test on the road at Wake Forest. UVA hopes to rebound against Old Dominion at home tomorrow - and ...
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Weekend Cyclocross races in Roanoke will have international audience

Weekend Cyclocross races in Roanoke will have international audience
Some of the world's elite cyclocross racers will compete this weekend in Roanoke, in an event that showcases local efforts to build the region's image ...
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Local democratic and republican city council candidates utilize PAC money

Local democratic and republican city council candidates utilize PAC money
Local Republicans and Democrats are turning to money from special PACs for the first time in recent memory as the campaign season for Roanoke City ...
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Old Fire Station Number One set to reopen next week after restoration

Old Fire Station Number One set to reopen next week after restoration
After 100 years of service and 15 years of vacancy, historic Fire Station One in downtown Roanoke on Church Avenue will open its doors once ...
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