Tyson’s 3 lifts No. 19 Clemson to 51-50 victory over Hokies

Tyson’s 3 lifts No. 19 Clemson to 51-50 victory over Hokies
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Tyson had the option to pass, drive or shoot on Clemson’s final play. Tyson chose to follow coach Brad Brownell’s ...
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LA mass shooting suspect kills 10 near Lunar New Year fest

LA mass shooting suspect kills 10 near Lunar New Year fest
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance studio following a Lunar New Year celebration, killing 10 people ...
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Bills to limit inmate fees advance in Virginia Senate

Bills to limit inmate fees advance in Virginia Senate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation that would give inmates in Virginia prisons free phone calls and email access and reduce the costs of food and ...
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Four people displaced by Roanoke structure fire

Four people displaced by Roanoke structure fire
This morning at 3:25 a.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched for reports of a structure fire on the 1300 block of Purcell Ave NE. First arriving ...
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Virginia, Amazon announce $35 billion data center plan

Virginia, Amazon announce $35 billion data center plan
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Amazon Web Services plans to invest $35 billion in new data centers in Virginia under a deal with the state, Gov ...
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Amazon jobs coming to region?

Amazon jobs coming to region?
Amazon Web Services - AWS - plans to invest $35 billion by 2040 to establish multiple data center campuses across Virginia. Numerous localities in the ...
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VA State Senate debates abortion access

VA State Senate debates abortion access
Virginia State Senator Siobhan Dunnavant, has proposed her own abortion bill in response to some legislator's calls for a ban at 15 weeks. WFIR's Emma ...
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Sen. Kaine addresses if he will run for a third term

Sen. Kaine addresses if he will run for a third term
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine has ended speculation ...
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AEP official discusses why power bills have been higher

AEP official discusses why power bills have been higher
An AEP spokeswoman says Mother nature is a main reason your bills have been higher in recent weeks. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story. 1-20 ...
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VT President: Tech must grow more and is planning to do so

VT President: Tech must grow more and is planning to do so
Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands says the university needs to grow well beyond its current student numbers to best serve its mission. In his State ...
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Huddle Up Moms will grant to support Moms under Pressure program

Huddle Up Moms will grant to support Moms under Pressure program
The local support group for pregnant and new mothers founded in Roanoke several years ago - Huddle Up Moms - will now use a grant ...
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VT president’s top goals include increased affordability

VT president's top goals include increased affordability
Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands says making the university accessible and affordable to more students is one of his top immediate goals. WFIR's Evan Jones ...
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Kennedy Park in Roanoke to be renamed after local neighborhood advocate

Kennedy Park in Roanoke to be renamed after local neighborhood advocate
The largest park in Northwest Roanoke’s Melrose-Rugby neighborhood will now be named after one of the neighborhood’s most passionate boosters, the late Estelle H. McCadden ...
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Missing 17 year old with autism found safe

Missing 17 year old with autism found safe
Update: Elijah Campbell has been found safe this evening in Bristol, TN. There are no other details to provide at this time Previous:Roanoke County Police ...
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Delta Dental, Carilion Clinic will create pediatric dental residencies

Delta Dental, Carilion Clinic will create pediatric dental residencies
Carilion Clinic and Delta Dental will work together to create a pediatric dental residency based at Carilion Children's-Tanglewood. The Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation announced ...
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Multi-use district to bring economic opportunity to SE Roanoke

Multi-use district to bring economic opportunity to SE Roanoke
A former industrial plant is set to be transformed, creating a new kind of neighborhood in Southeast Roanoke. WFIR's Emma Thomas with details: 01-18 Riverdale ...
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New Works Festival continues; Taubman seeks poets and spoken word artists

New Works Festival continues; Taubman seeks poets and spoken word artists
From the WFIR News room this is your Culture Calendar - sponsored by the Roanoke Arts Commission - roanokearts.org. With a look at some of ...
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Restaurant Week is back in downtown Roanoke starting Friday

Restaurant Week is back in downtown Roanoke starting Friday
Special meal deals and a good excuse to head downtown - Restaurant Week returns this Friday for an extended run in Roanoke. More on the ...
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Long-shuttered diner has new life as loft apartments

Long-shuttered diner has new life as loft apartments
The developer and city official cut the ribbon yesterday on the newly renovated Junior Lofts. The building, once the home to the Junior Lunch Diner ...
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Virginia State Police investigate fatal crash on Sunday

Virginia State Police investigate fatal crash on Sunday
Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality.  The crash occurred Sunday (Jan 15) at 5:59 p.m. on Frontage Road, ...
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