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Adventure Saturday Event Series at Explore Park.

Adventure Saturday Event Series at Explore Park.
Roanoke County's Explore Park will host a full day of family activities on Saturday, June 12. This is the second Adventure Saturday in a four-part ...
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JMU, Oklahoma to play again today for title series berth

JMU, Oklahoma to play again today for title series berth
After winning their first two games at the Women's College Softball World Series, JMU lost a rematch with top-seeded Oklahoma 6 to 3 yesterday. The ...
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VDH updates coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley

VDH updates coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley
The VDH today is reporting 3 new coronavirus deaths but no new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24-hour reporting period. State ...
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Judge to decide whether suspended teacher can return to work

Judge to decide whether suspended teacher can return to work
A Northern Virginia teacher has filed a lawsuit against the Loudon County school board after being suspended for comments he made about a proposed gender ...
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A new children’s theatre is open in the Grandin Village.

A new children's theatre is open in the Grandin Village.
A theatre that specializes in teaching younger children from ages 3 to 12 is now open. The PB& J Theatre Company is a for-profit organization ...
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United Auto Workers Will Resume Strike at NRV Volvo Plant

United Auto Workers Will Resume Strike at NRV Volvo Plant
(Volvo update 10am 6/7)  RE: United Auto Workers Decision to Resume Strike at NRV Plant. Volvo Trucks North America today issued the following statement regarding the ...
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Ironman Triathlon makes its debut in Roanoke

Ironman Triathlon makes its debut in Roanoke
Delayed a year by the pandemic, the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge triathlon made its debut today - its economic impact up to ...
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Ironman draws big crowd to Roanoke Valley today

Ironman draws big crowd to Roanoke Valley today
About 1600 swimmers entered the water at Carvins Cove this morning for the 1.2 mile swim that kicked off the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia's ...
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Supreme Court of Virginia will hear arguments on Lee monument Tuesday

Supreme Court of Virginia will hear arguments on Lee monument Tuesday
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Last June, when Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a plan to take down a 131-year-old statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E ...
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McAuliffe heads into five-way Democratic primary with an undeniable lead

McAuliffe heads into five-way Democratic primary with an undeniable lead
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature exuberance was on full display as he campaigned on Memorial Day weekend in downtown Petersburg, ...
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June is Pride Month in Virginia

June is Pride Month in Virginia
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam has proclaimed June as Pride Month in Virginia to celebrate the Commonwealth’s LGBTQ+ communities, their achievements and contributions, and their fight for ...
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VWCC moves forward in the Community College Innovation Challenge,

VWCC moves forward in the Community College Innovation Challenge,
The American Association of Community Colleges and the National Science Foundation announced the 12 finalists for the 2021 Community College Innovation Challenge, a competition that seeks to strengthen entrepreneurial thinking ...
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SML Chamber has new director

SML Chamber has new director
SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Virginia – The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce today named Andy Bruns as its new Executive Director. Bruns replaces Christopher Finley ...
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McAuliffe maintains strong lead; Lt. Gov. race a tossup

McAuliffe maintains strong lead; Lt. Gov. race a tossup
A just released Roanoke College poll shows Former Governor Terry McAuliffe and incumbent Attorney General Mark Herring hold strong leads in their races for the ...
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W&L will keep its name

W&L will keep its name
(AP) Washington and Lee University's trustees have voted against removing the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board voted 22-6 to keep the ...
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A how-to guide for cancer patients is out now.

A how-to guide for cancer patients is out now.
Sunday is NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY. Each year - 1.8 million people are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. Upon learning this difficult news, ...
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Roanoke County Police Respond to Shooting

Roanoke County Police Respond to Shooting
(Roanoke County, VA—June 4, 2021) At approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Roanoke County Police officers responded to the 4300 block of Garst Mill Rd in response ...
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Its on to OSU for JMU Dukes softball team tonight

Its on to OSU for JMU Dukes softball team tonight
Oddicci Alexander pitched a complete game yesterday as the James Madison University Dukes won their first College Softball World Series game ever. Kate Gordon hit ...
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McAuliffe leads race for Governor nomination and Lt. Gov race up for grabs

McAuliffe leads race for Governor nomination and  Lt. Gov race up for grabs
Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring hold strong leads in the races for the Democratic nomination for governor and attorney general in ...
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Ayala, McClellan and Warren on the primary campaign for Lt. Governor

Ayala, McClellan and Warren on the primary campaign for Lt. Governor
There are six Democrats on Tuesday’s primary ballot seeking the party’s nomination for Lieutenant Governor. We brought you three of them Wednesday, and today, we ...
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