Women’s Luncheon at Taubman celebrates art and education

Women's Luncheon at Taubman celebrates art and education
Call it a real "Power Lunch" - more than 250 of the region's top female leaders, professionals and philanthropists turned out for the 17th Annual ...
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Pedestrian safety tips, importance highlighted by accident

Pedestrian safety tips, importance highlighted by accident
The need to watch out for pedestrians is in the spotlight this month, but even more so after a pedestrian was hit yesterday in downtown ...
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Helping area low-income families find baby formula amid shortage

Helping area low-income families find baby formula amid shortage
A Roanoke agency that serves low-income mothers-to-be and parents of young children says it has been able to meet most of its clients' needs for ...
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RSO’s David Stewart Wiley celebrated for 25 years in Roanoke

RSO's David Stewart Wiley celebrated for 25 years in Roanoke
This past Saturday was a very special day for the music director and conductor for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's Music Director and conductor. More from ...
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Police: Bullet pierced window at VA attorney general’s office

Police: Bullet pierced window at VA attorney general's office
Virginia Capitol Police are investigating after a bullet pierced a window at the office of the Attorney General in downtown Richmond. News outlets report that ...
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Workers at a Target store in Christiansburg file for union vote

Workers at a Target store in Christiansburg file for union vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at a Target store in Christiansburg, Virginia, filed paperwork Tuesday with federal labor regulators to hold a union election, joining ...
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Intersection reopen after pedestrian hit downtown

Intersection reopen after pedestrian hit downtown
Sources tell WFIR News that a pedestrian was hit this evening near the intersection of 1st street and Campbell Avenue SW in downtown Roanoke. The ...
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Roanoke firefighters rescue dog from burning home

Roanoke firefighters rescue dog from burning home
Firefighters rescued a dog Monday evening from a burning home in southeast Roanoke. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the two-story home in the ...
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Two years after landslide, work to rebuild Blue Ridge Parkway begins

Two years after landslide, work to rebuild Blue Ridge Parkway begins
It has been two years since a landslide forced the Blue Ridge Parkway's closure between Roanoke and Adney Gap near Bent Mountain. Work is now ...
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Miyares weighs in on student-led pro choice demonstrations

Miyares weighs in on student-led pro choice demonstrations
Virginia’s attorney General is criticizing high school students who walked out of their classrooms to protest a leaked Supreme Court draft decision. WFIR’s Clark Palmer ...
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Opera Roanoke dedicates “Requiem” this weekend to pandemic vict...

Opera Roanoke dedicates "Requiem" this weekend to pandemic victims
Opera Roanoke's season finale is coming up this Friday night and Sunday afternoon, when Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem," is on stage at Jefferson Center. Artistic director ...
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T-rex Trail At Explore Park Opens This Month

T-rex Trail At Explore Park Opens This Month
This Summer there's an opportunity to see replicas of terrible lizards, as their name implies, among the trees of the Blue Ridge. WFIR's Camden Lazenby ...
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Man stopped at Reagan National Airport security checkpoint with 23 weapons

Man stopped at Reagan National Airport security checkpoint with 23 weapons
ARLINGTON, Va. — An Alexandria, Va., man was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers unloaded a stash of 23 prohibited items from ...
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Man arrested after double shooting in Northwest Roanoke

Man arrested after double shooting in Northwest Roanoke
On May 9, 2022 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Roanoke Police were patrolling the area near Salem Turnpike NW and 24th Street NW when they heard ...
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Roanoke Women’s lax team earns NCAA tournament bid

Roanoke Women's lax team earns NCAA tournament bid
The NCAA announced the field for the 2022 NCAA DIII Women's Lacrosse National Championship tournament on Monday morning. Just as the Roanoke men experienced last ...
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Telehealth services for mental health here to stay

Telehealth services for mental health here to stay
An organization that has been around since 2006 - the Virginia Telehealth Network - has witnessed remote medical services come to the forefront over the ...
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Dust-up at City Council meeting over Mayor’s travel allowance today

Dust-up at City Council meeting over Mayor's travel allowance today
Some controversy at today's Roanoke City Council meeting when ordinances and resolutions for the next fiscal year budget were approved. Council member Stephanie Moon-Reynolds wanted ...
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Boones Mill Volunteer Fire Department Hosts New Kind Of Fundraiser Next Wee...

Boones Mill Volunteer Fire Department Hosts New Kind Of Fundraiser Next Weekend
It’s not necessarily cheap to be a volunteer firefighter so a local department is trying to help through pivoting to a new type of charity ...
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In-Person Early Voting underway in Virginia

In-Person Early Voting underway in Virginia
In-person early voting has started in Virginia. WFIR’s Ian Price has the information you need to know before the June Primary. 5-9 Early Voting WRAP ...
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Roanoke earns berth in 2022 NCAA Tournament

Roanoke earns berth in 2022 NCAA Tournament
From Roanoke College Athletics: The NCAA announced the field for the 2022 NCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship Tournament last night. The Roanoke College men's lacrosse ...
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