VCU begins removing Confederate names from buildings

VCU begins removing Confederate names from buildings
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Workers at Virginia Commonwealth University are removing Confederate-associated names from its buildings in response to a resolution calling on them to ...
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State senator, candidate for governor faces Facebook restrictions

State senator, candidate for governor faces Facebook restrictions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia gubernatorial candidate who is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump has had new restrictions placed on her Facebook ...
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Roanoke gunfire: victim seriously wounded

Roanoke gunfire: victim seriously wounded
NEWS RELEASE: On January 8, 2021 at approximately 6:40 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 3800 block of ...
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Northam mourns death of Capitol police officer and NOVA resident

Northam mourns death of Capitol police officer and NOVA resident
Governor Ralph Northam said today he is "deeply saddened by the death of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick," a resident of Northern ...
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Liberty sues Higher Ed Council and Northam, alleging online courses discrim...

Liberty sues Higher Ed Council and Northam, alleging online courses discriminated against
Liberty University is suing Governor Ralph Northam and the Director of the State Council of Higher Education, saying that the loss of the Virginia Tuition Assistance ...
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Spreading The Kindness Campaign

Spreading The Kindness Campaign
The 3rd Installment of the Spreading Kindness Card Campaign is underway and The Suicide Prevention Council of Roanoke Valley and Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare is ...
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Washington faces tall order in NFL playoff game tomorrow

Washington faces tall order in NFL playoff game tomorrow
The Washington Football Team hosts Tampa Bay tomorrow night in a first round playoff game: WPLY-MIN ...
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VDH reporting 134 new coroanvirus cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 134 new coroanvirus cases in Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by the Virginia Department of Health there are 134 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, 1 new ...
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Jae Valley Road still closed in one section due to overturned tanker truck

Jae Valley Road still closed in one section due to overturned tanker truck
(from Roanoke County)  At approximately 6:19 a.m. Roanoke County Police officers were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the area of Jae Valley Road ...
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Feeding Southwest Virginia President and CEO on challenges of 2020

Feeding Southwest Virginia President and CEO on challenges of 2020
It was a year unlike any other for the almost-40 year old Salem-based food bank known now as Feeding Southwest Virginia. President and CEO Pamela ...
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Roanoke Valley past-due water accounts are about four times recent average

Roanoke Valley past-due water accounts are about four times recent average
The water authority that serves most of the Roanoke Valley says the number of customers with past-due accounts is about four times the recent average ...
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Roanoke City public hearing on gun bans postponed

Roanoke City public hearing on gun bans postponed
It was bound to be a hot-button issue - maybe more so after the US Capitol protest yesterday where some were armed. Now a public ...
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Local Democrat committee chairs call for GOP lawmakers to resign

Local Democrat committee chairs call for GOP lawmakers to resign
The Democratic Committee chairs in 7 Roanoke and New River Valley localities are now calling on 6th district U.S. Representative Ben Cline and 9th District ...
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Tech loses; Cavs win on hardwood last night

Tech loses; Cavs win on hardwood last night
Close but no cigar- the Virginia Tech men's basketball team loses on the road 73 to 71 last night. A different story for the Virginia ...
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Cardinal Glass expands in Vinton

Cardinal Glass expands in Vinton
Cardinal Glass in Vinton cut the ribbon on a 26,000 square foot addition this morning that also includes state of the art cutting systems. Todd ...
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Virginia US Senator calls for President’s removal by 25th Amendment

Virginia US Senator calls for President's removal by 25th Amendment
US Senator Tim Kaine said this morning he is joining the calls urging the 25th amendment be employed to remove Donald Trump as President of ...
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Another southern state follows Virginia in losing once solid GOP advantage

Another southern state follows Virginia in losing once solid GOP advantage
First Virginia, and now, Georgia. Two southern states that were once reliably Republican are now selecting Democrats in statewide elections, and our political analyst says ...
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VDH reporting 186 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 186 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by the Virginia Department of Health there are 186 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, 1 new ...
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New Taubman curator working on future exhibitions

New Taubman curator working on future exhibitions
He's been on the job since November actually - but the new Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Community Engagement at the Taubman ...
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Roanoke City deputy fire chief calls it a career

Roanoke City deputy fire chief calls it a career
NEWS RELEASE: After 35 years of service, Roanoke City Deputy Fire Chief Billy Altman retires. Altman began his career in public safety in 1980 as ...
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