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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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Festival returns Saturday with free afternoon admission

Festival returns Saturday with free afternoon admission
The32nd annual Henry Street Heritage Festival returns Saturday to Elmwood Park in downtown Roanoke, and in a change from the past, there is no admission ...
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Twice in two days: Loaded handgun confiscated at Roanoke airport

Twice in two days: Loaded handgun confiscated at Roanoke airport
TSA NEWS RELEASE: ROANOKE, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a Roanoke County man with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag yesterday (Sept. 14), ...
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Wrong-way motorcyclist being pursued dies in head-on crash with truck

Wrong-way motorcyclist being pursued dies in head-on crash with truck
State police say a motorcyclist they were pursuing died in a head-on crash with a truck late Tuesday night on US 29 between Lynchburg and ...
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Inflation still a winning issue: Rep. Ben Cline

Inflation still a winning issue: Rep. Ben Cline
At least one recent survey shows the percentage of those who list inflation as their main concern right now has dropped, but Republicans like incumbent ...
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Former VP Mike Pence draws comparisons between Trump and Biden administrati...

Former VP Mike Pence draws comparisons between Trump and Biden administrations
During his speech yesterday, Liberty University's high-profile guest speaker drew comparisons between the Trump administration and the current one. WFIR's Emma Thomas with that story: ...
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Another loaded gun found at ROA checkpoint

Another loaded gun found at ROA checkpoint
ROANOKE, Va.-- A woman from Pulaski County was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented her from carrying her loaded handgun onto ...
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Ridge View Bank announces HQ coming to Franklin Road

Ridge View Bank announces HQ coming to Franklin Road
Franklin Road will be getting a facelift as new developments are announced. WFIR's Emma Thomas reports that one such project will bring more banking choices ...
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New historical marker memorializes the accomplishments of Norvel Lee

New historical marker memorializes the accomplishments of Norvel Lee
Several local agencies will come together to unveil a historical marker commemorating the life of Norvel Lee - a little known local legend. WFIR's Emma ...
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Ridge View Bank HQ building will go where Red Lobster was on Franklin Road

Ridge View Bank HQ building will go where Red Lobster was on Franklin Road
Its first branch office isn't even open yet but Ridge View Bank has announced plans for its new corporate headquarters as well, to be built ...
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Senate bill could include funds to replace Wiley Drive low water bridge

Senate bill could include funds to replace Wiley Drive low water bridge
A joint statement today from U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine about $135 million dollars in federal funding for Virginia as part of pending ...
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LOA celebrates new Health and Wellness Center

LOA celebrates new Health and Wellness Center
A new building next door -- and it’s all about health and wellness. WFIR’s Ian Price has that story. 9-13 LOA WRAP ...
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New COVID vaccine addresses Omicron variants

New COVID vaccine addresses Omicron variants
So who should get the new COVID booster shot that's focused on the Omicron variants? Everyone over the age of 12 is eligible and should ...
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A real butcher shop: Yard Bull Meats cuts the ribbon in South Roanoke

A real butcher shop: Yard Bull Meats cuts the ribbon in South Roanoke
Those who remember the days of neighborhood butchers - and other who have just heard about them - can now find one in South Roanoke ...
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SML Wine Festival drawing tourists to VA this weekend

SML Wine Festival drawing tourists to VA this weekend
Two years since the last Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival the event will be making a comeback this weekend. Organizers say ticket sales indicate that ...
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Shooting incident; details limited

Shooting incident; details limited
(from Roanoke PD) On September 12 at approximately 5:10 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified that a person with a gunshot wound had arrived at Carilion ...
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