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Taps for 9/11 victims in Boones Mill tomorrow morning

Taps for 9/11 victims in Boones Mill tomorrow morning
For the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, Mountain View Memorial Park in Boones Mill will sound Taps, tomorrow morning at 10:50. With more, WFIR ...
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Carilion goes into Diversion Mode with ER overcrowding

Carilion goes into Diversion Mode with ER overcrowding
It happens infrequently but occurred again last week for a short period - the Carilion Clinic Emergency Department was in a "Diversion" mode, in large ...
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In Depth: Vaccine hesitancy and African-Americans

In Depth: Vaccine  hesitancy and African-Americans
COVID vaccine hesitancy certainly isn't a new subject at this point and its means we are still in the middle of a pandemic. The African-American ...
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Fire displaces SW County resident tonight

Fire displaces SW County resident tonight
Update: The Roanoke County Fire Marshal's Office has determined that the structure fire which occurred at 4100 Wexford Court is accidental with the cause remaining under investigation ...
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The Heights, Holiday Inn 2022 Mill Mountain Theatre highlights

The Heights, Holiday Inn 2022 Mill Mountain Theatre highlights
Mill Mountain Theatre unveiled its 2022 season on September 9, 2021, in front of a live audience both in-person and virtually through Facebook Live. The ...
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A Day – and Night – At the Races in Richmond

A Day - and Night - At the Races in Richmond
A full weekend of racing at Richmond raceway. Track president Dennis Bickmeier - also on who might win the NASCAR race Saturday night. WPLY-MIN ...
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Fun Run looks to help Afghan refugees coming to Star City

Fun Run looks to help Afghan refugees coming to Star City
Organizers of an upcoming fun run say it aims to help Afghan refugees coming to the Star City. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story. 9-9 ...
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Goose release today after bird was stuck in VT drone cage

Goose release today after bird was stuck in VT drone cage
The Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke is releasing a Canada Goose at Virginia Tech this afternoon at 4:30 pm. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: ...
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At the Movies: “Lost Leonardo” … or is it?

Brent Stevens At the Movies
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" ... with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre: the documentary, "Lost Leonardo." 9-9 At ...
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Elections cannot be too far away; early in-person voting begins September 1...

Elections cannot be too far away; early in-person voting begins September 17
In case you are wondering how close we might be to election day, consider this: in-person early voting begins a week from tomorrow in Virginia, ...
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Carilion Children’s – Tanglewood Center designed to be more kid...

Carilion Children's - Tanglewood Center designed to be more kid-friendly
A 30 million dollar makeover of the former JC Penny department store has transformed 150,000 square feet into a hub for pediatric services. Beginning next ...
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8 die in traffic crashes over Labor Day Weekend

8 die in traffic crashes over Labor Day Weekend
VSP Arrests 59 Impaired Drivers  RICHMOND, Va. – Despite a significant decrease in fatal traffic crashes over the 2021 Labor Day holiday weekend for Virginia, ...
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Update: chase scene in Salem has now been cleared says VSP

Update: chase scene in Salem has now been cleared says VSP
Area near Mills Lane has now been opened after a chase that reportedly started on I-81 "It is a state police investigation ...We are asking ...
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Roanoke City about to spend $2 million-plus on park upgrades

Roanoke City about to spend $2 million-plus on park upgrades
Roanoke City is calling it the largest investment in Parks and Recreation maintenance in the past two decades - $2.3 million allocated in 2019 is ...
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Carilion Children’s – Tanglewood Center set to open next week

Carilion Children's - Tanglewood Center set to open next week
Carilion Children's - Tanglewood Center - in the the former JC Penney location - is about to debut. Carilion has invested around 30 million dollars ...
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VDH reporting largest single day case spike since February

VDH reporting largest single day case spike since February
The Virginia Department of Health today is reporting 4,474 new confirmed and probable cases, which marks the largest single day case spike since February 6th, ...
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“Good start” says Bronco after opening win for UVA

"Good start" says Bronco after opening win for UVA
After a 43-0 victory over William and Mary to open the season on Saturday, UVA head football coach Bronco Mendenhall said it was a good ...
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Non-fatal shooting in SE Roanoke last night

Non-fatal shooting in SE Roanoke last night
On September 7, 2021 at approximately 10:25 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified of shots fired in the 1500 block of Gordon Avenue SE. Officers responded ...
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Monument Avenue’s largest Confederate statue comes down

Monument Avenue's largest Confederate statue comes down
An enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been hoisted off the giant pedestal where it towered over Virginia's capital city. WFIR’s Ian ...
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Governor Northam weighs in on removal of Lee Monument

Governor Northam weighs in on removal of Lee Monument
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam issued the following statement after the Robert E. Lee Monument was officially removed.“After 133 years, the statue of Robert E. Lee has ...
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