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19-year-old killed on I-81

State Police say a 19-year-old died today in a crash on I-81 near Radford.  Police say Joseph Perez of Roanoke, was traveling in the right ...
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McDonnell reappoints Rector Helen Dragas

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan. Gov ...
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Cuccinelli calls health care ruling a win for liberty

Even though it didn't go his way, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says good things did indeed come out of yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling ...
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Reaction coming in after Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can ...
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Supreme Court backs individual mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has upheld the individual mandate in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. This morning's ruling hands Obama a campaign-season ...
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Appalachian Power is ready for the heat, are you?

The Roanoke Valley will be enduring the hottest weather this year so far, in the next few days. WFIR's Bob Clark has more information. 6-27 ...
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Big blood shortfall at the American Red Cross

With donations way down, the American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donors.  WFIR's Timothy Martin has details. Red Cross Emergency Wrap ...
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World Famous Lipizzan Stallions coming to Roanoke County

The World Famous Lipizzan Stallions will perform this weekend in the Roanoke Valley. WFIR's Bob Clark has more. 6-27 Lipizzan Stallions Wrap #1-WEB ...
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UVA Board of Visitors reinstates president

The controversy at the University of Virginia appears to be over, as the school's governing board reinstates Teresa Sullivan as UVA president. WFIR's Velvet Hall ...
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Romney hits health care, the economy and more during stop in Salem

Salem was front and center in the race for the White House yesterday.  WFIR's Timothy Martin has more on Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's visit ...
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VA Department of Forestry urges safety this 4th of July

Dry conditions mean people need be very careful with fireworks this 4th of July. WFIR's Bob Clark reports. 6-27 Caution with Fireworks Wrap #2-WEB ...
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Sullivan reinstated as president at UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ The University of Virginia's governing board has reinstated President Teresa Sullivan after outcry over her ouster earlier this month. The board's 15 ...
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Mitt Romney visits Salem

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a campaign stop at Carter Machinery in Salem today. WFIR's Bob Clark has more on the visit. 6-26 Romney ...
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Miss Virginia Pageant returns to Roanoke

Miss Virginia 2012 will be chosen later this week in Roanoke. WFIR's Bob Clark Reports. 6-26 Miss Virginia Wrap #1-WEB ...
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Local water park reaches near capacity

Hot weather means plenty of business for Roanoke County's Splash Valley Water Park. The story from WFIR's Bob Clark... Splash Valley Wrap #1-WEB ...
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A warning for those heading to Europe

The Virginia Department of Health has a message for people heading to Europe this summer.  WFIR's Timothy Martin says, it has to do with the ...
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Romney set to make Roanoke Valley campaign stop on Tuesday

SALEM, Va. (AP) _ Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is set to make a campaign stop in the Roanoke Valley. He is scheduled to speak ...
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Interim UVA president suspends role pending meeting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Interim University of Virginia President Carl Zeithami says he is suspending that role pending next week's Board of Visitors' meeting on ...
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Motorcycle rider dies in Williamson Road crash

Roanoke police say a motorcycle rider died at the scene early this morning when the bike hit a utility pole at the intersection of Williamson ...
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Restaurant announced for The River House

A restaurant tenant for Roanoke developer Ed Walker's River House project was announced yesterday.  WFIR's Timothy Martin has details. River-Restaurant Wrap 6-22-WEB Click here for ...
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