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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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Vinton to revitalize downtown area

The Town of Vinton has received a community development grant to help revitalize the downtown area.  WFIR's Starr Anderson has more on exactly how the ...
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Hot weather poses dangers to cars

AAA Mid-Atlantic says temperatures well into the 90s can be a threat to your vehicle. WFIR's Starr Anderson reports: AAA Heat Advisory Wrap 2-WEB ...
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Bella helping kids read at the Rescue Mission

Earlier this week, we told you about the Rescue Mission using dogs to help people in recovery.  But WFIR's Timothy Martin says the mission has started another ...
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Steam locomotive passenger excursions return to Roanoke

It's been many years since Roanoke has seen a steam locomotive in action, but that will change in coming weekends as a restored Southern Railroad ...
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Judge upholds VT shootings negligence verdict, reduces award

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP)  -- A judge has upheld a jury's negligence verdict against the state from the 2007 mass killings at Virginia Tech, but ...
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Two years later, goat found hogtied in hot trunk is living the good life

It's been just over two years since a goat was found hogtied  in a car's trunk on a hot day just like today. But "Trunk", ...
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McDonnell talks about controversy at UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ The vice rector of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors has resigned, bidding to quell some of the turmoil surrounding ...
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Downtown Roanoke’s future: likely to include areas well beyond curren...

Downtown Roanoke is not only likely to look much different in coming decades, it is also likely to include locations that have never been part ...
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