Ronald McDonald House wants help designing this year’s holiday card

The Roanoke Ronald McDonald House is again asking for help in designing a holiday card. The cards are printed locally and sold each year as a fundraiser for the non-profit charity. Executive WFIR’s Bob Clark has more:

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“Rooftop Riot” returns to Center in the Square

Center in the Square is getting ready for a big fund-raiser — and while they won’t raise the roof for it, they’ll be partying there.¬† The center says “Rooftop Riot” began last year and proved to be very successful. WFIR’s Bob Clark has more:

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Job fair Saturday: Botetourt County looks to fill about 20 summer positions

Botetourt County Parks and Recreation has about 20 jobs available this summer, and it is holding a job fair tomorrow in efforts to find people to fill them. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story.

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Meals on Wheels looks to add breakfasts to its senior deliveries

The Local Office on Aging that provides seniors with lunch through its Meals on Wheels program is asking for help to also include a breakfast. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story:

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Next meeting planned on proposed Tanglewood-area changes

Another meeting providing information on the proposed changes in the Tanglewood Mall area is set for early next year. As WFIR’s Bob Clark reports, County Administrator Tom Gates says the process is moving along:

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Denton: as presidential race tightens, Senate control is also at stake

WFIR-campaign-2016Recent polls show Donald Trump is gaining on Hillary Clinton in Virginia and other states, and WFIR political analyst Bob Denton says if that continues, it could impact another important race: control of the U.S. Senate. More on this story from WFIR’s Bob Clark.

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Botetourt County officials to share vision of Exit 150 future

Botetourt-CountyBotetourt County officials will share their vision for an area called Gateway Crossing next week. The story from WFIR’s Bob Clark.

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Coming soon: new jetways to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport

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New improvements should be noticed by passengers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport by next spring. WFIR’s Bob Clark has that story.

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Highland Games coming to Roanoke County this weekend

Highland GamesPreparations are well underway for the 8th Annual Green Hill Highland Games. The event is scheduled Saturday at Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park. WFIR’s Bob Clark looks ahead:

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Breast-feeding advocates will have tent set up at Wingfest

wfir-defaultIn a movement to create a more mother-friendly society, B.R.E.A.S.T Roanoke will have¬† a tent set up at the Roanoke Wing Fest Saturday. This will provide women and children a shady sitting area to nurse without judgment. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story.

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