Astronomy club hopes eclipse viewing party leads young people to develop interest in science

Members of an astronomy club hope an eclipse viewing party in Roanoke, allows those who attend to understand the significance of the event. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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Virginia Vintage Comic Book Show looks to capitalize on superhero success in Hollywood

It’s a bird, it’s a plane — it’s the Virginia Vintage Comic Book Show which is set to take place this weekend at the Salem Civic Center. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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Salem to host event celebrating National Farmers Market Week

The Salem Farmers Market will host a cooking demonstration by a local chef to celebrate National Farmers Market Week. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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Public forum to focus on future of former West Salem Body Shop

Developers of the West Salem Body Shop will hold a public meeting tomorrow to discuss the building’s future. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.8-2 West Salem Body Shop Wrap-WEB

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AAA: More than 68,000 calls for help since Memorial Day in Virginia alone

Like summer temperatures, the number of drivers in Virginia rescued by AAA Mid-Atlantic is on the rise.  A recent AAA survey found that since Memorial Day, more than 68,000 motorists in Virginia have called them for assistance to deal with maintenance issues. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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Son of Medal of Honor winner speaks at National D-Day Memorial about father’s legacy

The son of a World War II Medal of Honor winner who’s life inspired an Oscar nominated movie, will speak today at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more. 7-4 Desmond Doss Jr Speech Wrap-WEB

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Safety expert urges residents to use caution when dealing with fireworks during Fourth of July.

As the Fourth of July approaches, a Virginia Tech Professor is stressing the importance of fire-works safety. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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City and Regional Business leaders discuss the importance of natural gas usage in the Commonwealth

The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce and regional business leaders came together yesterday to discuss the importance of natural gas in the Commonwealth. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

 

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Innovation challenge at Roanoke College provides students with hands-on business experience

Students will have the opportunity to work with entrepreneurs and gain real life business experience during an innovation challenge at Roanoke College. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.6-19 Roanoke College Innovation Challenge Wrap-Web

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Political analyst says recent shooting will not help end partisanship in Washington

WFIR’s political analyst believes the recent shooting at a Congressional baseball practice will do little to ease polarization in the country. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

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