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Ewell Hunt

A Rocky Mount newspaper says it has an audio recording of Franklin County Dispatch center calls from Memorial Day, the day a county deputy allegedly murdered his former wife in Roanoke. The transcript quotes the sheriff as telling dispatchers they should not call Salem or Roanoke County Police, that he will do it himself. More from News/Talk 960 WFIR.

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Ewell Hunt

Roanoke City has released the transcript of the city’s dispatch center call to Franklin County in the minutes after Jennifer Agee was shot to death Monday in the Sheetz parking lot. According to the transcript, a Franklin County dispatcher says Sheriff Ewell Hunt instructed dispatchers not to circulate word that Deputy Jonathan Agee was in a patrol car and threatening to kill his former wife. News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones has more.

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Ewell Hunt

Salem Police have released a recording of Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt’s telephone call to them on Memorial Day. In it, the sheriff never indicates there may be potential emergency. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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The latest figures show almost one in six Roanoke area home sales this winter involved a property in the foreclosure process. This comes as some consumer advocates warn troubled homeowners about mortgage abuses. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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State Police are conducting rolling roadblocks on Interest 81 today that are slowing traffic at times between Christiansburg and Ironto. It’s all connected to the shootings on Memorial Day and investigators’ efforts to reconstruct events. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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Bank surveillance photo

Roanoke Police have released a bank surveillance photo showing the man they say held up the Valley Bank branch this morning on Hershberger Road across from Crossroads Mall. Police say he handed a note demanding money, got the cash and took off on foot. We do not know how much money was taken. No one was hurt, and police say no one has been arrested yet.

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