Gene Marrano

WFIR-LOGO-1Troubled teens in Roanoke have a way to earn money to pay restitution to their victims. Project Payback gives 12 to 17 year olds who have committed crimes to have a job building toy cars and birdhouse and selling them locally. The items may be viewed at Youth Haven 9 Church Avenue S.W. in Roanoke. WFIR’s Bob Clark reports:
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WFIR-LOGO-1A woman from Roanoke has been elected president of the American Institute of Architects. Helene(HA-leen) Dreiling(Dry-ling) was inaugurated last Friday night in Washington, D.C. Dreiling heads up an organization of over 83,000 members in the United States and around the world. WFIR’s Bob Clark has more.
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Roanoke-County-LogoLike other localities, Roanoke County is gearing up for a recount of the votes in the battle for Virginia attorney general. After a day of training the recount will take place tomorrow. The results will be sent by a State Police escort to a Richmond Court, which could settle the disputed election by Wednesday. Democrat Mark Herring currently holds a slim lead over Republican Mark Obenshain. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has more.
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