Senior Services Expo returns to Vinton War Memorial

More than 70 vendors will be on hand to help seniors or their families with information and giveaways Tuesday at Vinton’s Senior Services Expo as WFIR’s Ian Price reports:

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LFA Kids event benefits people other than buyers and sellers

A consignment event this weekend – which offers parents some deals on kids clothing – will also benefit the Roanoke Rescue Mission. WFIR’s Ian Price has details:

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More information on the event can be found here

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“Butterfly Ball” returns to Science Museum Saturday

The Science Museum of Western Virginia’s Butterfly Ball is being billed as an evening of playful experimentation for adults. WFIR’s Ian Price has details:

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More information on the Butterfly Ball can be found here

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BNI holds mixer at Twin Creeks Brewery

A business mixer being run by both BNI and the Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday is the first in a quarterly series. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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“Toy Joy” exhibit looks to get people of all ages playing

A permanent exhibit opening at the Science Museum of Western Virginia tomorrow features much larger versions of classic toys and modern amusement. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Potential impact of Trump budget on Virginia

Republicans and Democrats are reacting to President Trump’s $1.1 trillion “America First” budget and how it could affect Virginia. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Know your ride options ahead of St. Patrick’s Day festivities

A lot of people celebrated St. Patty’s day last weekend with the parade in Roanoke, but area businesses are ready for round 2 with the actual St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Kaine: President says things that are completely false

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says President Trump will lose credibility with the public if it’s revealed that he fabricated claims that the Obama administration had him wiretapped. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Public forum on Obamacare set for tomorrow in Salem

A free public forum about the Facts, Fiction, and Future of the Affordable Care Act is set for tomorrow night at Roanoke College. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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Drones to compete autonomously in international challenge

Team VICTOR

Virginia Tech’s robotics team will head to Abu Dhabi this week as one of only 3 US-based teams to compete for 5 million dollars at an International Robotics Challenge. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:

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