February 1st is the most important day in the Chinese calendar with the start of the Lunar New Year. This event is not only relevant in Asia, but also in other countries where this Chinese tradition is respected and celebrated and one organization invites the public to take part in the festivities. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has more:
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Appalachian Power plans some open house events to announce power improvements in Roanoke, Bedford, and Lynchburg. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report
Open Houses: Tuesday, Feb. 8, at William Byrd Middle School, located at 2910 E. Washington Ave., in Vinton.
− Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Montvale Elementary School located at 1 Little Patriot Dr., in Montvale.
− Thursday, Feb. 10, at Boonsboro Elementary School located at 1234 Eagle Cir., in Lynchburg.
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The annual “State of Tobacco Control” report from the American Lung Association suggests that the Commonwealth could do a better job when it comes to the fight against tobacco use. The story from WFIR’s Caroline Moore:
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Imagine a future with fewer carbon emissions and money for making it happen, is that too good to be true? WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report
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The national park service is allowing community input on the proposed closure of the Blue Ridge Parkway on June 4 and 5. With the story, WFIR’s Caroline Moore.
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