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Michael Cline

With more tropical storms and hurricanes predicted this year, Virginia officials are urging you to have an emergency plan. State Emergency Coordinator Michael Cline says we’re entering the peak of the season for Atlantic hurricanes. And he says other emergencies, such as the June wind storm, strike with little warning, so the time to get ready for emergencies is now. Continue reading

The American Cancer Society is looking for Roanoke Valley volunteers to help with a long-term, landmark study. Dr. Alpa Patel is principal investigator of the study, which seeks to understand genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors that cause cancer. The study plans to enroll at least 300,000 healthy adults between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer.

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