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It was only a test — and it was not supposed to go out to 30,000 Roanoke County land line telephones. But a warning about an escaped inmate had many county residents wondering what was going on. It is part of a “reverse 911” system Roanoke County plans to implement within the next month.WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the story.

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