Downtown Hampton Inn is a year old

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The downtown Roanoke Hampton Inn and Suites on Church Avenue celebrated its one-year anniversary today with a ribbon cutting. Director of sales Shay Bowman describes ...
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Elected officials roll up sleeves at Feeding America

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With more than a million Virginians labeled as "food insecure" its time for more people to roll up their sleeves to help out. More from ...
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Goodlatte supports basic principle behind Graham-Cassidy health care bill

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If the so-called Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill proposed by Senate Republicans is passed by September 30th, it will move to the House, where it ...
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Roanoke College professor writes book on advocate for abolishing death penalty

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Roanoke College professor writes book on advocate for abolishing death penalty
A professor says a book he co-authored with a student focuses on a tireless but largely unrecognized advocate for abolishing the death penalty. WFIR’s Ian ...
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Polls vary widely in race for governor: our political analyst believes more in the closer ones

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Some polls this week in the race for governor show widely different results. A Quinnipiac University Poll released yesterday shows Ralph Northam with more than ...
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“Shine” looks at legacy of creative firms in Roanoke

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A new home-grown documentary puts the focus on creative firms that shaped corporate images and helped sell products in the valley. It has a public ...
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Roanoke County police investigating credit card fraud

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From a Roanoke County Police Department News Release: Roanoke County Police Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a felony credit card fraud, in which the suspect ...
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Exit 150 project to cut a ribbon

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A ceremonial ribbon-cutting tomorrow for an upgraded traffic configuration that should make life easier for many. WFIR's Gene Marrano has the story: 9-19 Roundabout Wrap#1-WEB ...
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Research could lead to new ways to combat type 2 diabetes

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Researchers from Virginia Tech are learning more about why olive products can help prevent type 2 diabetes. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 09-19 Olives-Diabetes WEB-WRAP ...
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DMV faces $16 million shortfall, fees could rise

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles is facing an estimated operating shortfall of more than $16 million. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday ...
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Roanoke police investigate a string of burglaries in Northwest

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Authorities are looking into several burglaries that occurred in Northwest Roanoke. Police were sent to the Quick Mart on the 5-thousand block of Melrose Avenue ...
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Roanoke County man in custody after standoff with police

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News Release from Roanoke County 9/19/2017: At 6:50 p.m. Monday, a call was received in the 9-1-1 Center in reference to a domestic incident with ...
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My Radio band will shoot music video for new single at Harvester on Saturday

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Saturday is a big day for one local band that has gotten national notice. WFIR's Gene Marrano has more on the latest from "My Radio": ...
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Goodwill provides health care training

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is providing a health care training program later this week. WFIR's Bob Clark has more on this story 9-18 Goodwill ...
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Jesse Jackson pushes voter registration

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Its all about registering and then getting out to vote. That's the message Jesse Jackson brought to the valley today, with stops at High Street ...
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Roanoke’s new city manager: any downtown parking problems are, in ways, a healthy sign

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Roanoke's new city manager: any downtown parking problems are, in ways, a healthy sign
Roanoke's new city manager says to whatever degree Roanoke may have a downtown parking problem, it is in some ways a good problem for any ...
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Edwards: proposed block grants to replace Obamacare is “terrible idea”

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Some Republican members of Congress are floating another health care reform idea: block grants to states. But Roanoke's State Senator calls "a terrible idea", as ...
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Ed Gillespie live on WFIR: proposal for I-81, reactions to GOP attacks on lobbyist background

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Republican candidate for governor Ed Gillespie spoke live on WFIR Friday, covering issues that include his proposals to improve Interstate 81, Republican attacks on his ...
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