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Galax Fire Department responding to fire; children reportedly trapped in home

According to the Galax Fire Department's Twitter account, children are entrapped in the home.

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Anthem customers should receive mail notifications in coming days

Virginia Attorney General's Office says notifications were mailed Tuesday

Recent winter weather causes blood donation shortage at Red Cross

The recent winter weather that's blanketed parts of the nation has caused a blood donation shortage for the American Red Cross.

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New study looks at how women recover from heart attacks

The findings from New York University show stress can cause young and middle aged women to have a worse recovery than men after a heart attack.

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Secret Service says $1.7 million missing from Centra Health Credit Union

A search warrant says a branch manager is the focus of an investigation

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Dentists check for oral cancer in downtown Roanoke

It's not unusual to see people sipping coffee or grabbing a quick lunch at 16 West Marketplace in downtown Roanoke.  It's a busy place at lunch time.

Investigators ask for help after more than 100 tires are dumped in Roanoke County

Investigators in Roanoke County are trying to figure out who dumped more than a 100 tires on the side of the road. Tire dumping is not only illegal in Virginia, but is also a serious health risk…

Investigators look into tire dumping case

Search For Sleep: Man undergoes study to get better night's rest

Sleep affects all of us in some way. For some, achieving a great night's sleep is a challenge.

Virginia legalizes use of marijuana oils to treat epilepsy

Using medical marijuana oil for people who suffer from severe epilepsy is now legal in Virginia.

Insurance coverage extended for children with autism

Legislation that would extend insurance coverage for children with autism has cleared both houses of the General Assembly. And now it's headed to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature.

Gov. McAuliffe OKs marijuana oils for treating epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law a measure that allows the use of derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.

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Vilsack: Smart phones could tell consumers what's in food

In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smart phone.

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Eating too healthy can be dangerous to your health

People with the eating disorder known as Orthorexia have an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy.

There is such a thing as being too healthy

More than $10 million in extra mental health funding in General Assembly budget

The money will be used to increase crisis care for both adults and children

Carilion Clinic wants to purchase more land near Roanoke Memorial

It would be part of an agreement with the City of Roanoke to swap the Gill Memorial Building.

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Campbell County cancer patient finds success with investigative drug

Eight-year-old Nathan Norman is finally finding success after a long battle with tumors in his brain and spine.

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Healthy babies are worth the wait

The slogan is 'Healthy babies are worth the wait."  The message?  Mothers-to-be should carry their baby to a full 40 week term whenever possible.

Henry County Schools offer evening nutrition program for children

Many families struggle to provide a hot, nutrious meal every night. Henry County Public Schools is trying to help parents.

Roanoke teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

The city of Roanoke once had the highest teen pregnancy rate in Virginia.

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FDA approves new treatment for varicose veins

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new technique for treating varicose veins by sealing them with a clear liquid that turns into a solid adhesive.

Nationwide to close Lynchburg facility by middle of 2016; 340 employees impacted

Friday’s announcement affects approximately 340 positions in Lynchburg.  Nationwide will offer its Lynchburg employees the chance to relocate.

Nationwide shutting down Lynchburg operations

Anthem customers should receive mail...

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Recent winter weather causes blood donation...

How women recover from a heart attach

New study looks at how women recover from heart...

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Secret Service says $1.7 million missing from...

Dentists check for oral cancer in downtown Roanoke

Investigators look into tire dumping case

Investigators ask for help after more than 100...

Search For Sleep: Man undergoes study to get...

Virginia legalizes use of marijuana oils to...

Insurance coverage extended for children with...

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Gov. McAuliffe OKs marijuana oils for treating...

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Vilsack: Smart phones could tell consumers...

There is such a thing as being too healthy

Eating too healthy can be dangerous to your health

More than $10 million in extra mental health...

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Carilion Clinic wants to purchase more land...

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Campbell County cancer patient finds success...

Healthy babies are worth the wait

Henry County Schools offer evening nutrition...

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Roanoke teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

FDA approves new treatment for varicose veins

Nationwide shutting down Lynchburg operations

Nationwide to close Lynchburg facility by...

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Early Years: Local 12-year-old girl saves grandfather's life

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