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Teal pumpkins allow kids with food allergies to trick or treat

Halloween candy is not always a good thing, especially for children with allergies.

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Program takes military veterans fishing to forget about stress

Healing Waters is a national organization with a chapter in Roanoke

Project Healing Waters is a national organization that's growing

NTelos, Black Dog Salvage raise thousands for animal shelter

NTelos Wireless and Black Dog Salvage managed to raise $3,000 in just a few weeks. A check was handed over to the Roanoke Valley SPCA Wednesday to help curb black dog syndrome.

Thousands raised for Roanoke Valley SPCA

New restaurant will fill vacancy in City Market Building

A new business is coming to downtown Roanoke. According to a spokeswoman for the City Market Building, a restaurant called Scrambled will open in December.

New restaurant to open in City Market Building

Vietnam veteran honored nearly 50 years later

Terrence Titus was killed in June of 1965 during the Vietnam War. His family was recognized in his honor in Bedford.

Veteran

NASA rocket launch rescheduled for Tuesday evening

The Antares rocket is supposed to launch at 6:22 p.m. on Tuesday.

Stargazing in Floyd County

Carilion makes medical history in Virginia with new heart failure monitoring device

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is making history. As of last week, it is the first medical center in the state to implant a new wireless monitoring sensor into patients so doctors can manage…

CardioMEMS debuts in Roanoke

Botetourt County starts adopt-a-park program

The program is called the Botetourt Beautiful Program. It provides guidelines and requirements for volunteers to get involved with upkeep or improvements at a property of their choice.

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Smyth County soldiers welcomed home

After spending more than a year in Afghanistan, soldiers from a Smyth County unit are back home.

"Cheer for Savannah" partners with NFL cheerleading team

A Troutville teenager is getting a big boost in her quest to raise money for a new playground.

Savannah Day

Howl'oween Bash to benefit animals in Franklin County

You’ll want to spend your Friday night in Vinton if you’re looking for a fun event that will benefit a good cause. The Franklin County Humane Society Planned Pethood & Adoption Center is…

Howl'oween Bash to benefit animals in Franklin County

Keeping tradition alive at Hollins University

A tradition more than 100 years in the making was introduced to many first-year Hollins University students Thursday.

Bigfoot hunter in Wytheville this Saturday

We're always looking for a story that's just a little bit different. A Southwest Virginia man says he has seen Bigfoot five times.

Cirque du Soleil's Varekai takes guests to whole new world

Cirque du Soleil's Varekai show brings a whole new meaning to "circus."

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Vinton could be the home of a new skate park

The town of Vinton is considering building a new skate park. A faith-based organization called Invoke Ministries brought the idea to town leaders.

Vinton looks to build new skate park

Rocky Mount woman's quest for entrepreneurship after 50

A Rocky Mount woman is proving age isn't anything but a number, when it come opening a business.

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Martinsville Speedway race weekend creates tourism, jobs

Whether you're a big NASCAR fan or not, race weekend at the Martinsville Speedway does a lot of good for that region.

Martinsville Speedway brings revenue to Henry County

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews Farming Inc., and its sister company ANDCO Logistics Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their operation in Carroll County…

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Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program is signing up families

Before you know it the holiday season will be here, and many people will begin their holiday shopping. For some families, that won't be the reality.

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Franklin County homecoming parade makes a return

After a 20-year hiatus, Franklin County High School's homecoming parade is happening for the fourth year in a row.

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Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

Roanoke is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the valley's seven sister cities.

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

County and city police recruits train together for the first time

WDBJ 7 got a glimpse inside the life of a Roanoke police recruit on Monday. Every year, dozens of men and women for the city and county go through nearly 30 weeks of training before they can…

City and county recruits train together for the first time in Roanoke

Fishburn Park students paint rain barrels for community

Students at Fishburn Park Elementary School in Roanoke are taking an artistic approach to helping the environment.

Rain barrels

A little rain couldn't stop WeatherFest 2014

Even with the rain, WDBJ7's WeatherFest continued today in downtown Roanoke.

Let the donuts flow, Krispy Kreme back in Roanoke

Get them while they're hot! Krispy Kreme management says they're "close" to opening their doors in Northwest Roanoke.

Tennessee group brings more veterans to National D-Day Memorial

The group Honor Flight continues to bring veterans to the National D-Day Memorial. Friday, a group of World War II and Korean War vets visited Bedford on their way to Washington, DC.

Veterans visiting National D-Day Memorial

Roanoke man wins $300,000 from the Virginia Lottery

A Roanoke man has scored a triple play. James Kronenburg won $100,000 three times in the same drawing with the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game.

Bill Nye the Science Guy makes guest appearance at Washington and Lee University

Bill Nye the Science Guy made a special visit to Washington and Lee University. The event "Contact Presents: An Evening with Bill Nye" was free and open to the public, but seating was limited…

Bill Nye comes to Washington and Lee University

Independence to hold Grand Privy Race Saturday

It's not exactly NASCAR but it still draws quite a crowd.

(img1)Grand Privy Race this Saturday in Independence

Man wins $1 million from lottery ticket sold in Danville

Earl Kirks Jr. of Dry Fork matched all five winning numbers in the $1,000,000 Money Ball game.

Earl Kirks Jr.

VMI moves historic building

A two-story, 350-ton structure was on the move Thursday night in Lexington. The Knights of Pythias house moved down Main Street to a new location.

VMI moves historic house

Roanoke animal shelter wins big in national challenge

Angels of Assisi stepped up to the challenge and won $30,000 for placing the most pets

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

What started as a joke tweet has turned into a fundraising campaign led by Hokie fans.

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

A Roanoke business gives ex-offenders a second chance

It's a normal day's at the Alsco facility. It's a place where textiles and linens are cleaned. It’s also a place where ex-offenders are getting a fresh start.

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Virginia Museum of Natural History to host 'Reptile Day'

This Saturday, you can slither you way into a whole new environment at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

Hands-on learning at Reptile Day in Martinsville
Teal

Teal pumpkins allow kids with food allergies to...

Project Healing Waters is a national organization that's growing

Program takes military veterans fishing to...

Thousands raised for Roanoke Valley SPCA

NTelos, Black Dog Salvage raise thousands for...

New restaurant to open in City Market Building

New restaurant will fill vacancy in City Market...

Veteran

Vietnam veteran honored nearly 50 years later

Stargazing in Floyd County

NASA rocket launch rescheduled for Tuesday evening

CardioMEMS debuts in Roanoke

Carilion makes medical history in Virginia with...

BotetourtCounty-Business

Botetourt County starts adopt-a-park program

Smyth County soldiers welcomed home

Savannah Day

"Cheer for Savannah" partners with NFL...

Howl'oween Bash to benefit animals in Franklin County

Howl'oween Bash to benefit animals in Franklin...

Keeping tradition alive at Hollins University

Bigfoot hunter in Wytheville this Saturday

(img1)Cirque 1

Cirque du Soleil's Varekai takes guests to...

Vinton looks to build new skate park

Vinton could be the home of a new skate park

Grind

Rocky Mount woman's quest for entrepreneurship...

Martinsville Speedway brings revenue to Henry County

Martinsville Speedway race weekend creates...

CarrollCounty-jobs

Carroll County agricultural company expanding,...

Angel

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program is signing...

Parade

Franklin County homecoming parade makes a return

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th...

City and county recruits train together for the first time in Roanoke

County and city police recruits train together...

Rain barrels

Fishburn Park students paint rain barrels for...

A little rain couldn't stop WeatherFest 2014

Let the donuts flow, Krispy Kreme back in Roanoke

Veterans visiting National D-Day Memorial

Tennessee group brings more veterans to...

Roanoke man wins $300,000 from the Virginia...

Bill Nye comes to Washington and Lee University

Bill Nye the Science Guy makes guest appearance...

(img1)Grand Privy Race this Saturday in Independence

Independence to hold Grand Privy Race Saturday

Earl Kirks Jr.

Man wins $1 million from lottery ticket sold in...

VMI moves historic house

VMI moves historic building

Roanoke animal shelter wins big in national...

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude...

Box

A Roanoke business gives ex-offenders a second...

Hands-on learning at Reptile Day in Martinsville

Virginia Museum of Natural History to host '...

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