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Soaking rain arrives Sunday afternoon

As strong storm lifts north and delivers moderate to heavy rain to the area Sunday afternoon. Rain totals may top 2"+ in places leading to a flood watch for places in the southern Blue Ridge until Sunday night.

A great day for the 17th annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival

A great day for the 17th annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival

Organizers expected thousands of people to turn out for the event.

Virginia Tech shooting victims honored during memorial run

Victims of 2007 Virginia Tech shooting honored during memorial run

Thousands came out to honor those lost in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, Saturday morning at a memorial run.

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Preppers flock to New Castle for Craig County Preppers Festival

They call themselves preppers -- people who are ready for the next natural disaster or wide scale emergency. Hundreds of them spent the day in one of Virginia's more rural counties, and they want you to know they're not crazy.

WDBJ7 to broadcast Blue Ridge Marathon live on Saturday

Thousands of runners from all over the country are competing in the Blue Ridge Marathon on Saturday.

Roanoke College has first Truman Scholar

She was one of close to 700 students nationwide to be considered for the Truman Scholarship.

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Big cost for Henry County after voting machines decertified

The way you vote may look different this year. The State Board of Elections decertified a common touch screen voting machine. It's used in 30 communities in Virginia including Henry County.

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Martinsville Henry County Heritage Museum to reopen

An iconic building in Uptown Martinsville is reopening this weekend.

Grandfather arrested for kidnapping in Montgomery County custody dispute

James Jachimski, 61, of Shawsville, has been arrested for kidnapping his grandson, Lelend Lakey.

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