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Festival 2013 is kicking off in Roanoke Firday. The four day event is at the River's Edge Sports Complex along Reserve Avenue this year. It's usually in Elmwood Park downtown, but workers are renovating that park right now. The festival is free...
ReporterOklahoma is more than a thousand miles away and here in Roanoke many are doing what they can to help. Outside of radio station K92, there were truck loads of water brought in by listeners. “We really didn't expect this much of a turnout but as...
Friday is graduation day at Virginia Tech. More than 5,000 students will receive their diplomas at the spring 2013 commencement. The graduate school graduated at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning in Cassell Coliseum. The school-wide commencement ceremony...
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll. It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia. On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
Neil MacInnis, the teenager accused of opening fire Friday at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg, was taken into custody with a 12-gauge shotgun that he legally purchased two days before the shooting, investigators say. MacInnis wounded two...
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Thursday marks 45 years since the death of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thursday, folks will come together for a prayer vigil at the MLK Bridge in downtown Roanoke, to mark the anniversary. A man named James Earl Ray shot and...
Bedford Firefighters say the fire destroyed a building that holds pallets. The fire is contained right now, but earlier they called in the Department of Forestry. Embers started small wildfires that forestry workers helped them put out. The fire...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefWhen the United States government needs high tech electronic equipment, like circuit boards, one of the manufacturers it relies on is located in Lynchburg. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, or AMTI, has been based in the city for 10 years. "This...
WDBJ7 ReporterHate something about your boss, your co-workers or your job and want to vent about it? Social Media sites like Facebook and Twitter are a great place to do it. But could you get fired? The answer may surprise you. The NLRB, or National Labor Relations...
WDBJ7 ReporterA sign on the side of a neighborhood road states a purpose clearly. It reads: Warning; all suspicious persons and activities are immediately reported to our police department. Neighborhood Watch; we look out for each other." Neighbors on these...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a solid show of bipartisanship, the Senate has voted to renew the two-decade-old Violence Against Women Act with new provisions to ensure that gays and lesbians, immigrants and Native American women have equal access to the act's...
Gov. Bob McDonnell is now the sole focus of the tug-of-war over uranium mining in Virginia. Delegate Jackson Miller of Manassas says he's asked the chairman of the House Commerce and Labor Committee to not bring forward his legislation establishing...
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