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WDBJ7 BloggerThe episode starts differently. James, the rocker, video chats with his wife. It is about his father. James’ wife told him that his father is not in good shape. He has stage 4 cancer and it seems like he won’t get better. The family urges...
Folks from around Roanoke danced their buns off in support of breast cancer research Saturday. "Zumba for a Cure" was held at Gold's Gym north Roanoke. Dozens of people were shakin' their groove thing in support of the American Cancer Society. People...
reporterWes Wilmer is a competitor. "Probably did about 300 races in a 5-year period," he remembers. And since he mounted his bike nearly 18-years ago cyclist Lance Armstrong has been a big motivation. "He has helped me as a person become a better person...
Lance Armstrong is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity to help it limit the damage from the doping scandal that has snared the former champion cyclist. Armstrong announced the move Wednesday, a week after the U.S. Anti-...
Assignment ManagerThe curbs around the track at Martinsville Speedway got a fresh coat of paint Thursday morning. Breast cancer survivors and track crews painted the curbs pink. The effort hopes to bring attention to October's designation as National Breast Cancer...
600 people in this area are expected to take part in a Cancer Prevention Study this week. The study from the American Cancer Society will help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer....
It looks like Virginia Tech's baseball team is about to go bald! We're talking about what could be the entire Tech baseball team being a lot more aerodynamic by the end of the day. The team has decided to collectively shave their heads. It's their way...
Republicans in Virginia's 5th district are mourning a loss. Tucker Watkins died this weekend after battling cancer. He's the former chairman of the 5th district Republican party. Watkins worked on the campaigns of George Allen and Virgil Goode. He's...
Anchor/ReporterHow can two murders only a year and a half old be a cold case? When no one speaks up and tells police who did it. That's what happened for two families still mourning; no answers for their questions. There are dozens of cold cases in the City of Roanoke....
ReporterPeople in Salem are hoping to raise a lot of money on Saturday. It's all going to the Leffler family whose 13-year-old son is battling cancer. A.J. Leffler's story began last February when he was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. In the last...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSports is about competition. Practicing to get better, while striving to be the best. At Altavista High School, members of the golf team aren't just battling their rivals. They're fighting a much bigger opponent. "Golf is about so much more than...
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