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WDBJ7 ReporterThe tragedy in Oklahoma remains fresh on the minds of folks around here. In the town of Pulaski, employees at the Pulaski Health and Rehab have started collecting all kinds of items to send. The collection drive began today. People have been bringing...
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Nearly four dozen people -- including several locals -- have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures. The panel will also review funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators. Gov. Bob...
Norfolk Southern Corp. plans to appeal a federal agency's order requiring it to pay an injured worker more than $288,000. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's order came in a whistleblower complaint. The worker claimed Norfolk...
Multimedia JournalistThere's a two week bus tour traveling all around the country and its mission is to improve education all across America. Friday, September 21st, that bus stopped in Roanoke. The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, made a stop at Virginia Western...
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has been ordered to pay two whistleblowers $932,000. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the penalties Tuesday. An investigation concluded that the workers' reporting of injuries suffered on the job...
Bus drivers caught a break from the Bedford County School Board. They were angry over plans to increase the cost of their health insurance. For some drivers it would have gone up 10 times what they pay now. One bus driver estimates the increase in...
Multimedia JournalistFor the second time this year, medical students from Blacksburg held their second free health care clinic with the Roanoke Rescue Mission. Rodney Divers is a diabetic and he doesn't have insurance. He works a full-time...
UPDATED: Coalition of community and business leaders tells state lawmakers to keep moratorium on uranium miningLegislators, business leaders and medical professionals from Southside Virginia are asking the General Assembly to take no action in the 2012 session on a 30-year-old state ban on uranium mining. Known collectively as the Virginia Coalition and the...
Anchor/ReporterA state agency is investigating after a measurable amount of lead was found at a Roanoke elementary school. On Thursday, Deputy Superintendent Curt Baker with the Roanoke City schools told WDBJ7 the lead samples were detected in paint. The paint is...
ReporterIf too many employees are sick and have huge medical bills, it can really add up for a business owner. Now a local hospital believes it has the cure. Danville Regional Medical Center is now offering a wellness program to help businesses and employees....
The Associated PressA highly anticipated National Academy of Sciences report on uranium mining concludes that Virginia must overcome "steep hurdles" before it can assure that a rich deposit of the radioactive ore can be safely mined and processed. The 290-page report...
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