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 2021-02-25 19:23 

Roanoke Times

Former Rocky Mount officers forbidden from carrying guns while awaiting trial on Capitol-related charges...

A judge declined Thursday to let two fired Rocky Mount police officers carry guns while they await trial on felony charges in connection with ....

 2021-02-25 19:22 

13newsnow.com

[ WVEC-TV ]

Fauci: Whatever COVID vaccine is available, take it...

Dr. Fauci warns people shouldn't hold off on getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while waiting for the slightly more effective Pfizer or Moderna shots....

 2021-02-25 19:21 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs despite soaring sales during pandemic...

Best Buy said Thursday that it laid off 5,000 full-time store workers earlier this month, even as the company's sales soared during the pandemic as homebound people bought laptops, TVs and other gadgets....

 2021-02-25 19:21 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

One-third of freshwater fish face extinction, report says...

"World's Forgotten Fishes" details the detrimental effects that the loss of freshwater fish species could have on the planet, as fish are essential to "the health of the wor......

 2021-02-25 19:21 

WDBJ

Virginia lawmakers pass bill requiring in-person learning...

The bill also says school districts "may" provide fully remote virtual instruction, under certain conditions....

 2021-02-25 19:21 

Fool.com

Airbnb, DocuSign Share Spotlight as Nasdaq Falls Again...

Find out what investors are watching....

 2021-02-25 19:20 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Marjorie Taylor Greene mocks congressional colleague's transgender rights flag with sign...

Congressional debate on civil rights protections for the LGBTQ community moved into the halls of Congress on Wednesday when Congresswoman Marie Newman displayed a transgender rights flag and Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene hung a sign to counter it....

 2021-02-25 19:19 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

No more mister: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral...

Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head....

 2021-02-25 19:19 

USA Today

Nick Jonas taps into disconnected feelings in 'Spaceman' song, reveals date for solo album...

Nick Jonas released his new song...

 2021-02-25 19:19 

WSET

Energy executive: Texas power plants turned off in crisis...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The recent blackouts that left 4 million Texas customers without electricity and heat during a deadly winter freeze also unplugged plants that could have generated more power, which was urgently needed as the state's grid re...

 2021-02-25 19:18 

VPM

Ice Storms, Rezoning & Transportation - A Chesterfield Board Of Supervisors Meeting Recap...

At Wednesday's Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting, members approved several rezoning and transportation projects; got a recap of the cost of last week's ice storm and heard the latest from the Chesterfield Health District on the rollout of ...

 2021-02-25 19:18 

WSET

Classroom doors swing back open at NYC public middle schools...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of New York City middle school students returned to their school buildings on Thursday for the first time since city schools were closed in November amid a surge in coronavirus infections. Classroom doors opened for...

 2021-02-25 19:18 

VPM

Virginia Budget May Underfund Poor Schools, Overfund Rich Ones...

Schools throughout Virginia have seen a decrease in student enrollment during the pandemic. That's led to a question over what enrollment figures should be used for funding, which could see some districts losing out on over $1 million....

 2021-02-25 19:17 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

Kingsport teen reported missing, police asking for help with finding her...

The Kingsport Police Department is asking for your help with finding a missing girl last seen around 9 p. m. Wednesday. Police said 17-year-old Kaley N. Wells was last seen in the 3100 block of Tiffany Court in Kingsport. Foul play is not suspected, accor...

 2021-02-25 19:17 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

NAACP applauds joint resolution declaring racism as public health crisis in Virginia...

The Virginia State Conference NAACP released a statement Wednesday applauding the passage of a joint resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis....

 2021-02-25 19:17 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Gov. Justice takes more questions on state income tax repeal...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK/WFXR) — Before announcing a new trade deal with Vietnam, Gov. Jim Justice made another pitch to voters about his plan to eliminate the state's personal income tax. It's still a pretty tight debate on whether this is t...

 2021-02-25 19:16 

WSLS 10 News

[ Roanoke, VA ]

Police asking for information after second bomb threat at South Boston business this year...

Authorities are looking to find the person responsible for calling in two fake bomb threats on Wednesday....

 2021-02-25 19:16 

WSET

Conservative gathering to feature Trump's false fraud claims...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gathering of conservatives this weekend in Florida will serve as an unabashed endorsement of former President Donald Trump's desire to remain the leader of the Republican Party — and as a forum to fan his false claim th...

 2021-02-25 19:15 

newsadvance.com

A third of all food in the U.S. gets wasted. Fixing that could help fight climate change....

A third of all food in the U.S. gets wasted. Fixing that could help fight climate change....

 2021-02-25 19:15 

newsadvance.com

Post-Bloomberg news budget...

Post-Bloomberg news budget...

 2021-02-25 19:14 

LifeSite

Big Tech pushes digital ID cards to track vaccinations, shopping, banking activity and more...

Coercion is at the center of the global effort to manufacture consent for an all-encompassing digital identification system, in the form of SMART Health Cards and Digital Wallets....

 2021-02-25 19:13 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Fauci: Whatever vaccine is available, take it...

"The longer one waits not getting vaccinated, the better chance the virus has to get a variant or a mutation."...

 2021-02-25 19:11 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Walmart to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics off-site, other pharmacies in Virginia to hold mostly in-store vaccinations...

Walmart is taking a different approach for COVID-19 vaccinations....

 2021-02-25 19:10 

Fool.com

Why BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Stock Is Falling Today...

The company's fourth-quarter earnings report did not pass muster....

 2021-02-25 19:10 

WSET

Costco workers to have minimum wage increased to $16 an hour, CEO says...

WASHINGTON (WJLA) Starting the week of March 1, Costco hourly workers will see an increase in their minimum wage. Costo chief executive officer Craig Jelinek began his comments during a U. S. Senate Budget Committee Hearing saying that the starting wage w...

 2021-02-25 19:10 

dnronline.com

Virginia lawmakers pass bill requiring in-person learning...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate gave final approval Thursday to legislation that would require schools to provide full-time, in-person instruction as the coronavirus pandemic drags on....

 2021-02-25 19:10 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Former executive of Richmond-based construction management company sentenced to prison...

A former corporate executive of a Richmond-based construction management company has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for his role in a corporate accounting scheme that concealed millions of d......

 2021-02-25 19:10 

Fool.com

Why Booking Holdings Stock Was Sliding Today...

Shares of the online travel agency fell following another weak earnings report....

 2021-02-25 19:08 

MRCTV

Capitol Police Don't Have a Timeline For Removing the National Guard or Capitol Fencing, Senators Say...

"...I think there should be sort of a general plan of, 'we think we'll come back to some normal by X day and if circumstances change we'll have to change.'...

 2021-02-25 19:08 

Fool.com

Why United Airlines Stock Is Down Today...

The board has authorized sale of additional stock....

 2021-02-25 19:06 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

2 women, several pets killed in Johnson City house fire...

Two elderly women and several pets were killed in a Johnson City fire Thursday morning, according to officials. Crews responded to the 300 block of Woodlyn Road around 8 a. m. The call came from someone not in the home. Watauga Volunteer Fire Department A...

 2021-02-25 19:06 

WTKR.com

Why does Hampton Roads continue to see higher COVID-19 case rate compared to the rest of Virginia?...

Hampton Roads averages about 29 new cases per day per 100,000 people, which is higher than the 23 per 100,000 in Virginia....

 2021-02-25 19:06 

The Federalist

MSNBC's Brian Williams Uses Russian Collusion Conspiracy To Smear Ron Johnson For Capitol Reporting...

MSNBC's Brian Williams used the disproven Russian collusion hoax to smear Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin as a "rare conspiracy theorist."...

 2021-02-25 19:05 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Businesses at Virginia Beach Oceanfront optimistic about eased COVID-19 restrictions...

The downward trend in Virginia's COVID-19 metrics is pushing the commonwealth forward in the fight against the virus....

 2021-02-25 19:05 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Police dispatched to bomb threat at Integrated Textile Solutions in South Boston...

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WFXR) — Police officers and K9's were dispatched to Integrated Textile Solutions in South Boston Wednesday morning after the facility received two calls about a bomb threat. According to the South Boston Police Department, Int...

 2021-02-25 19:05 

dnronline.com

Wisconsin hunters exceed wolf target by nearly 100 animals...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hunters and trappers killed nearly double the number of wolves as the state allotted for a weeklong season, and they did it so quickly that officials had to end the hunt after less than three......

 2021-02-25 19:05 

WSLS 10 News

[ Roanoke, VA ]

Wisconsin hunters exceed wolf target by nearly 100 animals...

Wisconsin Hunters and trappers have exceeded the state's wolf kill target by almost 100 animals....

 2021-02-25 19:05 

Roanoke Times

Lawmakers say latest parole board documents raise questions...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers demanded answers Wednesday from Gov. Ralph Northam's administration and the state's government watchdo....

 2021-02-25 19:05 

MRCTV

Georgia Governor Backs 'Faith Protection Act' While Ignoring That It Should Be Unnecessary...

When politicians offer grandiose announcements about statutes to...

 2021-02-25 19:04 

MRCTV

'Simpsons' Creator Defends Using White Actors to Voice Non-White Characters...

Voice acting should be based on talent, not race....

 2021-02-25 19:02 

USA Today

Trump allies banned from Twitter still spreading QAnon, election fraud conspiracies there...

Key allies of Donald Trump Lin Wood, Sidney Powell and Michael Flynn are still spreading QAnon, election lies on Twitter after Capitol Riot bans....

 2021-02-25 19:02 

WTKR.com

After nearly 60 years in business, Oceanfront salon shuts its doors...

At 71 years old, Bobi is fun and feisty. She tells crude jokes and accepts liquor bottles as tips....

 2021-02-25 19:01 

NBC29.com

Costco boosts minimum wage to $16...

The wholesale chain is raising its starting rate for hourly workers at its U.S. locations to $16 an hour....

 2021-02-25 19:01 

Fool.com

New York Mortgage Trust (NYMT) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript...

NYMT earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020....

 2021-02-25 19:01 

Fool.com

Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript...

STWD earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020....

 2021-02-25 19:01 

LifeSite

UK police says woman praying alone outside abortion center violated COVID restrictions...

The officers forced her to go home, and told her she would be fined....

 2021-02-25 19:01 

Fool.com

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript...

CNSL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

Fool.com

Papa John's International Inc (PZZA) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript...

PZZA earnings call for the period ending December 27, 2020....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

Fool.com

CIBC (CM) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript...

CM earnings call for the period ending January 31, 2021....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

Axios

DHS directing $77 million to combat domestic violent extremism in states, cities...

For the first time, states and localities will spend at least $77 million of Department of Homeland Security grant money on combatting domestic violent extremism, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Thursday. Why it matters: Domestic terrorism h...

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