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 2021-05-11 03:12 

Roanoke Times

UPDATE: Glenn Youngkin is GOP nominee for governor...

Multimillionaire businessman Glenn Youngkin, 54, will represent Republicans in the race to become Virginia's next governor....

 2021-05-11 01:30 

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CASEY: Troutville woman receives suspicious DNA test kit in the mail...

When a company in Texas sent a genetic testing kit to a Botetourt County residence with instructions to return it to Florida, Kathy Weikart gr....

 2021-05-11 01:05 

Roanoke Times

UPDATE: Cox eliminated; GOP nomination for governor down to Youngkin, Snyder and Chase...

Former House Speaker Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, will not become the GOP nominee for governor, signaling the end of his 30-year career in st....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Roanoke Times

Virginia cities to get double boost from American Rescue Plan as money starts to flow...

Virginia will receive $4.3 billion, or $500 million more than previously expected, under the American Rescue Plan Act, while Richmond and othe....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

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900-mile FreeTHEM Walk from Lynchburg calls attention to human trafficking...

A group is walking from Lynchburg to New York City to raise awareness of human trafficking, both in the past and today....

 2021-05-11 00:00 

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Roanoke's Suttie Economy, who wanted veterans remembered, dies at 95...

A retired restaurant owner and World War II veteran made it his mission to make sure veterans are remembered in the Roanoke Valley....

 2021-05-10 22:59 

Roanoke Times

Police: Suspect in domestic gunfire incident in Henrico kills herself with gun after troopers disable car during pursuit...

A suspect in a shooting incident in Henrico County who was being pursued by police on Interstate 95 died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound aft....

 2021-05-10 22:55 

Roanoke Times

Fire Marshal: Chesterfield fire that killed 6, including 4 children, was caused by smoking in bed...

One of Chesterfield County's deadliest fires that took six lives, including four children, was caused by smoking in the bed of one of the vict....

 2021-05-10 22:39 

Roanoke Times

Richard Spencer-led organization ordered to pay $2.4 million in Unite the Right lawsuit...

The order comes approximately a year after the National Policy Institute was found to be in default after failing to address the lawsuit....

 2021-05-10 22:10 

Roanoke Times

Death of Roanoke County man serving sentence for murder ruled suicide...

The death of a Roanoke County man who was serving a life sentence for the murder of his girlfriend has been ruled a suicide, according to the ....

 2021-05-10 21:58 

Roanoke Times

'This hurts': Funeral, community celebration held for slain Richmond mother and her infant daughter...

In the aftermath of the fatal shootings of Sharnez Hill and her 3-month-old daughter, family members and local leaders say the young mother wo....

 2021-05-10 20:48 

Roanoke Times

Ask the Weather Guys: Why do we have a new normal in weather?...

The new climate normals for Madison are warmer, wetter and snowier....

 2021-05-10 19:30 

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Virginia reports 336 new COVID-19 cases...

Virginia reported 336 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the state's cumulative case total during the pandemic to 666,986, the Virginia Depar....

 2021-05-10 18:00 

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Charlottesville firefighters plan to unionize under new state collective bargaining code...

The Charlottesville Professional Firefighters Association already functions as a union, but is not officially recognized by the city and does ....

 2021-05-10 11:30 

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NRCC students partner with retired NASA astronaut, CEO on capstone project...

When New River Community College instructor Jeff Levy was considering what project to have students in his engineering design technology progr....

 2021-05-10 11:30 

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Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for May 10...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-05-10 03:33 

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Boy Scouts preparing to move Roanoke offices, shift appeal...

The pandemic, a national organization bankruptcy tied to sexual abuse lawsuits and other factors have local chapters of the well-known America....

 2021-05-10 03:30 

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Del. Jason Miyares edges Chuck Smith to win GOP nomination for attorney general...

Chesterfield Supervisor Leslie Haley will not become the Republican nominee for attorney general, falling to her three rivals in the first rou....

 2021-05-10 01:21 

Roanoke Times

Botetourt teenager killed in car crash...

A single-car crash Friday in Botetourt County has killed a two-time Virginia High School League wrestling state champion....

 2021-05-10 01:00 

Roanoke Times

WOYM: An inside story from a 1997 exhumation of a historic Roanoke Valley grave...

Almost a quarter-century ago on a breezy hilltop in northeast Roanoke two questions were posed:...

 2021-05-10 00:00 

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On the Record: Government meetings for the week of May 10, 2021...

Salem City Council...

 2021-05-09 18:20 

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Police respond to early Sunday shooting on Williamson Road...

Responders took the victim to a hospital. Police continued to investigate and are asking for public help....

 2021-05-09 17:08 

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Virginia reports 539 new COVID-19 cases...

Virginia reported 539 new COVID-19 cases Sunday bringing the state's cumulative case total during the pandemic to 666,650, the Virginia Depart....

 2021-05-09 13:00 

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Montgomery County teachers to get average 3% raise...

Improving teacher pay has been a top priority of MCPS officials in recent years as they have worked to close the teacher pay gap between the M....

 2021-05-09 12:30 

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Norton police chief remains hospitalized following shooting...

One day after being shot while responding to a shoplifting call, Norton, Virginia Police Chief James Lane remained hospitalized on Saturday, o....

 2021-05-09 11:30 

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Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for May 9...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-05-09 10:00 

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Plea agreement drops strangulation, abduction charges for Christiansburg man...

CHRISTIANSBURG — A plea of not guilty coupled with an agreement that there was enough evidence to convict him last week resolved charges a....

 2021-05-09 09:00 

Roanoke Times

Mental health remains focus of Giles County shooting case...

Brandon Cody Boggs is ready to be released from a state mental health facility, his attorney said....

 2021-05-09 02:55 

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GOP convention delegates make picks for governor, other offices; counting starts Sunday...

Delegates voted in the GOP's state convention at 39 locations across Virginia....

 2021-05-09 01:48 

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Watch Now: Sweet Briar celebrates first in-person college graduation since pandemic...
 2021-05-09 01:30 

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CASEY: Local mom's life experience leads to children's book, 'Sammie the Salmon'...

Last year, a local elementary school teacher self-published "Sammie the Salmon," a children's book about premature babies that's garnered atte....

 2021-05-09 01:15 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke lowers property assessments for neighbors who object to sober-living residence...

Property assessments have fallen slightly in an upscale Roanoke neighborhood because men are staying in a house there while they receive treat....

 2021-05-09 00:00 

Roanoke Times

Washington and Lee name change decision will be made in June, rector says...

Faculty are largely in favor of dropping the former Confederate general's name, while students and alumni are divided...

 2021-05-08 20:04 

Roanoke Times

Prayer, pleas for help go out at Lynchburg's James Crossing apartments following recent shootings...

Lynchburg faith leaders and law enforcement officers gathered at the James Crossing apartments Friday for prayer and words of encouragement....

 2021-05-08 13:00 

Roanoke Times

Intuitive woman in Roanoke helps missing Norfolk girl get back home...

Kayla Brown has been on the Roanoke River Greenway many, many times. People go there to ride bikes, walk, skate and explore, she said. Brown w....

 2021-05-08 12:58 

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Virginia reports 779 new COVID-19 cases...

Virginia reported 779 new COVID-19 cases Saturday bringing the state's cumulative case total during the pandemic to 666,111, the Virginia Depa....

 2021-05-08 11:45 

Roanoke Times

Norton police chief and suspect wounded in Friday shooting...

A Pound, Virginia man faces charges after Norton Police Chief James Lane was shot Friday, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp....

 2021-05-08 11:30 

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Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for May 8...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-05-08 02:58 

Roanoke Times

Four Republicans vying for Va. attorney general say their experience sets them apart...

The four Republican candidates for attorney general broadly agree on certain policy issues — such as holding the Virginia Parole Board account....

 2021-05-08 02:45 

Roanoke Times

Update: Man arrested in connection with shooting of Norton police chief...

UPDATE: A Pound, Virginia man faces charges after Norton Police Chief James Lane was shot Friday, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp....

 2021-05-07 22:45 

Roanoke Times

Biden's goal is to have 70% of the adult population vaccinated with at least one dose. Can Virginia reach it?...

In its newest vaccination target to reduce coronavirus case counts even further, the Biden administration is aiming to vaccinate 70% of adults....

 2021-05-07 22:20 

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Lawsuit accuses VMI of racial discrimination...

An Asian professor claims he was denied tenure based solely on his appearance....

 2021-05-07 21:51 

Roanoke Times

Driver in Christiansburg pepper spray stickup sentenced to 1 years behind bars...

Donna Nelson told investigators that she did not know that the man she picked up on a trip to Texas was going to rob a Christiansburg storeowner....

 2021-05-07 21:29 

Roanoke Times

Shootout with officers detailed at Montgomery County hearing...

Jammie Lee Duncan faces nine felony charges, including three counts of the attempted capital murder of law enforcement officers and one count ....

 2021-05-07 21:15 

Roanoke Times

GOP convention results could come as late as Thursday; count features couriers, ballroom, off-duty cops....

Tabulators and state GOP officials will hunker down in a ballroom at the Richmond Marriott starting Sunday to hand count an unprecedented swar....

 2021-05-07 21:00 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke man charged in fatal weekend shooting...

A 35-year-old Roanoke man has been arrested in the death of a nursing assistant who was shot Sunday, according to the Roanoke Police Department....

 2021-05-07 20:35 

Roanoke Times

Radford University publicly launches $100 million fundraising campaign...

The university has raised a considerable amount during a quiet phase of the initiative....

 2021-05-07 20:30 

Roanoke Times

Who are they? VA children reported missing as of May 7...

These are recent reports of missing children made to local law enforcement. If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National C....

 2021-05-07 14:23 

Roanoke Times

WATCH NOW: Sen. Ted Cruz stumps in Virginia for Republican gubernatorial contender Glenn Youngkin...

Former presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz came to Pittsylvania County on Thursday morning to put his weight behind a Republican gu....

 2021-05-07 12:30 

Roanoke Times

Cool, breezy, occasionally showery weather ahead...

Signals that we would be moving toward warmer, drier weather in mid-May have taken a flip, as a deep dip in the jet stream takes hold over the....

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