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    Henry County Suspicious Activity

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    Press Release from the Henry County Sheriff's OfficeThe Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a call on April 18, 2014 regarding suspicious activity. Three white males driving a white pickup truck were seen in the area of Glen Court in the Ridgeway area of Henry County. The individuals walked to the back of a residence but a neighbor yelled at them and they left. Entry into the home was not gained. On April 19, 2014, three white males were seen on Andra Drive, also in Ridgeway. A male subjec... More>>

    Radford Police Report Attempted Abduction

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    Radford City Police responded to an attempted abduction on the 700 block of 12th St. in the West end of Radford. Police say a parent reported it around 6 Saturday evening, Saying 3 children between the ages of 7 and 8 years old said 2 males inside a compact car offered them money to get into the vehicle. Police believe it is an older model red and black Mitsubishi Eclipse or Camaro with a spoiler on the back. The bottom of the vehicle is believed to be red with a black hood and black on the s... More>>

    UPDATE: Police say one person shot on Greenway

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    According to Roanoke City Police a shooting suspect is at large after one person was shot on the Roanoke River Greenway near the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road. Police say the victim has non-life threatening injuries. The call came in around 8:55. More>>

    Memorial Services for Gus Deeds

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    The Facebook page... "Celebrating the life of Gus Deeds" announces 2 memorial services.PREVIOUS ARTICLES ON GUS DEEDSGus,the son of Senator Creigh Deeds,will be remembered Saturday, May 3rd at 10 a.m. atMillboro Elementary School in Millboro and also at 3 p.m. at the nature camp in Vesuvius. There will be a time after each service to greet the family."Celebrating the life of Gus Deeds" More>>

    Helicopter egg drop in Fincastle

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    Hundreds of people were at Fincastle Baptist Church Saturday. They had an hunt and a helicopter drop where a helicopter flew overhead and dropped eggs on the ground. The child with egg closest to the flag got a Toys R Us gift card. The day also included candy and face painting. More>>

    16th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival Video included

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    People in Salem flew kites of all shapes and sizes at the Blue Ridge Kite Festival today. This is the 16th year the festival has been put on by the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber. The first 1,000 children received free kites and t-shirts. “We have been having a fabulous day. The wind is in our favor, the skies are lovely, and everybody has been having a fabulous time,” said Wendi Schultz, the Roanoke County Tourism and... More>>

    Vinton Chamber of Commerce Advertises for Relay for Life Event Video included

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    The Vinton Chamber of Commerce is working to get the word out about “Relay for Life.” They placed purple ribbons on signs, fences, and even bridges throughout the town to raise awareness about the Vinton “Relay for Life” event. Cancer survivors Don and Carolyn Williams say that even though Vinton is small, the town gives big. Last year the town raised a little over $100,000. The Williams say it saved their lives.... More>>

    Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3 customers die

    A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died. More>>

    Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL

    The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed. More>>

    Bedford church to start food pantry Video included

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    A Bedford church is joining the fight against hunger starting in May. The Bedford Church of God on Main Street is starting a weekly food pantry. Pastor David Hinsen says the response has been outstanding. People are already calling to make donations, stopping in, and volunteers have started sorting the food. “We just want to be a blessing to Bedford Virginia. Listen, we will change the world, but there's no better place to start than right here in Bedford,” Pastor Hinsen explained. The food b... More>>

    Caught red-handed, bank robber pleads guilty

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    The man charged with robbing Valley Bank in Roanoke County has plead guilty to robbery. 59-year-old Glen Walton Ruff robbed the bank of more than eight hundred dollars on Challenger Avenue back on February 7th.He then fled to the Kroger grocery store nearby, where police later found him and made the arrest. Ruff is currently in the Roanoke County Salem jail. He will be in court again for sentencing on June 10th. More>>

    Boones Mill close to saving historic train depot Video included

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    It's the first thing you see driving into Boones Mill, nestled on the hill side is the old train depot. While many only see tattered lumber, boarded up windows and broken glass, to the community, it's what their town was made from. "it means a whole lot to the people here in Boones mill because they built the town around the train station,” said Lisa Webster, a Boones Mill resident. More than a century old, the depot... More>>

    He Said, She Said at the Movies: Transcendence Review Video included

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    WSLS 10's Ryan Hunt and Erin Brookshier review Johnny Depp's new sci-fi movie. More>>

    More details on sex offender arrested after being at Roanoke child day care Video included

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    A man whose record stems back from 2010 as a violent sex offender was arrested after being at the Shining Star Family Center on Williamson Road.    More>>

    Changes coming to Vinton Fire House Video included

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    The town of Vinton says in order to provide life saving services 24-hours a day they need to come up with more than $100,000. It's part of a plan to add 24-hour fire services but they have to find money in the budget which could mean raising taxes or cutting other services. Silence fills the Vinton firehouse after 6 p.m. when the staff goes home and volunteers take calls until 6 a.m. "The city has had to come in and help us at night where we are either slow getting a truck out or possibly not... More>>

    Indiana man arrested at Lynchburg Regional with loaded gun

    This .38 caliber firearm caught by TSA officers This .38 caliber firearm caught by TSA officers
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    An Indiana man was arrested Thursday, April 17th at Lynchburg Regional Airport after he was caught with a loaded gun in the side pocket of his carry-on bag by TSA officers. More>>

    VT students & staff compete to win Entrepreneurship Challenge Video included

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    The Entrepreneurship Challenge at Virginia Tech is kick-starting business ideas in our area. Faculty, staff, and students can compete to win thousands of dollars worth of mentorship and business support. More>>

    Vinton proposes getting rid of dumpsters Video included

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    Vinton town manager Chris Lawrence is proposing getting rid of three dumpsters across from the public works building on 3rd Street. He says neighbors have complained about hundreds of vultures that would congregate around that area. He estimates it would save them about $10,000 a year in costs. Lawrence says crews come to every home and business weekly to pick up trash More>>

    Portions of Franklin Road closed tomorrow Video included

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    Portions of Franklin Road will be closed tomorrow allowing crews to repair potholes. More>>

    Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

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    After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the... More>>

    US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

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    The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup... More>>

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

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    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the... More>>

    Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

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    Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. More>>

    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

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    No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. More>>

    Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology

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    (RNN) – Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has.Make sure you remember where you hid them, because you don’t want to come across them in July and have an unfortunate smell to deal with.Eggs will get their annual day in the sun Monday at the White House Easter Egg Roll, which is being protested by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.PETA doesn’t have a problem with rolling eggs, but it does have a problem with those eggs coming from chickens, so, i... More>>

    Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

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    The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox... More>>

    At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

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    Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the... More>>

    Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

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    The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear. More>>

    Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

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    The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are... More>>

    Your Week in Pop Culture: 5 questions the 'Scandal' finale didn't answer

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    Five questions left after the season 3 finale of Scandal, kids interacting with a Sony Walkman will make you feel old and more this week in pop culture. More>>

    Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

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    President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays. More>>

    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

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    A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after... More>>

    Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

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    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's... More>>

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

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    Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the... More>>

    Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

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    A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search... More>>

    Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need - three of whom were seen lifeless in the... More>>

    SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

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    A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week. More>>

    Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

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    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev. More>>

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

    Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

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    Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. More>>

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    • UPDATE: Police say one person shot on Greenway

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      According to Roanoke City Police a shooting suspect is at large after one person was shot on the Roanoke River Greenway near the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road. Police say the victim has non-life threatening injuries. The call came in around 8:55.
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