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    Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

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    Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to... More>>

    Thousands turn out for rally over chokehold death

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    Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. More>>

    Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

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    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano. More>>

    Ferguson streets stay calm after violent nights

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    Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. More>>

    Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes

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    An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires. More>>

    Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

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    Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting. More>>

    Ferguson residents struggling with daily life

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    Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy." More>>

    Phelps wins gold, Ledecky breaks 400 world record

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    The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record. More>>

    Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

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    Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon. More>>

    Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

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    More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. More>>

    Sock company names new product "The Roanoke" Video included

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    What does NBA legends Michael Jordan and Lebron James have in common with the Star City? Soon they all will have sports apparel named after them. More>>

    Another Bedford school to be closed down Video included

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    School leaders are forced with several tough decisions over the next few weeks in Bedford County. More>>

    Marching Virginians director challenges university bands to raise $10,000 for ALS Association Video included

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    The ALS ice bucket challenge of course is trending on all over social media. More>>

    Roanoke County honors longtime rec coach Bobby Ragland Video included

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    Roanoke resident Bobby Ragland is a baseball, football and basketball coach all wrapped in one. The 79 year old coached North Roanoke Recreation Club sports for more than 40 years."You meet some of the best people in the world on the sports field and gyms" said Ragland. Ragland said he lead 97 teams to a total of 900 wins. He has a "off limits" room in his home where he keeps photos, plaques and mementos of sport's records earned."One that stands out in my mind is the first year we won the co... More>>

    UPDATE: Wanted Roanoke Co. man found in woods Video included

    Tiffany and Joshua are now both in jail. Tiffany and Joshua are now both in jail.
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    The Roanoke County man police have been looking for since Tuesday was caught in the woods Friday morning. More>>

    Liberty University dedicates new medial and health sciences building

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    The new, $41 million Center for Medical and Health Sciences was dedicated at Liberty University Friday.
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    Water recedes while number of visitors up at Mountain Lake Lodge Video included

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    The water at Mountain Lake continues to recede. It is less than 15 feet deep which is down significantly since the start of the season at 45 feet deep. More>>

    Your Storm Team 10 Forecast

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    Hundreds of marijuana plants seized in Henry County

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    Investigators with the Henry County Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police have seized 221 marijuana plants around a home in Bassett. More>>

    $41 million medical center now open at Liberty University Video included

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    Liberty university dedicated the forty one million dollar center for medical and health sciences today. The university broke ground on the 144 thousand -square-foot facility in November 2012 and moved into the building this past June. This is the first semester the building will be open. It is home to the new liberty university college of osteopathic medicine and the master of public health program under the school of health sciences. Liberty university has the la... More>>

    Police investigating shooting near VSU campus

    Police investigating shooting near VSU campus

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    ETTRICK, VA (WSLS) - Police in Chesterfield are investigating reports of an overnight shooting near the Virginia State University campus. More>>

    $1.1 million dollar renovation project wrapping up at East Salem Elementary

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    Salem (WSLS) - Students at East Salem Elementary will return to a newly renovated building on September 2nd. More>>

    Danville police investigate possible gang activity Video included

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    Danville police said 8 people face charges of prohibited street gang activity in connection to an attack of a 49 year-old man. More>>

    Liberty University tests students for Ebola virus Video included

    International students take surveys to assess risk of Ebola. International students take surveys to assess risk of Ebola.
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    Liberty University in Lynchburg is screening its international students for the Ebola virus. More>>

    Local cupcake shop plans fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Video included

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    A local cupcake shop is giving back during Cupcakes for Ronald. Viva la Cupcake will be selling cupcakes outside the Ronald McDonald House on Friday, August 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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    Man with ALS explains what Ice Bucket Challenge means to him Video included

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    The popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to grow on social media and is helping raise more than $40 million nationwide.
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    Roanoke city police investigating after baby suffered severe injuries

    Roanoke city police investigating after baby suffered severe injuries Video included

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    Roanoke Police are investigating after a baby suffered severe abuse after the father admitted he grasped the baby because he kept crying. More>>

    Accident causes traffic delays in I-81

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    An accident on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County caused traffic delays for northbound travelers Thursday afternoon.
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    Gov. McAuliffe forms task force to combat sexual assault on college campuses Video included

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    Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a comprehensive effort to address sexual assault and violence on college campuses. More>>

    Roanoke City Police Officer will deploy overseas

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    A Roanoke City Police Officer will deploy to serve overseas in "Operation Enduring Freedom." More>>

    Roanoke Valley agencies learn about human trafficking Video included

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    Roanoke Valley agencies learned about human trafficking Thursday. More>>

    Trey Edmunds reports from Virginia Tech on move in day Video included

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    The Virginia Tech Football Team was out in full force on Thursday assisting incoming freshman unpack their cars, and fill their dorms. Dan River product and now Virginia Tech Running Back Trey Edmunds was on hand helping his team mates with all the heavy lifting, he also took some time out to do a special report for WSLS 10. More>>

    Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriage in Virginia Video included

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    The Supreme Court has put a hold on same-sex marriages in Virginia, which were scheduled to begin Thursday. More>>

    Daytime Blue Ridge, 96.3 WROV and WSLS join in Nationwide Day of Peace

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    WSLS 10 and Daytime Blue Ride are teaming up with 96.3 WROV for a National Day of Peace.
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    Virginia-area artifacts vie for 'endangered' designation

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    Time is running out to vote for some of the area's most unique relics that are vying for the title of Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. More>>

    Katie Love accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Challenges Mayor Bowers

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    WSLS 10 Reporter Katie Love was challenged by WSLS 10 Anchor Aaron Martin to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. However, this is no ordinary ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Katie challenged Roanoke City Mayor David Bowers to pour ice and water on his head in business attire. More>>

    Virginia Western investing more in STEM-H Video included

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    Virginia Western Community College is looking to create more job ready graduates, particularly when it comes to STEM-H fields. STEM-H stands for science, technology, engineering, math and healthcare. More>>

    YMCA at Virginia Tech Y-Toss sells out in single day Video included

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    The YMCA at Virginia Tech is tallying results from its best ever Y-Toss sale. More>>

    News conference today in Roanoke after same-sex marriage hold Video included

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    Roanoke ( WSLS)  -- A press conference will be held in place of same-sex marriages in Roanoke today,  after a stay was issued by the United States Supreme Court. More>>

    Police say cultural differences and language barriers lead to distrust in some communities Video included

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    Roanoke City police officers said there are nearly 100 nationalities throughout the city. Due to past experiences or cultural differences some groups don't trust the police. More>>

    Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department fitness coordinator recognized Video included

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    A Roanoke County fire fighter and paramedic is recognized for his work organizing the department's wellness and fitness program. More>>

    Postal workers protest consolidating Roanoke processing center Video included

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    Dozens of postal workers protested in Roanoke Wednesday after the united states postal service proposed to take away the overnight commitment for first class mail. More>>

    City of Danville getting facelift, Wi-Fi Video included

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    The River District in downtown Danville is getting a facelift. More>>

    Danville Utilities schedules power outages for some

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    Danville utilities has scheduled a power outage starting at 5:30 Wednesday evening and Thursday. More>>

    New online tool helps you keep up with vehicle recalls

    New online tool helps you keep up with vehicle recalls

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    If you've ever wondered whether your car -- or one you're looking to buy -- is on a recall list, the U.S. Department of Transportation is unveiling a brand new search tool to find out. More>>

    Lynchburg-area schools screening for Ebola

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    Liberty University is screening international students for the Ebola virus.
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    • Thousands turn out for rally over chokehold death

      Thousands turn out for rally over chokehold death

      Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:56 GMT
      Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.
      Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.
    • Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

      Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

      Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:54 GMT
      A person familiar with the trade says Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James.
      Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again.
    • Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

      Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

      Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:50 GMT
      A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.
      Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to...
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    • WSLS HS Camp Tour-Salem Spartans

      WSLS HS Camp Tour-Salem Spartans

      Thursday, August 21 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:39:36 GMT
        Salem was one win from a state finals berth a year ago, and they return the bulk of that squad in 2014.
            Salem was one win from a state finals berth a year ago, and they return the bulk of that squad in 2014.
    • Trey Edmunds reports from Virginia Tech on move in day

      Trey Edmunds reports from Virginia Tech on move in day

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:00:26 GMT
      The Virginia Tech Football Team was out in full force on Thursday assisting incoming freshman unpack their cars, and fill their dorms. Dan River product and now Virginia Tech Running Back Trey Edmunds was on hand helping his team mates with all the heavy lifting, he also took some time out to do a special report for WSLS 10.
      The Virginia Tech Football Team was out in full force on Thursday assisting incoming freshman unpack their cars, and fill their dorms. Dan River product and now Virginia Tech Running Back Trey Edmunds was on hand helping his team mates with all the heavy lifting, he also took some time out to do a special report for WSLS 10.
    • David Wilson aims for 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

      David Wilson aims for 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:37:55 GMT
      NEW YORK (AP) - Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.The 23-year-old Wilson, who competed in the triple jump during high school and at Virginia Tech, intends to train in the event with an eye on making the United States team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.Speaking to reporters Monday at Citi Field, where he addressed schoo...
      NEW YORK (AP) - Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.The 23-year-old Wilson, who competed in the triple jump during high school and at Virginia Tech, intends to train in the event with an eye on making the United States team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.Speaking to reporters Monday at Citi Field, where he addressed schoo...
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