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    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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    The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. More>>

    Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

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    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel. More>>

    Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

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    Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization... More>>

    Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

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    A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. More>>

    Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

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    A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after... More>>

    Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

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    A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>

    Bombings kills 13 in Iraq

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    Two bombings targeting the Iraqi military killed 13 people, including six soldiers, south of Baghdad on Saturday, officials said. More>>

    Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show brings thousands to Hillsville

    Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show
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    Hillsville normally has about 3,000 people in town limits, but Labor Day weekend, it will host more than 100 times that many. More>>

    Roanoke, Rocky Mount entertainment venues successful Video included

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    If you are looking for entertainment there are a lot of options. Thousands of people have been in the newly remodeled Elmwood Park since it opened in October and the Harvester.
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    Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

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    Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>

    Virginia Tech investigates 3 sexual assault allegations

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    Virginia Tech's Deputy Title IX officer is investigating at least three allegations of sexual assault. More>>

    3/4 of students stay home after "Purge" rumors spread on social media Video included

    Online 'Purge' threat stating 'all crime is legal' Online 'Purge' threat stating 'all crime is legal'
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    Of the 1,494 students enrolled at Danville High School, only 425 came to school Friday.In total, 2,615 students stayed home from school in the Danville school district. More>>

    Blacksburg Police make arrest in Social House vandalism Video included

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    Blacksburg Police make an arrest in the vandalism of Blacksburg Social House, just hours after it was discovered.

     

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    Roanoke group works to bring state of the art medical care to Dominican Republic communities Video included

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    Solid Rock International is committed to seeing change for people who need medical care in San Juan. More>>

    Ferrum College students pack meals for Stop Hunger Now Video included

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    More than 600 Ferrum College freshman and transfer students joined together with churches and Boy Scouts to pack meals for people in Third World countries.
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    Prosecutor wraps up closing arguments in McDonnell corruption trial

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    The prosecutor has wrapped up closing arguments in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. More>>

    Your Storm Team 10 Forecast

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    Second person of interest identified and located in connection with shooting

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    The Lynchburg Police Department has identified a second person of interest in a deadly shooting that happened earlier this week. Police officers are looking for 25-year-old Edwin Ramon Gray of Lynchburg. More>>

    Identity of pilot killed in Augusta Co. Crash is released

    Identity of pilot killed in Augusta Co. Crash is released

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    Augusta County (WSLS) - According to Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. "On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., was killed tragically in Wednesday's F-15 cra... More>>

    Deadly Pulaski County accident under investigation

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    One man is dead after a single vehicle accident in Pulaski County. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2700 block of Wysor Road in Draper. More>>

    UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

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    The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in... More>>

    Virginia Living Magazine names Jefferson College of Health Sciences as a top Health & Medicine college Video included

    Dr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was  put up this week Dr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was put up this week
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    Jefferson College of Health Sciences has transitioned from being primarily an associate degree school to a college that offers baccalaureate and masters degrees for students. More>>

    Roanoke police investigate hit and run on Tazwell Avenue

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    Roanoke City Police are investigating a hit and run crash at the corner of Tazwell Avenue and 12th Street Friday morning. One person was hurt. More>>

    Roanoke Police ramping up enforcement for Labor Day Video included

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    Police across the Roanoke Valley will have extra officers out this weekend looking for signs of drinking and driving. More>>

    UPDATE: 2 Roanoke CVS pharmacies receive bomb threats

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    Roanoke County police say an incident on Williamson Road has the northbound lanes near Plantation Road closed right now. All southbound lanes are currently open. More>>

    Rasoul drafting bill to change BPOL tax for Virginia businesses Video included

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    A local delegate is looking to change a well known tax that's been a thorn in the side of Virginia businesses. Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) is planning to present a bill to the General Assembly that would offer a compromise on the BPOL tax. More>>

    Comedian Michael Winslow stops by WSLS 10 Today Video included

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    The "Man of 10,000 Sound Effects" Michael Winslow stopped by the set of WSLS 10 Today on Friday for a live interview. He's performing in downtown Roanoke Friday and Saturday. More>>

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

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    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

    Labor Day leads to road closures and traffic delays

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    WSLS-- On this last holiday weekend of the summer, several road closures will be taking place across our region for local events. Here's a look at some of the big ones to keep in mind:Downtown Roanoke: Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. road closures will be in place for the Labor Day Parade. Parts of Jefferson Street, Albermarle Avenue, Elm Avenue, Franklin Road, Campbell Avenue and Williamson Road will all be closed.Angels of Assisi Block Party: Campbell Avenue will be closed between 4th Stree... More>>

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    • EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

      EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

      Saturday, August 30 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 14:30:25 GMT
      Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
      The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.
    • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

      Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

      Saturday, August 30 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:30:35 GMT
      An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
      An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
    • 22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

      22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

      Saturday, August 30 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:30:30 GMT
      Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.
      Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
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    • Hokies Not Looking Past William & Mary

      Hokies Not Looking Past William & Mary

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:29:50 GMT
         Looking past an FCS opponent is not something Virginia Tech wants to get caught doing again.
         Looking past an FCS opponent is not something Virginia Tech wants to get caught doing again.

       

    • Earnhardt Jr. looking forward to fall Martinsville race

      Earnhardt Jr. looking forward to fall Martinsville race

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:08:03 GMT
      MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 26, 2014) – Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s biggest wins have come on NASCAR's largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt.Part of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt's love for the roots of racing, and no track has deeper roots in NASCAR than Martinsville Speedway. And some of that sentiment comes ...
      MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 26, 2014) – Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s biggest wins have come on NASCAR's largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt.Part of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt's love for the roots of racing, and no track has deeper roots in NASCAR than Martinsville Speedway. And some of that sentiment comes ...
    • Hokies give Frank Beamer 2 Year Extension: Through 1/1/2019

      Hokies give Frank Beamer 2 Year Extension: Through 1/1/2019

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:22:25 GMT
      BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.“We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock said. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest coach in college football who does it the ri...
      BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.“We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock said. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest coach in college football who does it the ri...
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