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    Roanoke County proposes water tower to fix water pressure problems

    Roanoke County proposes water tower to fix water pressure problems Video included

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    Roanoke County (WSLS) - Some residents in Roanoke County could see their water pressure improve by next year. More>>

    Virginia Tech to host helmet makers ahead of hockey helmet ratings release Video included

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    Helmet manufacturers will be in Blacksburg today as Virginia Tech researchers prepare for release of the Hockey STAR safety ratings. More>>

    What's News Today, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Video included

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    Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

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    Roanoke County to accept FEMA aid after 2012 derecho Video included

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    The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors is expected to accept more than $120,000 to help offset cleanup costs from the 2012 storm. More>>

    Your Storm Team 10 Forecast

    Your Storm Team 10 Forecast

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    Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

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    By The Associated Press In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion... More>>

    Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

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    President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. More>>

    11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

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    Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again. More>>

    Plans for cell tower in Roanoke move forward

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    On Monday, the Roanoke City council approved plans to build a cell tower at 1809 Franklin Road. The 4-2 decision followed a public hearing in which some residents voiced concerns about the proposed plan and its potential impact on the viewshed from Mill Mountain. Representatives for Pegasus Tower Company, LLC, said that alternative sites were evaluated including several churches and Highland Park Elementary School. According to documents submitted to the city, those sites, among other things... More>>

    EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

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    The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia's actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over... More>>

    Roanoke City Police mourn Det. Lin Manning Video included

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    A Roanoke City Police detective died Saturday from cancer.
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    Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Crews on scene of chemical spill at packaging plant

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     Roanoke County Fire Rescue crews, along with Regional and State officials remain on scene of a Hazardous Material spill that occurred about 2:30 this afternoon More>>

    Plane cabin design proposes standing room-only seating

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    Passengers in such planes would spend the flight in an upright position, similar to riding on a standard bike.

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    • Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

      Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:41:43 GMT
      Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.
      Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.
    • Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

      Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:41:37 GMT
      By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
      By The Associated Press In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion...
    • Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

      Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:14:59 GMT
      A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
      President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
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    • Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff

      Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:15:05 GMT

          The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

          The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

       

    • Tremaine Edmunds to Commit Live on WSLS, July 31st

      Tremaine Edmunds to Commit Live on WSLS, July 31st

      Thursday, July 17 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:13:27 GMT
      Rivals 4 star recruit Tremaine Edmunds has confirmed with ourmedia partnerJason Stamm ofRivals.com and Hokiehaven.com that he will commit live on WSLS 10 on Thursday, July 31st. Edmunds has narrowed his choices down to the University of Maryland, Wake Forest, USC, and Virginia Tech.
      Rivals 4 star recruit Tremaine Edmunds has confirmed with ourmedia partnerJason Stamm ofRivals.com and Hokiehaven.com that he will commit live on WSLS 10 on Thursday, July 31st. Edmunds has narrowed his choices down to the University of Maryland, Wake Forest, USC, and Virginia Tech.
    • Daniels Gets Two-Year Deal with Rockets

      Daniels Gets Two-Year Deal with Rockets

      Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-07-15 04:08:44 GMT
         Troy Daniels NBA future now looks secure.
         Troy Daniels NBA future now looks secure.

       

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    • Your Week in Music: Weird Al's new music will turn fans into a class act

      Your Week in Music: Weird Al's new music will turn fans into a class act

      Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:57:29 GMT

      Weird Al gives some good life advice, Garth Brooks makes a big return and a few stars dress in drag for music in this Your Week in Music.

      Weird Al gives some good life advice, Garth Brooks makes a big return and a few stars dress in drag for music in this Your Week in Music.

    • He Said, She Said Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review

      He Said, She Said Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review

      Monday, July 14 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:38:06 GMT
      WSLS producers Ryan Hunt and Michella Drapac review "Dawn of the Plant of the Apes."

      WSLS producers Ryan Hunt and Michella Drapac review "Dawn of the Plant of the Apes."

    • He Said, She Said at the Movies: Deliver Us From Evil Review

      He Said, She Said at the Movies: Deliver Us From Evil Review

      Friday, July 4 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-04 20:15:38 GMT
      HE SAID:I promised you I would go see “Tammy” this week, but the reviews have been terrible and I don’t think I could risk seeing something as awful as “Transformers: Age of Extinction” back to back. So I switched gears and went to see “Deliver Us From Evil”, which tells the story of NYPD officer Ralph Sarchie (a real person played by Eric Bana in the movie) who investigates a series of crimes that seem to involve pow...
      HE SAID:I promised you I would go see “Tammy” this week, but the reviews have been terrible and I don’t think I could risk seeing something as awful as “Transformers: Age of Extinction” back to back. So I switched gears and went to see “Deliver Us From Evil”, which tells the story of NYPD officer Ralph Sarchie (a real person played by Eric Bana in the movie) who investigates a series of crimes that seem to involve pow...
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