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    Roanoke Police dealing with more fatal cocaine overdoses

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    134 deaths were linked to cocaine overdoses in 2013, nearly 50 percent more than in 2010. More>>

    Floydfest 13 gets underway today

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    FLOYD (WSLS) - Thousands of people will arrive in Floyd today for the start of Floydfest.    More>>

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

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    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, while British investigators began work on a pair of "black boxes" to... More>>

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

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    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. More>>

    What's News Today, Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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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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    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

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    Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657... More>>

    Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

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    Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians. More>>

    Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

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    Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said... More>>

    Your Storm Team 10 Forecast

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    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

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    By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots... More>>

    In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

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    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems... More>>

    Senate, House on collision course on border money

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    Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to... More>>

    Randy Taylor receives murder & abduction sentence on Wednesday Video included

    Randy Taylor was found guilty of the murder and abduction of Alexis Murphy. Randy Taylor was found guilty of the murder and abduction of Alexis Murphy.
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    Nelson County Judge will decide the fate of convicted murderer Randy Taylor on Wednesday. More>>

    T-shirts show support for Roanoke police officer who passed away

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    People in Roanoke continue to mourn the loss of one of it's best cold case detectives, Lin Manning. People are showing their love and support for Manning's family by purchasing t-shirts.
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    Virginia Tech launches new Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Video included

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    Virginia Tech embraces non-traditional learning with the launch of a new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. More>>

    Virginia Tech researchers working on hockey helmet safety

    Virginia Tech researchers present hockey safety findings Virginia Tech researchers present hockey safety findings
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    A research team at Virginia Tech is one step closer to creating a safety rating system for hockey helmets.
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    Christiansburg boy meets town leaders after heroic actions

    Xander shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved a little boy in trouble. Xander shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved a little boy in trouble.
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    A Christiansburg boy spent Tuesday morning touring the town. More>>

    Blacksburg murder suspect indicted by grand jury, back in court in August

    21-year-old Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha was found dead February 10 in Blacksburg. 21-year-old Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha was found dead February 10 in Blacksburg.
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    The woman accused of killing Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha earlier this year is indicted Tuesday by the grand jury.
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    Roanoke City Police taking another look at 1981 cold case

    Roanoke City Police looking into 33-year-old cold case Video included

    June West was 22 years old when she was murdered. June West was 22 years old when she was murdered.
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    The unsolved murder case of a woman found dead over 30 years ago is getting another look by Roanoke City Police. More>>

    UPDATE: Lynchburg man arrested for missing fundraiser money Video included

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    A Lynchburg man faces charges after raising money in his murdered daughter's honor. Lynchburg police have a warrant out for Jonathan Craft's arrest for 'obtaining money under false pretenses. More>>

    He Said, She Said at the Movies: Begin Again Review Video included

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    WSLS 10 Producers Ryan Hunt and Michella Drapac review "Begin Again," starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.

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    11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

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    In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say. 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.
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    George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

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    A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles. More>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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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