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    Roanoke County Schools job fair

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    Roanoke County Schools is holding a job fair hiring for school bus drivers and aides, cafeteria staff and school nurses. The biggest need is bus drivers although they wouldn't say how many positions they are hiring for. In the first two hours of the job fair they had more than 30 people stop by. The job fair ends at 7 p.m. And is at the central office (5937 Cove Road) More>>

    Transitional Living Center to celebrate 25 years of service Video included

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    Over the last 25 years, the Transitional Living Center has provided thousands of homeless people with temporary shelter while they look for work and a permanent home.

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    UPDATE: Sheryl Crow tickets sell out for Elmwood Park concert Video included

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    Tickets are on sale today for Sheryl Crowe's performance at Elmwood Park. Tickets are $15 at the Jefferson Center or online. More>>

    Audible Egg Hunt coming to the Roanoke Valley this weekend Video included

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    The kids will hunt for beeping eggs developed by the Virginia State Police, a unique twist on a popular holiday tradition. More>>

    Roanoke Arts Commission to plan for future public art Video included

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    The Roanoke Arts Commission is asking for your input tonight as it looks to update the city's public art plan. More>>

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    The stories that will be making headlines today in Southwest Virginia and across the country. More>>

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      Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:21:59 GMT
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      A time capsule was found during demolition of the former Roanoke County Police Department building which used to be Southview Elementary School.Crews have been carefully taking down the building since the bricks will be reused to construct the new building for the western laboratory. Crews found a box inside a 1939 stone. In it there was a bible, an old newspaper with a mention of Southview Elementary School, and five nickels.The director of the western regional laboratory, Kevin Patrick, say...
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