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    Changes coming to Vinton Fire House

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    The town of Vinton says in order to provide life saving services 24-hours a day they need to come up with more than $100,000. It's part of a plan to add 24-hour fire services but they have to find money in the budget which could mean raising taxes or cutting other services. Silence fills the Vinton firehouse after 6 p.m. when the staff goes home and volunteers take calls until 6 a.m. "The city has had to come in and help us at night where we are either slow getting a truck out or possibly not... More>>

    Indiana man arrested at Lynchburg Regional with loaded gun

    This .38 caliber firearm caught by TSA officers This .38 caliber firearm caught by TSA officers
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    An Indiana man was arrested Thursday, April 17th at Lynchburg Regional Airport after he was caught with a loaded gun in the side pocket of his carry-on bag by TSA officers. More>>

    VT students & staff compete to win Entrepreneurship Challenge

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    The Entrepreneurship Challenge at Virginia Tech is kick-starting business ideas in our area. Faculty, staff, and students can compete to win thousands of dollars worth of mentorship and business support. More>>

    More details on sex offender arrested after being at Roanoke child day care

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    A man whose record stems back from 2010 as a violent sex offender was arrested after being at the Shining Star Family Center on Williamson Road.    More>>

    He Said, She Said at the Movies: Transcendence Review Video included

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    HE SAID: “Transcendence” is one of the most boring, incompetent, implausible, heavy-handed, lazy, condescending, and simply terrible movies I’ve ever had the misfortune of seeing in a theater. I’m ready to give up on Johnny Depp. The man is talented for sure, but his career choices over the past decade have been uninspiring and predictable. I don’t want to see another Pirates movie, another Alice in Wonderland debacl... More>>

    Vinton proposes getting rid of dumpsters

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    Vinton town manager Chris Lawrence is proposing getting rid of three dumpsters across from the public works building on 3rd Street. He says neighbors have complained about hundreds of vultures that would congregate around that area. He estimates it would save them about $10,000 a year in costs. Lawrence says crews come to every home and business weekly to pick up trash More>>

    Portions of Franklin Road closed tomorrow Video included

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    Portions of Franklin Road will be closed tomorrow allowing crews to repair potholes. More>>

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

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    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured. More>>

    Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

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    Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's... More>>

    Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

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    Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. More>>

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      Thursday, April 17 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:30:22 GMT
      A man whose record indicates he's a violent sex offender, has been arrested after being found at Shining Star Family Center on Williamson Road.Police say James Marion Floyd the 4th has been charged with being present on the property of a child day care center during business hours, and with two counts of failing to register his address as a violent sex offender. Police arrested him on Tuesday.Shining Star Family Center is a religious-based child care facility that also offers dance lessons an...
      A man whose record indicates he's a violent sex offender, has been arrested after being found at Shining Star Family Center on Williamson Road.Police say James Marion Floyd the 4th has been charged with being present on the property of a child day care center during business hours, and with two counts of failing to register his address as a violent sex offender. Police arrested him on Tuesday.Shining Star Family Center is a religious-based child care facility that also offers dance lessons an...
    • Portions of Franklin Road closed tomorrow

      Portions of Franklin Road closed tomorrow

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:18:39 GMT
      Portions of Franklin Road will be closed tomorrow allowing crews to repair potholes.
      Portions of Franklin Road will be closed tomorrow allowing crews to repair potholes.
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      A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are...
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      Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:42 GMT
      An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
      An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
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    • He Said, She Said at the Movies: Transcendence Review

      He Said, She Said at the Movies: Transcendence Review

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:04:19 GMT
      HE SAID: “Transcendence” is one of the most boring, incompetent, implausible, heavy-handed, lazy, condescending, and simply terrible movies I’ve ever had the misfortune of seeing in a theater. I’m ready to give up on Johnny Depp. The man is talented for sure, but his career choices over the past decade have been uninspiring and predictable. I don’t want to see another Pirates movie, another Alice in Wonderland debacl...
      HE SAID: “Transcendence” is one of the most boring, incompetent, implausible, heavy-handed, lazy, condescending, and simply terrible movies I’ve ever had the misfortune of seeing in a theater. I’m ready to give up on Johnny Depp. The man is talented for sure, but his career choices over the past decade have been uninspiring and predictable. I don’t want to see another Pirates movie, another Alice in Wonderland debacl...
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       WSLS 10's Michella Drapac and Ryan Hunt review Kevin Costner's new movie.
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