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    Free spay or neuter program helps control animal population in Carroll County

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    Pet owners in Carroll County have the chance to have their dogs and cats spayed or neutered for free. More>>

    Pulaski Mariners leaving, Shelor owners proceed with Calfee Park purchase

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    The Pulaski Mariners will not return to Calfee Park for their next season. Meanwhile, the owner of Shelor Motor Mile still plans to buy the park.  More>>

    Roanoke Times columnist dies at 66

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    One of the most well-known columnist for the Roanoke Times has died.  More>>

    Radford University nursing students pass exams at rate higher than national average

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    Radford University nursing students are passing their exams on the first try at a rate higher than the national average.  More>>

    City of Danville tearing down old homes in hopes new business will come

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    The City of Danville is working to eliminate blighted properties in its neighborhoods.  More>>

    Bedford County school leaders prepare to close another school

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    On Tuesday, people from Thaxton Elementary School and Bedford Primary School have a final chance to weigh-in on potential school closings.  More>>

    'Find Morgan Harrington's Killer' to appear on Unsolved Mysteries

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    Lifetime's true-crime show, "Unsolved Mysteries" is featuring the case of a murdered Virginia Tech student. More>>

    Roanoke doctor charged with child porn in court for hearing

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    The Roanoke doctor charged with possessing more than 40,000 images of child pornography is in court Tuesday. More>>

    Westbound lane of I-64 closed due to deadly accident

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    One driver has died after an accident on Interstate 64 West that caused traffic delays Tuesday.
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    Summer season wrapping up at Smith Mountain Lake

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    Business owners at Smith Mountain Lake would like to see the tourism season extend past the summer months. More>>

    Henry Hotel transformed and turned into apartments

    Henry Hotel transformed and turned into apartments

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    The iconic Henry Hotel in uptown Martinsville will be completely transformed and turned into apartments. More>>

    Closing of the Virginian causes families to find new homes

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    The Virginian, one of the largest low income housing developments in Lynchburg, closed this weekend after its Section 8 housing permit ran out. More>>

    Roanoke County police investigating crash, driver charged with DUI

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    Roanoke County police are investigating after a car went into a house early Saturday morning. More>>

    Roanoke delegate looks to add solar tax credits, incentives Video included

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    Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) is working on a bill to add more tax credits and incentives for solarization projects. He said North Carolina has 100 times more solar energy than Virginia. More>>

    Roanoke program grows to combat teen pregnancy Video included

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    Family Service of the Roanoke Valley was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to expand pregnancy prevention programming for local youth. More>>

    Shelor Motor Mile Owner wants to invest millions in Pulaski Video included

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    The owner of Shelor Motor Mile wants to invest $3 million in the town of Pulaski. $1 million would go towards renovating a historic warehouse and transform it into a restaurant and retail store on the bottom floor. More>>

    Kraft Foods recalls over 7,500 cases of Kraft American Singles

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    (WSLS)-- Kraft Foods announces a voluntary recall of more than 7,500 cases of craft singles cheese slices.The company says the recall is a precaution after a supplier failed to store the cheese in accordance with Kraft temperature standards.No complaints or illnesses have been reported. If you have one of the affected packages, return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.Here are the affected items:Product Name:12 oz Kraft American Singles (16 slices)Best When Used by Date... More>>

    Community mourns loss of two-year-old girl left behind in hot car

    Community mourns loss of 2-year-old girl left behind in hot car Video included

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    Dozens of people in the community in Southeast Roanoke gathered and circled around to remember the life of a two-year-old girl. More>>

    World War II B-17 bomber takes flight over Roanoke Video included

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    ROANOKE (WSLS) - If you saw an unusual aircraft over the Roanoke Valley skies Monday, that was an old World War II B-17 bomber that has made its way to the area for the week. It is called the Memphis Belle, and it is in town celebrating the 71st anniversary of its last historic mission in the second world war. Several former B-17 crew members from Roanoke got the chance to take a ride on the aircraft.The Memphis Belle will be open for public tours on Friday and for public flights on Saturday ... More>>

    Vigil held for 2-year-old girl who died after being left in hot van Video included

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    Roanoke City Police are investigating the incident surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl. According to a news release from police, officers were called to the 1500 block of Kenwood Boulevard SE at 4:27 p.m. Sunday for an unresponsive child. More>>

    Arkansas man dies in early-morning crash on I-81

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    An Arkansas man is dead after being involved in a crash on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.
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    Accident on I-81N causes Labor Day travel headaches

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    According to VDOT's 511Virginia.org website, an accident on Interstate 81 North near mile marker 96 is causing major traffic delays. More>>

    Labor Day blood drive happening in Roanoke

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    A Labor Day blood drive is being held today in Roanoke.It's at the Historic Lawson Building at 401 Gainsboro Road, NW. More>>

    What's News Today, Monday, September 1st Video included

    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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    More money, reasons for Roanoke Co. to open libraries on Sunday's Video included

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    In less than a week, two Roanoke County libraries will open on Sunday's for the first time since the recession. The South County and Vinton libraries will open their doors from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. More>>

    Buena Vista Labor Day Parade kicks off this morning Video included

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    The event consistently draws large crowds as it's commonly referred to as the unofficial kickoff of campaign season in Virginia. More>>

    The Virginian closing

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    The Virginian, which is one of the largest low income housing developments in Lynchburg, closed today. More>>

    Roanoke child death investigation

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     Police and fire crews are investigating the death of a child in Roanoke. More>>

    Sweet Briar College student confesses to 'White Only', 'Colored' signs

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    A student at Sweet Briar College confessed to putting "hurtful signs" on doors of students and a water cooler.
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    Henry County pursuit ends in deadly accident

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    One man is dead following an accident last night in Henry County. More>>

    Lincoln Terrace neighborhood reunion Video included

    Downtown Roanoke is getting more businesses in including restaurants and shops. Downtown Roanoke is getting more businesses in including restaurants and shops.
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    People who lived in the Lincoln Terrace a neighborhood in Roanoke gathered to catch up with those who may have moved out.
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    Virginia Tech adds Hokie Village to home games

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    Virginia Tech has new activities for home games this year. The Corp of Cadets fired cannons for the crowd Saturday afternoon in the new Hokie Village. More>>

    Virginia Western Boots2Books race raises money for Veterans

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    Roanoke (WSLS) - More than 100 people gathered Saturday morning for a 5K race benefiting the Virginia Western Educational Foundation's Veterans Assistance Fund. TheBoots2Books race was hosted by the Virginia Western Armed Forces Student Association and started on the campus of Virginia Western Community College.“Despite the supports and funding available to veterans as they return to college and prepare for the workforce, many still find themselves needing help,” said Matthew Jones, president... 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>>

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