What's News Today, Thursday, February 6, 2014 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

What's News Today, Thursday, February 6, 2014

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The funeral for 5-month-old Cory Cole who was found dead in the woods in Pulaski County is today. Visitation is from noon to 2 and the funeral will follow Bower Funeral Home in Pulaski.

Competitions for the Winter Olympics in Sochi quick off today. Men's and pairs figure skating events will be held along with men's and women's slopestyle, snowboarding and women's freestyle skiing.

Vinton Town Council will hear recommendations from the Stormwater Advisory Council tonight before a final vote by council and the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors. The presentation is from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Vinton War Memorial.

Roanoke community leaders are coming together this morning from 8-9 to learn more about a movie project planned for the Star City. The Buddy Cop drama is expected will raise money for non-profit, Straight Street and raise awareness about some of the issues young people in our community face and how a group like Straight Street can help.

  • Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:26:58 GMT
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."

  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:53:09 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
  • Traveler catches epic lightning strike on flight

    Traveler catches epic lightning strike on flight

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:31:04 GMT

    Traveler Gina Hyams caught a massive cloud-to-ground lightning strike while on a flight Thursday.

    Traveler Gina Hyams caught a massive cloud-to-ground lightning strike while on a flight Thursday.

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