What's News Today: Friday, November 6
(WSLS 10) - The Salem VA Medical Center holds a Town Hall today using new format. The center will hold a health fair where Veterans can talk to representatives from various programs including primary care, benefits administration and education. The new format allows for individual issues to be talked about one-on-one. It starts at 1 p.m. and is expected to last about an hour.
Virginia Uranium will be in Federal Court in Danville today for pretrial motions as it sues several state leaders. It is hoping to get the decades long ban on uranium mining overturned. Opponents cite concerns about health and drinking water, but the company says those fears are unfounded. One of the world's largest uranium finds is in Pittsylvania County.
Seth Meyers, host of NBC's Late Night travels to Sweet Briar College today to talk to the students and faculty as part of the Professor of Entertainment Promotion. Schools all across the nation voted. The school with the highest percentage of votes won. 100 percent of the students voting. Meyers will begin talking to the crowd this morning at 11 a.m.
If you have run in the Drumstick Dash in the past, you're asked to wear your shirt today. It's in an effort to raise awareness about this years 5K and family walk that takes place on Thanksgiving morning. Last year, more than 13,000 people trekked the streets of downtown Roanoke.
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