What's News Today: April 14, 2016
(WSLS 10) - The Salem V-A Medical Center and the Virginia Employment Commissin holds a Veterans-only Regional Job Fair today. Around 20 employers will attend, taking applications. You can also get help with preparing your resume. The fair is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the medical center.
Six teams of students at Virginia Tech will pitch their ideas today for new healthcare, wellness or medical devices. It's part of the Union Innovation Challenge. The top two teams will get money to put toward their projects. First place gets $7,500 with second place getting $2,500. Forty-seven entries were received.
Doctors with Carilion Clinic will host an online discussion today about facial rejuvenation. Plastic surgeons will talk about options and answer questions. It starts today at 12:30 p.m. We have a link to the discussion online at wsls.com
A Virginia Tech senior will be honored today at the White House. Claire Kelling will be recognized as a White House Champion of Change for her work leading the charge to stop sexual assault on college campuses. Kelling has coordinated the school's Take Back the Night event for the last four years.
A Roanoke judge could rule today in the case of a man accused of exposing himself and grabbing a woman while she was jogging on the Roanoke River Greenway. Alexander Billow is charged with abduction with intent to defile. Billow's attorney wants the charge reduced to sexual battery because he believes the current charge doesn't apply. Prosecutors have already dropped an attempted rape charge.
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