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What’s News Today: Memorial Day

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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ROANOKE, Va. – Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Radford has cancelled it’s annual Memorial Day Service. But, the city will broadcast last year’s service on local radio station WRAD. The replay of the service begins at 11 a.m.

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services will not hold Memorial Day ceremonies in person at state cemeteries, including the one in Dublin. Instead, it will hold one virtually today. It will feature live and recorded content from the Virginia War Memorial and state veterans cemeteries.

The National D-Day Memorial has posted a recorded ceremony on its Facebook page in lieu of an in-person gathering this year.


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