What’s News Today: GoFest, new phones

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

What's News Today
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The Roanoke Go Outside Festival kicks off today. Normally, this event draws 40,000 people. But, this year, there are changes. Instead of one big celebration, this year there will be a series of smaller events, spread across the region, showcasing outdoor activities. There’s also a two-night benefit concert.

Pre-orders begin this morning at 8 a.m. for the iPhone 12 Pro. Apple announced several new models last week. The 12 Pro has 6.1 inch screen and starts at $999. It’s available in four colors, graphite, silver, gold and pacific blue. As part of Apple’s environmental goals, the iPhone 12 does not include a power adapter or EarPods. They can be bought separately or use your old ones.

Averett University holds a virtual career fair for students and alumni. In addition, there are several workshops, including resume writing. The career fair takes place on Handshake.

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