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Roanoke, Virginia is located in Roanoke County. Zip codes in Roanoke, VA include 24033, 24014, and 24018. The median home price in Roanoke is $160,000 which is roughly $110/per square foot. More Roanoke information.

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July 25, 2014: Miami County Historical and Genealogical Society...

The Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society announces it's new lineage certificate, the Randolph Freedmen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TMCnet

Installation of Improved Fiber-Optic Cable to Virginia Communities Delayed

A project seeking to install an open-access network in the area has been stalled.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Government Executive

Virginia Counties May Withdraw From Open-Access Broadband Initiative

The city of Roanoke, Virginia, and its neighboring city of Salem want to build a fiber network throughout the Roanoke Valley, but will their surrounding counties go along with the plan? Southwest Virginia's Roanoke Valley likes to promote itself as a good environment for business .

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Ronald McDonald House Hires Director of Community Development

The Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Virginia has hired Ms. Jeanne M. Bollendorf as its new Director of Community Development.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

National Public Radio

As Superheroes Go Mainstream, Comic Cons Get Corporate

At the time, these gatherings were only for die-hard comic fans - people who might invest in a Batman or Joker costume to wear once a year.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Show Alert: Indie rockers Eternal Summers to play late night at...

If you're a night owl, make sure you head out to Ortlieb's Saturday night to see a free show from Roanoke, Virginia rockers Eternal Summers , who recently recorded a killer studio session with the Indie Rock Hit Parade a few months back .

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Martinsville Bulletin

Park, June German Ball mural unveiled uptown

NCI interns Briana Amos and Abigail Kieselbach are shown with the June German Ball mural they helped paint.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Are Holistic Remedies Worth Considering?

Much of the holistic medicine practiced here in Roanoke,Va is advertised for helping people with sports and physical therapy.

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

From the Archives: 1935 Ford

This 1935 Ford Model 48 Coupe was featured in the January 1989 issue of Hemmings Motor News .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

PennLive.com

Truck driver killed in fatal Interstate 81 crash identified by state police

Steven Lee Winfrey, 51, of Roanoke, Virginia, was killed when his tractor-trailer veered off the roadway Exit 10 for Route 914 in Guilford Township on northbound I-81 in Franklin County just before 5 a.m. The truck crashed into a cement storm drain and burst into flames, according to previous reports from state police.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Suspect hurt in Roanoke officer-involved shooting

Roanoke County police spokeswoman Amy Whittaker tells The Roanoke Times that police received a call around 11 p.m. reporting a "suspicious" person at the Health and Rehab Center of Friendship Retirement Community.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Obama drug strategy aims to change how Americans see drug abuse

When Michael Botticelli, President Obama's acting "drug czar," unveiled the administration's annual drug control strategy on Wednesday morning, he emphasized that "we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot.

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Washington Times

VA--Virginia News Coverage Advisory, VA

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Virginia.

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The Washington Post

White House outlines 2014 drug control policy

The Obama administration is unveiling a 2014 drug control policy with a focus on promoting drug treatment programs, as well as stemming heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse.

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ABC News

White House Outlines 2014 Drug Control Policy

The Obama administration is unveiling a 2014 drug control policy with a focus on promoting drug treatment programs, as well as stemming heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: US-Iraqi refugees reflect on sectarian crisis

As the jihadist group Isis continues to seize more land and power in Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the United States fear for their homeland but feel that the crisis is more complex than how it's portrayed.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Family Turns To Craigslist To Find Hit And Run Driver

Investigators are still looking for help in finding the person responsible for running over a woman in Roanoke early Saturday morning.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Death probe goes on

The investigation continues into the apparent drowning death Friday of a recent Martinsville High School graduate at Fairy Stone State Park, and anyone who has information is asked to contact the park, an official said.

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