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  1. Roanoke homicide does not appear to be random, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    A northeast Roanoke shooting that killed one man Saturday afternoon does not appear to be random, Roanoke police spokesman Scott Leamon said Tuesday.

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  2. Gus Pappas, Roanoke's Hot Dog King, dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Gus Pappas, who owned the Roanoke Weiner Stand, is said to have been able to prepare 25 hot dogs in one minute.

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  3. Charged with first-degree murder, White claims fatal Roanoke stabbing was self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Defense attorney Daymen Robinson of Norfolk, with client Ronald Lamont White in Roanoke Circuit Court on Monday.

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  4. Police identify victim in fatal weekend shooting in northeast RoanokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Officers found the 36-year-old Roanoke man fatally shot in the 2900 block of Bluestone Avenue about 3:20 p.m., police said.

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  5. Ben Harris, CCIM, MBA Joins Bull RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PR Log

    ... and occupancy solutions. Prior to opening his own brokerage, he was a broker with Poe & Cronk Real Estate Group in Roanoke VA. His early career experience includes developing and renovating commercial properties, which led him to commercial real ...

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  6. Mountain Top man volunteers in flood-ravaged LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Citizens' Voice

    ... until he retired and spent more time volunteering with Red Cross. In Louisiana, he teamed with Chuck Hamlin of Roanoke, Virginia, whom he met on previous missions with the Red Cross. Setting out from a mobile kitchen and bunkhouse in Broadmoor, just ...

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  7. Associations for Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Powhatan Today

    New officers and members on the board of directors for 2016-17 of the Virginia Manufactured and Modular Housing Association are: chair, Jimmy Russell with Valley Custom Homes in Harrisonburg; vice chair, Alex Montagnet with Schult Homes in Rockwell, N.C.; treasurer, Randy Grumbine with Clayton Homes of Roanoke; and secretary, Joe Manis with Manis/Crestline Custom Builders in Laurinburg, N.C.; Scott Boehm with Clayton Homes of Harrisonburg; Darrell Herndon with Clayton Homes in Maryville, Tenn.; Britt Kelly with Clayton Homes of Harrisonburg; Stan Rush with VBS Mortgage in Harrisonburg; Jimmy Russell with Valley Custom Homes in Harrisonburg; and Rob Rutherford with Pro-Tech Builders in Lynchburg.

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  8. Longtime area busboy provides a show and more at the dinner tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... his ability to clean tables with ease. "He gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling," said Kristine Bushman, a resident of Roanoke, Va. "I just love it. He makes this place a happy place, and we like it." "He is a hard worker. He is a man of God for sure," ...

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  9. Trending Now 1 HRS Ago One year after a reporter and cameraman were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | WSB-TV

    ... so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. ROANOKE, Va. - On Aug. 26, 2015, a reporter and cameraman from WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, were shot to death on television while filming ...

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  10. Athletes bring home bronze medal -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Mt. Airy News

    ... in a lottery of gold medal winners to participate in the three-day event that began Aug. 18 in facilities near Roanoke, Virginia. Then, the Surry County squad lost to a team from Ontario, Canada, in their second game Saturday and lost again Sunday ...

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  11. Casey: Watchdog extends comment period for mail-service problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... That's scheduled to conclude in January. The audit covers ZIP codes beginning with 240, 241 and 243, serving the Roanoke Valley, the Smith Mountain Lake region, the New River Valley, Martinsville, Galax, Pulaski, Marion, Wytheville and other places. ...

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  12. Homeless, Mentally Ill and NeglectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Psychology Today

    ... mental illness (SMI). In some places, the proportion of mentally ill among the homeless is even greater: 70% in Roanoke, Virginia (2007); 67% in Colorado Springs (2009). [Torrey 2014; TAC 2015] Most homeless persons with serious mental illness are ...

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  13. Deschutes officials join volunteers to clean up Tinker CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Todd Burrow, an account manager with Blue Ridge Beverage Company, rolls a tire from Tinker Creek on Saturday during the Deschutes and City of Roanoke organized clean-up event.

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  14. Deschutes tasting room could open downtown, founder Gary Fish saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of River & Rail Restaurant are passed out with a sampling of the Deschutes beer. Nearly four months after announcing Roanoke as the location for its East Coast brewery, Deschutes executives are still holding to their opening date of 2021. But ...

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  15. Author Laura Kitchell Promotes Her Historical Romance Novel "Lady of the Bridge"Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 27 | PR.com

    Roanoke, VA, August 27, 2016 -- -- Forbidden love between a warrior princess and an elite samurai makes for an adventure set during the early days of the Tokugawa shogunate. Join this couple in a race across 17th century Japan where political unrest has created dangerous ronin, civil uprisings, and war-ravaged castles.

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  16. On-air moment of silence marks TV station shooting anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ROANOKE, VA - A Virginia TV station held a moment of silence in remembrance of a reporter and photographer murdered during a live broadcast last year. WDBJ had a moment of silence on the air Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting deaths of Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

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  17. Volunteers skeptical of internal review of euthanasia practices at regional animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    An internal review of euthanasia practices and procedures at the Roanoke area public animal shelter triggered by complaints from shelter volunteers found no issues, and methods consistent with industry standards.

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  18. Contest RulesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 26 | WSLC-FM Roanoke

    ... noted with each contest. Prizes must be picked up within 30 days of winning at the WSLC studios, 3934 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018. Prizes may only be claimed during normal business hours 8:00am until 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. All prizes ...

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  19. Slain TV Reporter's Father on Shooting's 1-Year Anniversary: It's a 'Void in Our Souls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Time

    A picture of slain WDBJ photojournalists Adam Ward and Alison Parker is seen at a makeshift memorial outside the station September 1, 2015 in Roanoke, Virginia. The father of a Virginia TV journalist who was shot to death during a live report one year ago marked the anniversary of the tragedy Friday with an emotional essay, pledging to keep fighting for gun reform in the name of his "fierce" daughter.

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  20. Questions of terror, illness bedevil investigation into Roanoke County stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Less than an hour after Roanoke County police found a man and woman brutally stabbed, lying in a pool of their own blood outside an apartment building, the assistant chief had the local FBI office on the phone.

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