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  1. East Coast snow storm Friday and Saturday could pack a wallop with 2-ft of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Examiner.com

    Meteorologists say that tens of millions of Americans from Washington to Boston and the Ohio Valley could be smacked by a big end-of-the-week snowstorm. Although it's still early, computer forecast systems all see a windy and strong slow-moving storm.... The snowstorm bearing down on the East Coast is expected to offer extreme winter weather for the weekend.

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  2. David Bowers' internment proposal gets instant backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Mayor David Bowers of Roanoke, Virginia, cites President Franklin Roosevelt's decision to place Japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II as a way to justify keeping Syrian refugees out of the U.S. He says it appears that the threat o... David Bowers' internment proposal suggests that Syrian refugees should be quarantined like the Japanese were following World War II. The Roanoke Mayor agreed with Roosevelt's decision to quarantine over 100,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans living in the United States to internment camps for over three years as a measure of defense.

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  3. What's up with Wilco this fall/winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Earlier this week, Wilco announced a run of US tour dates for early 2016. As their Facebook page reported, the Chicago band "resumes its Star Wars tour in the new year" starting in Pittsburgh at the Benedum Center for Performing Arts on January 25. Wilco will then visit Burlington, Vermont, Portland, Maine, Boston, New Haven, Brooklyn, Washington, DC; Norfolk, Atlanta, and will close the tour at Berglund Arts Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia on February 13. Visit Wilco's official website for the General Public Onsale starting on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT.

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  4. Willie Nelson cancels concerts due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have been forced to postpone the start of their 2015 Django and Jimmie Tour due to a health issue concerning the 82-year-old Nelson. The trek was slated to begin on Thursday in Florence, South Carolina, but a... Country music legend Willie Nelson , 82, has been forced to cancel concert performances due to an unspecified illness according to a Thursday, October 15 report from Yahoo News.

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  5. Virginia museum of transportation: Roanoke, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Roanoke is a city located in the southwestern park of Virginia. It has always been a hub of railroad transportation and was where the main shops of the Norfolk and Western Railroad where located.

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  6. Reflections on how society deals with the mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In the wake of two broadcast journalists being gunned down this past week in Roanoke, Virginia, the debate over the treatment of the mentally ill has been reignited. Apparently, Vester Lee Flanagan, the shooter, had a history of erratic behavior.

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  7. The David and Susan S. Goode railroad walk, Roanoke, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Roanoke, Virginia is a hub of railroading activity and has been a hub for many years. Along the north side of the main line that runs through downtown, you will find the David and Susan Goode Railroad Walk.

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  8. Reflections on how society deals with the mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In the wake of two broadcast journalists being gunned down this past week in Roanoke, Virginia, the debate over the treatment of the mentally ill has been reignited. Apparently, Vester Lee Flanagan, the shooter, had a history of erratic behavior.

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  9. WDBJ's Alison Parker remembered fondly by Camp Lejeune MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Examiner.com

    While religious leaders in the community of Roanoke, Virginia, held a service Sunday to pay tribute to both Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, the Marines in North Carolina also looked back to Parker's work as a professional journalist. Alison Parker , reporter and Adam Ward , cameraman at WDBJ Channel 7, were gunned down last Wednesday morning while conducting a live shot on air.

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  10. A renewed debate on gun control after Virginia shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Live and in the homes of residents of Roanoke, VA, a television reporter for WDNJ, and her cameraman were gunned down by an ex-employee of the station Wednesday. Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were conducting an interview about local tourism when hit by a barrage of bullets.

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  11. The story of O. Winston Link, railroad photographerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Ople Winston Link, commonly known as O. Winston Link, was born on December 16, 1914. Throughout his life, he developed himself as a photographer beginning with newspaper photography.

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  12. Live Virginia news team killed by gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A manhunt was started after two members of a Virginia news team were murdered on Wednesday during a live TV broadcast near Roanoke, Virginia . Governor Terry McAuliffe told WTOP radio station that the suspect was a disgruntled former employee and is suspected to be in custody very soon.

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  13. Virginia news crew killed while on live televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A Virginia television reporter and cameraman were killed while they were on the air during a live broadcast Wednesday morning. A gunman was described as a disgruntled station employee.

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  14. Virginia news crew killed live on television in tragic shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A Virginia news reporter and photographer are both dead this morning after a shocking shooting. On Wednesday, TMZ shared the news that they were shot from a water park near Roanoke, Virginia.

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  15. Historic charm at The Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In the heyday of rail travel in the United States the country was dotted with wonderful luxurious accommodations. One of these was the Hotel Roanoke.

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  16. Girlfriend or the dog - man makes witty Craigslist ad to get his point acrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A man in Roanoke, Virginia, found a creative way to let people know that dogs are a lifetime commitment, not just 'til it's inconvenient." A witty Craigslist ad was posted to the Roanoke Community Pets section just over a week ago by a man claiming that his girlfriend doesn't like his beagle, "Molly," so he's looking for a new home... for the girlfriend.

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  17. Historic Roanoke sites: The Mill Mountain StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    One of the most popular attractions in Roanoke, Va. is the "Star". Originally constructed in 1949 as a seasonal decoration, the star has grown to become an iconic symbol of the 'Star of the South".

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  18. 50 Maltese dogs rescued from West Virginia hoarderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Authorities from Mercer County, West Virginia Animal Control seized 50 Maltese mix dogs from a hoarder situation in a home on Wednesday. Angels of Assisi assisted with the seizure, reports wsls.com.

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  19. Visiting the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    If like me, you have never heard of O. Winston Link, you are in for a real treat when you visit the Link Museum. It has an amazing location in a passenger train station, it couldn't be more appropriate.

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  20. Holiday Inn Valley View Roanoke, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    This modern hotel is located about 5 miles from the heart of downtown Roanoke. It is located quite close to the airport and with easy access to 581/220 you can be just about anywhere you want in just a few minutes.

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