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  • State sees 72% increase in whooping cough

    State sees 72% increase in whooping cough
    Virginia has seen a 72 percent increase in reported cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, according to the state health department. About 30 cases have been reported in Floyd County, southwest of Roanoke, prompting a private school to...
  • Amber Alerts now on Facebook

    Amber Alerts now on Facebook
    In the span of just six weeks, social networking is changing the search for missing children. Facebook is launching an "Amber Alert" page for every state in the U.S., and some of its roots are right here in California. It used to be that highway road...
  • Teel Time: Navy assistant Kanaskie, Roanoke native Williams possible for Johnson's Virginia Tech staff

    Given James Johnson’s head-coaching inexperience, many have surmised that he will include a former big whistle on his Virginia Tech basketball staff. If so, here’s a possibility: Navy associate head coach Kurt Kanaskie. Kanaskie has worked...
  • Board of Health to vote on permanent regulations for Va. abortion facilities Friday

    Board of Health to vote on permanent regulations for Va. abortion facilities Friday
     The Virginia Board of Health will vote on replacing the "emergency" regulations for abortion facilities in Virginia with permanent regulations today. The meeting in Richmond is open to the public. The board voted in the "emergency" regulations with...
  • WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored

    WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored
    WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
  • Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard

    Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard
    DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs. The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The cliffs...
  • Two locals study at same med school

    Two women who started their educational paths in La Cañada Flintridge, Lauren Poindexter and Elizabeth Gilliam, are in the same class at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va. and recently participated in the “White Coat”...
  • Top 3 generator owner mistakes

    Top 3 generator owner mistakes
    You bought a generator during the recent power outage. The power is back on, so now what do you do with it? "It's mainly with first-time generator owners," says Steve Wirt, a technician at Outdoor Power Equipment in Roanoke, Virginia. "If you make the...
  • Engagements: County residents set to tie the knot

    Courtney Winn Faudree and Tyler Marion Hurd Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Faudree, of Urbanna, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Winn Faudree, to Tyler Marion Hurd, son of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Hurd Jr., of West Friendship. Faudree, a...
  • Want A Sensitive Man? Try Staten Island.

    Want A Sensitive Man?  Try Staten Island.
    A popular dating site lists Staten Island  as one of the top 10 cities in which women can find a sensitive man. Chemistry.com has released a list of the "Top 10 Cities to Find a Sensitive Man."  The list, which is based on Chemistry.com user data,...
  • Free Music Friday! New rock from Sons of Bill

    Free Music Friday! New rock from Sons of Bill
    Charlottesville's Sons of Bill have been working on a new album for a long time. The rootsy rock band's last release was "One Town Away" from 2009. After a successful Kickstarter.com campaign, they're now preparing to unveil the long-awaited follow-up....