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Roanoke (Roanoke, Virginia)

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  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • 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...
  • Disabled vet gets new life with 'foster parent'

    Disabled vet gets new life with 'foster parent'
    — Disabled veteran George Kimble Jr., who served in Vietnam, spends his days taking walks in a quiet neighborhood, listening to music and getting what he wants for breakfast. His chores, such as they are, include building a model of a 1937 Ford...
  • Former Newport News mayor criticizes judges for rarely using new federal courthouse

    Former Newport News mayor criticizes judges for rarely using new federal courthouse
    Former Newport News Mayor Joe S. Frank is sharply criticizing federal judges for their sparing use of a new courthouse in Newport News, saying they are violating federal law by not hearing cases there more often. Frank points to the 1948 law -- still...
  • Police release Wal-Mart surveillance video of 12-year-old Brittany Smith and Jeffrey Easley

    Police release Wal-Mart surveillance video of 12-year-old Brittany Smith and Jeffrey Easley
    Police released the surveillance video from the Wal-Mart in Salem where 12-year-old Brittany Smith and 32-year-old Jeffrey Easley were last seen on Friday, December 3rd. The hope is someone in line with them or who saw them there can talk about the...
  • Police: Missing Virginia Girl, Alleged Abductor Found in San Francisco

    Police: Missing Virginia Girl, Alleged Abductor Found in San Francisco
    ROANOKE, Va. -- A 12-year-old girl who had been missing for a week was found unharmed Friday after she and the man accused in her abduction were recognized in a store in San Francisco, police said. Brittany Mae Smith has since been in touch with her...
  • UPDATED: Woman who spotted Easley and Smith talks to News 7; Smith's father talks to press

    UPDATED: Woman who spotted Easley and Smith talks to News 7; Smith's father talks to press
    UPDATED MONDAY 10:15 p.m. For the first time since the search for Brittany Smith began, the public is hearing from the 12-year-old's father. Benjamin Smith, who is a police officer in South Boston says he felt it was the appropriate time to comment with...
  • 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...
  • 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...