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One hurt in Williamson Road shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -Roanoke City Police confirm one person was hurt in a shooting on Williamson Road Friday night. The police department confirms that a shooting on the 3700 block of Williamson was called into dispatch at approximately 10:19 p.m. Friday. Police say that the victim made it to the...
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VDOT: Bridge replacement to cause 45-day traffic detour in Roanoke

ROANOKE, VA. (WFXR) — A section of Route 760 will be closed for 45 days during the replacement of a bridge on the Roanoke River. The Diuguids Lane bridge, located near the Route 760 intersection with Route 639, also known as West Riverside Drive, at the Salem city limits will be closed for construction beginning July 5. Signs and message boards will be posted before the closure.
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Man seriously injured in Roanoke shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A man suffered a serious injury in a shooting Thursday evening in Roanoke. Roanoke police responded to the intersection of Dupree Street NW and Blaney Avenue NW around 5:30, where they found an adult male with a "serious" gunshot wound. The man was taken by...
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Star City Motor Madness kicks off in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – The 21st Star City Motor Madness kicked off Friday evening in Roanoke. The big weekend started with Cruise Night on Williamson Road Friday, and on Saturday, there will be a car show in Downtown Roanoke from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spectators got to Cruise Night...
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Virginia Tech’s Keve Aluma agrees to deal with Grizzlies

ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia Tech forward Keve Aluma has agreed to a free agent deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, according to ESPN NBA Draft analyst Jonathan Givony via Twitter. The ALL-ACC player averaged 15.8 points per game to guide the Hokies to their first-ever ACC tournament title. He recorded a team-high eight double-doubles including to in the ACC championship run.
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What the Supreme Court ruling means for Virginia

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Supreme Court’s ruling does return the decisions over abortion rights to the states and experts explain what this means for Virginia. In Virginia, currently, Abortion is legal in the first two trimesters of pregnancy. Radford University Assistant Professor of Political Science Allyson Wankle says the Supreme Court’s decision does not have an immediate effect on the law.
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Healthcare centers taking action following Roe v. Wade decision

ROANOKE, Va. – With more than half of the states preparing to ban or restrict abortion, healthcare centers in our region are taking action. Friday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the ruling of Roe v. Wade, which sparked action in our region’s healthcare centers. Abortion is currently...
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Roe v Wade Overturned

Immediately following the ruling, Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department will protect the right to an abortion, including medication abortion.
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Roanoke College Honors Anita Price

Anita Price has received the Helen C. Hanes Friend of Education Award, given at the Margaret Sue Copenhaver Institute for Teaching and Learning at Roanoke College. Anita Price, who attended two Historical Black Colleges and Universities, has been honored by Roanoke College, which is not an HBCU. Price, who attended Hampton University and graduated from Morgan State, has received the Helen C. Hanes Friend of Education Award, given at the Margaret Sue Copenhaver Institute for Teaching and Learning at Roanoke College.
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Man shot in northwest Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A man is being treated for what appeared to be a serious gunshot wound Thursday afternoon, according to Roanoke Police. About 5:30 p.m. June 23, police were called to a report of a person with a gunshot wound near the intersection of Dupree Street NW and Blaney Avenue NW. Officers found the man; paramedics took him to a hospital.
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Blacksburg minimum wage increasing to $15 an hour

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Minimum wage in Blacksburg is on the rise. Starting July 1, all town employees will make a minimum of $15 an hour. This increase will jump the minimum wage up from $11 an hour. Town Manager Marc Verniel says part of this increase is to help...
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Police: Man injured in shooting in NW Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Police are investigating a shooting that left one man hurt in northwest Roanoke on Thursday evening. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, the Roanoke Police Department says officers responded to the intersection of Dupree Street NW and Blaney Avenue NW for a person with a reported gunshot wound.
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Virginia Tech basketball star Keve Aluma inks deal with Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (WFXR) – Virginia Tech forward Keve Aluma is headed to Memphis. According to ESPN NBA Draft analyst Jonathan Givony via Twitter. The former Hokies basketball forward signed a free agent deal with the Grizzlies Friday. Aluma was first-team All-ACC player last season for Virginia Tech. He averaged...
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One of ABC 13's very own competes in the 2022 Miss Virginia Competition

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Candidates competing for the title of Miss Virginia 2022 are one step closer to the final night of competition. The 18 candidates vying for the title competed in preliminary competitions on Thursday and Friday at the Berglund Center in Roanoke. ABC13'S very own Ava Braatz,...
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