Roanoke (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Roanoke (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.279999
Longitude: -79.959999
population: 91,168
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 2 reports

Roanoke County police investigating crash, driver charged with DUI

Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shootingUpdated: Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:38 AM EDT ... [Published WSLS - 43 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Virginia Tech investigates 3 sexual assault allegations

Roanoke Police ramping up enforcement for Labor Day Roanoke Police ramping up enforcement for Labor Day Roanoke Police ramping up enforcement for Labor DayPolice across the Roanoke Valley will have extra officers out this weekend looking for signs of ... [Published WSLS - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

ACLU, local jailers agree: fed immigration detainer requests should not be honored

The ACLU is advising Virginia corrections officials to ignore federal detainer notices from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying they can result in unjustified imprisonment. Those detainers ask jailers to keep a person in custody for 48 hours beyond ... [Published WFIR-AM 960 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ridesharing firm Uber serves 3 more Va. cities

The taxi alternative Uber expanded its service in Virginia — to Blacksburg , Roanoke and Charlottesville — on Thursday, just weeks after Virginia reached an agreement with the transportation networking company enabling it to operate in the state.The expansion ... [Published Times Dispatch - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Presenting the 2014 Class of Leaders in the Law

Announcements08/29/2014Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly , has announced the 2014 class of “Leaders in the Law.”Now in its ninth year, this awards program recognizes the lawyers across the commonwealth who are setting the ... [Published LeClairRyan - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Roanoke: Adventure (and Dogs) Welcome

Roanoke is a great destination for those seeking an active adventure trip. On a recent long weekend, I was able to hike up to McAfee Knobon the AT (Appalachian Trail), bike 20 miles on Roanoke Valley’s Greenways scenic trails along the river, and then ... [Published About - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

8 Boomer Superstar Hopefuls Are Ready to Compete

Eight potential Boomer SuperstarsEight potential Boomer Superstars are headed to AARP’s “Ideas@50” event in San Diego next week in hope of winning $5,000 and an audition with music label 19 Recordings in the Boomer Superstar competition Sept. 5.Coming ... [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dollar General request for beer and wine sales approved

ROANOKE (WSLS) - According to a report issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, the request from the Dollar General Store on Jamison Ave S.E. to sell off-premises beer and wine has been approved.ABC granted the ... [Published WSLS - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Field Of Lost Shoes Set For Nationwide Release

Lexington, VA - A movie based on the VMI cadet charge during the Battle of New Market is set to open nationwide.Field of Lost Shoes, which portrays the stories of seven cadets that fought in the battle, will open September 26th.The movie, much of which ... [Published WSET - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

H&M Opens First Western Virginia Location

Roanoke, VA - H&M opened up its first western Virginia location at Valley View Mall in Roanoke Thursday afternoon.The Swedish retailer is taking up 17,000 square feet in a new location that incorporates five former storefronts.H&M offers a variety of ... [Published WSET - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Oral Health Grants Available to Assist Virginia Non-Profits

ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oral health grants available to assist Virginia non-profits. Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation 2014 grant application period closes September 30. ... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A group in Roanoke reacts to the death of Michael Brown

. -Press Release sent out by the Roanoke Youth Council:In the aftermath of funeral services for Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri the Virginia NAACP Youth & College Division will host a Hands Up, Don't Shoot Prayer Vigil, March & Rally on Saturday, ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]

Quotes

"I don't know if it's doubt, but you're always trying to predict what the next step is by the opponent," offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler said. "What's the next step if you lose a guy? What's the next step if this doesn't work? What's your contingency plan with this? What's your contingency plan with that?"
According to ABC, one objection stated that, under Virginia code, "the number of licenses existent in the locality is such that the granting of a license is detrimental to the interest, morals, safety, or welfare of the public."
"It's a very effective, powerful portraying of a story that is important really to us here in Virginia and certainly to VMI" said VMI Museum director, Col. Keith Gibson who also served as a lead consultant for the production
"I figured I'd come out here on my own and get plugged into jobs, but I was unsuccessful" said Atkins

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Roanoke County police investigating crash, driv... [Published WSLS - 43 mins ago]
Virginia Western Boots2Books race raises money ... [Published WSLS - 53 mins ago]
Ridesharing firm Uber serves 3 more Va. cities [Published Times Dispatch - 15 hours ago]
Hokies offense hinges on young players coming o... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 17 hours ago]
As UVa preps for opener, fans try to keep emoti... [Published Daily Progress - 17 hours ago]
Virginia Tech investigates 3 sexual assault all... [Published WSLS - 19 hours ago]
Presenting the 2014 Class of Leaders in the Law [Published LeClairRyan - 19 hours ago]
Roanoke: Adventure (and Dogs) Welcome [Published About - Aug 29 2014]
8 Boomer Superstar Hopefuls Are Ready to Compete [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Aug 29 2014]
Bald Eagle rescued from Dublin landfill release... [Published Southwest Times - Aug 29 2014]
ACLU, local jailers agree: fed immigration deta... [Published WFIR-AM 960 - Aug 29 2014]
Dollar General request for beer and wine sales ... [Published WSLS - Aug 29 2014]
Field Of Lost Shoes Set For Nationwide Release [Published WSET - Aug 28 2014]
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. Announces Date of An... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 28 2014]
H&M Opens First Western Virginia Location [Published WSET - Aug 28 2014]
Beverly English Crouch [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - Aug 28 2014]
Women's Colleges Welcome the Class of 2018 [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
Oral Health Grants Available to Assist Virginia... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 28 2014]
Registration opens for 3.1-mile run at Clemson ... [Published Clemson University - Aug 28 2014]
Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July [Published SoVaNow.com - Aug 28 2014]
Year-over-year joblessness down in D.C. region [Published Inside Nova - Aug 28 2014]
Wildlife center to release Bald Eagle found unr... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
A group in Roanoke reacts to the death of Micha... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BLACKBOARD? HAVE BLACK... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
Emerald Ash Borer A Huge Threat To Virginia For... [Published Southern Loggin' Times - Aug 27 2014]
Roanoke City Police Chief congratulates ex-offe... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 27 2014]
Spending Two Perfect Days In Virginia's Shenand... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 27 2014]
Mel Lions Named San Diego's 2014 Cox Conserves ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 27 2014]
Roanoke man wins $1 million from the Virginia L... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 27 2014]
DEERE MPANY : Federal Contracts Awarded to Comp... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 27 2014]
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Oral Health Grants Available to Assist Virginia... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 28 2014]
ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oral health grants available to assist Virginia non-profits. Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation 2014 grant application period closes September 30. ...
Roanoke Plastic Surgeon Reveals Secret to Facia... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 31 2014]
At Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia, Dr. Enrique Silberblatt Uses Each Consultation as a Time to Help Ensure That His Patients' Cosmetic Goals Align With the Procedure They Select ...
DISH and nTelos Wireless Offer Fixed Internet S... [Published PR Newswire: Telecommunications - Jul 16 2014]
WAYNESBORO, Va. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and nTelos Wireless (NASDAQ: NTLS) are now offering a new high-speed Internet service to residents in Virginia including parts of Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton, ...
CNN's GUT CHECK for July 9, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 09 2014]
CNN’s POLITICAL GUT CHECK |for July 9, 2014|5 p.m.— n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle THE RETURN OF RICK PERRY… Two years removed from his disastrous 2012 presidential bid, Rick Perry is fully recovered ...
Kroger’s Women’s EDGE Group Hosts Shoe Drive at... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 18 2014]
Raleigh, NC, June 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest traditional grocery retailer with 14 stores throughout the Triangle and North Carolina, has announced that its Women’s EDGE group will host a shoe drive in all ...
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HomeTrust Bank Reaches Settlement in Trademark ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 19 2014]
SEC Charges Virginia-Based Broker With Stealing... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 31 2014]
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