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Two dead including shooter at Trump rally

Two dead including shooter at Trump rally

From ABC News — Former President Donald Trump was swarmed by Secret Service agents and rushed off stage as possible shots were heard during at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. There appeared to be blood on his right ear as he was being taken off stage, as Trump was seen mouthing “fight” and pumping his… ... Continue Reading
JayBird Tavern set to open in downtown Roanoke

JayBird Tavern set to open in downtown Roanoke

A Roanoke City restaurateur says opening up his newest venue was a tricky process. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story.

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Carilion unveils major gift towards cancer center construction

Carilion unveils major gift towards cancer center construction

Nancy Agee (left) with Nicholas and Jenny Taubman (seated) G Marrano photos

A new cancer treatment center that Carilion Clinic has had on the drawing board for years is closer to becoming a reality, after a major gift revealed today from former U.S. Ambassador and Advance Auto CEO Nicholas Taubman and his wife Jenny.

The Carilion Taubman Cancer Center will be built where a surface parking lot in front of the Riverside garage now stands; its at least two years away at this point as an upgrade from the current Carilion cancer treatment facility on South Jefferson Street. Carilion CEO Nancy Agee made that announcement:

 

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Gov discusses Virginia being a top business state

Gov discusses Virginia being a top business state

Governor Glenn Youngkin recently announced that the CNBC has ranked Virginia as “America’s Top State for Business”. Virginia has been in the spotlight before, being recognized as America’s top business state repeatedly over the past decade under both Democratic and Republican administrations. Youngkin adds on.

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Virginia named “America’s Top State for Business”

Virginia named “America’s Top State for Business”

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Virginia is ranked “America’s Top State for Business” by CNBC. The annual ranking measures all 50 states on 128 different metrics in 10 key categories of competitiveness to determine which states are delivering most effectively on the things that mean the most to business. “When a… ... Continue Reading
CNBC Names Virginia “America’s Top State for Business”

CNBC Names Virginia “America’s Top State for Business”

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Virginia is ranked “America’s Top State for Business” by CNBC. The annual ranking measures all 50 states on 128 different metrics in 10 key categories of competitiveness to determine which states are delivering most effectively on the things that mean the most to business. “When a… ... Continue Reading
Carilion will outsource some services

Carilion will outsource some services

Patients won’t notice the change says Carilion Clinic – and that’s the goal as almost 800 employees involved with patient scheduling and billing will soon no longer be Carilion employees. The story from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:

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The Taubman Museum’s Happy Hearts makes art accessible to everyone

The Taubman Museum of Art is starting a new program called Happy HeArts. As WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno reports the goal is to make the museum accessible to every one.

A new program at the Taubman Museum of art is an effort to make art accessible to children of all abilities. WFIR’s Denise ALlen Membreno has more on Happy Hearts.

Happy Hearts

KATRINA KING-SINGH
Deputy Director of Community Engagement
[email protected]
(540) 204-4131

 

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