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2008-07-23 12:01:22

By David Harrison, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 23--Suppose you're a high school student in Roanoke whose family has no health insurance and who doesn't have a family doctor.

2008-07-19 03:00:30

By Courtney Cutright courtney.cutright@roanoke.com 981-3345 School board members in Bedford County are turning to an outside consultant to help determine which capital improvement projects to take on next.

2008-07-19 03:00:25

Northside High grad Andy Reaser, son of Salem High band director Dennis Reaser, moved to Los Angeles, hoping to break into show business with his writing.

2008-07-19 03:00:21

By Neil Harvey neil.harvey@roanoke.com 981-3340 Fire destroyed an automobile and left a Southwest Roanoke County family of four temporarily homeless Wednesday night, officials said. According to Capt. Brian Witt of Roanoke County Fire and Rescue, a vehicle fire broke out about 9 p.m.

2008-07-17 03:00:33

By Anna L.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Tim Thornton, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 16--NARROWS -- Danny Melvin was playing pool in Blacksburg on Sunday night when he got the call. Riverview Campground was flooding. There was a smell like diesel fuel in the air.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Cody Lowe, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 14--MONETA -- Developer Trey Park has agreed to a dozen additional restrictions on his proposed LakeWatch Spa and Resort following negotiations with a group that sued him and the Franklin County Board of Supervisors.

2008-07-10 09:01:28

By Nona Nelson, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 10--THURSDAY, JULY 10 Something's fishy In a rut with fish? Learn some new ways to prepare tasty dishes from this very healthy food. Where: The Gourmet Pantry, 401 South Main St., Blacksburg When: 6 p.m.

2008-07-10 06:00:42

By Pete Dybdahl pete.dybdahl@roanoke.com 981-3376 The superintendent of Salem schools, Alan Seibert, got a new four- year contract and a raise Tuesday night.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

That old storm door that rattles when the wind blows, that bit of sunlight peeking through the window air-conditioner mounting, the little hole in the wall next to the switch plate left from your last home repair: They're all telling you something. Your house is leaking air.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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