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    Will lowering the Confederate flag betray history?

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    "I think that belongs in classrooms and museums and not in public spaces, where it can appear that the state is honoring a symbol of segregation and slavery."  More>>

    Man arrested in Danville home invasion

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    A Danville man is being held without bond after police say be broke into a woman's home late Tuesday night and attacked her. More>>

    Franklin County Sheriff's Office investigating fatal shooting

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    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said there was a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon in the Henry area of the county. More>>

    Woman's body found in Castlewood mobile home after fire

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    A body was found inside a trailer destroyed by fire in the 24700 block of U.S. Highway 58 Monday. More>>

    Roanoke County's newest Chick-fil-A giving away years worth of free food

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    Officials say the new Bonsack Chick-fil-A will open at 6 a.m. Thursday, June 25. 

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    Charges possible in death of Alabama police dog

    Gulf Shores K-9 Officer Mason pictured last week. Gulf Shores K-9 Officer Mason pictured last week.
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    Corporal Josh Coleman's actions are currently under investigation and formal charges are possible. More>>

    What's News Today: Wednesday, June 24

    Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

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    Tsarnaev will be condemned, but one question remains

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    The outcome of Wednesday's sentencing hearing is not in doubt: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally condemned to die for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

    Northeast storms knock out power to hundreds of thousands

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    Hundreds of thousands of people were waking up without power Wednesday after powerful thunderstorms triggered widespread outages across the Northeast. More>>

    Seamstress smuggled saws into prison inside raw meat

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    A New York prison seamstress helped two inmates escape by smuggling tools into prison inside of ground beef, a local prosecutor told NBC News Tuesday. More>>

    Freddie Gray autopsy shows 'high-energy injury': Report

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    Freddie Gray suffered a "high-energy injury" that was likely caused by a sudden change in the speed of the Baltimore police van in which he was placed after being arrested in April, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun. More>>

    VIDEO: NC police high-five, fist-bump after nabbing Roof

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    Officials have released dash-cam video and 911 calls from Dylann Roof's arrest in Shelby. More>>

    Target, Amazon pull confederate goods from sites as sales spike on Amazon

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    Sales of Confederate flags spiked on Tuesday as big name retailers like Wal-Mart, Sears and eBay dropped their flag-emblazoned products.Target, Amazon and Etsy.com followed suit Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Virginia "Four on the 4th" race

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    ROANOKE (WSLS) - Schools out for the summer. This year,kids at the Boys Girls Club of Southwest Virginia are staying active by training to runa race.The Boys and Girls of SouthwestVirginia is hosting its4thannual "Four on the 4th" run/walk.Organizers said the event is afamily friendly raceopen to all ages, men, women and children, walkers, strollers, joggers, and fitness enthusiasts. It includes a 4 Mile Run or Walk and a 1.4 Mile Walk. The walk and run start at 8AM at Wells Fargo Plaza in d... More>>

    Police take barricaded man into custody on Old Country Club Road

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    A man barricaded inside his home on Old Country Club Road in Roanoke was taken into custody around 2 p.m. Tuesday. More>>

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