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    Police stepping up efforts for Halloween

    Police stepping up efforts for Halloween Video included

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    With this year's Halloween falling on a Friday, large crowds are expected to be in downtown Roanoke for a number of events. More>>

    CONTEST: Win mortgage or rent for half a year

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    What would you do with the money you saved after having your mortgage or rent paid for half a year? More>>

    WSLS 10 and Kodiak Shredding prepare for November Shred-A-Thon Video included

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    WSLS 10 and Kodiak Shredding are gearing up for the start of "Shred-A-Thon".The series of events is focused on helping battle the growing issue of identity theft. More>>

    Reports: 3 trick-or-treaters killed in California hit-and-run

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    A vehicle reportedly struck the girls while they were walking in a crosswalk.

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    Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

    The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. More>>

    It's time to fall back an hour, get extra shut-eye

    It's time to reclaim that hour of sleep you lost last spring. More>>

    Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

    Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring... More>>

    Who is the Ebola Hero?

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    Walk through the news room, the gym or through your own home and you're going to hear people with strong opinions about the situation involving Kaci Hickox, the nurse in Maine who's fighting being quarantined against her will. More>>

    Blacksburg Police Department launches Be Safe Blacksburg initiative Video included

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    The Blacksburg Police Department launches a new initiative to protect children in the community.It is called Be Safe Blacksburg. More>>

    Virginia Tech Police Department spreads the word about No Hokie Left Behind

    No Hokie Left Behind No Hokie Left Behind
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    Hand in hand with the Be Safe Blacksburg initiative, the Blacksburg and Virginia Tech police departments have teamed up to officially launch No Hokie Left Behind. More>>

    Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight Video included

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    A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel... More>>

    Family of slain Lynchburg teen reflects on his life Video included

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    LYNCHBURG(WSLS)-A few days after police charged Rashard Cutler, the man believed to be responsible for a double homicide that took the life of a Lynchburg teen,The victim's family members speak out about their loved one who they say was taken too soon.the mother of the Lynchburg teen Antonio Sherman who was shot and killed at a party in Richmond says she is proud of the son she raised, and wants to celebrate the life he lived.As mother Penelope Spencer thumbs through countless pictures of her... More>>

    Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

    A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola. More>>

    Roanoke processes most voter ID's statewide ahead of election Video included

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    311 voter ID's have been processed in Roanoke, the most of any community in the Commonwealth. More>>

    After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief

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    For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. More>>

    3rd natural gas pipeline could run through southern Virginia

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    Another natural gas pipeline could be in the works in Southwest Virginia and Southside. The Oklahoma company Williams is in the process of developing the Appalachian Connector, a pipeline that would connect the natural gas supply in northern West Virginia to the Transco Pipeline. More>>

    Hundreds attend Rocky Mount Police Chief David Cundiff's funeral Video included

    Rocky Mount Police Chief David Cundiff dies at 57. Rocky Mount Police Chief David Cundiff dies at 57.
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    A police chief who dedicated his life to serving the Franklin County community was laid to rest Friday. More than 400 people came out to honor Chief Cundiff at his funeral. More>>

    Taste of Your Town - Brambleton Deli Video included

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    Every Friday as part of the WSLS-10 High School game of the week, we feature a local eatery. This week the game is a showdown between Hidden Valley and Salem. So John Carlin visited the Brambleton Deli a favorite just down the road from Hidden Valley.(WSLS) It's lunch time on October 31 -- Halloween, and the servers, hostesses and bar tenders at the Brambleton Deli are dressed as woodland fairies, pirates and other essentially non-threatening beings. And that epitomizes the restaurant, which ... More>>

    Community connection is important to New Pulaski Yankees General Manager Video included

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    Touring Calfee Park with Pulaski Yankees General Manager, Mike Fintel is a time to relive memories for Fintel who grew up coming to baseball games at the park as a child. More>>

    Franklin Co. deputy opens up about officer-involved shooting, wins Medal of Valor Video included

    Sgt. Erik Mollin holds up his Medal of Valor. Sgt. Erik Mollin holds up his Medal of Valor.
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    A Sergeant with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office is speaking out for the first time after being injured during a shootout last January. Mollin has now been honored for his heroic efforts by the Virginia Sheriff's Association with the 2014 Valor Award. More>>

    Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

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    Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is... More>>

    TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

    A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station - and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded. More>>

    Walmart hiring up to 285 people for three new Roanoke neighborhood markets

    Walmart hiring up to 285 people for three new Roanoke neighborhood markets

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    Walmart announced on Friday they'll be hiring up to 285 associates to work at their three new Walmart Neighborhood Markets scheduled to open this winter in Roanoke. More>>

    New poll shows Warner leading Gillespie by 7 points

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    A new Christopher Newport University poll shows Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia) leading Republican challenger Ed Gillespie 51 percent to 44 percent ahead of Tuesday's election. More>>

    Brittany Maynard may stay a little longer than planned, she says

    Brittany Maynard may stay a little longer than planned, she says

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    Brittany Maynard is leaving her exit door open just a crack, allowing that she may live beyond Saturday — if she still has joy, laughter and autonomy, she said in a video released Wednesday night.   More>>

    Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

    Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

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    Jesse Matthew Jr. will appear Friday morning for his arraignment in Fairfax County Circuit Court via video from a jail in the Charlottesville area, where he is being held. More>>

    Latte without the wait: Starbucks plans delivery service

    Latte without the wait: Starbucks plans delivery service

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    Attention java junkies: Starbucks wants to put you one step closer to your morning fix.  More>>

    Halloween driving safety tips

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    Help protect children trick-or-treating by following a few driving tips this Halloween night. Times to be especially cautious are between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.  More>>

    Woman pleads guilty in Smith Mountain Lake fraud

    A former Roanoke woman has pleaded guilty in a Smith Mountain Lake mortgage fraud scheme. More>>

    One Killed in Rt 130 accident in Amherst County

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    It happened at 6:15 a.m. along Rt. 130, less than half a mile west of Amelon Road.
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    Va. to monitor sex offenders on Halloween night

    The Virginia Department of Corrections has announced plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the state on Halloween night. More>>

    Children's Miracle Network gearing up for annual gala Video included

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    Saturday, hundreds are expected to attend the annual Miracle Gala. It's a fundraiser for our local children's miracle network hospital at Carilion Clinic. More>>

    William Byrd students raise money for domestic violence shelter Video included

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    Dozens came out tonight to support the Mr. 'Merica pageant at William Byrd High School. 15 "ladies" took to the stage to raise money for Dancing with the Valley Stars which benefits Turning Point Women's Shelter and its victims of domestic violence. More>>

    Suspected PA cop killer arrested, placed in handcuffs of slain officer

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    Known survivalist Eric Frein has been captured. Frein is suspected in a shooting at a Pennsylvania State Trooper barracks, which killed one officer and wounded another. More>>

    VDOT reveals plans for new park and ride in Christiansburg Video included

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    Montgomery County residents get the chance to speak up about a proposal for a new park and ride facility in Christiansburg.  More>>

    Radford Police receive two traffic safety awards Video included

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    The Radford Police Department received two awards for leading the way in traffic safety. More>>

    Downtown Vinton celebrates Halloween a day early

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    Halloween isn't until Friday but kids can go trick-or-treating in downtown Vinton a day early. During the annual event more than 40 businesses in downtown Vinton offer treats to kids 12 and under.
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    Roanoke City Schools possibly outsourcing substitute teachers Video included

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    The Roanoke City School Board is talking about outsourcing substitute teachers. They say the move would free up staff to focus on other things and save money on health insurance costs. More>>

    Celebrating southwest Virginia Veterans, families

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    Veterans Day is right around the corner and it's a time to say thank you to the men and women who serve.
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    Hundreds trick or treat in downtown Vinton Video included

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    Hundreds of children went trick-or-treating in downtown Vinton Thursday afternoon.  More>>

    Danville city leaders tour downtown Lynchburg

    Danville city leaders tour downtown Lynchburg Video included

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    City leaders from Danville took a tour of downtown Lynchburg Thursday afternoon to generate ideas on how to redevelop their River District. More>>

    Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho

    A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might be buried there. More>>

    Dozens of headstones vandalized on Salem Turnpike Video included

    Gravestones overturned at Saint Andrews Cemetery. Gravestones overturned at Saint Andrews Cemetery.
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    ROANOKE (WSLS)- Police are investigating a string of vandalism's off of Salem turnpike surrounding two cemeteries.More than two dozen grave stones have been knocked over and damaged, most recently more than a dozen at Saint Andrews Cemetery.Many use the walking paths during the day...but during recent nights...someone else has been there, toppling over dozens of head stones Steven and Mary Sowards walk the paths at th... More>>

    Searching for Hospital Quality information can be a challenge

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    Hospital safety scores from a non-profit called the Leapfrog Group are out. We checked our local hospital ratings and found LewisGale got high marks for four of its facilities. More>>

    Salem students voice SOL concerns to Secretary of Education Video included

    Salem students talking to Secretary of Education Anne Holton over Google Hangout. Salem students talking to Secretary of Education Anne Holton over Google Hangout.
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    For the first time, the Commonwealth's Secretary of Education asked students what they think needs to be changed about Virginia's Standards of Learning Tests. More>>

    Mill Mountain Zoo $100,000 donation Video included

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    Local long-time supporters of the Mill Mountain Zoo plan to make a major donation if their challenge can be met. More>>

    McDonnell wants new trial over jury issues

    Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell say he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly. More>>

    Registration is open for Women's Health University Luncheon about cosmetic procedures

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    The last Women's Health University Luncheon of 2014 is next week. More>>

    Community rallies behind Floyd couple without power

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    A week after the community rallied to raise more than $11,000 for an elderly Floyd County couple to pay their outstanding power bill, the couple remains without power. More>>

    CSX to conduct regular testing after oil spill in the James

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    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality says CSX will conduct regular testing on the James River through next summer to monitor the effects of April's train derailment and oil spill in Lynchburg. More>>

    Christiansburg house fire kills one person

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    Investigators say the 911 call came in at 7:50 a.m. in the 3200 block of Peppers Ferry Road in Christiansburg. More>>

    Warner and Gillespie discuss southwest, central Virginia Video included

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    Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia) is running against Republican Ed Gillespie. Both have a significant lead over Libertarian Robert Sarvis. More>>

    Va. Dept. of Corrections to closely monitor sex offenders on Halloween night

    Va. Dept. of Corrections to closely monitor sex offenders on Halloween night

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    Virginia Department of Corrections announced this year's plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the Commonwealth on Halloween night.  More>>

    Va. judge: Cellphone pass codes protected

    A judge has ruled that a criminal defendant cannot be forced give authorities the pass code to his cellphone. More>>

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    • Pulaski Yankees name club general manager

      Pulaski Yankees name club general manager

      Oct 27, 2014 04:10 PM2014-10-27 20:10:00 GMT
      Mike FintelMike Fintel
      The most recent team in the Appalachian League, The Pulaski Yankees, has officially announced its General Manager for the upcoming 2015 Short Season.
      The most recent team in the Appalachian League, The Pulaski Yankees, has officially announced its General Manager for the upcoming 2015 Short Season.
    • Brewer Retains Starting Position

      Brewer Retains Starting Position

      Monday, October 27 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-10-28 02:31:14 GMT
      Despite Frank Beamers comments after the 30-6 loss to Miami Michael Brewer remains the Hokies Starting Quarterback.
      Despite Frank Beamers comments after the 30-6 loss to Miami Michael Brewer remains the Hokies Starting Quarterback.
    • Player of the Week: Week 9 Bradley Lythegoe

      Player of the Week: Week 9 Bradley Lythegoe

      Monday, October 27 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-10-28 02:29:45 GMT
      Week 9 produced exiting games from top to bottom but one player made the difference for his team last Friday.
      Week 9 produced exiting games from top to bottom but one player made the difference for his team last Friday.
    • EntertainmentMore>>

    • He Said, She Said Movie Review: "Sin City, A Dame to Kill For"

      He Said, She Said Movie Review: "Sin City, A Dame to Kill For"

      Monday, August 25 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:57:37 GMT
      Monday, August 25 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:27:16 GMT
      HE SAID:“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is a movie released about five years too late.
      SHE SAID: I was not too excited to see "Sin City, A Dame to Kill For," I will admit. This sequel stands alone.
      HE SAID:“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is a movie released about five years too late.
      SHE SAID: I was not too excited to see "Sin City, A Dame to Kill For," I will admit. This sequel stands alone.
    • He Said, She Said at the Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy Review

      He Said, She Said at the Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy Review

      Monday, August 4 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-08-04 15:34:49 GMT
      Monday, August 4 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:38:46 GMT
      HE SAID: “Guardians of the Galaxy” is the best Marvel movie released to date.
      SHE SAID: This is definitely a fun film to see on the big screen.
      WSLS 10 Producers Ryan Hunt and Michella Drapac review “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
    • Meredith Vieira is coming to WSLS 10 Daytime

      Meredith Vieira is coming to WSLS 10 Daytime

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:41:27 GMT
      Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:41:27 GMT
      The Meredith Vieira Show will be taped live from Rockefeller Center in New York City, on a set resembling Meredith’s own home. Viewers will laugh, learn, and feel inspired.
      The Meredith Vieira Show will be taped live from Rockefeller Center in New York City, on a set resembling Meredith’s own home. Viewers will laugh, learn, and feel inspired.
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