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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross made a stop in Roanoke Friday to tout President Trump’s NAFTA replacement.

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How do the immigrant and refugee communities contribute to the Roanoke Valley and its economy? Roanoke recently received funding from a group of immigrant advocacy groups to analyze that question.


State officials have a lofty goal of making Virginia the best educated state in the country by the year 2030. But, a new report suggests there are some obstacles.

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When you think of a hurricane and its potential impacts, you may not first associate those risks with an inland city like Roanoke. That’s something that officials at the National Hurricane Center are trying to change.

Food insecurity is the term for when someone does not have consistent access to enough nutritious food to live their lives. It’s something Feeding America tracks in its annual Map the Meal Gap study.