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City leaders in Roanoke got fed up with gun-related crimes in parts of the city. That prompted them to create a task force to research ways to address gun violence.

Roanoke’s Task Force to Reduce Gun Violence is set to meet this evening.

Roanoke officials are trying to help residents prepare for emergencies and natural disasters.

The city of Roanoke is planning to hold a gun violence vigil this weekend – to honor those who have been impacted by guns and also working to prevent further violence.

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Thousands of Virginians have already applied to have their drivers licenses reinstated.  And the program is only days old.