Roanoke

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Roanoke’s courthouse has a new name that honors a renowned civil rights attorney who began his law career in the city.

Roanoke could have a needle exchange up and running as early as this summer. That comes after more than a year of standoff between health officials and the Chief of Police.

Paula Poundstone

Comedian, author, host, actress, and Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me panelist Paula Poundstone appears in Roanoke this week.  Radio IQ’s All Things Considered host Luke Church recently spoke with her about performing and one of the big firsts in her career.

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Every three years, Carilion Clinic puts together community health assessments throughout southwest Virginia. The latest one found some new concerns.

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Virginia Tech announced its largest ever gift Thursday.  But it won’t be going to Blacksburg.  Instead, it will be used to transform medical research in Roanoke.

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