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NJ.com
Newark firefighters battle 4 blazes in one nightPublic Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said. The first blaze broke out around
Newark firefighters battle 4 blazes in one night
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said. The first blaze broke out around 5:17 p.m. at Welco Acetylene Corp. at 321 Roanoke Ave. An employee of the business suffered burns and was treated at University Hospital. A second, 3-alarm fire broke... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Virginia TV Station Marks 1 Year Since Fatal On-Air ShootingROANOKE, Va. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Virginia television station is marking a year
Virginia TV Station Marks 1 Year Since Fatal On-Air Shooting
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Virginia television station is marking a year since two journalists were fatally shot during a live broadcast watched by thousands of viewers. The television station, WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, held a moment of silence... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Pup On The Run Captures The Hearts Of Roanoke ResidentsROANOKE (CBS11) – A one-year-old pup has earned the nicknames Houdini, Flash an
Pup On The Run Captures The Hearts Of Roanoke Residents
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
ROANOKE (CBS11) – A one-year-old pup has earned the nicknames Houdini, Flash and Bullet, for evading capture for six weeks. Edgar the dog was supposed to be joining the Gnade family at their home in Chadwick Farms. No sooner had he stepped into... Read more
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Times News
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriou
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriously injured a man and woman in Virginia after hearing voices telling him to attack someone, authorities said. Wasil Farooqui attacked the pair with a knife as they... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
FBI investigates Virginia stabbing, suspect shouted ‘Allahu akbar’authorities said. Wasil Farooqui attacked the pair with a knife as they entere
FBI investigates Virginia stabbing, suspect shouted ‘Allahu akbar’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
authorities said. Wasil Farooqui attacked the pair with a knife as they entered an apartment building Saturday evening in Roanoke County, county police said in a statement. According to witnesses, police said, Farooqui was yelling “Allahu akbar,”... Read more
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Al.com
Suspect in Virginia knife attack injures 2, shouting 'Allahu akbar;' FBI investigatesROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriou
Suspect in Virginia knife attack injures 2, shouting 'Allahu akbar;' FBI investigates
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriously injured a man and woman in Virginia after hearing voices telling him to attack someone, authorities said. Wasil Farooqui attacked the pair with a knife as they... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar' while stabbing man, woman in VirginiaROANOKE, Va. -- A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriously
Suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar' while stabbing man, woman in Virginia
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. -- A man shouting "Allahu akbar" repeatedly stabbed and seriously injured a man and woman in Virginia after hearing voices telling him to attack someone, authorities said. Wasil Farooqui attacked the pair with a knife as they entered an... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Suspect in stabbing says he was hearing voicesROANOKE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect
Suspect in stabbing says he was hearing voices
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Authorities say the suspect in a Virginia stabbing that's being investigated by the... Read more
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Salon.com
Suspect in stabbing says he was hearing voicesPolice say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman wh
Suspect in stabbing says he was hearing voices
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with a knife as the two entered an apartment building Saturday evening in Roanoke County. According to witnesses, Farooqui was yelling “Allahu akbar,”... Read more
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The Signal
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which th
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. | The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the sus
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. | The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. (AP) � The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which th
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) � The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. (AP) � The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which th
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) � The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with... Read more
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Boston Herald
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'ROANOKE, Va. — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the sus
FBI investigates attack; suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar'
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. Police say Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County severely injured a man and woman when he attacked them with a... Read more
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Raw Story
Virginia man held for stabbing shouted ‘Allah akbar’: policephrase “Allah akbar,” and the attack is under investigation by the FBI, police
Virginia man held for stabbing shouted ‘Allah akbar’: police
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
phrase “Allah akbar,” and the attack is under investigation by the FBI, police said. The suspect, Wasil Farooqui, 20, of Roanoke County, is suspected of randomly attacking a man and woman with a knife on Saturday when they entered a Roanoke... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Hwy 377 To Temporarily Open During Peak Traffic HoursROANOKE (CBSDFW/1080 KRLD) — Officials say all of the cars have been cleared af
Hwy 377 To Temporarily Open During Peak Traffic Hours
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE (CBSDFW/1080 KRLD) — Officials say all of the cars have been cleared after a train hauling coal derailed near Roanoke over the weekend but the roadway near the crash will remain closed. Union Pacific spokesman Jeff DeGraff says Highway 377... Read more
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Daily Mail
Virginia man shouted 'Allahu Akbar' during knife attackWasil Rafat Farooqui, pictured, was arrested on Saturday evening after a man an
Virginia man shouted 'Allahu Akbar' during knife attack
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Wasil Rafat Farooqui, pictured, was arrested on Saturday evening after a man and a women were attacked in Roanoke, Virginia The FBI has launched a federal terrorism investigation after the suspect attempted to decapitate a man and stabbed a woman... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Push to block guns at colleges denieddetermined other drugs were in the house and four young men, ages 18 to 21, wer
Push to block guns at colleges denied
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
determined other drugs were in the house and four young men, ages 18 to 21, were arrested on suspicion of possession. ROANOKE Most cars cleared after derailment Officials say most of the cars have been cleared after a train hauling coal... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Relief Comes Tuesday For Commuters In Roanoke After Train DerailmentROANOKE (CBS11) – Worries Monday evening about how long a major road will remai
Relief Comes Tuesday For Commuters In Roanoke After Train Derailment
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
ROANOKE (CBS11) – Worries Monday evening about how long a major road will remain closed because of a train derailment near Roanoke were eased somewhat by word there would be some temporary openings of the highway for traffic. Drivers are making a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Walk-off win for Rockets in Softball InvitationalROANOKE, VA >> The Bennington chapter of Special Olympics in Vermont spil
Walk-off win for Rockets in Softball Invitational
Bennington Banner / Posted 7 days ago
ROANOKE, VA >> The Bennington chapter of Special Olympics in Vermont spilt their first two game of the Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational on Friday. After losing their first game to the Mississippi Warriors 16-7, the Rockets... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Bridge Failure Causes Train To Derail In RoanokeROANOKE (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials said Roanoke police are investigating a train
Bridge Failure Causes Train To Derail In Roanoke
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
ROANOKE (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials said Roanoke police are investigating a train derailment at Highway 377 and FM 1171. According to police, the Union Pacific train derailed when a bridge it was crossing failed. Approximately, 20 trains cars fell... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington competing in national tournamentchapter of Special Olympics Vermont will represent the state once again in a na
Bennington competing in national tournament
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
chapter of Special Olympics Vermont will represent the state once again in a national setting as the softball team heads to Roanoke, Virginia for the Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational. Thirty-two teams representing the United... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Fundamentals key for Comets at softball championshipNorth American Softball Championship. The Westman Comets are ready to sail clo
Fundamentals key for Comets at softball championship
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
North American Softball Championship. The Westman Comets are ready to sail close to the sun. The Comets are bound for Roanoke, Va., to compete in the Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. Coach Warren Day said the team will... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Soapbox racing brings Getz family togetherStephanie, who is entering her junior year at Hoover High School, finished in f
Soapbox racing brings Getz family together
The Suburbanite / Posted 13 days ago
Stephanie, who is entering her junior year at Hoover High School, finished in fifth place in the world in the Rally Masters division. Their father Andy, who owns Getz Auto Shop in North Canton, explained how the family became immersed in the... Read more
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The Suburbanite
NewsStephanie, who is entering her junior year at Hoover High School, finished in f
News
The Suburbanite / Posted 13 days ago
Stephanie, who is entering her junior year at Hoover High School, finished in fifth place in the world in the Rally Masters division. Their father Andy, who owns Getz Auto Shop in North Canton, explained how the family became immersed in the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Recent court decisions fuel renewed push for restoring the Voting Rights Actfor restoration of the law. To that end, national NAACP President Cornell Will
Recent court decisions fuel renewed push for restoring the Voting Rights Act
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
for restoration of the law. To that end, national NAACP President Cornell William Brooks led a sit-in last week inside the Roanoke office of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia), who chairs the House Judiciary Committee. The protesters called on... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dog About Town: Plunging, rocking and more pooch-friendly things to do972-234-6999 Casa Rubia: 3011 Gulden Lane, Suite 116 (in Trinity Groves), Dall
Dog About Town: Plunging, rocking and more pooch-friendly things to do
Dallas Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
972-234-6999 Casa Rubia: 3011 Gulden Lane, Suite 116 (in Trinity Groves), Dallas, 469-513-6349 Caves Lounge: 900 W. Division St., Arlington, 817-460-5510 Cedar Springs Tap House: 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 100, Dallas,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dog About Town: Yappy hours, a pool party and more things to do972-234-6999 Casa Rubia: 3011 Gulden Lane, Suite 116 (in Trinity Groves), Dall
Dog About Town: Yappy hours, a pool party and more things to do
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
972-234-6999 Casa Rubia: 3011 Gulden Lane, Suite 116 (in Trinity Groves), Dallas, 469-513-6349 Caves Lounge: 900 W. Division St., Arlington, 817-460-5510 Cedar Springs Tap House: 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 100, Dallas,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds NAACP Voting Rights Act Sit-In at Chairman Goodlatte’s OfficeRights, issued the following statement in response to the NAACP’s sit-in inside
Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds NAACP Voting Rights Act Sit-In at Chairman Goodlatte’s Office
CommonDreams.org / Posted 19 days ago
Rights, issued the following statement in response to the NAACP’s sit-in inside House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s Roanoke, Va., office on Monday. The sit-in occurred exactly three months before the first presidential election in 50 years... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rightsROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter right
NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rights
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 19 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter rights at the Virginia office of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte. Media outlets report that national NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and youth division director... Read more
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The Washington Times
NAACP leaders stage sit-in at Bob Goodlatte’s GOP office in Va. over voting rightsROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter right
NAACP leaders stage sit-in at Bob Goodlatte’s GOP office in Va. over voting rights
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter rights at the Virginia office of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte. Media outlets report that national NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and youth division director... Read more
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Salon.com
NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rightsROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter right
NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rights
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter rights at the Virginia office of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte. Media outlets report that national NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and youth division director... Read more
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The Hill
NAACP chief arrested in voting rights protestMonday during a protest over voting rights in Virginia, according to a new repo
NAACP chief arrested in voting rights protest
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
Monday during a protest over voting rights in Virginia, according to a new report. ADVERTISEMENT NAACP Youth and College Division Director Stephen Green was also arrested during the event, which called for the restoration of provisions removed... Read more
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NBC News
'Jim Crow 2.0 voter suppression': NAACP President arrested for sit-inCornell West Brooks was arrested and charged with trespassing by local police o
'Jim Crow 2.0 voter suppression': NAACP President arrested for sit-in
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
Cornell West Brooks was arrested and charged with trespassing by local police on Monday. About 20 activists, including Roanoke NAACP Chapter President Brenda Hale and members of the NAACP Youth Council, spent the day peacefully waiting for... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Harry McGranahanwas also preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Lewis (1996). He retired after
Harry McGranahan
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
was also preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Lewis (1996). He retired after 41 years from National Steel/Weirton Division in the sheet mill department as an operator. He also served in the National Guard (Ohio) for eight years. Harry also... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prepare for a nail-biter as Clinton and Trump switch gearsfavoured Hillary over Bernie during the primaries supports that negative view.
Prepare for a nail-biter as Clinton and Trump switch gears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
favoured Hillary over Bernie during the primaries supports that negative view. This week the Democrats battled internal division akin to the anti-Trump delegate revolt the Republicans squashed at their convention. Here in Philadelphia... Read more

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