RMHC Southwest Virginia celebrates Day of Change

day-of-change Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia is celebrating Day of Change this weekend. WLNI’s Starr Anderson has more details on how you can help support families with critically-ill children when you eat at McDonald’s restaurants.

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VTC launches new LGBT tourism marketing efforts

va-is-for-loversThe Virginia Tourism Corporation has launched its new LGBT tourism marketing efforts, which are part of the recommendations offered by Governor Terry McAuliffe’s LGBT Tourism Task Force. The details from WLNI’s Starr Anderson.

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Goodwill looking to attract more customers

goodwill-industries-of-the-valleysGoodwill Industries of the Valleys is making some changes after its retail sales this year have struggled to meet targets. WLNI’s Starr Anderson the story.

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September is National Preparedness Month

VDEMIt’s National Preparedness Month, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management is encouraging all residents to take precautions that could save their lives in an emergency situation. The story from WLNI’s Starr Anderson.

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Bedford County Sheriff’s Office launches seat belt safety initiative

Bedford County Sheriff's officeThe Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is one of only eight law enforcement agencies across the country chosen to participate in a new seat belt safety initiative. More on the story from WLNI’s Starr Anderson.

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VT implementing Clear Bag Policy

Virginia-TechFollowing in the footsteps of the NFL and a number of other universities, Virginia Tech has announced it’s implementing a Clear Bag Policy at Lane Stadium. WLNI’s Starr Anderson the story.

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The Geology of Virginia is now available

Natural HistoryYou can now purchase your copy of The Geology of Virginia. WLNI’s Starr Anderson has more details on the first comprehensive review of the state’s geology published in more than a century.

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Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage

American Red CrossThe American Red Cross hopes a small perk will motivate blood and platelet donors to give now and help put an end to a critical blood shortage. WLNI’s Starr Anderson has the story.

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National D-Day Memorial hosting Family Day

Family Day D-Day MemorialThe National D-Day Memorial in Bedford invites people of all ages to take a step back in time this weekend and experience life in the 1940s. WLNI’s Starr Anderson has more details on the annual Family Day.

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VT professor weighs in on Pokemon Go

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A Virginia Tech professor studying social effects of new technologies is weighing in on the viral phenomenon Pokemon Go. The story from WLNI’s Starr Anderson.

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