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 2020-12-05 04:38 

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Japan awaits spacecraft return with asteroid soil samples...

Japan's space agency says its final checks confirmed the Hayabusa2 spacecraft is on track to return to Earth a capsule containing samples from a distant asteroid that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet....

 2020-12-05 02:17 

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Asia Today: Seoul enforces distancing rules amid fresh spike...

South Korea's capital has begun enforcing stricter distancing rules as the country added nearly 600 new coronavirus cases for the second straight day....

 2020-12-05 02:14 

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Judge: Trump administration must take new DACA applications...

The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation....

 2020-12-05 01:57 

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MLB sues insurance providers, cites billions in virus losses...

Major League Baseball and all 30 of its teams are suing their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses during the 2020 season played almost entirely without fans due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-12-05 01:23 

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Virtual Blacksburg tree lighting spreads cheer despite rain...

The Town of Blacksburg held a virtual tree lighting ceremony to kickoff the holiday season....

 2020-12-05 01:06 

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Biden officially secures enough electors to become president...

California has certified its presidential election and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Joe Biden, officially handing the Democrat the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House....

 2020-12-05 00:20 

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DeVos suspends student federal loan payments through January...

The Trump administration is suspending all federal student loan payments through the end of January and keeping interest rates at 0%, extending a moratorium that started early in the pandemic but was set to expire at the end of this month....

 2020-12-05 00:17 

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Judge calls Trump request in Wisconsin lawsuit 'bizarre'...

A federal judge hearing President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin says that the president's request to "remand" the case to the GOP-controlled Legislature to pick new electors was "b...

 2020-12-05 00:13 

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San Francisco Bay Area issues new stay-at-home order...

The health officers in five San Francisco Bay Area counties have issued a new stay-at-home order as the number of virus cases surge and hospitals fill....

 2020-12-05 00:10 

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National D-Day Memorial hosts annual event to honor the 4,415 men killed in war...

Staff and volunteers were out Friday morning, arranging bags with battery-operated candles throughout the memorial's grounds. Those luminarias will light up the night sky through Sunday, from 5PM to 9PM....

 2020-12-05 00:06 

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'Blessing Box' continues Bedford church ministry while practicing social distance...

The 'Blessing Box' is open 24/7 for anyone to take what they need or to drop off donations....

 2020-12-04 23:57 

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Vogel: Lakers 'have to be even better' to repeat as champs...

The Los Angeles Lakers are back at work in a quest to repeat after their championship season was followed by the shortest offseason in NBA history....

 2020-12-04 23:56 

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Lexington brewery giving away $5,000 to design your dream living space...

Devils Backbone Brewing Company is rolling out a new cocktail by giving away thousands of dollars....

 2020-12-04 23:54 

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Mount Rogers Health District suspends COVID-19 contact tracing as daily cases rise...

The Mount Rogers Health District announced Friday it is making major changes to the COVID-19 contract tracing process, effective immediately. The Health Director says due to a high number of daily cases, staffing is too scarce to keep up....

 2020-12-04 23:48 

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Two multi-vehicle crashes caused delays on 581 near downtown Roanoke...

Drivers may have experienced some delays Friday night going north on Interstate 581....

 2020-12-04 23:46 

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Man accused of attacking Bedford realtor earlier this year has trial set for 2021...

A trial date has been set for a Roanoke man accused of attacking a Bedford realtor earlier this year....

 2020-12-04 23:38 

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Roanoke County Police share tips on how to prevent porch pirates this holiday season...

With online shopping expected to be at an all-time high because of the coronavirus pandemic, police officers are gearing up for potentially record-breaking cases of porch pirates....

 2020-12-04 23:14 

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Pressure mounts on Biden to make diverse picks for top posts...

President-elect Joe Biden is under increasing pressure to expand racial and ideological diversity in his Cabinet and other top jobs....

 2020-12-04 23:14 

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MLB executive, ex-pitcher Young joins hometown Rangers as GM...

The Texas Rangers are giving Major League Baseball executive Chris Young a role with his hometown team by hiring the former pitcher as executive vice president and general manager....

 2020-12-04 23:10 

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Roanoke River Greenway may finally be able to connect Roanoke and Salem...

It seems that the ability to stay on the Roanoke River Greenway from Salem all the way to Southeast Roanoke is coming....

 2020-12-04 23:04 

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Clean up following Lynchburg school fire could take longer than expected...

Lynchburg fire marshals said a heater caused the fire inside a second-grade classroom. Although it was contained to one room, excessive smoke damage caused a greater issue....

 2020-12-04 23:00 

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New VMI superintendent begins tenure following allegations of racism at the school...

Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, a 1985 grad of VMI, is the school's first-ever Black superintendent....

 2020-12-04 22:54 

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Virginia drivers to be penalized for using phone while driving starting 2021...

The upcoming new year will also bring stricter penalties for texting and driving in the Commonwealth....

 2020-12-04 22:40 

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Google AI researcher's exit sparks ethics, bias concerns...

Artificial intelligence scholar Timnit Gebru helped improve Google's public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology....

 2020-12-04 22:39 

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Virginia expecting to have enough coronavirus vaccine for 96% of top-priority groups before 2021...

Before the year's end, Virginia hopes to have nearly all the COVID-19 vaccine to start vaccinating the state's two top-priority groups....

 2020-12-04 22:23 

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Families of 34 California boat fire victims grieve, advocate...

The families of 34 victims who were killed in a boat fire off the California coast in 2019 have endured a year of firsts — the first anniversary, first birthdays, first holiday season without their loved ones — amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-12-04 22:22 

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Scene from 'Elf' comes to life as Buddy meets dad in Boston...

The story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for the holidays....

 2020-12-04 22:13 

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UN health chief: World can start dreaming of pandemic's end...

The U_N_ health chief says positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world "can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic."....

 2020-12-04 21:57 

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Gala ignites political dispute over COVID-19 restrictions...

A New Jersey restaurant that hosted a political gala put on by a New York Republican club was ordered temporarily closed Friday over potential violations of coronavirus guidelines....

 2020-12-04 21:47 

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Franklin County High School going 100% virtual until 2021...

From Dec. 7 until the 22nd, students will be virtual and wouldn't go back to the classroom until after winter break on Jan. 4, 2021....

 2020-12-04 21:31 

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Blacksburg holiday parade canceled this year due to inclement weather...

The Blacksburg Parks and Recreation announced that the North Pole Fantasy Reverse Holiday Parade that was supposed to happen Friday at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled...

 2020-12-04 21:28 

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Colorado student, scientist named Time's 'Kid of the Year'...

A 15-year-old Colorado high school student and young scientist has been named Time Magazine's first-ever "Kid of the Year....

 2020-12-04 21:27 

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Trump orders most American troops to leave Somalia...

The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has ordered most of the approximately 700 troops in Somalia to leave the country....

 2020-12-04 21:24 

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Browns' Garrett said COVID 'kicked my butt, now I'm back'...

Browns star Myles Garrett said he had a rough two weeks after contracting COVID-19....

 2020-12-04 21:22 

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CDC now recommends universal mask use when you're inside anywhere but your home...

Friday's latest CDC guidance for public health contained a new recommendation to fight COVID-19....

 2020-12-04 21:13 

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Danville police report three fatal heroin-related overdoses in the past week...

In an effort to address opioid addiction in the city, the Danville Police Department has tracked down and reported 50 suspected heroin-related overdose cases from late 2019 to Friday....

 2020-12-04 20:56 

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Niece says 'cruel and traitorous' Trump belongs in prison...

President Donald Trump's niece says her uncle is "traitorous" and belongs in prison after he leaves the White House....

 2020-12-04 20:55 

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Pentagon installs 2 Trump allies on defense advisory board...

The Pentagon has appointed two close political allies of President Donald Trump to a defense advisory board, continuing a purge of the Defense Department in the waning weeks of the Trump administration....

 2020-12-04 20:44 

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Carroll County schools will shift to virtual amid surge in coronavirus numbers...

One Southwest Virginia school district is preparing to not have its students inside a classroom again until next year, at the earliest....

 2020-12-04 20:35 

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Nissan pulls out of Trump emissions fight with California...

Nissan says it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California's ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards....

 2020-12-04 20:18 

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Doubling up: Some NBA teams to stay longer in road cities...

Some NBA teams are going to have longer-than-usual trips to certain cities this season....

 2020-12-04 20:17 

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States submit vaccine orders as coronavirus death toll grows...

States are facing a deadline on Friday to place orders for the coronavirus vaccine as many reported record infections, hospitalizations and deaths....

 2020-12-04 20:07 

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Pence comes to Georgia as calm before potential Trump storm...

Vice President Mike Pence is trying to help Republicans project a unified front in two high-stakes Senate runoffs as he campaigns in Georgia a day ahead of President Donald Trump's potentially volatile visit to the state that will determine which part...

 2020-12-04 20:06 

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Minnesota regulators deny request to delay Line 3 pipeline...

A Minnesota regulatory panel has denied a request by two northern Minnesota tribes to prevent Enbridge Energy from moving forward with its contentious Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement....

 2020-12-04 20:00 

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AP Source: NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date...

A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that the NHL and the NHL Players' Association are focusing their discussions on a mid-January start date for the season....

 2020-12-04 19:58 

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Buffalo wins MAC East after COVID-19 cancels game at Ohio...

The undefeated Buffalo Bulls have clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division football title without playing another down....

 2020-12-04 19:47 

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US imposes visas restrictions on more Chinese citizens...

The State Department says the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas influence operations....

 2020-12-04 19:38 

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With red carpets rolled up, the Oscar race goes virtual...

This year, Hollywood's awards season is operating in a strange COVID-19 vacuum with only a whiff of the stuff it thrives on: buzz....

 2020-12-04 19:19 

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Vegas execs sue online travel firms, allege unpaid hotel tax...

Two prominent Las Vegas communications executives are suing more than 20 online travel companies for back taxes they say should have been paid to Nevada based on hotel room rates....

 2020-12-04 19:04 

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Pardon probe centered on clemency effort for psychologist...

A California psychologist convicted of tax evasion was at the center of a mysterious investigation into whether White House officials were illegally lobbied to obtain a presidential pardon....

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