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What's News Today for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Sixteen people will graduate from the Roanoke County Volunteer Fire Academy tonight. They’ve spent twenty weeks and nearly 300 hours getting training including basic firefighting skills and emergency care. 556 more words


Virginia Tech reaching out to students to expand access to college

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) –  Virginia Tech is trying to reach more students and expand access to college all over the Commonwealth by partnering with local schools. 332 more words


Volunteers help boost marketing for 18 non-profits in New River Valley

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – More than 50 volunteers used their creative skills to help boost non-profits all over the New River Valley.

The 12 hour design and development marathon helped local non-profits market themselves. 268 more words


Blacksburg mayor not seeking re-election

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam took to social media on Wednesday to announce he will not seek re-election.

Rordam said Blacksburg has a strong budget and policies to move the town forward which makes it the right time to step down. 95 more words


Blacksburg woman named 2017 Red Cross Medical Hero

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Our 2017 Red Cross Medical Hero works 40 hours a week as a medical professional, but also volunteers as a paramedic. 451 more words


Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam will not run for re-election

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam says he will not run for re-election. His term expires at the end of 2017.

“After careful consideration, I have decided not to seek re-election in 2017. 148 more words


Virginia Tech's Relay for Life event attempts to break record for the most hair donated to charity

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Al Roker from the NBC Today Show will be doing another Rokerthon in 2017 and Virginia Tech is trying to get him to visit Blacksburg. 92 more words