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Crude-oil shipments coming through area

Monday, March 2, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Crude-oil shipments coming through area CHRISTIANSBURG — Since Feb. 17, trains have been hauling large quantities of crude oil through the area after a derailment of a train carrying the same cargo damaged tracks and spilled thousands of gallons in West Virginia. Dawn Eischen, spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, said two to five trains hauling Bakken... »

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Man accused of rape in Radford

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Man accused of rape in Radford RADFORD — A 21-year-old man from North Carolina has been charged with allegedly raping an 18-year-old female in the City of Radford. The Radford City Police Department has charged Kaden Lionel Palacio, 21, after the victim reported it to police on Feb. 15, 2015. The victim stated the alleged rape had occurred at an... »

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RU students organize Christiansburg health fair

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
RU students organize Christiansburg health fair Eight Radford University nursing students have been busy organizing a community health fair set for Thursday at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. The New River Valley Senior Health Fair was created for New River Valley residents who are 50 and older. “We will have a lot of booths aimed at that age group, with most... »

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RU student-apartment complex catches fire

Friday, February 20, 2015
By Brian Perdue
RU student-apartment complex catches fire 3 P.M. UPDATE: City officials say the fire is now out. Original story is below. … RADFORD — Three fire departments continue to battle a morning fire in a large structure on Grove Avenue in Radford that has resulted in a “total loss” of the structure, city officials said. At 10:48 a.m., the Radford... »

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Chinese musicians perform at Radford H.S.

Monday, February 16, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
Chinese musicians perform at Radford H.S. RADFORD — Radford High School turned into a transpacific cultural hotspot on Feb. 5. The school welcomed three Chinese exchange students that will stay in Radford for six weeks. To kick off the experience, the Central Conservatory of Music Honor Prep from Beijing performed in the Radford High School auditorium. RHS students heard a... »

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Buchwald kicks off 12th District campaign

Friday, February 13, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Buchwald kicks off 12th District campaign FAIRLAWN – Radford resident Laurie Buchwald officially kicked off her campaign for the House of Delegates 12th District race on Feb. 5 with a mixer at Bull and Bones at the River. Nearly 50 came out over the course of the night to meet Buchwald, who is seeking the Democratic nomination and intends to... »

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Red Cross tips for dealing with cold weather

Friday, February 13, 2015
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Red Cross tips for dealing with cold weather A windy arctic blast is expected to bring snow flurries and overnight lows in the single-digits to Southwest Virginia today through Sunday. The blast is expected to dissipate Monday, but below-average temperatures are still being predicted. The American Red Cross offers 10 basic steps people can take to stay safe during the cold weather.... »

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Radford church preparing for 111th Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
Radford church preparing for 111th Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner RADFORD — Grace Episcopal Church in Radford will host its free Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 17. This isn’t a new deal for the church, however. This pancake dinner will mark the 111th time the church has hosted the moveable feast on the eve of Ash Wednesday. “It’s... »

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New program to cater to autistic worshippers

Monday, January 26, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
New program to cater to autistic worshippers RADFORD — Andrew Tucker, the pastor at Christ Lutheran Church, is hosting a Feb. 1 meeting to introduce a new worship service that he hopes will draw worshippers with unique needs from throughout the New River Valley. Tucker said Across the Spectrum is a nondenominational worship experience that aims to engage all five senses.... »

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RHS alumna joins AmeriCorps program

Monday, January 26, 2015
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RHS alumna joins AmeriCorps program RADFORD — Rachel Arnold of Radford is one of 96 men and women performing 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 21st Class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. A 2013 graduate of Radford High School, Arnold will work with fellow NCCC members on a variety... »

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