Greenbrier Classic is back after 2016 flood

The Greenbrier Classic Golf Tournament returns to West Virgina next week. WFIR’s Bob Clark reports

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Local environmentalist takes issue with FERC’s MVP report

The final assessment from “FERC” seemed to minimize environmental damage that might be caused by the Mountain Valley Pipeline but one opponent says there might still be a way to slow it down. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has that story:

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Have a safe 4th says Prevention Alliance

The Roanoke Prevention Alliance and the Roanoke Police Department promote having a safe Fourth of July weekend by warning against drunk driving. WFIR intern reporter Madison Everett has more:

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Angels of Assisi takes pet clinics on the road

The owners of dogs and cats may want to take advantage of two mobile pet clinics this week. WFIR’s Bob Clark has more on this story.

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Beth Doughty talks economic development, regionalism

Attracting new businesses to area is about more than having shovel-ready sites. Its also about having a trained workforce with the right skill set says Beth Doughty, executive director of the Roanoke Regional Partnership. Doughty appeared live in-studio this morning – hear the full length conversation below:

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Candidates for governor ignore each others criticism

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Both major party candidates for Governor here in Virginia are harping on different talking points. WFIR’s Ian Price has the latest on the gubernatorial race:

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