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Record number of runners take on Thanksgiving Day 10K

CINCINNATI -- A record number of runners came out in their hats, gloves and turkey-themed attire to walk or run this year's Thanksgiving Day 10K. More than 13,000 participants ran through Covington, Newport and Downtown Thursday morning in one of Greater Cincinnati's oldest traditions. Julie Isphord

WCPO - 2017-11-23 17:42:35

Organizers at New Freedom farm in Botetourt County hosted a Thanksgiving meal for veterans

BUCHANAN,Va. - On Thursday, organizers at New Freedom Farm in Buchanan hosted a Thanksgiving meal for local veterans. The meal is the second annual of its kind for the nonprofit. Its purpose is to provide a safe space for vets' who may not have a place to spend the holidays. Susan Foster, a former

WSLS - 2017-11-24 00:48:00

Round Town: holiday lights

Hundreds will fill the street of downtown Buchanan as the town lights its Christmas Tree. Santa will also be in Town Hall for pictures. Activities begin Saturday night at 7 p.m. The Salem Civic Center is home to the Roanoke Valley Mineral and Gem Society's annual show. There's a fluorescent mineral

WSLS - 2017-11-23 12:10:13

Mill Mountain Star turns 68!

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) The iconic symbol of Virginia's Blue Ridge is celebrated a birthday Thursday! The Mill Mountain Star turned 68 and to celebrate, many people have been sharing their photos of the must-see spot on social media. The star was built in 1949 and illuminated for the first time on No

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-24 07:55:00

Virginia Christmas tree farmers experience drought, shortage this season

BLUE RIDGE, Va. - On Friday, Ingemont Farms in Blue Ridge will be ready to sell Christmas trees to customers. "We start the tree season tomorrow. We'll be open from 11 to dark tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday and every weekend from then until Christmas," Geoff Trevilan, owner of Ingemont Farms, said.

WSLS - 2017-11-23 22:38:08

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Bethlehem Restaurant and Grocery co-owner Imad Qendah (right) takes an empty plate from Rodrick Thompson of Roanoke (left) during a free Thanksgiving meal gathering on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 in a building next to the restaurant. Cutter Abdullah of Rustburg (center) also attended the meal. Thompson,

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

U.S. Army veterans recounts his experiences as a soldier in Berlin, Germany

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VDOT finalizes land purchase in Montvale for new headquarters

MONTVALE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation confirm they've secured a parcel of land for their new headquarters in Montvale. Spokesperson Jason Bond said the department has outgrown its current headquarters in Montvale and needed to expand. VDOT spent $223,600

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-23 04:20:00

Wabasha County Board sits silent, kills proposed hospice

WABASHA - A proposed new hospice facility in Lake City may have died before the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners for lack of a second. The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners did not set a time for a public hearing for a tax abatement request - the motion for the hearing died for lack of a se

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 05:44:57

Cities focusing on redeveloping downtowns along the water

Drive along the river in Lake City, and you'll see a beautiful marina, public parks, a long pier and beaches bordering Lake Pepin. But for the mayor and other city leaders in Lake City, good isn't good enough. They want more. During a bonding tour for state lawmakers in September, Lake City Mayor Ma

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 05:42:54

Entrepreneurs find helpful advice at CVTC event

Bethany Verkilen of Granton came looking for advice after her husband bought a logging truck to go into business for himself. After 20 years as a plumber, Damien Oberle of Menomonie is on the verge of breaking out on his own. Jim Chich of Knapp is considering a number of business ideas, while Denise

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Rochester residents celebrate contributions of Native Americans

Before celebrating Thanksgiving, Rochester residents celebrated the contributions of Native Americans. Mayor Ardell Brede proclaimed Friday, Nov. 24 as Indigenous Peoples' Day. But because many residents will be away, they held a celebration Wednesday afternoon at Indian Heights Park. The event feat

KTTC - 2017-11-23 03:18:00

SportScene 13 for Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Boys prep hockey is back in season, along with home openers for some area girls basketball teams: highlights from those games and UW-Eau Claire men's hockey in action at Hobbs! PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL SPASH 59 Eau Claire Memorial 52 Eau Claire North 70 La Crosse Logan 19 Ona

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Jae Havoc: a Rochester rapper you can believe in

Jae Havoc, government name Joe McShan, is a Rochester rapper dedicated to the finer points of emceeing. The 26-year-old has gone from acoustic shows at Hot Topic in the Apache Mall to an opening slot before Sara White and Astronautalis at Kathy's Pub, and he's preparing for a momentous 2018. Here's

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-22 21:19:00

Is there a bump in your tax bill's future?

ADAMS - Faced with crumbling water lines underneath four blocks of Main Street, Adams city officials approved a $1 million-plus project to upgrade the street. "Our water mains were so bad that if the fire truck would hook onto a hydrant, it would break the water main," said City Clerk Jim Kiefer. No

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 14:21:04

1 arrested in Rochester after police set up female prostitution sting

One man is arrested in Rochester after setting up a meeting for female prostitution services. According to the Rochester Police Department, the Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) set up an online sting, advertising for female prostitution services. Police said, Channing Tipton, 24, replied to the ad,

KTTC - 2017-11-22 19:40:00

Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site

Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb siteFormer Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Air

KAKE TV - 2017-11-24 17:13:00

Ticketed drivers question whether they have to pay

Ticketed drivers question whether they have to payTicketed drivers questions whether they have to pay Updated: Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:11 PM EST2017-11-23 03:11:38 GMT Drivers that were issued tickets during a now suspended Wichita Police camera-based pilot program, must pay their fines. Wich

KAKE TV - 2017-11-23 05:59:00

Fire safety for Thanksgiving dinner

The number one day for kitchen fires in the country is Thanksgiving Day. Christmas is number two. With more people in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, the Newton Fire Department wants people to be aware of some simple ways to keep everyone safe. "The leading cause of most of the fires is unattended coo

KAKE TV - 2017-11-23 01:31:00

You can cross this farm off potential sites for a Tyson plant

The owners of a large farm near where speculators are rumored to be scouting for a Tyson poultry plant site say they won't sell any of their land to big chicken. The Jaax family owns a broad swath of land on the north side of 71st Street South between Hoover and Maize roads. Their holdings include a

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 22:39:00