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Ashley Cuoco

Welcome spring into your kitchen and onto your table. Prepare these delicious recipes perfect for a picnic in the warm sunshine or dining al fresco on the patio. Read more

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Courtesy of St. Francis Service Dogs

How service dogs are helping humans in their everyday lives. Read more

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Courtesy David Lynch

A program for retired veterans offers a unique kind of therapy for both students and instructors. Read more

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Dan Smith

Downtown will have major changes soon thanks to the new plan for transportation improvement. Read more

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Courtesy Nelson Harris

Hundreds of women across the region came together for a 1947 parade that protested a surprising topic. Read more

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Julianne Rainone / Archival image courtesy of the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

The Main Building at Hollins serves as a historical marker as well as a residence hall for students. Read more

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Julianne Rainone / Archival image courtesy of the Virginia room, Roanoke Public Libraries

The Ponce de Leon, now an apartment property, houses remnants of its past as a hotel. Read more

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Courtesy of the Historical Society of Western Virginia

The last night before Virginia Prohibition took effect was Halloween, and it made for the wildest party in Roanoke’s history. Read more

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Karin Smith

A dream-house-turned-welcoming-hotel greets visitors and inspires those working on their own renovations. Read more

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Courtesy of Good Samaritan Hospice

The leadership at the first Medicare-certified hospice to serve the Roanoke Valley transitions as the founder retires. Read more

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Bohemian Robot Photography

Mental Health America’s new executive director has big plans for the ‘tiny but mighty’ nonprofit. Read more

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Becky Ellis

It’s easy to brighten up winter meals with a just a little squeeze of lemon. This sunny citrus fruit gives zest to savory dishes while adding zing to sweet desserts. Read more

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Tyler Godsey

How music therapy helps our emotions and physical health. Read more

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Laura Wade

Cognitive fitness can be improved by using evidence-based techniques that exercise the brain. Fit Learning Salem offers accelerated learning programs to help learners succeed. Read more

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Organizations are making an effort to become more inclusive for those with disabilities. Read more

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