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March/April 2019

Read our in-depth coverage of Virginia Tech’s explosion onto the national and international stage. Read more

Features

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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

Departments

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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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Dan Smith

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

Departments

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Courtesy of St. Francis Service Dogs

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

Departments

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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

Departments

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Kenn Bell (Courtesy of Christina Lee)

Christina and Chris Lee have brought national attention to their organization, Deaf Dogs Rock, while helping deaf and blind dogs across the region. Read more

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Three local organizations offer equine-assisted therapy to help patients and veterans. Read more

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Christina Nifong

As my teen grew up and away from me, a sweet little bundle of fur brought us back together. Read more

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These local pet experts weigh in on your most important questions. Read more

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Three Roanoke women who made a difference in social awareness, business and education. Read more

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How one man’s dream of a place to store lawn equipment turned into a new outdoor living space. Read more

Home & Garden

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Meg U Photography

Perhaps the most startling fact about cervical cancer is how it’s almost always preventable. Read more

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Brunch at Hotel Roanoke’s Regency Room is full of options, and serving some patrons for over 40 years now. Read more

Dining

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John Park

Billy’s Restaurant shines with particular flavors, but it’s their brunch, complete with Bloody Mary bar, that puts them over the top. Read more

Dining

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Boyd Pearman Photography

Owner and visionary behind Christiansburg’s Sinkland Farms, she has sown success in many fields. Read more

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Dan Smith

Parkinson’s Disease has slowed down the former director of Local Colors, but exercise keeps her going. Read more

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Courtesy of Diane Rumbolt

Rumbolt aims to keep Roanokers safe on the road with Big Lick Boomerang. Read more

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Courtesy of Carilion Clinic

A life-changing injury led to a new career path that provides outdoor lovers lessons in safety. Read more

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