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NEWS

08/23/2019 - 12:00am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong university student leaders said Thursday they’ll call for a boycott of the start of classes to pressure the government to respond to the protest movement gripping the city since June. Student union leaders from 10...

SPORTS

08/23/2019 - 12:00am
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched a twohitter and lost, allowing homers to John Hicks and Ronny Rodriguez as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Wednesday night. Hicks led off the ninth with a tiebreaking blast to leftcenter...

EDITORIAL

08/23/2019 - 12:00am
When considering the legacy of women’s roles in the U.S. armed forces, you could say women fight harder than men. No, we are not referring to any battle of the sexes but rather how hard women had to fight to gain the right to serve their country. A...

COMMUNITY

08/23/2019 - 12:00am
Calendar Guidelines Items for Community Calendar must be submitted during regular weekday business hours at least two weeks prior to the day of the event. Events run in the order of their posted dates and ONLY AS SPACE ALLOWS. Events more than two...

OBITUARIES

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08/23/2019 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Ms. Priscilla Marie Charles, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in St. James Baptist Church in Roanoke, with Rev. Dr. Willie Maynard officiating. Visitation will be held in the church from 8 a.m. until time of...