Kroger starts online ordering at fifth Roanoke Valley store

Kroger started online ordering and curbside pickup at its Lakeside Plaza location in Salem. This will be the fifth Kroger location to offer “ClickList” services in the Roanoke Valley Area. Customers can order their groceries from a computer or mobile device and pick them up curbside within the same day.

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UPDATE: One lane open after tractor trailer overturns on I-81 N

UPDATE: One lane is now open on I-81 N in Rockbridge County after a tractor trailer overturned early this morning at mile marker 175 in the Natural Bridge area. Motorists should expect significant delays through this morning. Traffic is currently backed up about five miles.

Earlier Today: Virginia State Police say an overturned tractor trailer is blocking all lanes on Interstate 81 North at mile marker 175. Authorities say they should have one lane open in approximately 30 minutes. Crews are working to clear the load of lumber that was on the truck when it overturned. Traffic is backed up for approximately 8 miles. The first crash occurred at 4:15 a.m. and was followed by a second crash a minute later involving a Dodge. There was one non-life threatening injury in the second crash. The Subject was transported from the scene by EMS. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

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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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Hear a full length conversation below:

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Teen struck, killed by train in northern Virginia

Fairfax County police say a 13-year-old girl walking on a bridge was struck and killed by a commuter train in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. The department said on Twitter that the girl was hiking with relatives Wednesday afternoon and was walking on Bull Run Bridge when a train approached. Police say two relatives walking with her on the bridge were able to get out of the way. Investigators say the Virginia Railway Express train hit the girl. There were no reports of injuries among passengers or the train’s crew. Late Tuesday, two CSX conductors who got out of their freight train to check on an alert that there was a problem with its wheels were struck and killed by a passenger train near Washington’s Union Station.

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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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