What’s News Today: February 22, 2017

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.


Viking Boys, Titan Girls Advance

Area squads advanced to Region semifinals with wins on Tuesday night, assuring them a shot in the VHSL state quarterfinal round.

Credit: NBC News

Bao Bao goes home

From the time she was born at the National Zoo in Washington, Bao Bao was a fan favorite.


Gospel Jubilee

The sweet sounds of Gospel music will find Downtown Roanoke this Sunday, as local organizations team up to celebrate Black History Month wit…


VT Professor Consults on Feature Film

Professor Peter Wallenstein stops by Daytime Blue Ridge to discuss his involvement in the feature film “Loving” — the story of Loving v. Vir…


Daytime Kitchen: NY Strip over Barley

Executive Chef Ted Polfelt is in the Frankie Rowland’s Kitchen cooking up a New York strip over barley with a shallot confit. You can enjoy …