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Parole hearing for a man convicted of killing a Wythe County deputy in 1994, VHSL proposals for 2020-21 high school sports amid rise in coronavirus cases, and our full interview with Roanoke mayoral candidate David Bowers

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday’s WFXR News NOW, family and supporters of a Wythe County sheriff’s deputy killed in 1994 held a vigil today outside a prison near Chatham where a parole hearing was held for his killer. WFXR’s Santiago Melli-Huber tells us what the family told him.

We will also review the latest spike in coronavirus cases across Virginia, with more than 45% coming from the eastern region of the Commonwealth. Sports Director Jermaine Ferrell will also discuss proposals from the Virginia High School Sports League for school sports in 2020-21 amid a rising number of cases around Virginia.

And we speak with Roanoke mayoral candidate David Bowers about his latest run for the top job in the Star City.

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