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Virginia Western Community College closed Thursday for emergency drill

August 06, 2012|WDBJ7 Web Staff

ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke will be closed Thursday for a regional emergency planning and response drill.

Students registering for classes can do so at Fishburn Park Elementary School, or by clicking here.

Commuters are being asked to avoid Colonial Ave. near the Virginia Western campus. Valley Metro riders will not be allowed to be dropped off at the Colonial Ave. stop.

The campus will be closed Thursday because so the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and several state and local agencies can test their emergency preparedness.

Virginia Western will re-open as normal Friday.

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