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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 March

The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Meets to Discuss Its Agenda in the Roanoke County Courthouse in Salem, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors meets to discuss its agenda. Chairman Charles H. Osterhoudt, Vice Chairman A. T. Huddleston, Lee B. Eddy, L. Earl Simms, Joseph C. Thomas, Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond R. Robrecht, Jr., and County Engineer and Executive Officer Paul B. Matthews are present. The board votes on and approves a controversial proposal that permits the construction of additional apartments in Roanoke County, Va. Earlier this March, Roanoke County citizens protested this proposal on the grounds that their county will become congested with residents.
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