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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 June

Mayor Benton O. Dillard, at a Roanoke City Council Meeting, Discusses Annexation of Parts of Roanoke County

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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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Roanoke City Council meets to discuss legal suits that would allow the city to annex part of Roanoke County. Mayor Benton O. Dillard explains that several suits of annexation may be consolidated into one suit, which if lost by the city would bar it from seeking annexation of county land for five years.
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