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Becky's Sendoff: Leaving for China to Adopt James

Becky Freemal and her husband Curt are expanding their family by adopting a little boy from China. They already have one little boy, Henry. We wanted to share the journey of love that is taking them half way around the world, to bring James home and become a family of four.

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Kentucky Derby hats

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So, Kentucky Derby fans ... Do you buy a new hat every year? Where the same one? Re-purpose the same one with some new décor?As I looked for a hat for the big day, I thought wow, how much do I really want to spend on a hat I may wear only once? And really, I'm kind of an infield girl myself. You know, set up a picnic blanket or folding chairs, watch people smoke cigars, because it's infield tradition, and yell like crazy at horses to run. Oh, and as an infield spectator, you're lucky to see a... More>>

Becky Says: Heaven got a good one

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It's hard to remember that exact moment you've met a friend ... when it feels like he's always been a part of your life.Joe Smrekar is one of those friends. Our paths crossed during my time working at WBAY in Green Bay, Wisconsin - over a decade ago. This weekend, after a hard fought battle against cancer, he passed away.While Joe will always be my friend first ... he was also an excellent photojournalist, and superb when it came to lighting a news story. Joe is part of a larger group of spec... More>>

Becky says: What would your message be?

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If you had the audience of about 200 women for 10 minutes ... What is the most important message you could share.  Or ... if you were the one listening, what would you want to hear? Emceeing events is More>>

Spring has Sprung!

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Spring has sprung!  ... To be exact, at 12:57 p.m. Today. And there are signs of life emerging from the brown earth ... FINALLY adding some color! While I'm just happy my favorite season has arrived More>>

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  • Joys of Home Ownership

    Joys of Home Ownership

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-03-12 21:26:44 GMT
    Oh, the joys of home ownership.  I am now the proud owner of new water and sewage lines several feet below the surface of our front yard. It's not fun to spend thousands of dollars on something you can't
    Oh, the joys of home ownership.  I am now the proud owner of new water and sewage lines
  • Becky says: "Now that's Pinteresting!"

    Becky says: "Now that's Pinteresting!"

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 8:23 PM EST2014-02-06 01:23:43 GMT
    Chef Jeff Bland - The Division Chef and Innovation Expert, Roanoke Division of US Foods shares his recipes so you can wow your family and friends this Valentine's Day! Chocolate Ganache to make Chocolate
    Chef Jeff Bland - The Division Chef and Innovation Expert, Roanoke Division of US Foods shares his recipes so you can wow your family and friends this Valentine's Day!
  • Becky says: Heart Ball 2014 record breaking success!

    Becky says: Heart Ball 2014 record breaking success!

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 9:32 PM EST2014-02-05 02:32:26 GMT
    The 2014 Roanoke Heart Ball is in the books ... and it proved to be a record breaking year! Here are some pretty spectacular facts about this 29th annual Heart Ball ... *Surpassed total financial goal
    The 2014 Roanoke Heart Ball is in the books ... and it proved to be a record breaking year! Here are some pretty spectacular facts about this 29th annual Heart Ball ...