“Maroon Money” injects green into Salem economy

"Maroon Money" at Roanoke College is putting real money back into the Salem-area economy. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains how it works: 02685_Maroon-Money-Wrap-1 ...
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Virginian rail station marks 10th anniversary of fire with renovation plans

A Roanoke landmark is marking an unhappy anniversary this weekend. It has been ten years since fire heavily damaged the Virginian Railway Passenger Station. But ...
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Sen. Jim Webb still undecided about 2012

There are still a lot of questions surrounding the 2012 U.S. Senate race in Virginia. Earlier this week, Republican George Allen announced his intentions to ...
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Planners eye traffic around new Wal-Mart in Clearbrook

The Clearbrook Walmart opens today, and among the changes you're most likely to notice is traffic on U.S. 220. The story from News/Talk 960's Evan ...
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Investigators seek motive in Franklin County murder

It started as a missing person case, but it's now a murder investigation. Alexander Ernandes is dead, and a suspect is in jail, charged with ...
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Wal-Mart ready for Wednesday grand opening in Clearbrook

The Clearbrook section of Roanoke County changes in a big way Wednesday when the new Walmart Supercenter opens its doors. There's a grand opening ceremony ...
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PETA offers reward for safe return of missing goats in Bedford County

PETA--People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals--is offering money to help find some missing goats in Bedford County. The story from News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin: ...
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“Stay tuned” no longer: Allen announces for Senate in 2012

It's no surprise, but it is official. Former Republican Senator George Allen is running to reclaim the seat in 2012. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones has ...
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Roanoke considers new direction for Countryside property

A new direction for a hotly debated piece of land in Roanoke begins this week. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports on the plans for the ...
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Freshman delegate says Virginia government needs technology upgrade

Newly-elected Delegate Greg Habeeb wants his colleagues to embrace greater use of newer technology. More from News/Talk 960's Evan Jones: 02645_01-24-Habeeb-Wrap1 ...
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A day at the clinic: close to 100 teeth pulled from homeless, uninsured pat...

It was a tooth-pulling morning at the Roanoke Rescue Mission's dental clinic. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones was there. 02643_01-21-Extraction-Wrap1 The Roanoke Rescue Mission's dental clinic ...
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Visitors get new guide for Roanoke Valley

Visitors to the Roanoke Valley have a new resource to help plan their trip. The 2011 Roanoke Valley Visitor's Guide is out. News/Talk 960's Timothy ...
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The Greenbrier in WV hosts heavyweight prize fight

The boxing capital of the world is not Las Vegas this weekend. It is less than two hours from Roanoke in White Sulphur Springs, West ...
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Allen Roanoke appearance has look and feel of campaign rally

More than 100 people turned out to meet and hear former Governor and Senator George Allen today in Roanoke County. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones was ...
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Freshman Congressman votes with majority in House vote to repeal health car...

A freshman Congressman from Virginia is wasting no time getting noticed in Washington, as he bands together with other Republicans on health care reform. News/Talk ...
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One year later, woman’s disappearance stumps police, torments family

Gone without a trace--for almost one full year. A Roanoke County woman's disappearance has baffled police and tormented her family. We have more on the ...
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