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Busy weekend scheduled at River’s Edge

Three big events are set for this weekend in Roanoke.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has details. Click here for more information ...
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Oil prices cause driving pains beyond the pump

Rising oil prices are affecting your cost of driving in more ways the one. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports they're also hitting you where the ...
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McDonnell in Asia in hopes of boosting VA jobs, exports

Governor McDonnell says his job creation and economic development mission in Asia is going well. McDonnell spoke to reporters in a conference call from Shanghai, ...
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No postage necessary: food bank prepares for big food drive

Feeding America Southwest Virginia is getting ready for its biggest food drive of the year. And as News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin says, it couldn't have ...
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Appeals court hears VA challenges to health care law

A federal appeals panel has heard the arguments. Now it must rule whether a key provision of the health care overhaul law in constitutional. More ...
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Virginia health care lawsuit goes to federal appeals court today

Virginia takes center stage today in the legal battle over federally-mandated health insurance coverage as a federal appeals court in Richmond takes up the question ...
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Also up for court review: Liberty University health care lawsuit

The same three federal judges considering Virginia's health care law challenge will also hear arguments in the appeal of a separate but related suit filed ...
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Roanoke concert proceeds to help tornado relief

The local chapter of the American Red Cross is getting a musical boost in efforts to help area tornado victims.  News/Talk 960's Jeff Taylor has ...
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Getting behind the keyboard before getting behind the wheel

Car crashes are the leading killer of teens, and Triple-A has a website to help teens and their parents navigate the process of learning to ...
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Purple triangular traps look for new tree-killing pest

State and federal agriculture departments are on the lookout for a new tree pest, and the purple triangular traps hanging from trees are hard to ...
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“Suspicious package” outside bank disrupts Melrose Avenue

A suspicious package led to police tape around a bank, a bomb-sniffing dog, and the closing of a busy city street this morning. News/Talk 960's ...
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Police: crime lab evidence backs Tina Smith murder probe

Roanoke County Police say most of the crime lab evidence is now back in the Tina Smith murder investigation, and detectives say it appears to ...
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New study shows impact of high gas prices

Virginia families are spending a lot more per month for fuel than they were just two years ago.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports ...
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Roanoke School Board member stepping down

Roanoke School Board Vice-Chairman Jason Bingham is stepping down, citing growing job responsibilities that leave him unable to attend many board meetings. More from News/Talk ...
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Plan approved, machinery moving for first South Peak building

Heavy machinery is once again at work at South Peak, the long-promised development on the hill across from Tanglewood Mall. And the developer says it's ...
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Bring your old computers to Salem

The City of Salem is looking to collect computers later today. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin with more on what they'll be used for ...
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John Sylvester-Johnson dies at 62

The Roanoke Rescue Mission today announced the death of John Sylvester-Johnson.  News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports ...
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Obama won’t release bin Laden death photos

President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body. He made the remarks in an interview with ...
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Crews prepare Salem Stadium for Zac Brown Band

Workers are spending a third day at Salem Stadium preparing for tonight's Zac Brown Band Concert.  News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports from ground level. Click ...
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State funding for public radio/TV cut 23%

Governor McDonnell is making further state funding reductions to public radio and television stations, this time with the line item veto pen. The president of ...
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