Gas station dealers: don’t blame us

Crude oil prices neared two-and-a-half month lows yesterday, but prices at the pump have barely budged. Whatever the cause or causes might be, Virginia gas ...
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Splash Valley prepares for year two

Splash Valley at the Green Ridge Recreation Center opens up two weeks from today. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has more on some changes you may notice ...
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WDBJ names next News Director, coming here from Hawaii

It's been a busy week at News-7. First it names Chris Hurst to succeed Keith Humphry as co-anchor, and now it names the next News ...
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First-ever “Mannathon” set for Saturday

Streets in Vinton and neighboring parts of Roanoke will be filled with walkers and runners this coming weekend in the first-ever "Mannathon". More from News/Talk ...
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UVA to reward successful businesses in hard-hit areas

The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia is looking for successful businesses in rural and inner-city areas that have been hit hard ...
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Verizon no longer required to deliver residential white pages

Another sign of changing times: Verizon is no longer required to deliver residential white pages telephone directories to its Virginia customers. You can still get ...
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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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