St. Patrick’s Day celebration is biggest day of the year in downtown ...

Downtown Roanoke is preparing for a very busy Saturday. As News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports, the Saint Patrick's Day celebration is green in more ways ...
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Flood warning canceled for James River

The National Weather Service has canceled its earlier flood warning for points along the James River, including Buchanan in northern Botetourt County.  Forecasters had expected ...
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Amber Alert messages coming to lottery machines in Virginia

A citizen suggestion has led to a new way of notifying the public about Amber Alerts in Virginia. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains ...
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Name of driver killed by boulder on I-77 is released

State Police say a US Army Sergeant from Colorado was at the wheel of a car that plowed at full speed into a large boulder ...
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Building homes while earning GED’s

A federal grant will help about 70 Roanoke area high school dropouts get their diplomas, earn a wage, and develop job skills. Details from News/Talk ...
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Roanoke City Schools hold registration for kindergarten, first grade

Roanoke City Public Schools will be registering children for kindergarten and first grade Thursday and Friday, March 10 and 11 between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   ...
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Redistricting commission gets down to mapwork

The commission that will recommend new congressional and legislative boundaries for Virginia is getting down to the mapwork, and it has just over three weeks ...
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Taubman Museum of Art drops admission prices

New admission rates at the Taubman Museum of Art will take effect tomorrow. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports ...
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Driver killed when boulder tumbles onto I-77

A big boulder tumbled onto Interstate 77 in Carroll County last night, and a driver was killed instantly when his car ran into it at ...
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Next round of downpours may take region off drought watch

Southwest Virginia officially remains under a drought watch -- for now. Rainfall for the year is still below normal. But the combination of last weekend's ...
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Roanoke City School officials continue to wait on Governor Bob McDonnell...

Roanoke City School officials are looking at options for starting schools before Labor Day. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports.  ...
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Free on-line tax help for more than 2,000,000 Virginians

There's a new on-line tax assistance program to help more than two million Virginians file their returns this year, and if you qualify, it's free ...
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Two months after Giffords shooting — Morgan Griffith on security

It's been almost two months since an Arizona congresswoman was shot at a public event, leading many of her colleagues to reconsider security at their ...
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Tax tips from the Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau is urging filers to be careful this tax season. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains why ...
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Jeff Dupree behind bars once again

Jeff Dupree, convicted with Tracy Nininger of a DUI traffic death three years ago is back in jail.  News/Talk 960's Evan Jones has more ...
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SW Virginia likely to lose clout in 2011 redistricting

The commission that will draw new legislative boundaries in Virginia is in its final weeks of work, preparing to submit its report April 1st. As ...
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Planned Parenthood fights defunding proposals in Congress

Virginia's Planned Parenthood Centers are facing a potential state and federal double-whammy of sorts this year. The battle now turns to Washington, where defunding proposals ...
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Collecting debt through toys

When the Downtown Learning Center closed last October, it left behind a big debt. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has more on a sale this weekend ...
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Keith Humphry leaving WDBJ-TV

Longtime news anchor Keith Humphry is retiring on May 27th.  News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports ...
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“Budget Summit” marks crunch time for Roanoke County schools

It's getting down to crunch time for next year's Roanoke County school budget as school officials work to hammer out the details. Administators and board ...
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