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Shooting in Roanoke

Roanoke Police say a man was shot Tuesday afternoon in the 1700 block of Dupree Street.  Two homes were also hit with gunfire.  Police say ...
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McDonnell already peppered with VP questions

Governor McDonnell is just over one year into office, but he's already getting peppered with questions regarding a possible Vice-Presidential nomination in 2012. McDonnell appeared ...
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Conversation on economy comes to Roanoke

A national conversation on economic security is planned for early next week. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains ...
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Potential battle brews over how VA should assign future electoral votes

Efforts are now underway in Virginia and many other states to change how electoral votes will be cast in future presidential elections. Supporters of change ...
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Ten Commandments taken down again in Giles Co., but legal battle may not be...

The Ten Commandments are down once again in Giles County Schools, but that does not mean the legal battle is over. The latest from News/Talk ...
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Saving money with free software

A Virginia Tech professor is helping thousands of people save money on their electric bills. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains. Click here for more information ...
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200 new jobs for Roanoke — with hopes that this time, they last

Freight Car America's Roanoke facility has a big order that will mean about 200 jobs. And local economic development officials hope this time, these jobs ...
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WANTED: foster parents across the area

The need for foster parents continues to rise. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has more on an orientation session coming up a week from today. Click here ...
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Seminar to offer advice on opening a restaurant

If you're thinking about opening a restaurant, a free seminar in Roanoke next week could offer you a recipe for success. Business development specialists will ...
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Kaine ponders return to life of shaking hands, asking for money

Virginia Democrats await word from former governor Tim Kaine on whether he will run for the Senate seat Jim Webb will leave in 2012. If ...
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Company expansion to bring 125 new jobs to Roanoke

UnitedHealthCare says it will be renovating and expanding its Roanoke call center to accommodate about 125 new employees over the next two years. The company's ...
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Bill to restrict texting while driving runs out of gas

A bill to further restrict texting while driving is now dead for the year in Richmond, but backers say they'll keep on trying. The story ...
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Police stay busy at Elm Avenue interchange

The Elm Avenue interchange of I-581 saw 59 crashes last year. Many accidents started because drivers ignored traffic signals and blocked the intersections. News/Talk 960's Timothy ...
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Stink bugs are back, re-emerging inside many homes

A now-familiar pest is making its way inside many homes this time of year, and there's not much you can do about it. The story ...
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Rest in peace at Virginia Tech

If you haven't picked a final resting place yet, Virginia Tech is now an option.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports ...
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Lawsuit looms to take down Ten Commandments in Giles Co. schools

An atheist and agnostic group appears ready to file suit against Giles County schools for posting the Ten Commandments inside school buildings. The Freedom from ...
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More vehicles damaged in Roanoke

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating more property damage to vehicles.  Five cars on Bosworth Drive and Darwin Road were damaged Tuesday night.  This past ...
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“Eat for Education” sponsor: meals tax increase should not cont...

The Roanoke City Council member who proposed the "Eat for Education" meals tax increase is happy to see it helping Roanoke Schools as intended, but Court ...
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White-nose syndrome killing bats in Virginia

White-nose syndrome is causing bats in southwest Virginia to die.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin says that could mean an increase in insect populations ...
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Report released on last summer’s state computer meltdown

Governor Bob McDonnell's office says last summer’s massive computer failure that created havoc at the Department of Motor Vehicles was caused by both hardware failure ...
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