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Evan Jones

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 station dealers say don’t blame them. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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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 Director, who starts in June. Dan Dennison replaces the recently-dismissed Amy Morris, now Executive Producer at WABC-TV in New York City. News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones has more.

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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 960’s Evan Jones.

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Click here for full Mannathon information.

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 one, but as News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones reports, only by request.

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Verizon customers will still get yellow pages with business and government listings delivered to their homes each year. Click here for more information from the State Corporation Commission

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 rubber meets the road.

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Click here for the full AAA Mid-Atlantic news release. Click “Virginia” when the new page opens.

Gov. Bob McDonnell

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, China, where he announced the opening of a Virginia trade office.  More on the governor trade mission from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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