Advance-LogoAdvance Auto Parts leaders say its latest pending purchase will make it the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America — and reaffirms its place in Roanoke. But it is too early to tell how this might impact future employment levels here. Advance plans to purchase General Parts International for about $2 billion. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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