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Budweiser profits pinched by Russia

Russia was a major buzz kill for the brewer of Budweiser and other well-known beers.

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer company, reported earnings and sales that badly missed analysts' expectations on Friday.

Russia was one of the biggest ...

Thanksgiving sales

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What's open on Thanksgiving, and what isn't

Whether or not to shop on Thanksgiving is a controversial issue, and several major retailers are already taking sides.

For the folks who can't wait for their dinners to digest before they kick off their holiday shopping spree, Macy's and Kohl's will b...

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Americans pay more for slower Internet

When it comes to Internet speeds, the U.S. lags behind much of the developed world.

That's one of the conclusions from a new report by the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, which looked at the cost and speed of Internet access i...

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Talks of a third pipeline in the Roanoke region

There's talk of another possible natural gas pipeline that may affect the Roanoke region.

Sturm Ruger and Company guns

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America's gun stores are overstocked

There's a glut of guns for sale in America. Gun dealers have overstocked, and now they're just selling off the inventory that they have, without ordering much from manufacturers.

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Virgin Galactic loses $500 million spaceship

The Virgin Galactic spaceship that exploded Friday, claiming at least one life, cost nearly $500 million to develop.

Virgin has sold more than 700 tickets, each costing more than $250,000, for future flights. Several celebrities have already signed up...

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No tricks for Wall Street: Dow sets record

It was a happy Halloween Friday for investors as the Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 190 points and set its first closing record since Sept. 19.

Bidding closes on sale of historic fire station

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Bidding closes on historic fire station in downtown Roanoke

The bidding has closed on a historic piece of real estate located along Church Avenue in downtown Roanoke. The city put Fire Station No. 1 up for sale earlier this summer.

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Can anything save Sony?

Sony is in dire straits.

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Can manufacturer to officially open Monday in Roanoke County

The Ardagh Group announced Friday that its new plant at 6525 Commonwealth Drive in southwest Roanoke County will open Monday.

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