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UPDATE: Schewels employee shot in Roanoke while leaving to deposit money

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating reports of a shooting.

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Stocks: Tug of war on Wall Street

The bulls and bears had a tug of war Thursday as they debate corporate earnings, renewed geopolitical tensions and a recent spate of merger news.

The Dow Jones industrial average ended flat. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both posted small gains. All thr...

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GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

The cost of the recall and some other accounting char...

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Coffee prices skyrocket after Brazil drought

Coffee prices have doubled since late last year, and drinkers of the black stuff may soon start to notice.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

How'd this book top Amazon's best-seller list?

One would think the secret to selling books would be to mimic the sorcery of "Harry Potter," or to capitalize on the teen vampire allure of "Twilight." Astoundingly, the No. 1 best-seller on Amazon is currently a nearly 700-pager about economic theory authored by a Frenchman: "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Amazon cannot keep it in stock.

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A survival guide for taking your kids to work

It was one of those mom moments, one of those "no matter how much you try to plan and do for your children, you can't think of everything" realizations. (If you have kids, you know exactly what I mean.)

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CNN

Stocks: Buoyed by Apple, Facebook

Tech investors rejoice!

Both Apple and Facebook reported strong quarterly earnings late Wednesday, boosting market sentiment and pushing U.S. stock futures higher Thursday.

Apple shares rallied after the company said it was expanding its stock buyback ...

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Apple shares soar on increased buyback

Shares of Apple soared more than 7% in premarket trading Thursday, one day after the company upped its share buyback and dividend. Apple also handily beat Wall Street's profit and sales estimates for the past quarter.

Apple said it will increase its s...

Berkshire Hathaway brand investing in Roanoke real estate

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is coming to Roanoke

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced Wednesday it is adding affiliates in our area

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Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

President Barack Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks. But not every low-wage worker has to be paid the minimum wage.

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