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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil i...

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Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were back up and running after being hit by a computer glitch Friday.

Some stores had responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

"The point of sale register outage has been resolved," St...

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was subject...

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Comedian Kathy Griffin to perform in Roanoke on June 18

Griffin is set to perform at the Berglund Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. June 18.

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

Avengers assemble! That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

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Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation's airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

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Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5 billion cloud business

Amazon is back to its big spending, big revenue, money losing ways.

The online retail giant reported a loss Thursday for the first three months of the year, after briefly jumping into the black during the holiday shopping season. Yet sales soared from...

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AppTech Solutions expands Roanoke Co. operation, hiring 100 workers over three years

AppTech Solutions is expanding its operation in Roanoke County and expects to hire more than 100 workers over the next three years.

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Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration, but Microsoft keeps finding new ways to prove that it is built to survive the "post-PC" world.

Sales of Windows tanked last quarter, falling 19% for business customer...

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