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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistVirginia Tech students are making big moves when it comes to erasing their footprint on the environment. In just one year, the school has collected and diverted more than 500 tons of compostable waste from the regional landfill. Employees at...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
A Virginia winery and a commodity exchange in China have agreed on a five-year wine export deal. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the agreement between Chateau Morrisette in Floyd County and the Tianjin Commodity Exchange Company on Monday. McDonnell is...
The Better Business Bureau is warning Virginia residents about a new scam. A company pretending to be Global Test Market, out of Rhode Island, has actively been recruiting customers in Western Virginia to become "customer service evaluators." The...
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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThe greenhouses at Wipledale Farms will soon be full of fresh produce. "People like to get the tomatoes and be the first one in their neighborhood to say I got a tomato before anyone else," said Sheryl Murphy, who co-owns Wipledale Farms with her...
A partnership between the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is apparently paying off for Virginia residents. According to a news release from the state, more than 500 temporary boat registrations and 3,700...
A federal grand jury has indicted four people in a 2009 salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut processing plant. The indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Georgia charges four employees with Lynchburg-based Peanut Corp. of America....
Assignment ManagerA company that runs a customer service center in Martinsville is expanding and plans to add about 100 additional jobs. Faneuil, Inc. already operates a virtual "welcome center" in Martinsville for Dominion Virginia Power customers. In an expansion...
Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts announced Wednesday that it has acquired the company B.W.P. Distributors. BWP is currently a private company that supplies, markets, and distributes automotive parts. The purchase means Advance will now operate 124 BWP...
Danville Utilities is warning about a phone scam targeting restaurants. The caller tells the restaurant owner or manager that a check recently sent in or a utility bill wasn't signed, and that they have to immediately transfer money into a certain...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistDMV 2 Go is a flett of five mobile customer service centers ready to bring DMV services to Virginians at convenient locations. Services: The handicapped-accessible full service office-on-wheels is equipped to process all DMV transactions including:...
This week's Election 2012 candidate profile focuses on the 9th District Congressional race. The 9th district is located in the southwest portion of the state and includes Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles, Floyd, Craig, Carroll, and Grayson Counties, along with...
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