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Rod Belcher | August 24, 2012
Dr. Burton agrees that cost issues are a major difference between ER treatment and urgent care options. “There is a substantial price difference, but it depends upon the medical problem and what level of treatment is required before you can make that comparison,” Dr. Burton says. “In general, urgent care charges are less. The ER is equipped to handle much more complicated, costly interventions.” There are other reasons visiting an emergency room for a relatively minor situation may cost you significantly more than visiting your primary care physician or an urgent care facility.
NEWS
Tim Saunders and Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief | October 19, 2012
There's a spot next to the Lynchburg Expressway where monsters lurk in the woods. It's a place where clowns chase you with a chainaw.  If you dare to venture inside an old house on the property, prepare to hang out with zombies and corpses. It's Halloween, and that means it's Scaremare time. The annual event is put on by Liberty University.  This year is the 40th Anniversary. "Kids know our history," said Scaremare director, Steve Vandegriff.  "They know that they're going to have a good time and we're going to do our best to scare them.
NEWS
Karen Kiley and Reporter | February 7, 2012
Urban legends and ghost stories surround an old mansion in Southwest Virginia. From murder and war, to mental illness and slavery, the tales are so tall that the television series Ghost Hunters made the trip to Wythe County to investigate. It's not the house itself that brings people to Major Graham Mansion , but what or who might be inside. "We've all been so fascinated with the house and the stories that we wanted to come in and investigate," said Lesley Catron, a Wythe County native.
NEWS
Jean Jadhon and WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter | April 6, 2011
One local bride won't just take steps to the altar this Saturday, but she'll also take steps earlier in the day that are a start to her whole new life. Hunter Flannagan's ready for her wedding all the way down to the bottom of her shoes which have stickers with the words "I" and "do" pasted on .  After all this wedding was supposed to happen months ago. " We had an original wedding date of September 25th," Hunter Flannagan explained.  " And we postponed it due to my chemo(therapy)
NEWS
Meteorologist Brent Watts | October 10, 2012
There's nothing quite like autumn in southwest and central Virginia. As the colors unfold across the region, we wanted to know where you like to go and catch the fall foliage. Here are the top answers along with a few more extras you suggested. BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY You can tell the leaf-peepers from the rest of those traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway. They are the ones going 10 miles below the speed limit and stopping off at every overlook to catch a better glimpse. Why not?
NEWS
David Kaplan/WDBJ7 Web Staff | September 18, 2012
Bath County investigators confirmed late Tuesday afternoong that a body found Sept. 2 is Beacher Hackney. He was the prime suspect in the killings of two of his co-workers at The Homestead resort in March 2009. Hackney's body was found about seven miles from The Homestead, near the Lower Cascades Golf Course. Hackney's remains were found after two people found a jacket in the brush. A Ziploc baggie full of ammunition was found inside the jacket. "They also found a badly-rusted .380 semi-automatic handgun and a man's watch on the ground nearby," Bath County Sheriff Robert Plecker said.
NEWS
Jean Jadhon | May 23, 2012
Liberace, Rock Hudson, and Ryan White are three names associated with AIDS. Since the 1980's, 600,000 people have died of AIDS, but you don't hear much about it these days. The scary reality is that there is no cure and the number of new HIV cases is rising in Southwest Virginia. "You don't see the faces of people who are gone and look very ill on television anymore. You don't hear a lot about it," said Elaine Martin, the HIV Prevention Director with the Virginia Department of Health.
NEWS
Web Staff | February 24, 2011
New jobs are coming to Botetourt County.   Dynex America Corporation will spend $15 million to expand its facility, creating 95 new jobs.  The company makes parts for auto transmissions. Dynax will expand into the former Johnson Controls building next to its plant right now in Eastpark Commerce Center. "They have been just a tremendous corporate citizen not only do they have good jobs.  They're the largest employer in Botetourt County now, private employer," said Jerry Burgess, county administrator.
NEWS
May 18, 2010
UPDATED: Wednesday, 5:30p.m. How far is too far to go to make an arrest? It's a question many of you have asked News7 since Tuesday night when we told you about an undercover sting operation in Salem. A woman was arrested last week for prostitution at the "K-nail and hair salon" on West Main street. According to a search warrant - a sworn court document - the woman removed the uncover officer's underwear and started to perform a sex act on him before she was arrested.
HEALTH
Tricia Foley, MD, RD | May 4, 2011
Many seeking to lose weight are looking for help, guidance and support to reach their goals but aren’t quite sure where to turn.  The Weigh Station is a Physician managed weight loss facility offering an innovative approach to the growing problem of managing obesity and has two locations in South West Virginia.   Using a multi-disciplinary team, The Weigh Station is able to hold up to their motto “Creating Knowledge, Changing habits, Changing lives”,...
NEWS
WDBJ7 Web Staff | November 13, 2012
The lead investigator in the 2009 abduction and murder of Morgan Harrington has written an open letter to Harrington's killer. Virginia State Police lieutenant Joe Rader retired earlier this year. According to a news release Rader is a self-described “father, husband and person of faith.” Harrington, who was from Roanoke, was a 20-year-old Virginia Tech student. She was abducted from a “Metallica” concert in Charlottesville on Oct. 17, 2009. Her body was found in an Albemarle County field nearly three months later.
NEWS
WDBJ7 Web Staff/Joe Dashiell | May 24, 2013
Developers say a new project in the city of Roanoke will transform a 22-acre site between Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and downtown. Friday morning, they came together with community leaders to break ground on "The Bridges. " The first phase includes new housing and offices near the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, a restaurant in the old stable that's still standing on the property and a river walk along the Roanoke River. Jason Vickers-Smith is a Richmond-based developer.
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