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Steve Waters
It's hard to believe I'm back where it all started! I grew up in Northern Virginia and began my broadcast career at WFLS more than 14 years ago.

Jessica Cash
Yes, I really am a farmer’s daughter.  I grew up on a dairy farm in Paynesville, Minnesota.  I have had an opportunity to live and explore some great cities, thanks to radio.


AAA Survey Shows Drivers Willing to Pay for Safer Roads

by Deirdre Blake posted May 7 2013 6:17PM
More than 60 percent of people surveyed in a new Triple A public opinion poll think the federal government should pony up more money to help with Virginia's transportation needs. 
As people keep cars longer, many also say they worry about their car's reliability and the financial impact of upkeep and gas prices. Spokeswoman Martha Meade says that cost went up by more than $9,000 last year. Even though newer cars are more fuel efficient and require less maintenance, they still have a pricetag.
Many people are also tired of getting bent axles from potholes and sitting in hours of traffic to get to work. Some say they would be okay with a national gas tax and a new national sales tax dedicated to transportation. Even more say they would get behind the idea of paying new tolls, as long as that money collected is used to maintain and improve that particular roadway.
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Topics : Social Issues
Location : Virginia
People : Martha Meade
05/28/2013 6:28AM
AAA Survey Shows Drivers Willing to Pay for Safer Roads
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