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2014-04-22 08:33:28

RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected key executive. David W. Tucker is now CCR's President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). David W. Tucker has been with CCR since 2007. Formerly the President and CEO of American Health Care, Mr. Tucker brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to CCR's executive board. Mr. Tucker studied Business Management at Richmond College (London, UK) and...

2014-01-17 08:23:14

Radford, Va., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radford University is working with CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), which has 12 long-term care centers across Virginia, to examine the effectiveness of bright light exposure for individuals with dementia. This study is being funded by the Virginia Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. Many older adults with dementia living in long-term care facilities experience depression and agitation. Current treatments for...

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Two professors from Russia are visiting schools in Montgomery County this week to find out how local educators work with students, and others, with disabilities. Elena Nikolayevna Pryakhina and Marina Alekseyevna Shumskikh, both teachers at the Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, observed classes at Blacksburg High, Blacksburg Middle and Kipps Elementary schools Tuesday. The pair wants to take back proof that they...

2008-09-05 03:00:15

By Amy Matzke amy.matzke@roanoke.com 381-1674 Next time you're browsing for new music, look for some local names. Robert Trent, guitarist and Radford University professor of guitar and lute, and Wayne Gallops, pianist and director of bands and Radford assistant professor of music education, both released CDs in August. Trent, during a Kansas City concert this summer, debuted his third release, "Robert Fruehwald: Music for Flutes and Guitar," on which he plays new compositions by the...

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Christa Desrets, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Aug. 5--Lynchburg College is looking for up to 12 Virginia teachers who would receive a more than 90 percent discount while earning an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education. The Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation is in its second year of offering the assistance to teachers of preschool-aged children with disabilities. "Students will need to pay only $100 per course, which is about $900 less than they would...

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Jim Minick jminick@radford.edu It's a land of rare sparrows, bobwhite quail and deer too many to count. It's a bend in the New River where German brothers first farmed corn and cattle in the 1740s. And now this place of thousands of acres is a land encircled by miles and miles of fence. I've driven by the Radford Army Ammunition Plant for more than 20 years, always glimpsing in, always wondering what the land looks like, what wild creatures still live there and how the river shapes...

2008-07-07 09:00:32

By Matthew Bowers, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 7--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Sgt. Frank Few, swimming away from the ambush, looked back in horror. He saw Japanese swords flashing in the dawn sun over the bodies of his Marine buddies lying on a Guadalcanal beach. The attack on Aug. 12, 1942, was the end of the ill-fated Goettge Patrol and the beginning of a largely forgotten mystery of World War II. Three men, including Few, escaped, but rescue parties in the next days found little...

2008-06-21 09:00:37

By MATTHEW BOWERS By Matthew Bowers The Virginian-Pilot A national study by an advocacy group contends that almost nine out of 10 college education programs fail to adequately prepare prospective elementary teachers to handle math instruction. Among the schools from Virginia included in the study are Norfolk State University and Radford University, both public institutions, and two private schools, Hampton University and the University of Richmond. The Washington-based National...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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