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2011-05-17 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Roanoke River, stretching nearly 410 miles from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains to North Carolina's Albemarle Sound, was named among the "Top 10" Most Endangered Rivers in the United States by the nationwide advocacy group on the American Rivers Association today. The designation was prompted by a threat posed by the proposal to lift Virginia's 30-year ban on uranium mining with the first uranium mine and mill planned in the Roanoke...

2011-05-03 20:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, hosted more than 450 people at the opening reception of Meridium Conference 2011 this evening at the company's newly renovated global headquarters building in downtown Roanoke, Virginia USA.

2011-01-26 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and the Roanoke Times will gather the region's key business and workforce development leaders on January 26 to talk about 2011 job growth forecasts for the Roanoke Valley region.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.