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2014-05-28 16:21:16

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation are in discussions to bring Norfolk and Western Y6a steam engine #2156, currently in the St. Louis museum, back to its place of origin at Roanoke, Va., on a five-year loan for display at the Virginia museum, in a transaction facilitated by Norfolk Southern. In exchange, the Virginia museum will send to St. Louis a Southern Railway diesel General Motors EMD...

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...

2014-04-22 08:33:26

RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected principal. Deborah L. Petrine has been named CCR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Deborah L. Petrine founded CCR and opened its first facility in 2001. From her hands-on start as a nursing home secretary and receptionist, Ms. Petrine has accumulated a list of distinguished achievements. She co-founded and served as President of...

2014-03-28 16:22:09

Cox volunteers deliver books and read The Colors of Us to area preschoolers ROANOKE, Va., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications is helping local preschools celebrate National Reading Month and encourage a love of reading through a donation of nearly 200 books in partnership with Smart Beginnings Greater Roanoke. Recognizing the importance of reading to children, the Cox donation included one book for each 4-year old to take home and enjoy in addition to a book set for...

2014-03-26 23:26:16

Assisted Living pricing reports and features available at http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com will be published on Tuesdays in March and April. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As part of their ongoing Cost of Assisted Living study series, Seniors Guide has examined how much seniors can expect to pay for assisted living and long term care in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, as well as in Burlington, Cary and Johnston County areas of North Carolina. “We wanted to show all the...

2014-03-20 23:22:09

Roanoke, VA Event on April 6th Hopes to Raise $75,000, Being Held at Salem Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Footmaxx, a leading provider of custom-made orthotics, is a proud corporate sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Roanoke 2014 Muscle Walk, which will take place on April 6th at the Salem Civic Center. The event raises funds to help the MDA support research and to also provide services to those afflicted with neuromuscular diseases. The Roanoke...

2014-02-13 12:24:17

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications will celebrate African-American culture and contributions throughout February in recognition of Black History Month. Cox will be highlighting culturally relevant programming available OnDEMAND, featuring programming selections that focus on African-American history, documentaries that shed light on African-American triumphs, historical dramas, feature films, comedy and music. Additionally, Cox will be supporting...

2014-01-06 16:21:09

Company celebrates 25th anniversary by growing, evolving to meet customer needs ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intricate Metal Forming Company, a leading supplier of contacts for the automotive and electronics industry and an expert in design and manufacturing, headquartered in Roanoke, Va., recently changed its name to Intricate. The name change makes it easier for current and potential customers to locate the company website - intricate.com - and prevents any potential...

2013-12-04 23:04:17

Chiropractor and foot levelers join to offer 'alternative' solutions. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Foot Levelers will be joined by Dr. Brian Jensen of Kennedy Chiropractic Clinic in Salem, Virginia at the ‘After-Race Party’ of the 2013 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk Roanoke to help raise awareness of conservative pain-management solutions. This year’s Jingle Bell/Run Walk Roanoke is being held on December 14th and is scheduled to begin at 9am in...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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