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2012-02-10 09:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky. and ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Advance Auto Parts and Valvoline are teaming up to bring engine performance and environmental responsibility together like never before. Consumers can now return their used oil to any of the more than 3,300 Advance Auto Parts stores nationwide and purchase Valvoline NextGen to help "Close the Loop" and receive a special offer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120210/NY51219LOGO ) Valvoline NextGen motor oil...

2012-02-09 14:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, announced the addition of new speakers to the agenda for Meridium Conference 2012, an annual gathering of users and partners, held this year on April 23-27 at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra, Florida, outside of Jacksonville. In addition to client presentations from BP Pipelines, Dow Chemical, Eastman Chemical, EDF, Luminant, Nova Scotia...

2012-01-26 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2011. OCC's consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2011 were $73.3 million--the highest in the Company's history and exceeding the previous record for annual net sales set just last year. The Company's consolidated net sales of $19.7 million during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011...

2012-01-10 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, announced that Rhys Davies, asset management expert, will be a keynote speaker and workshop presenter at its annual conference for users and partners April 23-27, 2012, at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra, Florida, near Jacksonville. Mr. Davies, Managing Director at Smart Asset Management Solutions Limited, is currently chairman of...

2011-12-13 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, announced the launch of a new learning experience for University of Tennessee (UT) College of Engineering students. The Meridium Asset Performance Management Lab(TM), located in the UT Industrial and Information Engineering (IIE) Department, will offer professors, graduate students, and undergraduates the opportunity for hands-on APM experience using...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

The behavioral stuttering therapy and technology-driven tools provided by Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a non-profit center specializing in stuttering research and therapy innovation, are in lockstep with growing consumer trends for more do-it-yourself health management and monitoring. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 The behavioral stuttering therapy and technology-driven tools provided by Hollins Communications...

2011-11-16 11:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, named the nation's "Fastest 4G Network Yet" by Popular Science's 2011 Best of What's New Awards, and No. 1 on PC World's 100 Best Products of 2011, is turning on its 4G LTE network in 14 new markets and expanding in four markets on Nov. 17, bringing its blazingly fast speeds to 179 markets across the United States. Consumers and businesses in these areas can choose from 16 4G LTE-enabled devices, including the new HTC...

2011-11-15 08:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Roanoke that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. Through this network expansion, AT&T will be improving in-home access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in the Raleigh...

2011-11-09 13:28:00

LAUREL, Md., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is bringing the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Roanoke, Virginia on Nov. 17. Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network will be available in 178 cities across the country on Nov. 17 and currently supports 15 devices, including the DROID RAZR(TM) by Motorola, Samsung Stratosphere(TM), a Galaxy S® smartphone, the Pantech Breakout(TM) and DROID BIONIC(TM) by Motorola. When Verizon Wireless...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - http://www.stuttering.org), a leader in stuttering research and treatment innovation, launches a multifaceted initiative that makes stuttering therapy more affordable during these challenging financial times. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Unemployment and the continuing drain on consumersâ wallets during the countryâs turbulent economy have caused many people to cancel life-enhancing therapies and medical...