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2011-01-10 12:20:00

App Developed by Hollins Communications Research Institute as a Fluency Treatment and Practice Tool ROANOKE, Va., Jan.

2011-01-10 11:59:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics (Pixel) of Roanoke, Va., announced today that its emPower! electronic focusing eyeglasses received significant recognition by major news organizations at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

2010-12-13 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics (Pixel) of Roanoke, Virginia USA announced today that Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd. of Ehime, Japan (Panasonic) will manufacture electronic lenses for PixelOptics' electronic focusing eyeglasses named emPower!(TM).

2010-12-06 23:07:01

A well-known paper-based medical chart used by pediatric emergency personnel across America is undergoing a 21st century boost in an collaborative effort between Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, Roanoke-based Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, and the physician who created the original method some 25 years ago.

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Burris Computer Forms ®, provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards, labels and tags, announces the addition of 6-UP Weather-Resistant / Tear-Resistant Tags to the company's Blank Printable TagsTM line. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) November 23, 2010 Burris Computer Forms ®, provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards, labels and tags, announces the addition of 6-UP Weather-Resistant / Tear-Resistant Tags to the company's Blank Printable TagsTM line. Burris Blank Printable Tags TM are tags...

2010-11-17 00:00:51

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA -November 11, 2010- Burris Computer Forms ® provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards and shipping labels, announces the addition of Olde Parchment Four-of-a-Kind PostcardsTM, Olde Parchment Note Cards and envelopes and Olde Parchment HalfFold Greeting Cards to the company's Print-On-Demand FormsTM products. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Burris Computer Forms ® provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards and shipping labels, announces the addition of Olde...

2010-10-11 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Community Care, a subsidiary of Arcadian Health, has just announced the debut of a new office location in Roanoke, VA at The Suites on Jefferson & Church located at 312 Jefferson St., Suite 100.

2010-09-27 14:11:00

ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview: On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, Cox Communications and the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia will hold an official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the 9th Street Club's new Technology Center.

2010-09-13 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq: OCCF) ("OCC" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2010.

2010-07-13 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting services, announced that it has purchased and will begin immediate renovations on a 100-year-old historic building in downtown Roanoke that will serve as its new expanded global headquarters.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.