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CONTENTS SERVING THE ROANOKE/BLACKSBURG/ NEW RIVER VALLEY REGION

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March 2015

F E AT U R E S COVER STORY

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Pipe dreams?

Three pipeline proposals promising economic development generate opposition. by Mason Adams

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

14 Moving downtown

Developers say demand for urban living is still strong. by Jenny Boone

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BUSINESS LAW

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Middling prospects Newly minted attorneys aren’t likely to be livin’ large. by Beth Jones

HIGHER EDUCATION

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New River Community College educates students on technology’s cutting edge. by Sandra Brown Kelly

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INTERVIEW: Timothy Bradshaw, executive director, Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport ‘The world’s gateway to us’ Leading the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport into its next era. by Tim Thornton

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COMMUNITY PROFILE: Christiansburg

‘Downtown America’

Christiansburg, that other Montgomery County town, is redefining itself again. by Sandra Brown Kelly

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NEWS FROM THE CHAMBER 34 Day to chair Roanoke Regional Chamber 35 Member news & recognitions

Profile for Virginia Business

Roanoke Business- March 2015  

Roanoke Business- March 2015  

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