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ReporterIt's a one-of-a-kind event. Not just for this region, but for the entire East Coast. The BB&T North American Arabian World Championship Horse Show is this week in Lexington. It's being held at the Virginia Horse Center. People have...
An IKEA subsidiary supplier will establish its first U.S. operation in Pittsylvania County. Governor Bob McDonnell announced Friday Axxor Group, a Netherlands-based company, will invest $4.96 million to establish an operation in the Ringgold East...
Volvo Trucks says increased demand for its products is allowing the company to ramp up production at its New River Plant and recall 700 workers. The production increase includes adding a second shift. The ramp-up will take place in stages between May...
Volvo and its local union employees have officially come to a deal. The United Auto Workers Local 2069 ratified a new five-year contract today. The agreement covers about 1,300 UAW members at the New River Valley plant. Workers went on strike at...
Volvo and union workers at the New River Valley plant have inked a tentative deal. The contract would cover about 1,300 United Auto Worker members for the next five years, according to officials. Negotiators would not comment on specifics. "Can I take...
A new rate schedule has been announced at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke. Here is the full of press release from the Taubman Museum: TAUBMAN UNVEILS NEW ‘FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM’ RATES Lower Rates Will Take Effect March 1, 2011...
A plane made a rough landing in Lynchburg Friday evening. Three people were on board a small four-seater plane that landed without landing gear at North American Flight Center, also known as Falwell Aviation. Nobody was hurt. Before landing, the...
ReutersBy John Kemp LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) - Lack of specialist equipment and skilled personnel have been the biggest barriers to raising the supply of oil over the last decade, contributing to the steady escalation in prices. Exploration and production (E&...
ReutersBRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut to buy the cocoa business of Singaporean group...
ReutersBRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Brazilian investment fund 3G Capital, and Berkshire Hathaway to acquire joint...
Reuters* C$ at C$1.0307 to US$, or 97.02 U.S. cents * Q1 GDP growth beats expectations, BOC forecast * C$ hits strongest level in two years vs Aussie * Bond prices rise across the curve By Alastair Sharp TORONTO, May 31 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar...
ReutersBRUSSELS, May 31 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS None NEW LISTINGS -- U.S. food and grain-handling companies ConAgra Foods ,...
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