Could Roanoke be a Silicon Valley?

Submitted by acohill on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 10:26

Business Insider lists the Roanoke, Virginia area as one of twenty smaller areas of the country that could become a high tech "Silicon Valley" type of region. The factors used to create the list are instructive:

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