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Feb. 11, 2016

The Roanoke Times Opinion: Don’t let Congress stifle innovation, by Jeff Mitchell

This post originally appeared in The Roanoke Times on February 11, 2016.

February 11 – the birthday of Thomas Edison — has become a day to honor America’s rich history in innovation by celebrating National Inventors’ Day.

In Southwest Virginia, we have cause to celebrate this day, because our region has become a nationally-recognized hotbed of innovation.