Through the Mail Art Project, on display Oct. 24 through Dec. 5, Roanoke has received art from such places as Japan, Serbia and South Africa.
As a sophomore, Maggie Anderson interned in Sen. Mark Warner's office. Three years later, she landed a full-time job in the same office.
The awards, co-sponsored by Roanoke College and Hollins University, recognize distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley.
Most Virginians support a combination of budget cuts and tax and fee increases to offset the state's future budgetary problems.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner has the highest favorable ratings of any statewide elected official.