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River Laker - AirBnbAirBnb started in California’s Silicon Valley – through a website people rent out rooms in their homes to visitors passing through town. Roanoke City wants to classify one AirBnb renter as a bed-and-breakfast…but River Laker he says that shouldn’t be the case since he doesn’t serve food (the room he rents is pictured at left; courtesy River Laker). WFIR’s Gene Marrano has this report and an extended conversation with River Laker.

Listen here: an extended conversation with River Laker on the AirBnb concept: