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2014-05-07 12:23:37

CLEVELAND, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During today's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Dominion's (NYSE: D) chairman, president and chief executive officer, Thomas F. Farrell II, announced that the company's philanthropic arm, the Dominion Foundation, is donating $100,000 to the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Dominion owns and operates Dominion East Ohio, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customer accounts in Ohio. Founded in 1990, Fisher House Foundation is a sterling...

2014-05-07 08:25:36

-- Combined output of 32 megawatts under long-term power purchase agreements RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D), one of the nation's largest energy providers, has acquired two stand-alone solar energy developments in southwest Tennessee. Commercial operation is slated for the fourth quarter of this year. The two projects are currently in late stage development by Strata Solar of Chapel Hill, N.C. All power and environmental attributes from both...

2014-04-30 12:23:58

-- Honoring 30 individuals and group initiatives as 2013 Volunteers of the Year RICHMOND, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years of growth, goodwill and giving to neighbors will be celebrated this month as Dominion marks the anniversary of its corporate volunteer program. The company will pay special tribute to 30 current individual or group volunteer initiatives during its 30(th) Anniversary Volunteer of the Year Celebration. "Over the span of three decades, Dominion volunteers...

2014-04-30 08:23:55

- First-quarter 2014 operating earnings of $1.04 per share compared to guidance of 85 cents to $1.00 per share RICHMOND, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced unaudited reported earnings determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for the three months ended March 31, 2014, of $379 million ($0.65 per share), compared with earnings of $495 million ($0.86 per share) for the same period in 2013. Operating earnings for the three...

2014-04-24 08:22:03

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-04-22 08:26:49

- Waste coal from old mining operations serves as fuel for power station RICHMOND, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since beginning commercial operation in July 2012, Dominion Virginia Power's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Wise County has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal, following through on a commitment to help clean environmental hot spots that dot the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. The waste coal, also called "gob," is piled along miles of streams...

2014-04-16 08:24:58

-- Call 8-1-1 before digging into those springtime projects RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has finally arrived, and with it come the opportunities and challenges of working outdoors. Before hauling the ladder out of the garage to clean the gutters or picking out pavers for that new patio, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to stop and think before beginning those springtime projects. Avoiding underground electrical lines may seem simple enough, but not...

2014-04-14 12:25:54

CLEVELAND, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of the spring landscaping and construction season, Dominion East Ohio reminds homeowners and excavating contractors to work safely and comply with state law by calling the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OUPS), toll-free, at either 811 or 1-800-362-2764 before digging. State law requires customers and contractors to call OUPS at least two working days before digging to prevent potential injuries from accidental utility...

2014-04-09 16:22:46

RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) will host its first-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 30. Dominion management will discuss its first-quarter financial results and other matters of interest to the financial community. Domestic callers should dial (866) 710-0179. The passcode for the conference call is "Dominion." International callers should dial (334) 323-9872. Participants should dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior to...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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