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2011-07-20 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 high school students from 15 schools in North Carolina, Southeastern Virginia and District of Columbia participated in the first annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp powered by STIHL at the company's campus in Virginia Beach this past week. Designed to promote careers in modern manufacturing, the camp activities included tours of STIHL's Virginia Beach facility and classes on cutting-edge manufacturing technologies like...

2011-07-15 09:36:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched coal price assessments for US Gulf coast exports at New Orleans and US east coast exports at Hampton Roads. With these assessments, Argus now publishes coal prices for all major Atlantic basin coal markets and adds to its industry leading selection of US and international coal price information. The US east coast, or fob Hampton Roads, assessments join Argus' successful metallurgical coal...

2011-07-05 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications is hosting "Kid's Safety Festival" on Saturday, July 9 at Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach. This event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in front of the Cox Solutions Kiosk at Pembroke Mall. (The kiosk is located near the Food Court area in the mall.) The mall is located at 4554 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach. For this event, the following activities will occur: Internet safety tip demonstrations for...

2011-06-29 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ka Kim Fung of Salem High School in Virginia Beach is the 2011 winner of the Cox Communications/ACCESS College Scholarship. Cox Communications presents this award annually to a deserving student through the ACCESS College Foundation program. Fung plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall and will be majoring in Computer Software Engineering. The Cox endowed scholarship is valued at $1,000 and ACCESS College Foundation will...

2011-06-28 13:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Cox Communications will be part of a grand opening ceremony for the opening of a new Cox kiosk at the Norfolk Navy Exchange. The grand opening will occur from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The new Cox kiosk is located within the exchange, which is housed at 1560 Mall Drive, Building No (CD-13), Norfolk, Virginia. According to the Navy Exchange website, their mission is to provide customers with quality goods and services and...

2011-06-24 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, Cox Communications will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies for its two newest Solutions Stores in its Hampton Roads area. Cox has opened a brand new store in Virginia Beach. The store is located in the Red Mill Shopping Center, 2173 Upton Drive, Parcel 8, Suite A, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. The ribbon cutting for this store will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. In Norfolk, Cox has relocated...

2011-06-08 15:10:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The professional sand soccer team from Senegal in western Africa is considered a top pick to win the COOP U.S. Open, June 10 -12, taking place along the oceanfront at Virginia Beach. Senegal won the main beach soccer championship for Africa in 2008 and finished third in 2009. Three players from the 2009 team are on the roster for the United States visit this week. There are 10 pro teams in the competition, each made up of star players...

2011-05-27 00:00:28

Sister Rita Thomas, CBS, of the Sisters of Bon Secours, received the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of South Hampton Roads' Women of Distinction Award for her work in the medical field. The Sisters of Bon Secours is a Catholic women's religious community with ministries in the fields of healthcare, social services, spiritual retreats and education. Sr. Rita has held various positions in the Bon Secours Health Care System and was honored for her work in the Hampton Roads area by...

2011-05-05 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources Inc., has donated $75,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help families affected by tornadoes that struck the eastern regions of North Carolina and Virginia on April 16. "In this time of need, we want to provide a helping hand to the communities, families, friends and neighbors whose lives were changed forever by the destruction the tornadoes left behind," said...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival. The fun takes place at Mill Point Park in downtown Hampton and includes live music, arts & crafts, clothing, and ethnic food vendors. (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival. The fun...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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