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2011-10-25 09:00:00

Long before the feminist movement, some women followed their sacred longing. In Cold Stone, White Lily, we hear the voice of Anne Wyngfield, an imagined 14th century Englishwoman who at middle age chooses to become an anchoress, a spiritual recluse devoted to the journey of embodying the sacred. Norwich, UK (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 Cold Stone, White Lily, a new book of poems by Anne Markham Bailey MFA, MA, BA Barnard College, gives voice to Anne Wyngfield, a fictional 14th century English...

2011-07-12 09:01:00

NORFOLK, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, a leading international children's medical charity, today announced the appointment of Dr. William P. Magee, Jr. to executive chairman and Howard J. Unger to chief executive officer. Kathleen S. Magee will continue in her role as president. Dr. Magee founded Operation Smile, with Mrs. Magee, in 1982. Mr. Unger has been affiliated with the charity since 1986. The elevation in position for both reflects Operation Smile's ongoing...

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...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Application helps consumers navigate tough financial decisions Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced today the release of its new Mortgage Calculator application for the iPhone. The Mortgage Calculator app joins Homes.com's already extensive mobile suite, which includes home search applications for iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7 and Android users, as well as a mobile website, making Homes.com the first real estate portal to reach...

2011-04-14 21:30:00

NORFOLK, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, building on its strong 2010 record of network accomplishments, today announced highlights of local network improvement plans for 2011. AT&T is focused on enabling 4G speeds** and enhanced reliability for customers in the Norfolk area, part of its overall planned $19-billion investment in its U.S. wireless and wireline networks and other capital projects in 2011. AT&T plans to invest millions in its wireless network in the...

2011-04-12 06:55:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Walters will be seen at the Harrison Opera House this evening in Norfolk, VA in Rappahannock County, a new music theater piece by composer Ricky Ian Gordon. Rappahannock County is a fictional song cycle inspired by diaries, letters, and personal accounts written during the period of the Civil War. The work explores the war's impact on a community of Virginians -- slaves, plantation owners, soldiers, nurses, widows and survivors. The five...

2011-03-18 09:19:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company has sold the Norfolk Assembly Plant property to Jacoby Development, Inc. Jacoby has, in turn, sold a portion of the 100-acre site to Belgium-based Katoen Natie (KTN), a global logistics provider which will invest $12 million in a new warehousing and distribution operation that will create 225 new jobs Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today announced the sale of the Norfolk Assembly Plant property in Norfolk, Va., to...

2011-03-07 16:23:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Operation Smile today voted to discontinue the proposed merger with Smile Train. The Board of Directors of Smile Train also has voted to discontinue the proposed merger. William R. Fox, Chairman of the Board of Operation Smile, released the following statement on behalf of the Board of Directors: "We have thoughtfully and carefully pursued combining our two organizations with the goal of treating more children in more...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.