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2014-09-24 23:01:09

Five new members have been added to the Science Museum of Virginia's Trustee and Foundation boards this summer. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia has added five new members to its Trustee and Foundation boards this summer. Governor McAuliffe appointed Eucharia “Ukay” Jackson, Linda Nash and James T. Roberts to the Museum’s Board of Trustees; Hank C. Coleman, Jr. and John H. Wick, IV were voted onto the Museum’s Foundation board. “The Museum is...

2014-09-24 00:20:49

Mark S. Paullin, a lawyer based in Richmond, VA whose primary area of practice is Personal Injury and Criminal Defense, has earned a Peer Review Rating(TM) from Martindale-Hubbell® RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell® has confirmed that attorney Mark S. Paullin still maintains the BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating(TM) from Martindale-Hubbell, even after first achieving this rating in 2002....

2014-09-19 23:05:06

Customized systems featuring new Maxwell-powered GPUs start at around $2099 Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Velocity Micro®, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, laptops, and peripherals announces the availability of gaming PCs powered by NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics. Fully customized systems powered by these freshly announced GPUs and built with premium, retail grade parts, assembled by hand in Richmond, Virginia, start at around...

2014-09-19 12:23:54

Residents and visitors will be able to watch compelling cable programming on TCN- The Comcast Network throughout the month of September. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Richmond, Virginia holds a valuable place in American history. It is home to many of the most important battlegrounds and cemeteries which are important to the nation's birth. History and military buffs will be thrilled with all there is to offer in the beautiful city. It is ranked third by...

2014-09-18 16:22:25

- Redemption of NYSE-listed $5.00 Dividend Preferred Stock RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), announced that it is notifying holders of its preferred stock of its plans to redeem all shares of each outstanding series of preferred stock. The redemption date of the preferred stock is Oct. 20, 2014. The shares to be redeemed include the company's $5.00 Dividend Preferred...

2014-09-16 23:08:22

Award-Winning App Has Won Praise from New York Times, TechCrunch, and Mac|Life, in addition to Being Named Mac App Store Editors' Choice and Mac App Store's "Best of 2013" Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Binary Formations marks September as "National Preparedness Month" with the latest update of Home Inventory, Home Inventory Photo Remote, and Home Inventory Mobile Backup, recognized as the most complete home inventory management solution for the Mac...

2014-09-09 23:14:51

Comparenow.com welcomes Good2Go Auto Insurance to their panel of auto insurance company partners. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Comparenow.com welcomes Good2Go Auto Insurance to its panel of auto insurance company partners. Good2Go, a subsidiary of American Independent Companies, specializes in providing insurance policies designed to meet the minimum required insurance in their given states. With a focus on getting drivers back on the road with ease, they offer low down...

2014-09-04 16:27:14

The company is exploring difficult issues about confronting aging and long term care planning RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is coming to San Francisco on September 6 - 7 as part of Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, the fourth stop on a national research and education program to have conversations about a pressing issue confronting many Americans: how to plan and pay for long term care needs for an aging population. The United States is...

2014-08-30 23:01:57

Topics including the right to bear arms for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients, memory improvement activities, and stories of persevering against the disease added to article library. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Seniors Guide, the comprehensive guide to all things senior, has published several articles recently that focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss. Country singer Glen Campbell, who recently revealed to the public of being diagnosed with the...

2014-08-29 23:04:03

Codenamed Haswell-E, new Intel processors, X99 chipset motherboards and DDR4 RAM are configurable on Raptor™ class and select ProMagix™ systems Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Velocity Micro®, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, laptops, and peripherals announces the availability of gaming PCs and workstation PCs featuring the newest Intel Core processors, formally codenamed Haswell-E. Hand-crafted configurations in the Raptor gaming class and select...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'