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2014-12-17 23:09:37

888 Brands LLC, a new company located near historic Williamsburg VA, has designed a new innovative patent pending display track that allows products to be displayed in a moving presentation on

2014-12-17 23:08:13

GigeNET is excited to announce they are set to open a brand-new data center in Ashburn, VA.

2014-12-17 08:28:52

Reston Foot and Ankle Center doctors received prestigious distinction for second year in a row. RESTON, Va., Dec.

2014-12-16 23:10:29

The Science Museum of Virginia will conduct experiments on everyone's least favorite holiday treat, the fruitcake, December 26 - 30 to celebrate 5 years of Fruitcake Science. Richmond,

2014-12-16 23:09:14

Cetrom explains how security, integration, redundancy, centralization and connectivity provide peace of mind whether in the office, working from home or travelling for the holidays

2014-12-16 23:06:19

Innovative Software Products of Virginia, a leading provider of document assembly software since

2014-12-16 23:05:15

Scar free hair transplant procedures with minimal downtime now available in Fairfax and Manassas, Virginia Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 The

2014-12-16 08:24:50

- Transaction expected to close in January 2015 RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources, Inc.

2014-12-15 23:01:53

Gene therapy pioneer and longtime Veterans Affairs researcher Dr. David Fink received the 2014 Paul B. Magnuson Award from VA in a ceremony at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System on Dec.


Latest Virginia Reference Libraries

Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

Shenandoah National Park
2013-04-26 14:58:26

Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

wovi_003_pvp
2012-06-14 07:34:25

Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.