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Drivers will Discuss Trucking and Highway Safety Issues at Community Awareness Day ARLINGTON, Va., April 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers from American Trucking Associations'
Projects Designed to Benefit Potomac Edison Customers in Jefferson County, WV WILLIAMSPORT, Md., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.
The Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) is honoring five state leaders by planting trees in their name as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's Living Legacy
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- High court upholds the route reasonably minimizes adverse impacts to the Historic Triangle RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is pleased with the
Award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing highest quality care to cancer patients ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Hospital
Technique allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive brain surgery NORFOLK, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center announced today that neurosurgeons
The nation's premier data center conference series will continue on September 16-17, 2015 with The Third Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit in Reston, VA.
TYSONS CORNER, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Datablink, Inc., a global provider of advanced authentication and transaction signing solutions, today announced the appointment of James Hamilton
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.