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2014-07-28 12:22:27

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the Company has been awarded a re-compete contract to support the Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and its Deployable Medical Systems. Serco will provide deployable medical systems solutions to enable medical personnel to provide world-class healthcare to meet warfighter and humanitarian requirements in almost any operating environment...

2014-07-28 12:21:59

RICHMOND, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Safe Kids Worldwide and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have teamed up to make July 31, 2014 National Heatstroke Prevention Day. In light of the recent tragedy in Georgia, this nationally recognized day is meant to bring awareness to the dangers of leaving children, pets and adults in hot cars. NHTSA's main message for their heatstroke education campaign is for parents and caregivers to think, "Where's baby? Look...

2014-07-28 08:34:30

MIDDLETOWN, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experis Technology Group and Experis Data Centers has teamed up to offer unique 3PAR services. Experis, an HP Enterprise Elite Storage, Convergent Blade Solutions, and CloudAgile Partner, is providing dedicated 3PAR storage arrays in its Middletown (Va.) DR Center for customers to use as a secondary storage array for DR or Backup to the Cloud. This cost effective service provides customers with a primary 3PAR, a quick and efficient device...

2014-07-28 08:32:59

- James A. Hyde Resigns as Chief Executive Officer and President WAYNESBORO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the "Company" or "NTELOS"; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today. The Board also announced the immediate appointment of NTELOS Director Rodney D. Dir as President and Chief Operating Officer....

2014-07-28 08:26:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbritton Communications Company ("ACC") announced today that it has further extended the expiration date of its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8% Senior Notes due May 15, 2018 (the "Notes"), to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 30, 2014. The Tender Offer is being made on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated June 13, 2014, as...

2014-07-28 08:22:44

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leader in engineering and technology solutions, was the focus of a recent article on the federal contracting page of Capital Business, a Washington, DC publication owned by The Washington Post. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130385 The article http://wapo.st/1pz4Y5c is entitled, "How one firm navigated Washington's choppy waters" and flourished. "When the clouds of budget...

2014-07-25 16:24:24

WAYNESBORO, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. ("NTELOS") (NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications services and home to the "best value in wireless," announced today that it has changed the start time for its second quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Monday, July 28, 2014. The call will now begin at 8:00 a.m. ET. To participate, please call the applicable number listed below approximately 10 minutes...

2014-07-24 23:14:11

Dr. Ram K Reddy, Medical Director of Reddy & Associates, appointed Assistant Professor at VCOM in the department of Geriatrics, discipline of Internal Medicine. Athens, GA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) announced the appointment of Dr. Ram K. Reddy as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Geriatrics. This is a part-time, three year clinical track appointment effective June 11, 2014....

2014-07-24 16:29:08

-Today's Opening of Tysons Tower Office Building, Signature Plaza and New Mall Entrance Introduces High-rise Urban Hub at World-class Retail Property- SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC) today officially opened the first phase of its large-scale, mixed-use urban expansion at Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia, including the 22-story Tysons Tower office building, signature outdoor Plaza and a new mall entrance that connects the...

2014-07-24 12:29:24

RICHMOND, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 7, 2014, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice President and Treasurer. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a listen-only basis at www.universalcorp.com....


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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