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2014-06-16 12:22:37

The bad news is your old air conditioner has broken down for the umpteenth time and it's going to be so expensive to repair it again, you should replace it instead. The good news is Energy Star air conditioners can dramatically lower your cooling bills. CENTREVILLE, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One Hour Heating and Air of Centreville, VA http://www.nvaha.com/ would like to offer tips to help with decision making when upgrading or replacing an old air conditioner, heat...

2014-06-16 08:32:52

MCLEAN, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Industry Initiative (DII) on Business Ethics and Conduct has named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) CEO Anthony J. Moraco and Chief Ethics Officer Laura K. Kennedy as the organization's new Steering Committee Chair and Working Group Chair, respectively. Moraco and Kennedy succeed Lockheed Martin Corporation's CEO and President Marillyn A. Hewson and Vice President of Ethics and Sustainability Leo S....

2014-06-14 23:00:38

Walsingham Academy is pleased to launch a new Strength and Conditioning program June 2014. This yearlong program is sponsored by Walsingham’s Athletic Booster Club and run in conjunction with Tidewater Performance, the program is available free of charge for all rising eighth through twelfth grade Trojan athletes. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Walsingham Academy is pleased to launch a new Strength and Conditioning program June 2014. This yearlong program is sponsored by...

2014-06-13 23:02:26

The Science Museum of Virginia hosts the Summer Science Family Fun event to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Monsters on Saturday, June 21, from 9:30 am - 5 pm. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Join us at Summer Science Family Fun to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Monsters on Saturday, June 21! Spot the legendary Bigfoot® #1– yes, the original Monster Truck – and grab a photo with this ferocious beast. What other monsters will be lurking around the...

2014-06-13 16:22:35

ARLINGTON, Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbritton Communications Company ("ACC") announced today that it has commenced a tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8% Senior Notes due May 15, 2018 (the "Notes"). 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 (the "Offer to Purchase"), and the related Letter of Transmittal ("Letter of Transmittal"). Upon the terms and...

2014-06-13 16:21:45

Hickory Notch Grill of Maidens, Virginia has been honored with a recognition by Richmond Magazine in its selection of the "Go West Guide." MAIDENS, Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2014 issue of Richmond Magazine published by Target Communications, Inc.. Hickory Notch Grill was selected for the following honor: "Go West Guide" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117856 A spokesperson from Hickory Notch...

2014-06-13 12:20:32

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space Station, will speak with students and educators at Colvin Run Elementary School in Vienna, Virginia, at 11:55 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 17. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Students will have the opportunity to ask the astronauts...

2014-06-13 08:26:56

HERNDON, Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) will host the 13(th) Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards on June 24 at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. The Hot Ticket Awards celebrate the efforts of companies and individuals in the region's tech community that have exhibited that 'special something' that makes them 'Hot Tickets' - great vision, the ability to implement and deliver, innovative management approach or star-quality charisma!...

Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator
2014-06-13 03:00:00

NASA Update NASA did not conduct the flight test of the agency's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range in Kauai, Hawaii, during its designated launch period. The project's reserved range time at the range will expire Saturday, June 14, with NASA unable to fly the test because of continuing unfavorable weather conditions. Mark Adler, the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator project manager and Ian Clark, principal investigator on the project,...

2014-06-12 23:11:29

Enterprising Students From Trinidad and Tobago Win the Inaugural Title. Ottawa, Canada and London, U.K. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 idoodlesoftware inc., an education software company offering innovative solutions to bridge the gap between traditional and digital learning announced today the global winners of the 2014 Cubes In Space™ MPAC Group Top Design Award. The design from the students at Northgate College, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago took the top award for their experiment. The...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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