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2014-08-26 23:09:36

New mapping, social activity stream, and binning capabilities simplify analytics for anyone McLean, Va. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Logi Analytics, the analytics everywhere company, today announced the release of Logi Vision 1.3, combining new analytical capabilities with social features that transform data discovery from the purview of data scientists to anyone who needs data-driven insights. Logi Vision 1.3 will be available to try as a downloadable, full-featured version, so anyone can...

2014-08-26 23:00:25

Innovative ministry leaders Elmer Towns and Todd Mullins tackle the controversial question “Can online churches fulfill the same role as physical churches?” in their new book, “Online Churches,” from Liberty University Press. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Innovative ministry leaders Elmer Towns and Todd Mullins tackle the controversial question, “Can online churches fulfill the same role as physical churches?” in their new book, “Online Churches,” from Liberty...

2014-08-26 16:31:33

Company's data life-cycle cybersecurity solution ensures customers' systems and information are protected from cyber risks across multiple platforms MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberattacks disrupt activities and steal information every day. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today launched CyberSecurity Edge(TM), an adaptive cybersecurity solution that offers advanced data security and mitigates vulnerabilities to ensure customers are protected from hackers,...

2014-08-26 16:29:45

Prospective Homebuyers Will Have The Chance To Meet Their Future Neighbors And Get A Sneak Peek At The Model Homes This Weekend. WINCHESTER, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With two of their three highly anticipated model homes scheduled for completion in early October and plans in the works for a big community BBQ in the coming weeks, there is a lot of activity at Trilogy at Lake Frederick -- Shea Homes new resort-style community located near Winchester. Designed specifically for...

2014-08-26 16:20:41

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile Defense, Inc. (Agile) and Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), providers of mission critical technology-based systems, solutions and services for Defense programs, will co-host a job open house on Thursday, August 28, 2014 for qualified individuals, with a minimum DoD Secret clearance required, for positions supporting a Department of Defense (DoD) Agency in Arlington, VA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110405/PH77108LOGO The...

2014-08-26 12:20:55

-- The investment marks the first time Continental plans to produce turbochargers in the U.S. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, announced today approximately a $150 million investment in its Newport News manufacturing facility over a multi-year period. By adding new production lines, Continental is bringing approximately 500 new jobs to the state, nearly doubling the facility's current workforce. The...

2014-08-26 08:20:46

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce the addition of Major General Mark A. Barrett, USAF (Ret.) as Executive Vice President to serve as the number two senior staff executive under President Craig McKinley. As Executive Vice President, General Barrett will serve as the principal deputy professional staff member to the President and will act as the Association's senior staff liaison with Boards, Committees and Councils as well...

2014-08-25 23:10:42

The groundbreaking for Phase I of its equestrian center renovation and expansion will occur during the Middleburg Classic hunter competition on Friday, September 19th. LEESBURG, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 With the goal of creating one of the premier equestrian venues on the East Coast, Morven Park’s plans include replacement of its outdoor arenas during Phase I. Engineering work for the outdoor arenas is being completed, with a groundbreaking celebration for four new competition arenas...

2014-08-25 16:20:15

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will test a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rocket missions with the launch of a Black Brant IX sounding rocket between 5 and 6 a.m., Aug. 28, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The backup launch days are Aug. 29 and Sept. 2 through 8. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The sub-payload deployment method being tested on this flight uses small rocket motors like those...

2014-08-25 12:26:20

The company is exploring difficult issues about confronting aging and long term care planning RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is coming to Los Angeles on August 30?September 1 as part of Fiesta Hermosa, the third 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 undergoing a...


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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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'