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2014-09-12 16:23:12

Developer of "Music as a Service" moving aggressively into mobile to help brands connect with fans anywhere, anytime SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology and no-hassle licensing from connected music service Feed.fm powered music on the must-have app for the recent Lockn' Music Festival outside Charlottesville, VA, delivering a concert-based, brand-informed soundtrack that helped keep users in the app an impressive 20 minutes on average....

2014-09-11 12:20:43

Engineering Services Network to Provide Technical Services to Veterans Health Administration for HPID Implementation ARLINGTON, Va, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN) announced a new contract, "Department of Veterans Affairs National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Technical Services," to provide technical services to the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office. The award was for one year and valued...

2014-09-10 23:02:42

The new strategic business partnership between StratusLIVE and United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona to benefit over one hundred thousand people across Southern Arizona. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has been serving its community for over 80 years. A 5-star Guide Star rated charity, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is a focused, results-driven organization working year-round to change community conditions and create...

2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-09-10 12:21:39

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 30, The Tauri Group won a recompete of work in technology research and strategic analysis for two offices in NASA: the Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) and the Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) at NASA Headquarters. In support of NASA LaRC, The Tauri Group analyzes how federally funded and privately developed technologies apply to human space exploration mission needs, to...

2014-09-10 12:21:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 6, The Tauri Group, LLC won four task orders in the Medical Domain of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) Omnibus Program Engineering and Technical Support (OPETS) contract. OPETS is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a maximum value of $495 million through December 2015. Through these task orders, valued at $13 million over three years, The Tauri...

2014-09-10 12:21:09

Annual event offers career counseling and job fair Sept. 9-11 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is hosting an employment transition boot camp and career fair for wounded warriors, ending tomorrow, in Fort Hood, Texas. The boot camp, which began on Tuesday, offers wounded warriors one-to-one interaction and covered topics such as translating military skills; the culture outside the military; resume preparation; and mock...

2014-09-10 08:26:10

VHI Guide Helps Consumers Learn about Outpatient Procedures and Those Performing Them RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When faced with a need for an outpatient procedure, Virginia Health Information's (VHI) Consumer Guide to Outpatient Procedures helps Virginians learn more about commonly performed outpatient procedures and where they are performed. Located at www.vhi.org/outpatient, the free online guide describes why a procedure may be needed, questions to...

2014-09-09 23:07:05

Dr. Choe recognized as RealSelf.com top doctor for his facelift, rhinoplasty, and blepharoplasty. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Kyle S. Choe is excited to share the news that he just been named one of RealSelf’s top doctors; a title reserved for only 10% of participating physicians. The coveted distinction goes out to a small group of aesthetic surgeons who have made a significant impact on the online cosmetic surgery community. Dr. Choe is the only physician...

2014-09-09 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to ASRC Space and Defense, Incorporate (AS&D) of Greenbelt, Maryland for the Wallops Engineering Services contract procurement for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's, Wallops Flight Facility, located at Wallops Island, Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This contract is a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a minimum ordering value...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'