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2014-09-24 04:23:17

Manufacturing Intelligence and quality software company publishes whitepaper, "In-laws, Outlaws and Auditors: The Guide to Planning, Executing and Surviving the Perilous Business of Audits," for the food and beverage industry FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, today announces the availability of its new whitepaper, "In-laws, Outlaws and Auditors: The Guide to Planning,...

2014-09-23 23:05:04

Becker's Hospital Review Names 125 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list of "125 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs." The hospitals and health systems featured on the list have orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned recognition from several reputable sources. Exceptional orthopedic departments include...

2014-09-23 23:04:12

Five-Week Implementation for Policy-Based Provisioning, Password Reset & Synchronization Across Banner, ActiveDirectory, GoogleApps and Blackboard Naples, FL. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Fischer International Identity, LLC announced today that Jefferson College deployed Fischer’s on-campus identity management suite in five weeks, from requirements definition to production go-live, proving that comprehensive identity management can indeed be deployed quickly, within budget and without...

2014-09-23 23:00:40

This summer, Liberty University added a new custom-built 24-inch telescope, the largest in the region, to its Astronomical Observatory on Liberty Mountain. The new telescope is housed in a newly constructed rotating dome and was built by DFM Engineering, Inc., in Longmont, Colo. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 This summer, Liberty University added a new custom-built 24-inch telescope to its Astronomical Observatory on Liberty Mountain. The scope is now available to students for...

2014-09-23 20:21:44

WILTON MANORS, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of a new and improved Mickel Field (2675 NW 7 Ave., Wilton Manors) will begin on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. when city officials break ground to commence the park's redevelopment. City commissioners have approved $1.4 million for the repurposing of Mickel Field which will include numerous improvements including; an asphalt walking/jogging tail, fitness zone with shade structure and benches, lighting, large...

2014-09-23 16:21:38

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's oldest aeronautics research laboratory and Virginia's oldest college are working together to launch spinoff technology into the future. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, and the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center at the College of William & Mary in nearby Williamsburg, Virginia are partnering to...

2014-09-22 23:07:36

reQuire, LLC (“reQuire”), the leading lien release tracking and reporting service for the real estate settlement services sector, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Final Trac, LLC. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 reQuire, LLC (“reQuire”), the leading lien release tracking and reporting service for the real estate settlement services sector, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Final Trac, LLC. Terms of the deal were not announced. Matt...

2014-09-22 12:24:34

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine has named Capital One as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147514...

2014-09-22 08:34:08

AIST website, designed and developed by American Technology Services, recognized out of 1500 entries FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that its client, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), was selected out of over 1,500 entries from 40 countries to receive an Outstanding Website WebAward for its member-facing website. The WebAward program, governed by the Web Marketing Association, is...

2014-09-19 23:05:58

New articles on SeniorsGuideOnline.com and HomeCareChoice.com help readers find the right home health care agency and suggest asking the provided questions Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In their latest article to help seniors and their families find affordable home care options, Seniors Guide has published, “Questions for Home Health Care Agencies” on http://www.HomeCareChoice.com - their website for finding Home Care and Hospice at-home services in Virginia, North...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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