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2014-08-10 04:23:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The official Virginia tourism website proudly touts the state’s beaches, theme parks, and family-friendly activities as reasons to plan a trip there, but a new report from communications and cloud services provider Broadview Networks adds another potential draw: the highest Internet connection speeds in America. According to ABC News reporter Alyssa Newcomb, the South Atlantic state that claims to be “for lovers” is home to...

2014-08-09 23:03:05

Kim Weitzenhofer, Director of Community Relations, recently joined WMBG AM 740 on the air to discuss local community resources and opportunities, including CEALH’s fall seminar schedule. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Offering a variety of resources and unique services, the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health (CEALH) has become a primary conductor of age-related research. And not just in Williamsburg, Va., where the center is located. Across the...

2014-08-08 16:24:27

RESTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) will announce its consolidated financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after the market closes on Monday, August 11. The Company will not host a financial results conference call this quarter. Financial and operational information related to the Company's second quarter results will be available in the Company's Form 10-Q, earnings press release, and earnings presentation, which will be posted to...

2014-08-08 12:21:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of his service to our nation as a Veteran and the multiple contributions of SBG Technology Solutions, Inc. to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the White House invited Carlos Del Toro, President and CEO of SBG, to attend the signing of H.R. 3230, a VA bill to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs and help increase access and quality of care for Veterans. Del Toro, a former Naval Officer and White House Fellow, attended the...

2014-08-08 12:20:35

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Terrier-Lynx suborbital rockets are scheduled for launch between August 12 and September 24 for the Department of Defense from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The rockets will be launched on separate days. The second rocket is expected to be launched about two weeks after the first rocket. The launch windows are (all times are EDT): 11:30 p.m. -...

2014-08-07 23:11:11

Northern VA Pride (NOVA Pride) is proud to announce the first annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival, presented by NOVA Pride, at the Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Virginia on Sunday, October 5, 2014. McLean, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Northern VA Pride (NOVA Pride) is proud to announce the first annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival, presented by NOVA Pride, at the Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Virginia on Sunday, October 5, 2014. The purpose of this...

2014-08-07 23:08:03

Value, security, references, application availability and interoperability can help to ensure successful cloud deployments for associations. VIENNA, Va. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. (Cetrom), an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that transform the way associations and nonprofits succeed, offers five tips for associations to consider when moving to the cloud. Developed by Cetrom’s president and CEO, Christopher Stark, these tips focus on...

2014-08-07 23:01:48

Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Smithfield, Va. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that Daja Morgan, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) from its convalescent center in Smithfield, Va. was among the 36 long-term caregivers across the state to receive a scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship to apply toward the cost of...

2014-08-07 12:30:14

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box Corporation, a global leader in flexible packaging solutions for liquid and semi-liquid products, has announced two strategic additions within their executive team to support the Company's global growth strategies. Greg Gard will serve as the Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Anthony Rizzo will serve as the Senior Vice President of Sales. Greg brings over 25 years of experience in the packaging industry. Greg...

2014-08-07 12:20:53

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First responders from nine states took part in a Norfolk Southern-sponsored crude-by-rail emergency response class recently at the Association of American Railroads' Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colo. The event marked the latest in Norfolk Southern's ongoing efforts to facilitate rail-focused training for emergency personnel across its operating system. Forty responders from Pennsylvania, Ohio,...


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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