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2014-07-23 08:21:08

- Diluted EPS from continuing operations rises 3.9 percent over second-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 second-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $646 million, or $1.88 per share on a diluted basis, compared to second-quarter earnings from continuing operations in 2013 of $640 million, or $1.81 per diluted share. Second-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.5 billion....

2014-07-22 16:29:59

Leading Federal IT Contractor Joins World's Only Trade Group Advocating for Open Data Standards within Government WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today welcomed Citizant to the outstanding community of public and private sector groups that are advocating for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. Based in Chantilly, VA, Citizant designs and delivers business and IT transformation...

2014-07-22 12:35:25

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation employees, Peter David, Alison Smith, Timothy Hawes and Meredith Myers presented on a variety of technical topics at this year's Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014) and the FrameNet Workshop that immediately followed. They gave a presentation and also presented a poster during the workshop sessions of the ACL Conference and a separate presentation during the FrameNet...

2014-07-22 12:21:36

Other Upcoming Product by ARC Labs Also to be Demonstrated ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week at the 2014 GBTA Convention, ARC will demonstrate the recently announced version of FareSight that is now available to all corporate travel managers, regardless of whether their organization is ARC accredited, has a dedicated ARC number through its travel management company or books air travel independently. Demonstrations will take place at ARC's booth (#2413) during...

2014-07-21 23:09:48

Dry needling is a procedure where physical therapists insert a needle into a muscle to help alleviate pain and treat a variety of conditions. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that 14 of its clinicians have earned their dry needling certification and the innovative treatment for pain is now being offered in 11 of its clinics from Virginia Beach to Richmond. “Having so many of our clinicians earn this certification and being able...

2014-07-21 23:00:38

Media invited to cover performance, pre-show activities on lawn; great weather, full house expected. Advanced arrangements required for broadcast media to access Park. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 WHAT: At a performance of the popular opera Carmen, Wolf Trap will undertake the first large-scale demonstration of new supertitle technology that allows audiences to follow the narrative of a performance from their mobile, tablet or Google Glass™. At the same performance, technology...

2014-07-21 16:23:38

"A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia" RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Richard "Dick" Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia. This 450-page book is about the life of Steve Williams, a southern college professor, and the women he loves. It is written from a man's point of view and deals with life's tragedies and joys. Photo -...

2014-07-21 12:29:52

WAYNESBORO, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. ("NTELOS") (NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications services and home to the "best value in wireless," will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, July 28, 2014 to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. A news release containing these results as well as an accompanying presentation will be issued before the call. To participate, please...

2014-07-21 08:21:27

Recognized Industry Leader Demonstrates Choosing the Right Data Analytics Solutions to Drive Better Business Outcomes FAIRFAX, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, and intelligence analytics services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, announces that Cindy Walker will be speaking at the Insurance...

2014-07-17 12:33:27

Act Now. Claims must be filed by August 1, 2014. RICHMOND, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Time is running out for Virginia consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers and...


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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