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2015-05-05 23:09:01

Compare.com welcomes Auto Insurance America as one of their auto insurance company partners. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Auto Insurance America

2015-05-05 16:20:25

HERNDON, Va., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Systems, Inc.

2015-05-05 12:26:04

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the twentieth annual Virginia's Fantastic 50 Awards ceremony, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce has named

2015-05-04 16:34:23

Merger Marks New Era in Greater Patient Access to Value-Based Healthcare PHILADELPHIA and ABINGTON, Pa., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jefferson and Abington Health today announced their "hub

2015-05-04 16:33:58

Private investment company partners with Peninsula Capital Partners to acquire leading manufacturer of radiation protection products VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-04 08:20:30

ARLINGTON, Va., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gibbs & Cox, Inc., a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm, today announced the appointment of Ray Sheldon

2015-05-01 12:21:31

Further Franchise Business Opportunities for SourceAmerica's Network of Nonprofits VIENNA, Va., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceAmerica has announced that the organization is expanding

2015-04-30 23:14:46

The KM Institute, the global leader in Knowledge Management Certification, in partnership with AJ Rhem & Associates, a leading KM Consulting and Training firm based in Chicago, delivered it’s

2015-04-29 23:09:57

NaphCare, Inc., an independent partner to correctional facilities nationwide for innovative healthcare management and technology solutions, has been awarded a new contract to provide comprehensive

2015-04-29 23:02:01

Highlights of economic development successes in Jefferson County, West Virginia available in 2014 Annual Report. Jefferson County, West Virginia (PRWEB) April

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...

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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