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2014-10-07 12:26:57

"Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain," highlights how pharmaceutical companies can ensure quality and accelerate time to market with Manufacturing Intelligence technology FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, has published an eBook, "Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain: How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Ensure Quality and Accelerate Time to Market." This new eBook...

2014-10-07 12:23:03

- Dominion Virginia Power conservation programs can help RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remember how cold it got last winter in Virginia? Now is the time to start getting your heating system and your home ready so you can stay comfortable and save money when Old Man Winter returns. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150685-INFO Dominion Virginia Power offers energy conservation programs and expert information to help you prepare. A good starting place is...

2014-10-07 12:20:51

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several Defense Logistics Agency distribution sites around the globe have been supporting the packaging and movement of critical supplies to the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility as part of the Department of Defense mission to support the U.S. government's overall response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/MM82677LOGO In close coordination with the humanitarian...

2014-10-07 08:36:57

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that the company is proud to be a sponsor for this year's "Come Back to Bethesda Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show and Family Day" on Saturday, October 11, 2014(.)from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants can see the finest display of vintage, classic and custom cars in the showroom of Chevy Chase Acura, 7725...

2014-10-03 00:20:19

Colorado Space Grant Consortium proposal bolsters number of community college students involved with rocket launches DENVER, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dreams will take flight for a few select CCA students chosen to launch rockets at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility next June. CCA is one of the Colorado community colleges. Prospective candidates currently are being identified to form a team of three that will represent the college for the first time at a RockOn! Workshop held...

2014-10-02 16:29:27

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vencore announced today it was awarded a four-year, Firm Fixed Price task order under the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Information Technology and Development Services (ITDS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Operations and Maintenance of the current REXUS system. The task order has a total ceiling value of approximately $15 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129638 REXUS, used by GSA's Public...

2014-10-02 08:35:47

Company Honors Cyber Security Awareness Month with Unlimited Password Management FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and in honor of the occasion, Siber Systems, Inc., maker of RoboForm, the world's most popular password manager, today announced that the company will give away a full year of their RoboForm Everywhere license. People who want to automate password management across all of their devices for free for an entire year can go...

2014-10-02 08:25:57

Makes Second-by-Second Data Collection Possible and Reliable DULLES, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FourthWall Media®, the largest independent source of cable set-top box viewing data, announced today that the U.S. Patent office has approved a patent for its Velox(TM) bandwidth management and optimization technologies: Network Bandwidth Regulation Using Traffic Scheduling. As part of FourthWall Media's foundational software, Velox makes second-by-second data collection possible...

2014-10-02 08:21:37

Manufacturing Intelligence Conference will highlight best practices from InfinityQS experts and showcase client experiences across the food and beverage, life sciences, and general manufacturing industries FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, today announces key client speakers for Infusion Chicago, its 9(th) Manufacturing Intelligence Conference. The event will be held Oct. 9-10,...

2014-10-01 23:09:23

New Partnership Will Widen Availability of Mobile Safety Solution Across Education, Healthcare, Local Government and Membership-based Markets CARY, N.C. and HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Dude Solutions Inc. (“Dude Solutions” or “the company”), a leading cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of operations management solutions under the SchoolDude and FacilityDude brands, and Irving Burton Associates’ (IBA) In Case of Crisis today announced a strategic...


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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