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2014-07-28 23:09:03

Customizable cloud solution, designed specifically for the industry, is available to assist travel management companies in delivering stellar customer experiences. Vienna, Va. & Los Angeles, Ca. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. (Cetrom), an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that transform the way travel management companies (TMC) succeed, announced today the public debut of its Cloud Computing solutions for travel management at the 2014...

2014-07-28 23:02:00

DAC to migrate from Deltek GCS Premier to Deltek Costpoint solution suite to manage the entire government contracting project lifecycle. HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announced that longtime Deltek GCS Premier customer, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC), will migrate to the Deltek Costpoint solution suite for its unparalleled project...

2014-07-28 16:29:35

Platform, coupled with portfolio of iDirect remotes, ensures high reliability that meets market-specific demands HERNDON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iDirect Asia Pte Ltd today announced that LiveCom Limited ("LiveCom"), a Hong Kong based ISP, has selected Evolution as the platform to help enterprise and government customers expand their reach beyond the Asia-Pacific market. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology....

2014-07-28 16:21:09

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-piloted aircraft used in the study from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 11, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This is the final year of the HS3 mission, which uses NASA instrumented Global Hawk aircraft to...

2014-07-28 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio. The contract will support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This cost-plus-award fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a minimum ordering value of $1 million...

2014-07-28 12:22:29

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot presented Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) with the Center of Excellence Award on Thursday, July 24th at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, Virginia. Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza received the award, presented by CyberPatriot National Commissioner Bernie Skoch, on behalf of FCPS. Attendees at the ceremony included school district members, industry professionals, CyberPatriot...

2014-07-28 12:22:27

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the Company has been awarded a re-compete contract to support the Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and its Deployable Medical Systems. Serco will provide deployable medical systems solutions to enable medical personnel to provide world-class healthcare to meet warfighter and humanitarian requirements in almost any operating environment...

2014-07-28 12:21:59

RICHMOND, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Safe Kids Worldwide and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have teamed up to make July 31, 2014 National Heatstroke Prevention Day. In light of the recent tragedy in Georgia, this nationally recognized day is meant to bring awareness to the dangers of leaving children, pets and adults in hot cars. NHTSA's main message for their heatstroke education campaign is for parents and caregivers to think, "Where's baby? Look...

2014-07-28 08:34:30

MIDDLETOWN, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experis Technology Group and Experis Data Centers has teamed up to offer unique 3PAR services. Experis, an HP Enterprise Elite Storage, Convergent Blade Solutions, and CloudAgile Partner, is providing dedicated 3PAR storage arrays in its Middletown (Va.) DR Center for customers to use as a secondary storage array for DR or Backup to the Cloud. This cost effective service provides customers with a primary 3PAR, a quick and efficient device...

2014-07-28 08:32:59

- James A. Hyde Resigns as Chief Executive Officer and President WAYNESBORO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the "Company" or "NTELOS"; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today. The Board also announced the immediate appointment of NTELOS Director Rodney D. Dir as President and Chief Operating Officer....


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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