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FAIRFAX, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services
ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gibbs & Cox, Inc., a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm, today announced the appointment of Keith Harper
Science on Tap, a new type of craft beer festival with a science twist, will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, May 9 from 2 - 6 pm. Richmond,
VibrAlign, U.S. distributor of FIXTURLASER and ONEPROD brand industrial machinery maintenance tools, announces the 2015 Realigning America Tour.
uBreakiFix opens second gadget repair chain location after positive response to Fredericksburg location. QUANTICO, Va., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartphones,
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransForce, Inc.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly a month of flight, a massive NASA Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) is closing in on a key milestone of completing the
2015 Election Results for Term Beginning July 1 FAIRFAX, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AHS International Chair of the Board Ed Birtwell, General Manager and VP of Turboshaft Engines
WAYNESBORO, Va., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. ("NTELOS") (NASDAQ: NTLS) will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Burgess Group(®), a leading provider of healthcare information management
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.