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2014-10-08 23:05:18

After 29 years of building Italian food franchises in DC, Maryland and Virginia, Pizza Boli’s is expanding its reach into Pennsylvania with a new restaurant in York. Pikesville, MD (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Award-winning pizzeria giant Pizza Boli’s is opening its newest restaurant on the east coast. On Saturday, October 11th, Pizza Boli’s will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in York, Pennsylvania. Pizza Boli’s is already a hometown favorite in Maryland, DC and...

2014-10-08 16:29:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the sales and use tax exemption on its Ashburn, VA, campus for the purchase or lease of computer equipment and software by data centers and their customers is encouraging investment and making Virginia more competitive in creating and retaining high-tech jobs. Since Jan. 1, 2009 the Company and its participating Ashburn campus customers have invested over $1.5 billion at the DFT...

2014-10-08 16:26:43

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading research and advisory firm, BioInformatics LLC, today announced that 50 companies have met the criteria for nomination as a potential recipient of the prestigious Life Science Industry Awards®. Over 1,000 scientific customers named more than 400 individual life science companies as "best-in-class" in 30 different award categories. Only 50, however, met the criteria for inclusion as a nominee on the ballot now being completed by...

2014-10-08 16:23:55

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regina M. Davis is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional as a result of Excellence as a Children's Book Author, specializing in BULLYING. With almost four decades teaching elementary school, first in Bethpage, Long Island, and later in Virginia Beach, VA, Regina is co-author of the "Senor Smarty Pantaloons" children's book series. The first book, entitled "Senor Smarty Pantaloons and the Mystery of the Missing...

2014-10-08 16:21:05

RESTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From command and control and cyber solutions to aircrew training and intelligence systems, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will showcase a range of innovative technologies and capabilities in Booth #851, Hall A at the 2014 AUSA (Association of the United States Army) Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held on Oct. 13-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. In addition, Leidos will showcase advanced cybersecurity and intelligence...

2014-10-08 12:29:14

Milestone achieved as part of third quarter lending efforts to increase housing, charter school and community health center access ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Capital Impact Partners announced today that its community development financing work topped the two billion dollar mark across the organization's 30-year history. Capital Impact Partners has financed projects in underserved communities nationwide, helping more than 3 million low-to-moderate income...

2014-10-08 08:24:39

ATS recognized for the eighth time as an IT leader in the Washington, D.C. metro area FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that it was named to the Washington Business Journal's (WBJ) list of the Top 25 Small Technology Companies. The list is part of the Washington Business Journal's reputable Annual Book of Lists that gives recognition to the fastest-growing technology firms in the Washington, D.C. metro area, based on...

2014-10-08 08:23:37

Inglath Cooper, the RITA® Award-winning author, has announced she is sponsoring a photography contest fundraiser to benefit the Franklin County Humane Society ROCKY MOUNT, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RITA® Award-winning author Inglath Cooper has today announced her sponsorship of a photography contest fundraiser to help raise needed funds to support the Franklin County Humane Society. "The rescue dogs and cats in my life have brought me and my family such joy," stated the...

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...


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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