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2014-10-14 08:33:55

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions including tumors, stroke, trauma injuries and spinal...

2014-10-14 08:32:59

CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new chief financial officer Stan A. Huffman. ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stan A. Huffman is the new Chief Financial Officer of CCR. Stan has experience as both a Chief Executive Officer and a Chief Financial Officer with providers of nursing home, assisted living, outpatient therapy, pharmacy and home health services. Stan served as Chief Executive Officer of a non-profit senior housing and nursing home...

2014-10-13 16:23:38

MECHANICSVILLE, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is pleased to announce that Ryan E. Wind has joined the firm as a Trial Attorney in the Mechanicsville, Virginia Office. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151737 Ryan Wind is a litigator who is driven to help people. He has dedicated his practice to personal injury law and is motivated by helping his clients rebuild their lives after they suffer...

2014-10-13 12:25:07

Copyright, Trademark, Digital Rights Experience Brings New Firepower for Clients TYSONS CORNER, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brad R. Newberg joins McGuireWoods' Intellectual Property Litigation and Patents Department today as a partner in Tysons Corner, Virginia, as the firm continues to boost its firepower in litigating copyright, trademark and digital rights disputes nationally and globally. Newberg comes to the AmLaw 100 firm with 15 years of experience in all...

2014-10-09 23:05:23

10/14 Panel discussion and networking event at Refraction Reston co-working space features leaders from makerspace global and DC-area communities Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Refraction Reston co-working space will host a special speaker event on October 14, 2014, “How makerspaces are transforming disaster relief and aid efforts.” The evening panel discussion and networking event will feature makerspace pioneer Sam Bloch, whose Communitere disaster relief organization...

2014-10-09 23:01:55

The Science Museum of Virginia will host a special evening of black light and glow activities at Science After Dark: Glow on Friday, October 17 from 5 - 9 pm. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia is ready to turn down the lights and turn up the science during Science After Dark: Glow!. For one special evening, the Museum will glow with special activities including black light bowling, shadow wall light writing and a giant Lite-Brite. Fire Dancers will...

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...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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