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2014-07-24 16:29:08

-Today's Opening of Tysons Tower Office Building, Signature Plaza and New Mall Entrance Introduces High-rise Urban Hub at World-class Retail Property- SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC) today officially opened the first phase of its large-scale, mixed-use urban expansion at Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia, including the 22-story Tysons Tower office building, signature outdoor Plaza and a new mall entrance that connects the...

2014-07-24 12:29:24

RICHMOND, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 7, 2014, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice President and Treasurer. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a listen-only basis at www.universalcorp.com....

2014-07-24 12:23:36

LEESBURG, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. Landmark's request is the latest move in the Foundation's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Agency to release emails,...

2014-07-23 23:30:32

With a three-year grant from the City of Hopewell and Prince George County, the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce is managing the area’s Visitor Center and tourist promotion program. Prince George County joined the City of Hopewell in funding the visitor program starting July 1. Hopewell, VA, USA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 With a three-year grant from the City of Hopewell and Prince George County, the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce is managing the area’s Visitor Center...

2014-07-23 23:28:11

Kurtis Hooks of Virginia Beach, VA has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Kurtis Hooks of Virginia Beach, VA, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Mr. Hooks will receive funding and training to support his education and facilitate his service to underserved minority...

2014-07-23 23:25:50

The innovative, 12-day stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute is transforming the lives of people who stutter and opening doors of opportunity through fluency that were never before possible. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Alan Tonelson of Riverdale Park, Md. began stuttering as a young child. While most kids outgrow the inhibiting speech condition by the age of eight, Tonelson did not. He is among the three million people in the U.S. who live...

2014-07-23 23:12:58

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale prices have increased in some areas of the region. Burke, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in June. Homes are selling quickly throughout the area, and median sale prices have increased in some parts of the region. The...

2014-07-23 23:08:49

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This new connection to Washington, DC will help local area growth and expand the hotel options to those traveling to the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas, including to Crescent Hotels & Resorts’ locations. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to...

2014-07-23 23:02:34

Gold Medal-Winning Speed Skater Was Special Guest at Virginia Commonwealth Games Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater Chad Hedrick visited Foot Levelers headquarters in Roanoke, Virginia on Friday, July 18. Hedrick visited Roanoke as the special guest of the Virginia Amateur Sports Subway Commonwealth Games, an Olympic-style event celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2014. Foot Levelers is in its first year as a premier sponsor of the Commonwealth...

2014-07-23 12:37:08

The collaboration centers on Cryptography in a changing technological landscape. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A document from Intel highlights a successful, ongoing effort at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). As part of the Intel® Software Academic Program, researchers and teachers at Virginia Tech have access to a broad portfolio of business and technical tools in studying cryptography. Photo -...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.