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2014-08-22 23:00:25

On Friday, Aug. 22, Liberty University unveiled its new Center for Medical and Health Sciences, hosting a ceremony in its courtyard attended by some of the area’s top influencers in government and public welfare. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 On Friday, Aug. 22, Liberty University unveiled its new Center for Medical and Health Sciences, hosting a ceremony in its courtyard attended by some of the area’s top influencers in government and public welfare. The 162-member inaugural...

2014-08-22 08:23:31

Author weaves a beautiful Christian romance set in the country in this story, which will be featured at this year's Frankfurt International Book Fair on October 8 - 12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany STUARTS DRAFT, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Dwight Burkholder brings together hunting and romance in one engaging read. He invites readers to witness Christian romance in a country setting. In this story of the powerful effect of love, grace, and friendship in the midst of pain...

2014-08-21 16:20:47

RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the Federal government, announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded the Company a Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The contract has a ceiling value of $2.5 billion over an eight-year period of performance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90107 Serco will...

2014-08-21 12:33:56

WAYNESBORO, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the "Company," NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications and home to the "best value in wireless," will present at the following upcoming conferences: -- The Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference at The Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago on Tuesday, August 26(th) at 11:20 a.m. ET (10:20 a.m. CT) -- The Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media & Technology Conference...

2014-08-21 08:34:07

RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelacom, a global services and solutions provider to customers in telecommunications and communications-related industries, has appointed Lior Auslander as Vice President, Client Management. "Lior is a strategic thinker with a unique ability to understand and conquer the complexity of our clients' business, technology and operational challenges," said Majid Naderkhani, Excelacom's CEO. "He will lead programs to improve business and...

2014-08-20 23:10:30

A Family Medicine specialist, he aims to help the community live healthier lifestyles, promoting preventative care. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that Dr. William Dameron, who joined its Warsaw Medical Arts team earlier this year, bringing the practice an additional physician specialized in Family Medicine, is accepting new patients. Dameron, a 2009 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, completed his...

2014-08-20 20:23:06

Company Also Awarded Top Rankings in National Network Study for Overall Performance, Reliability, Speed, Data and Call Performance LAUREL, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Virginia. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Virginia, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of:...

2014-08-20 12:27:43

New Radio Station a Platform for Organization and Supporters to Express Appreciation for Veterans, Their Families and the Military Community ELLSWORTH and COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization best known for its annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 900 other locations nationwide -- with a mission to Remember, Honor and Teach about the service and sacrifices of our...

2014-08-20 08:28:30

New clinic focuses on treating patients with chronic pain. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Orthopaedic & Spine Center have announced the opening of their new Pain Management Center, located at 250 Nat Turner Boulevard in Newport News, Virginia. In its sixth year, the pain management program now has its own dedicated space on the second floor. Planned specifically for individuals who have chronic pain, the second floor of OSC's main office...

2014-08-19 12:21:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest-growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, announced Victor Ishakian joined SBG as vice president of business development and chief technology officer. Bringing more than 25 years of business development, technical execution, and leadership experience to SBG, Ishakian will be responsible for driving business growth and leading technical...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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