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2014-07-31 16:20:49

Commuter Station in Master-Planned Community to Open in 2017; Location in Town Center Will Help Create Transit-Oriented Development DUMPHRIES, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today joined a host of federal, state, local and railroad officials at the Potomac Shores master-planned community in the groundbreaking for a new Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station in Potomac Shores. The station is expected to open in 2017....

2014-07-31 12:31:11

RESTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of $300 million of its outstanding common stock. The purchases will occur from time to time in the open market and/or in privately negotiated transactions as market conditions permit. The Company indicated that the authorization is a continuation of the stock repurchase program that began in 1994 and is consistent with NVR's strategy of...

2014-07-31 12:28:58

As Support for H.R. 4577 Grows, Voters Reject Anti-Patient Scare Tactics ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As members of Congress prepare to see voters during a month-long recess and more lawmakers sign on to cosponsor a bipartisan patient choice proposal, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced that a nationwide survey found overwhelming support for expanding Medicare seniors' access to discounted or "preferred" copays in...

2014-07-31 12:27:17

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbritton Communications Company ("ACC") announced today the tender results for its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8% Senior Notes due May 15, 2018 (the "Notes"). As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 30, 2014, Notes representing approximately 99.92% of the then-outstanding principal amount of Notes had been tendered. ACC has exercised its option to accept for payment and...

2014-07-31 08:23:11

Company anticipates deeper penetration in oil and gas, mining and maritime, as well as new opportunities in disaster recovery and backup HERNDON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that satellite communications solution provider Geolink Satellite Services , part of CETel Group, has upgraded its Evolution-based network to the iDX 3.2 operating system. The company will also deploy...

2014-07-30 23:00:38

Runners will receive complimentary evaluations and recommended plan of action to recover from and remain injury-free. Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Calling all runners in the Richmond, VA region. Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce it will host a monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic at the Glen Allen 3 Sports location at 2231 Old Brick Road the second Monday of each month through the end of the year – August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10 and December 8. The...

2014-07-29 23:14:21

Greenbee Parking, a rising young airport parking service, has announced cheap and discounted Roanoke airport parking rates in their upcoming offers. Now all their customers using the Roanoke (ROA) airport will have options to save a bundle on their airport parking expenses very easily. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a fast growing airport parking service in North America, has just released new parking deals for their customers using the Roanoke (ROA) airport. In their...

2014-07-29 12:23:44

-- Chesapeake Bay Exploration Lab, Chestnut Trail expansion, Lower Appomattox kayak launch, City Schoolyard's urban garden, and other initiatives lead the charge for connecting communities to nature RICHMOND, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, thanks to the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power. "It is our...

2014-07-28 23:09:03

Customizable cloud solution, designed specifically for the industry, is available to assist travel management companies in delivering stellar customer experiences. Vienna, Va. & Los Angeles, Ca. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. (Cetrom), an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that transform the way travel management companies (TMC) succeed, announced today the public debut of its Cloud Computing solutions for travel management at the 2014...

2014-07-28 23:02:00

DAC to migrate from Deltek GCS Premier to Deltek Costpoint solution suite to manage the entire government contracting project lifecycle. HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announced that longtime Deltek GCS Premier customer, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC), will migrate to the Deltek Costpoint solution suite for its unparalleled project...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'