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2014-09-02 08:23:23

- Pipeline will bring energy, economic, environmental benefits CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweet - .@DukeEnergy, @PiedmontNG select @DomNews to build 550-mile natural gas pipeline from WV to NC http://bit.ly/VTngSm Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West Virginia, through Virginia and into eastern North Carolina to meet the region's rapidly growing demand for...

2014-08-28 23:18:18

An authority in defective medical device litigation, Carey Danis & Lowe is a St. Louis law firm representing women who claim to have sustained injuries from transvaginal mesh products. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A St. Louis law firm that represents clients nationally, Carey Danis & Lowe reports that the C.R. Bard multidistrict litigation (MDL), an MDL that is comprised of thousands of consolidated transvaginal mesh lawsuits, recently filed a new pretrial order...

2014-08-27 23:02:36

The recent Order is expected to implement a more streamlined discovery process in the pending litigation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that the Court has put new rules in place for discovery procedures, specifically Collection and Preservation of Evidence, in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) brought over C.R. Bard’s transvaginal...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-27 08:25:09

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a collection you'd expect to see in a major auction house in New York or London, but the estate collection of renowned opera singer Frances Yeend and her husband - pianist and vocal coach James F. Benner - is going to be auctioned in Fairmont, West Virginia on August 29 and 30. Joe R. Pyle Auctions will produce the event, with all forms of bidding available, live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers. Photo -...

2014-08-25 16:28:08

WINCHESTER, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ: AMWD) today announced a $30 million expansion of its South Branch manufacturing facility located in Moorefield, West Virginia. The expansion will increase the size of the current facility by 100,000 square feet and add 80 new jobs. American Woodmark has worked closely with the Development Office of the state of West Virginia and the Hardy County Rural Development Office for many years. Cary...

2014-08-25 12:21:46

CHARLESTON, W.Va. and PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Babst Calland today announced the lateral moves of four established West Virginia attorneys who have joined the firm's office in downtown Charleston. Veteran attorneys Timothy Miller from Robinson & McEIwee, and Christopher 'Kip" Power, Mychal Schulz and Robert Stonestreet from the Charleston office of Dinsmore & Shohl have joined forces with Babst Calland in providing senior-level legal...

2014-08-18 12:21:01

BELOEIL, QC, Aug. 18th, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with Matheny Fire & Emergency as their new dealer for the states of West Virginia and Ohio. "We're honored to join forces with Matheny Fire & Emergency," said Benoit Lafortune, Executive Vice-President for Demers Ambulances. "Matheny Motors has been established in the automotive industry since 1922. They have a highly motivated team with unsurpassed service...

2014-08-14 23:01:47

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly suffered mesh erosion, chronic pain, organ damage and other serious and debilitating injuries after receiving implants marketed by Ethicon, Inc. and other companies. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A bellwether trial in the federal Ethicon mesh litigation is scheduled to begin at the end of August in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, where thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits...

2014-08-07 23:08:30

In a realistic active shooter drill at WVSU, campus officials and law enforcement teamed up to test the campus emergency response plan. The drill also tested WVSU’s Emergency Notification System powered by leading mass communications provider Regroup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On July 25, 2014 as part of new campus safety procedures approved earlier in the year, West Virginia State University (WVSU) teamed up with members of the West Virginia State Police,...


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Monongahela National Forest
2013-11-21 13:15:26

Monongahela National Forest, also known as the MNF, is a United States national forest that is located in eastern West Virginia in the Allegheny Mountains. The forest holds 921,150 acres and is separated into four ranger districts known as Cheat-Potomac Ranger District, Gauley Ranger District, Greenbrier Ranger District, Marlinton-White Sulphur Springs Ranger District. There are eight designated wilderness areas within the forest including Dolly Sods Wilderness and Spice Run Wilderness....

Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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