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2014-07-21 16:24:24

MedExpress Sponsors Excellent Sportsmanship Facebook Contest, Local Teams Can Win Up To $3,000 MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for back-to-school and fall sports, many sports leagues and schools require youth to obtain a sports physical before participation in athletic or physical activity. MedExpress, a national urgent care provider that administered over 80,000 sports physicals last year, reminds parents of the importance of sports physicals....

2014-07-21 16:20:29

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) joins all of Oregon in expressing its condolences to the family of Victor G. ("Vic") Atiyeh, our former Governor and past member of Greenbrier's board of directors. Atiyeh died late Sunday at the age of 91. He is remembered as a two-term Governor who helped shape the modern economy of Oregon, where Greenbrier continues to grow and prosper to this day. Atiyeh completed eight successful years...

2014-07-17 23:12:19

Carey Danis & Lowe defective medical device lawyers report on the Boston Scientific multidistrict litigation (MDL) being heard in a federal court in West Virginia. The court recently filed a new pretrial order on second round bellwether cases. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A St. Louis law firm, Carey Danis & Lowe reports that the federal court in West Virginia that is hearing the Boston Scientific multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving transvaginal mesh products...

2014-07-17 16:22:05

BRISTOL, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, plans to report its second quarter 2014 results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. A conference call to review the results and current business conditions is scheduled to follow at 10:00 a.m. EDT that morning. The conference call will be webcast live, and the webcast will be available for replay following the event. The live webcast and the replay...

2014-07-13 23:02:11

The Firm is representing hundreds of women in vaginal mesh lawsuits filed against Ethicon, Inc. and other companies. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 The federal court overseeing thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) filed against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, Inc. is preparing to convene the litigation’s second bellwether trial, which is expected to get underway next month. According to an Amended Docket Control Order issued in...

2014-07-10 23:11:27

NaphCare, Inc., an independent partner to correctional facilities nationwide for innovative healthcare management and technology solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract to provide comprehensive healthcare services for the Federal Prison Camp (FPC) in Alderson, West Virginia. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 NaphCare will assume full responsibility for the management of all off-site medical services for FPC Alderson’s 1,100 minimum-security female inmates by working closely...

2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-07-09 12:23:05

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Potomac Edison has restored more than 51,000 of the approximately 96,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Potomac Edison areas...

2014-07-09 12:23:04

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Mon Power has restored more than 32,000 of the approximately 71,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Mon Power areas include Parkersburg, Clarksburg-Bridgeport, and Lewis...

2014-06-25 20:20:29

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) invites shareholders and other interested parties to listen to its financial results conference call for the third quarter ended May 31, 2014, live, either over the Internet or via dial in. What: The Greenbrier Companies Q3 2014 Financial Results Conference Call When: Wednesday, July 2,...


Latest West Virginia Reference Libraries

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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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