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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,...

2014-07-31 23:20:39

West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Robinette has released a free e-book version of "Righting the Wrong: West Virginia Serious Injury Guide" to the public. This guide provides essential information WV accident injury victims need to know when filing an insurance injury claim in order to maximize chances of being fairly compensated for injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and future expenses and losses. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 West Virginia Personal Injury...

2014-07-31 16:24:14

Continuing Weak Markets, Current and Impending EPA Regulations Weigh on Central Appalachian Operations; 1,100 Jobs at Risk BRISTOL, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified their employees late this afternoon that the coal mines and other facilities where they work are subject to being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and government regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian...

2014-07-30 23:13:37

Robinette Legal Group, PLLC in Morgantown, West Virginia was pleased to support the 2014 Poker Run fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Robinette Legal Group, PLLC Morgantown Personal Injury Lawyers were pleased to support the 19th annual Ronald McDonald House Poker Run on July 12, 2014, the charity’s most successful fundraiser of the year. Motorcycle riders started at Triple S Harley Davidson at their new Gateway Center and...

2014-07-30 16:23:56

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric demands of the area's rapidly expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry and help enhance service reliability for Mon Power's customers in Doddridge and neighboring counties. As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new...

2014-07-23 23:30:40

Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan existing and new franchisees up to $100,000 to open a new Huntington Learning Center. Oradell, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan...

2014-07-23 08:26:06

BRISTOL, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), congratulates Elk Run Coal and its miners for being selected to receive the U.S. Office of Surfacing Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's 2014 Excellence in Surfacing Coal Mining Good Neighbor Award for community outreach. Elk Run was selected for the Good Neighbor award for working to better the local community. Employees gave both their time and resources to help their neighbors. They helped Sherman...

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....


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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