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  Va people celebrate progress 
In China, the Va population is 352,000, living in Cangyuan as well as in Ximeng, Menglian, Gengma, Lancang, Shuangjiang, Zhenkang and Yongde counties in Yunnan.
The highest god in the Va pantheon is Mujij, who had five sons who were the deities in charge of the creation of heaven, earth, lightning, earthquakes and bringing up the Va people.
Va people believe that the drums are the vehicles with which they can communicate with the gods and the heavens.
en.ce.cn /Life/arts&heritage/t20040428_761111.shtml   (1535 words)

  Va people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ba rāog in official orthography) lives mainly in compact communities in the Ximeng (in Va: Mēng Ka or Si Moung), Cangyuan, Menglian (Gaeng Līam), Gengma (Gaeng Mīex or Gaeng Māx), Lancang (Mēng Lām), Shuangjiang (Si Nblāeng or Mēng Mēng), Zhenkang and Yongde counties in southwestern Yunnan Province of China.
The Va people's language belongs to Mon-Khmer of the Austroasiatic family.
The Va form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wa_(nationality)   (158 words)

 Va people -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Va nationality ((Any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system) Chinese: 佤族 Wǎzú; own names: Va, Ava, Parauk, i.e.
Ba rāog in official orthography) lives mainly in compact communities in the Ximeng, Cangyuan, Menglian, Gengma, Lancang, Shuangjiang, Zhenkang and Yongde counties in southwestern (A province of southern China) Yunnan Province of (A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) China.
The Va people's language belongs to (A branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages) Mon-Khmer of the (Click link for more info and facts about Austroasiatic) Austroasiatic family.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/va/va_people.htm   (204 words)

 March 2002 Newsletter, Disabled American Veterans, Department of New York
VA has the largest single network of SCI care in the nation and provides a full range of care annually to 15,000 veterans with catastrophic spinal cord injury and specialty care to 9,000 of these veterans.
VA researchers are studying whether transplanting into a patient's central nervous system the cells that conduct nerve impulses from peripheral nerves in one part of the body to another part can restore nerve function in the brain and spinal cord.
VA is one of 18 professional organizations in the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, which was founded by the Paralyzed Veterans of America to develop guidelines that improve care for all Americans with SCI.
www.davny.org /mar02news-pg4.asp   (1356 words)

 The Va ethnic minority
The Va ethnic minority, with a population of 352,000, lives in Ximeng, Cangyuan, Menglian, Gengma, Lancang, Shuangjiang, Zhenkang and Yongde counties in southwestern Yunnan Province.
Before 1949, except for some parts of the area where an alphabetic script was used, the Va people had no written language, and they kept records and accounting or passed messages with material objects or by engraving bamboo strips.
Va women are fond of bracelets round their wrists and earrings.
www.toptrip.cc /yunnan/ethnic/va.htm   (629 words)

 Once Confusion is Cleared, VA Mortgages are Hard to Beat - Daily Mortgage
Even though the VA home loan program (a mortgage guaranteed by the Department of Veterans` Affairs) has been around since the end of WWII, there are still a number of things that confuse people.
When people move up to a bigger house, they usually have equity in their present home because they have reduced the principal, or because the house has increased in value, or both.
VA loans are normally in the veteran`s name alone, even if the veteran is married.
mortgages.interest.com /content/editorial/mortgage_column/article.asp?ID=200411515535MJEOJELRIIBVITAHYGZBOIHENMXIUX   (967 words)

 Savvy Support Inc. - FAQ's
Because each VA owns his or her own business, each is going to have different standards regarding the kind of work he or she is willing to do.
You really need to speak with a VA, share your ideas and the vision for your success, and ask what it might cost you to have him or her be a part of that.
People who can't shift to seeing a VA as an equal: If you're stuck in the traditional boss/assistant paradigm, or if you need to be the boss, you need an employee, not a VA.
www.savvysupport.com /faqs.htm   (951 words)

 VA to offer free credit monitoring
VA will send a detailed letter in mid-August to those whose sensitive information may have been included in the stolen data, with details about credit monitoring and how they may opt in for the service.
VA is no closer to recovering the laptop, but federal investigators believe it is unlikely that identity theft has resulted from the data theft, Nicholson said.
VA will conduct briefings with employees to address the proper and secure use of equipment at home, reminders of the impact of data security failures, proper handling and disposal of sensitive data in electronic and paper forms, and the consequences to individuals of data breaches.
www.gcn.com /online/vol1_no1/41114-1.html   (511 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions about working with a VA
AssistU-trained VA's vary, in terms of the types of work they do...and some of them offer more specialized services, such as Marketing, Advertising, Web Design, etc. Of course, these skills are billed at a rate separate from and higher than the rate generally billed for assisting.
Plus, when you work with an AssistU-trained VA, you get the benefit of the expertise of our entire community - there are close to 300 VA's committed to the success of the VA profession and their relationships with their clients and we all help one other with knowledge when we can.
VA's are in private practice, and they price their services according to their skills, their desire to do certain work, their experience, and their reputation.
www.virtualrelief.com /vrfaq.html   (1657 words)

 Famous People in Va. History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These people feared the created government was too powerful, and would take freedom which they had fought for in the Revolutionary War.
Woodrow Wilson was born in 1856 in Staunton, Virginia and died in 1924.
Her mother did laundry, and her father was a headwaiter at the St. Charles Hotel, in Richmond.
www.fcps.k12.va.us /HutchisonES/people/voigt.htm   (1223 words)

 Quia - VA people from the French and Indian War and Am. Revolution
Quia - VA people from the French and Indian War and Am.
VA people from the French and Indian War and Am.
Learn the important people from Virginia during the French and Indian war and the American Revolution.
www.quia.com /jg/111479.html   (68 words)

 Veterans' Health Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VA offers people with spinal cord injury the resources they need to resume a full life.
The average length of stay for people with SCI is six to eight weeks, says Torrence.
To help people with spinal cord injuries get used to being out in public in a new way, recreational therapists plan leisure events, such as trips to the mall, the movie theater or a ball game.
www.dayton.med.va.gov /VHM/vh_su00d.html   (732 words)

 VA Employees Help Floridians Recover from Hurricanes
Four VA emergency managers in Miami coordinate their activities.
VA officials said personnel are on call as HHS monitors the advance of Hurricane Ivan.
VA liaisons at the Department of Homeland Security operations center in Washington, D.C. help coordinate recovery requirements for the department.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/09-08-2004/0002246790   (189 words)

 TRIANGLE Virginia churches (VA) - FlockFinder.com
For a lot of churches, people over the age of eighteen who are single are just part of the general congregation.
But for churches in TRIANGLE Virginia (VA) that have a large number of college students, a ministry that is centered on Singles' can be a welcomed idea.
Most of the time only churches in TRIANGLE Virginia (VA) that are larger in size have the necessary staff members or even the need for such a specific ministry.
www.flockfinder.com /1842_churches_4_cc.htm   (576 words)

 Dean's World - America's Best Hospital System: The VA Hospitals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VA medical was undoubtedly poor in the past, but I cannot recomend it strongly enough now.
The VA Hospitals are a model of hope for the nation.
The VAs also have less supervision requirements and that means less need for attendings which would save them money in the long run (that is just an assumption on my part but is probably true).
www.deanesmay.com /posts/1156043540.shtml   (1977 words)

 VTSO: Giles County 1897 Earthquake
For a week or more before the shock people throughout Giles County were much disturbed by subterranean noises, and all day Monday detonations like the explosion of distant artillery were heard throughout the county.
Many people "terror stricken." Surface "rolled like the groundswells of the ocean" and springs were muddied and one large landslide started at the Narrows.
Many people ran out of the houses into the street, some whitefaced, and stared upward where the dust, shaken from the buildings was slowly settling toward the ground.
www.geol.vt.edu /outreach/vtso/Giles-Intensity.html   (3535 words)

 VA Watchdog dot Org - VA NEWS FLASH - 11-23-06 #7
VA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Malpractice Cases for Veterans Against the VA - The Law Offices of W. Robb Graham, L.L.C. - Former Navy Judge Advocate
His mother said she feels that people who live here, like children, get more attention when it comes to counseling and that the VA people don't understand the mental toll the war takes on soldiers.
Pinnel's social worker refused to comment and calls to the Regional VA were not returned.
www.vawatchdog.org /nfNOV06/nf112306-7.htm   (1234 words)

 VA-owned Houses and Katrina
People from the areas affected by Katrina have been fleeing to different cities and towns all across the United States in the hopes of finding some relief.
These people are looking for places to live, food, clothing, and even work in order to support themselves and their families, and rebuild their lives.
As for people who are not homeless due to Katrina and were planning to purchase a VA -owned home, these homes are now off the market and unavailable to the general public for purchase.
www.veteranloancenter.com /houses-and-katrina.html   (447 words)

 Va People Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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popularityguide.com /encyclopedia/Va_people   (326 words)

 Stampede at Computer Sale Injures Several People in Va.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Several people were injured at Richmond International Raceway Tuesday morning as thousands of people rushed to buy used laptops from the Henrico County school system.
People began lining up outside the racetrack complex overnight and rushed into the track area when the gates opened at 7 a.m.
Several people suffered minor injuries in the stampede.
www.wtopnews.com /?sid=554546&nid=25   (344 words)

 Prescription Drugs | People Who Obtained Prescription Medications Through VA Health System Saved More Than Those Using ...
The average price for a year's supply of a prescription drug was $220 higher for people using the Medicare drug discount card than for members of a Department of Veterans Affairs health plan, according to a Families USA study released Tuesday, the AP/Long Island
People using Medicare discount drug cards paid more for 49 of the 50 most frequently used drugs by senior citizens than they would have through the VA drug plan.
The lowest price for the cholesterol drug Lipitor was $498.84 through a VA health plan, 46.5% lower than the lowest discount card price of $730.56, according to the report.
www.kaisernetwork.org /daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=32782   (394 words)

 Hutchison ES Gr. 4 SOL Practice Quiz - People and Places
What was the name of the group of people who served in the Continental Army and fought against the English?
What is name of the system where poor white farmers rented land from a landowner and promised to pay the owner with a share of the crop?
What is the separation of people (usually based on race or religion)?
www.fcps.edu /HutchisonES/solquiz/peoplac.html   (343 words)

 TimesDispatch.com | Scanner identifies people at Va. school   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The school's media center is using a biometrics scanning system, a technology that recognizes people through identifiers such as fingerprints and eye scans.
Schools have used the technology to monitor students getting on buses, to identify parents picking up their children, to take attendance and to pay for meals in the cafeteria.
In Iowa, schools recently were forced to stop using a biometrics system because of a state law that forbids government entities from fingerprinting children.
www.timesdispatch.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1128768376254   (355 words)

 Hillary Haaawww!!!! Hillary Haaawww!!!! - Spank Zone - Gov. & VA General Assembly: "Screw the Poor"
Furthermore, when they "grant a tax break" to the citizens they should not be "scheming a way" to take it away from one citizen, for being a day late paying in paying it to their "Masters, The General Assembly", and his "Excellency" The Governor.
While the GA has it within its power to raise the $950 million cap as you suggest, and I readily concede the point, my only concern is when people point to the $950 cap and say that it "breaks the promise." The promise was $620 million.
Yes, the GA could spend billions to completely eliminate the personal property tax assessment on every personal-use vehicle evaluated at $20,000 or less (which is the part of the promise most people remember), but it's not obliged to do so in order to fulfill the promise.
www.spankthatdonkey.com /spankthatdonkey2/2006/7/27/gov-va-general-assembly-screw-the-poor.html   (2912 words)

 Glossary of People: Va   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Glossary of People: Va Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of People
Born in Montreal to a working class family, Pierre Vallières began his political life in 1962 in the liberal federalist circles around Pierre Trudeau’s magazine Cité Libre, which he soon abandoned to work for independence for Quebec.
French worker and leader of the First International, member of the Central Committee of the National Guard and of the Paris Commune of 1871.
www.marxists.org /glossary/people/v/a.htm   (410 words)

 Techdirt: VA Hopes Data Thieves Are Stupid
While there's been plenty of talk about how a VA employee brought lots of confidential personal data home with him only to have it all stolen in a burglary, some are noticing that the VA's response has been a bit odd.
What this tells me is that the VA allowed a breach of compliance with certain standards and that they need a very serious audit and re-vamp of their data management processes.
The VA certainly isn't the well-oiled machine that many of us would hope, but the employees are generally hard working, good-hearted people that really try to do what's best for the veterans they serve.
www.techdirt.com /articles/20060523/1730243.shtml   (1765 words)

 VA Watchdog dot Org - VA NEWS FLASH - 12-04-06 #6
Southern Arizona's veteran's hospital is using a new automated robot to improve veterans' care, and it claims it's the only hospital in the entire country doing it.
Engen, pronounced "engine", is the Southern Arizona VA Medical Center's new million dollar medical technologist.
At Tucson's VA, people no longer need to spin blood samples, pull caps off of blood vials, or carry the vials from test to test.
www.vawatchdog.org /nfDEC06/nf120406-6.htm   (511 words)

 Dr. Robert Glickman: `Manhattan VA Medical Center Is Irreplaceable'
So the quality of care—between people based only at the VA and people shared between the NYU School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital (there are three hospitals within five blocks)—that is an incredible resource.
And the VA and Bellevue get the benefit of just tremendous faculty [at NYU] who can have pieces of their time which they split.
You have the private hospital, Tisch Hospital; you have Bellevue, which is a city hospital; and the have the VA hospital.
www.larouchepub.com /other/interviews/2005/3227robert_glickman.html   (1924 words)

 Bargain Laptops Cause Stampede, People Trampled, Beaten With Folding Chair Over $50 Computers - CBS News
An estimated 5,500 people turned out at the Richmond International Raceway in hopes of getting their hands on one of the 4-year-old Apple iBooks.
Witnesses said an elderly man was thrown to the pavement, and someone in a car tried to drive his way through the crowd.
A laptop computer deal of a lifetime turned into a dash for safety near Richmond, VA, where a school had put up 1,000 surplus Apple Computer iBooks for $50 each.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/08/16/tech/main781387.shtml   (450 words)

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