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General News Archive - July 09, 2011

Rubber flooring and industrial rubber distributor Rubber-Cal donated its rubber flooring to a struggling military couple in an extremely emotional episode of ABC's hit home improvement show. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Even during times of intense political tension, ABC’s "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" proves that America still knows how to honor its heroes. With the help of its continued partners, including Orange County, California-based Rubber-Cal, Inc., the popular home improvement show transformed the lives of Staff Sgt.

Technology is improving everything in our lives including our home foundations. The latest is a suspended slab technology developed by SlabTekâ„¢. By reducing construction costs, builders now have a foundation system that virtually eliminates foundation movement.

To celebrate the occurrence of Manhattanhenge, a breathtaking solar event, Stonehenge Partners is hosting a celebration in the streets of Times Square. The event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Steinhausen just launched a very innovative patent-pending Quick Zip Belt line - eco-friendly and manufactured in the USA.

iCloud Communications and Female advocacy group SmartFem are partnering to bring cloud-based virtual office solutions to women owned Businesses.

Florida based firm specializes in sophisticated types of diagnoses, pinpointing potential failures in residential and commercial properties. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Genesis Testing Group is rapidly establishing itself as the building inspection firm with a difference, specializing in diagnoses aimed at pinpointing potentially compromising defects within the structural design of a commercial or residential property.

While the Department of Defense announced the 2011 grant cycle, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation continued its fight for additional research funding by testifying in Congress to request inclusion of mesothelioma in the 2012 grant cycle. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) released the program announcement for the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for the 2011 grant cycle.

World Population Day kicks off global 7 Billion Actions campaign. New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 As the world population approaches 7 billion, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, launches a global initiative on Monday to highlight the challenges, opportunities and actions that will shape our common future. World Population Day, 11 July, is the start of a worldwide advocacy effort that will continue through 31 October, when the United Nations projects world population will surpass 7 billion, and beyond.

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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