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2014-12-17 23:06:25

Solution supports BYOD, increases productivity and enhances learning experience Marlborough, Mass.

2014-12-16 23:10:46

Edward Hospital & Health Services Ranked in U.S.

2014-12-16 23:10:23

Malcovery Security, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing and malware, will be offering a webinar titled, “State

2014-12-16 23:07:33

Leadin Agile experts to host Certified Scrum Developer-Track Two training course the week of February 2-6, 2015 in Chicago.

2014-12-15 16:26:22

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that H.

2014-12-15 08:29:50

HELENA, Ala., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBFCSM is proud to announce three new healthcare safety-related opportunities.

2014-12-12 23:04:34

Early registration is now open for the two-day Scrum training course, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) to be held on January 31-February 1, 2015. Birmingham, Ala.


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Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Henry Hartsfield
2012-10-18 13:36:10

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 21, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised. He graduated from West End High School and went on to attend Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1954 and received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Program. He joined the Air Force a year after his graduation and was assigned to the...

Larry DeLucas
2012-08-17 14:27:14

Larry DeLucas is an American biochemist and astronaut. He was born James "Larry" DeLucas on July 11, 1950 in Syracuse, New York. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received the following degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1972; a Master of Science degree in Chemistry in 1974; a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics in 1979; a Doctorate in Optometry in 1981; and a Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1982. After he received his last doctorate,...

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2012-06-14 11:28:00

Symbol: RHAL5 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   AZAL Azalea alabamensis (Rehder) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, MS, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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