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2014-04-18 16:24:01

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Latin America Reached $136.2 million in 2013 SEATTLE, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Latin America is 13.8% and revenues will reach $260.9 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Latin America Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-04-17 23:04:26

More than 200 women came to the Hilton San Francisco to participate in an educational opportunity designed to strengthen the women’s professional community in the Bay Area. The inaugural event was part of a nationwide series of Mentoring Monday events in 43 Business Journal city markets across the country. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Suzanne Ashton, Chairwoman at TPG, joined over 40 successful business women in several rounds of four minute speed-mentoring sessions where attendees asked...

2014-04-15 12:33:32

Clinton Global Initiative "Commitment to Action" Creates Scholarship Matching Program. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College") has launched ed2go's Career Online High School...

2014-04-13 23:00:24

DMG Productions explores advancements in therapeutic outdoor adventures. St. George, UT (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Expedition Therapy announced that it will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Expedition Therapy is an exciting, challenging therapeutic outdoor adventure experience designed for young adults, age 18 and up, who want to move forward in life. Innovations will explore...

2014-04-09 12:26:05

Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Brazil Reached $78.4 million in 2013 SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brazil has the highest revenues for digital English language learning products in Latin America according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Brazil Digital English Language Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 15.5% and revenues will more than double to $161.5 million by 2018. This report includes two...

2014-04-08 16:21:46

Actress Heather Tom Will Emcee; Fred Willard, John McCook, Doug Davidson Set to Present Fashions From Kyle by Alene Too LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) presents its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show featuring an informal fashion show from Kyle by Alene Too, Friday, April 11, 2014 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees include Sandra Stern, COO of Lionsgate Television; Lee...

2014-04-07 16:24:05

MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Real estate investor and best-selling author Phil Pustejovsky is proud to announce that user reviews are in for his real estate mentoring program, Freedom Mentor - and they are impressive! Freedom Mentor is recognized as one of the leading real estate investing mentoring programs in the industry. Made famous by a bold and daring profit arrangement, Pustejovsky and the Freedom Mentor team coach real estate investors and share 50 percent of...

2014-04-01 08:35:50

In support of its mission to promote excellence in education, the Center for Excellence in Higher Education says it is offering Career Online High School program to Utah and Colorado students lacking high school diplomas. CEHE has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at its sponsored colleges. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) has joined the growing list of post-secondary organizations...

2014-03-31 16:29:25

50% cuts will eliminate option for approximately 6,000 Kansas students ARLINGTON, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas parents and students traveled long distances to the state capitol today to personally defend their virtual charter schools against proposed cuts that will force them to close. The parents testified before the Kansas House Appropriations Committee hearing and personally submitted testimony defending their schools against the Kansas State Legislative...

2014-03-28 16:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) sent a letter to President Obama today asking the Administration to redirect funds from the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation to youth mentoring programs. Fattah is recommending that fifty percent of the settlement go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)--the largest mentoring youth organization in the country. The remaining half of...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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