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2014-05-07 12:22:02

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. (Nasdaq GM: PATR) announced today that it intends to separate its transportation business from its real estate businesses. The separation will result in two independent, publicly-traded companies by means of a tax-free spin-off of the transportation business to Patriot shareholders. The separation, which is subject to a number of conditions including final Board approval, receipt of an opinion of tax counsel...

2014-04-17 23:07:14

Students throughout Washington, DC stepped up to create innovative solutions to improve their local watershed. Out of 13 proposals submitted to the Caring for Our Watersheds competition, supported by Earth Force and sponsored by international agriculture company Agrium, 5 have been selected for a chance to put their proposals into action. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Students throughout Washington, DC stepped up to create innovative solutions to improve their local watershed. Out...

2014-04-01 23:27:36

Conference Will Encourage Students to Become Environmental Stewards (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting a free online education conference for teachers and students on April 9. An expert from the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum will discuss the “Citizen Science: A Watershed Study” program, in which Washington, D.C. high school students explore the Anacostia Watershed. As a project-based educational immersion experience,...

2014-03-24 20:21:06

PHL cited for Most injury-Free Operation, Best Safety Rate and Safety Person of the Year; Anacostia's Tom Leopold is Safety Professional of the Year CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Harbor Line and its parent company Anacostia Rail Holdings (www.anacostia.com) will receive four top safety awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association April 24 at its annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. Pacific Harbor Line will receive the President's Award for...

2014-02-03 16:21:41

Will Educate Key Audiences About Toxics in Anacostia River WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven leading environmental and business groups in the District announced today the formation of United for a Healthy Anacostia River, a new coalition that will work to educate key audiences about the toxics in the bottom sediments of the Anacostia River. The Anacostia River consistently ranks as one of the most polluted and toxic rivers in the nation. Toxins found in the river have...

2014-01-10 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anacostia Community Museum's 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program featuring a talk by Nicole C. Lee, president of TransAfrica WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 14 6:40 p.m.: Media check-in 7-9 p.m.: Program WHERE: Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Baird Auditorium 10th Street and Constitution Avenue N.W....

2013-12-31 20:20:29

"Ubuhle Women...recognizes the powerful cultural currents and back stories from the artists as central to their every stitch. ...Art is often what happens when our life experiences become too big for our words," notes Lonnae O'Neal, Washington Post, Dec. 27, 2013 WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The intersection of artistic ingenuity and women's empowerment is explored in two new exhibitions, "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence" (main gallery) and "Home Sewn:...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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