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2013-07-12 23:26:54

DAT/EM Systems International is pleased to announce the recent hire of Lori Nagel, who joins the company as Marketing Coordinator at their Anchorage-based headquarters. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 DAT/EM Systems International is pleased to announce the recent hire of Lori Nagel, who joins the company as Marketing Coordinator at their Anchorage-based headquarters. A graduate of Rogers State University in Claremore Oklahoma, Nagel (B.S. ’12) brings to DAT/EM experience in event...

Two Alaskan Volcanoes Release More Energy, Stronger Eruptions Ongoing
2013-06-26 09:20:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two of three active Alaskan volcanoes have shown a sizeable increase in activity since first erupting weeks ago, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO). AVO warned the Pavlof and Veniaminof volcanoes could become even more active in the future. For now, both volcanoes have been spewing lava and ash into the atmosphere, with at least one of the two peaks disrupting local air traffic. Pavlof, an 8,000-foot,...

2013-05-22 23:14:24

Nomination period for Third Annual Program opens May 22 and closes July 22. ANCHORAGE, AK (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Alaska Communications today announces its third annual Summer of Heroes program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs — Alaska. The program recognizes five young Alaska heroes who are making a difference in Alaska communities. Each of the heroes will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and a trip to the Alaska State Fair in August. Alaska Communications will also celebrate...

2013-03-27 23:01:23

Dr. Scott Laudon is excited for the launch of his new Google+ business page. This will give him the opportunity to connect with his patients and peers in a brand new way. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Dr. Scott Laudon and the Alcan Dental Group has launched a new Google+ page for their practice. The Anchorage, Alaska dental office has provided dental services to its local area since 1992. As a brand-new opportunity to build patient and community connections, they have created a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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