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2014-07-28 16:27:55

~ Company donates Dura Dance Home System floor to Cincinnati-based Highsteppers, a dance studio that helps young women build life skills TOANO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, has helped create a safe environment for young women to build life skills through a recent flooring donation to The Highsteppers Drill Team. The Highsteppers Drill Team is a Cincinnati-based nonprofit...

2014-07-26 23:02:17

Atascadero plumber, North County Plumbing, offers advice for keeping homes safe during the summer. These simple tips can help home & business owners avoid extensive water waste and damage: http://www.northcountyplumbinginc.com/. Atascadero, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 To help celebrate summer 2014, the friendly professionals at North County Plumbing, an Atascadero plumber, are offering timely tips to help their existing and new customers throughout San Luis Obispo County conserve water,...

2014-07-26 23:01:41

Amerec, a leading manufacturer of steam bath generators, has noticed an increased interest in steam bathing largely due to smaller spaces and an effort to reduce water consumption. Woodinville, WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As reported by Lauren Hunter of Remodeling, bathroom design trends are changing based on 3 factors: smaller spaces, multi-generational access, and water consumption. At the top of several top bathroom trend of 2014 lists, including this article on Freshome, steam showers...

2014-07-25 23:04:31

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a Class 1 Division 2 explosion proof four foot, four lamp fixture that operates on 347 volts AC. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The HALS-48-4L-347V from Larson Electronics is a hazardous area fluorescent light fixture that is Class 1 Division 2 Groups A,B,C, and D approved, has a...

2014-07-25 23:02:27

Third year apprentice Eli Ward speaks on the growing opportunities for young people in construction work at the Construction Industry Institute’s 2014 Conference. Indianapolis (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Construction Industry Institute (CII), a highly regarded organization dedicated to best practices in the construction industry, hosted their 2014 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 20-23, 2014. The conference was attended by over 500 of the construction industry’s most...

2014-07-25 16:21:45

RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130403 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-07-25 08:27:05

MINT HILL, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Paris of Paris Projects, Ltd., and developer of Cheval, one of the fastest growing new home communities in Greater Charlotte announced today new builders have been added to their esteem Featured Builder Program. Arcadia Homes and The Ullman Group will be building custom homes in Cheval's neighborhood, Creekside that offers homesites from the $125,000 and new homes starting from the $850,000. Cheval features five distinct...

2014-07-24 23:12:16

Energy Panel Structures (EPS) is expanding with the addition of a new (SIP) Structural Insulated Panels manufacturing plant located at its Fingerlakes Construction facility in Clyde, New York. Clyde, New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Energy Panel Structures (EPS) is expanding with the addition of a new (SIP) Structural Insulated Panels manufacturing plant located at its Fingerlakes Construction facility in Clyde, New York. The plant is about 10,000 sq. ft. and includes a state-of-the-art...

2014-07-24 23:11:15

ReBath Northeast received a whole truckload of the new acrylic surround colors. To move some inventory, they are having a sale on select colors and styles, but only while supplies last. Forty Fort, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A truckload sale is going on right now at ReBath Northeast. With the announcement of the new acrylic surround colors and styles, ReBath Northeast received a truckload of product and wants to move some inventory. Select colors and styles will be included in the sale. The...

2014-07-24 23:00:34

BambooIndustry.com, an experienced bamboo product manufacturer, has recently released its bamboo carpet collection. Now, BambooIndustry.com is offering great discounts on all these new bamboo carpets. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 BambooIndustry.com, an experienced bamboo product manufacturer, has recently released its bamboo carpet collection. Now, BambooIndustry.com is offering great discounts on all these new bamboo carpets. According to the sales manager of BambooIndustry.com, all its bamboo...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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