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2011-05-05 07:05:00

CINCINNATI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FlyAshDirect announces today that it has been awarded the exclusive fly ash marketing rights to American Electric Power's John E. Amos Generating Station located near Charleston, West Virginia. John E. Amos joins the Gavin, Mountaineer and Clifty Creek Power Plants in FlyAshDirect's existing portfolio of fly ash marketing contracts held with Columbus-based utility AEP, America's largest generator of electricity. FlyAshDirect plans to make the...

2011-02-18 13:30:00

Pennsylvania Hardwoods Industry will Benefit from Changes HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced that the state Emerald Ash Borer quarantine restricting the in-state movement of ash materials and all hardwood firewood will be lifted April 15. However, a federal quarantine remains in effect. The Emerald Ash Borer is a highly invasive, wood-boring beetle that kills ash trees and poses a threat to the state's $25...

2010-12-21 06:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ - IC Potash Corp. ("ICP" or the "Company") (TSXV: ICP) is pleased to announce that the Company will begin its potash bulk sampling program on January 15, 2011.  The program will provide a bulk sample of potash from its Ochoa Project which is located in south east New Mexico. The bulk sample will be used for pilot test programs to optimize processes to convert the resource into Sulphate of Potash ("SOP").  The sample will also be used to...

2010-12-09 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Originally launched in October 2009, International pop icon Chris Brown and the Mechanical Dummy(TM) brand are unveiling an all new MechanicalDummy.com as an interactive sub culture and definitive voice for trends in the world of technology, fashion & art - mainstream and underground. Mechanical Dummy(TM) has undergone a total brand transformation with a new logo, a platform for news and opinions on global trends, music, fashion, arts and...

2010-11-30 10:59:00

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The hunt for America's greatest unknown guitarist continues as Sam Ash Music's "Best in Shred" guitar competition moves into the Regional Championship round. The regional finals take place at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, December 8th at six Sam Ash Music store locations: New York City-NY, Chicago-IL, King of Prussia-PA, Nashville-TN, Orlando-FL, and Cerritos-CA. Regional winners will advance to the Final Championship Round this January in Los...

2010-11-04 09:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding reminded Pennsylvanians--particularly those that heat their homes using wood--that the Emerald Ash Borer quarantine remains in effect in 43 counties. The quarantine is designed to restrict the movement of ash materials and all hardwood firewood and wood chips. "Consumers who use wood to heat their homes and businesses are urged to burn local firewood only and heed the restrictions on moving...

2010-11-02 19:13:00

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Ash Music, America's premier full-line music store chain, is on the hunt for America's greatest unknown guitarist. The battle is underway with the contest moving into the final rounds. Challengers from across the United States are competing to win $20,000 in valuable musical gear and the opportunity to perform live onstage with legendary guitarist Steve Vai. The store championships feature the four semi-finalists still standing from...

2010-09-15 12:20:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) celebrated the opening of its new headquarters at 2021 L Street, NW, in downtown Washington, D.C. At this event, which was attended by members of the Society, representatives from the association community, and other local leaders, ASH announced that the building had been designated LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum for New Construction, making ASH the first...

2010-09-15 05:00:00

Investment groups managing over $240 billion urge EPA to adopt "Subtitle C" regulations for coal ash WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should adopt federally enforceable regulations governing coal ash disposal to prevent costly environmental and public health impacts, says a group of investors representing over $240 billion in assets under management in a public comment letter submitted to the EPA today. This letter comes the day...

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2010-08-26 06:35:00

Egypt's Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday that archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a 3,500-year-old trading settlement in one of the country's desert oases that predates earlier cities by a thousand years. The Yale University mission discovered the ancient settlement in Umm El-Kharga Oasis, one of Egypt's five western deserts, located around 375 miles south of Cairo. The university found the site while working to map ancient routes in the western desert. The settlement lies...


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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on 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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