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2014-01-29 16:28:54

Supporters Include Bi-Partisan Legislators; 20 State Governments; Law Professors and Constitutional Experts; Christian, Jewish and Muslim Leaders and Organizations; and Business and Women's Groups OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and its owners, the Green family, today hailed the filing of 56 supporting friend-of-the-court briefs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby -- including one from Congressional supporters of a religious...

2011-07-18 07:00:00

New Ellicott City Community Meets Strict Guidelines Set by Environmental Building Authorities; New Single-Family Homes Start in the $520's ELLICOTT CITY, Md., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greens at Locust Chapel, in sought-after Ellicott City, MD is the first residential community in Howard County to receive the County's "Green Neighborhood" designation. This revolutionary new community is certified green by the Patuxent Environmental Group, an independent...

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2009-12-09 09:05:00

A year ago, U.S. Marines operating in the Arabian Desert only viewed the sun as the source of the region's relentless heat.  Recently, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Advanced Power Generation Future Naval Capabilities program introduced technology that allows the Marines to harness some of that sunshine to help power their field equipment. Fueled by the sun, the Ground Renewable Expeditionary ENergy System (GREENS) is a 300-watt, photovoltaic/battery system that provides continuous...

2008-06-15 09:00:22

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Kolin, Central Bohemia, 14 June: The Czech junior ruling Greens (SZ) might leave the coalition if PM Mirek Topolanek did not fulfil his promise that teaching hospitals would not be transformed into joint-stock companies, SZ national council decided today, its head Olga Zubova said. Topolanek (Civic Democrats, ODS) promised in the Chamber of Deputies last week that neither the government nor the Health Ministry...

2006-06-14 16:49:00

By Larry Fine MAMARONECK, New York (Reuters) - Everyone agrees the rough will be tough at the U.S. Open starting on Thursday, but many players believe the championship will be won or lost on the small, contoured greens of Winged Foot. "I think everyone is so wound up thinking about the rough, they do forget about the greens a little bit," said up-and-coming Briton Luke Donald. "You really do have to think about where you want to position your second shot into the green because the...

2006-06-03 18:44:47

By Alan Crosby PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech voters face weeks of political uncertainty or even fresh elections after delivering a deadlock between centre-right and leftist parties in weekend general elections. Full preliminary results showed the opposition Civic Democrats won the biggest share of the popular vote but not a majority in the first elections since the ex-communist nation joined the European Union two years ago. The conservative party and its two smaller centrist allies,...

2006-06-03 17:14:37

By Alan Crosby PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech general election ended in a stalemate between centre-right and leftist parties on Saturday, setting the scene for prolonged horse-trading or even fresh polls before a new government can be formed. Full preliminary results showed the opposition Civic Democrats won the biggest share of the popular vote but not a majority in the first elections since the ex-communist nation joined the European Union two years ago. The conservative party and...

2005-10-25 03:23:54

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - One of Germany's most colorful politicians of the last two decades, Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, has abruptly pulled the plug on his electrifying career. The charismatic leading member of the Greens party, who has long enthralled and entertained Germans with his meteoric rise from high school dropout to self-educated vice chancellor, voluntarily moved to parliament's back bench last week. He will soon be replaced as foreign minister after...

2005-09-19 02:57:42

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling Labor party began talks on Monday with potential allies to lay the foundations for a new center-left government, after it pipped the National opposition by one seat in a nail-biting election. Prime Minister Helen Clark, seeking to become the first Labor leader to win three straight terms, met the leaders of some minor parties after clawing back an early deficit to finish ahead of the National Party, led by former central bank governor Don...