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2012-06-21 06:23:41

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Harry Knox, RCRC President- and CEO-elect: The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice today issued a moral appeal to the Obama Administration to defend the freedom of American women to exercise self-determination in the most critical area of their lives - their precious health. With just six weeks until the historic Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage measure takes effect,...

2012-06-12 02:24:45

DALLAS, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World leaders, dignitaries and celebrities from around the world gathered in vibrant Arts District near downtown Dallas Friday to attend an historic event honoring global humanitarian and faith-based entertainment mogul Bishop T.D. Jakes' 35 years of spiritual leadership and service. Aptly titled "A Triumphant Journey," the three-hour, black-tie celebration was hosted by director/writer/producer Tyler Perry and CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien at the...

2012-05-23 06:23:59

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins will join Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), Bishop Harry Jackson and pastors from across denominational lines for a news conference at the Senate swamp to show their support for the Defense of Marriage Act and marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The conference will be held Thursday, May 24, at 3 p.m. EDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) They will...

2012-05-01 06:24:53

Bishop Paul S. Morton & Bishop Noel Jones Slated To Speak At The Pastors & Church Leaders Conference In Detroit, MI DETROIT, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The message is the same but the methods have changed! How about having a pastor literally flying "above the stage" as he preaches in a theatrical presentation...or...having a car show and gospel fest rolled into one. Well, more than 2,000 pastors, ministers, and church staff workers from across the U.S., and...

Rubber Chicken Flies Into Solar Radiation Storm
2012-04-21 06:13:25

[ Watch the Video ] Last month, when the sun unleashed the most intense radiation storm since 2003, peppering satellites with charged particles and igniting strong auroras around both poles, a group of high school students in Bishop, California, knew just what to do. They launched a rubber chicken. The students inflated a helium balloon and used it to send the fowl, named "Camilla," to an altitude of 120,000 ft where she was exposed to high-energy solar protons at point blank range....

2012-04-16 06:20:50

TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Porter Airlines arrived in America's capital region today with its inaugural flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport. Already topping the polls in each of its other 18 markets, Porter's arrival in Washington is expected to be a great success. Demand for the service has increased steadily since the route was officially announced, resulting in the addition of a fourth daily roundtrip flight,...

2012-04-12 02:36:03

Urge strong lay involvement Outline threats to First Freedom at all levels of government and abroad Call upon dioceses to pursue religious liberty fortnight, June 21-July 4 WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops have issued a call to action to defend religious liberty and urged laity to work to protect the First Freedom of the Bill of Rights. They outlined their position in "Our First, Most Cherished Liberty." The document was developed by...

2012-03-22 02:25:20

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC/BB: GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer immunotherapies, today announced that Hans E. Bishop has been named Executive Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Bishop has served as a Director of the Company since January 2012. Anthony J. Cataldo, formerly the Chairman of the Board, will remain as a Director of the Company. "It is with great pleasure that we welcome Hans as our Executive...

2012-03-13 13:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is relocating the majority of its gas operations into a large and modern office complex in San Ramon, the utility announced today, as part of PG&E's drive to ensure public and employee safety and improve operational performance. PG&E has finalized a facility lease agreement for 250,000 square feet in the Bishop Ranch business community. About 800 people will move to the new location, which is set...

2012-03-01 11:51:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate's 51-48 vote March 1 to table the bipartisan Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (S. 1467), sponsored by Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and 37 other senators, impels the Church to strengthen its resolve to support religious freedom. "The need to defend citizens' rights of conscience is the most critical issue before our country right now," said Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bishop Lori chairs the Ad...


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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

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2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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