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2010-01-25 14:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC condemned Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek, one of the leading figures in the Polish Catholic Church, for describing the Holocaust as a "Jewish invention" in an interview with an Italian Catholic news website. Pieronek also accused Israel of turning the Holocaust into "propaganda" and called for Palestinians to be commemorated through a day similar to International Holocaust Memorial Day, which falls on January 27. "Bishop Pieronek's shameful lies,...

2009-12-10 05:30:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today announced that Hans Bishop has joined the Company as chief operating officer, effective January 4, 2010. Mr. Bishop most recently served as president of the specialty medicine business at Bayer, where he was responsible for a diverse portfolio of oncology, hematology, and neurology products. Mr. Bishop also served as an executive vice president of Bayer HealthCare LLC. As a member of the Dendreon...

2009-12-07 12:54:00

Amendment precludes use of federal dollars for elective abortion coverage Bishops want Stupak-style House amendment included in Senate bill Oppose making people pay for other people's abortions WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops have voiced support for the Nelson-Hatch-Casey Amendment to the Senate health reform bill and have asked voters to back it. The bishops took the position in a Dec. 7 letter to all U.S. senators, after Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE), Orrin...

2009-11-07 13:04:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops November 7 urged members of the House of Representatives to vote for the Stupak-Ellsworth Amendment to the health care reform. "The Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts-Kaptur-Dahlkemper-Lipinski-Smith Amendment will keep in place current federal law on abortion funding and conscience protections in the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R. 3962)," they said. The letter was signed by Cardinal Justin Rigali, chair of the bishops'...

2009-10-28 13:56:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- California religious and community leaders, who have witnessed first hand the ravages of drugs on impressionable youth as well as the homeless, sick and mentally ill, gathered today at a press conference to speak out against legalizing marijuana sales and use in California. More than 150 members of a faith-based coalition, representing numerous faiths and religious denominations, were joined by community activists and former drug addicts and...

2009-09-26 11:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA today presented its 2009 National Volunteer of the Year Award, Family Strengthening Awards, Bishop Sullivan Award, and Arnold Andrews Award for Collaborative Excellence. The awards were presented at the 2009 Catholic Charities USA Annual Gathering on the eve of its 2010 Centennial Celebration year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) The awards symbolize Catholic Charities USA's rich...

2009-09-16 09:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced it has hired Kevin Bishop as its newest business development executive. At FreeWave, Bishop will help the business development team continue driving sales success in the oil and gas industry. His area of focus includes Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas,...

2009-09-09 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Obama prepares to address the nation Wednesday on his health care plan, American Life League challenged the nation's Catholic bishops to be prepared to shut down Catholic health care and make it clear that they prefer this action to compromising with the intrinsic evils currently contained in various Obamacare proposals. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) "Obama speaks tonight. Christ speaks always. When it...

2009-06-02 14:00:00

Texas senior named nation's top high school performer PLANO, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior midfielder Dillon Powers of Plano Senior High School (Plano, Texas) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Powers joins Lee Nguyen (2004-05, Plano East HS, Plano) and Nick Garcia (1996-97, Bishop Lynch HS, Dallas) as the only...

2009-05-12 08:00:00

Bishops is a Leader in Supporting the Community PORTLAND, Ore., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bishops Barbershop franchises, cuts and colors for men and women, is actively involved in keeping Portland a great place to live. From donating styling services to raise money for charitable auctions, making cash donations to various groups that support the arts, participating in food drives for women's and children's shelters, partnering with other local organizations to help those hit by the recession,...


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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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