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2011-11-09 08:00:00

When the Collyer family moved to Asheville, NC, they encountered a community with no indoor play areas for young families. So they contracted with PLAYTIME to help create Mountain Play Lodge, a new family entertainment center that caters to both kids and parents. The most popular play elements in Mountain Play Lodge are the three replicas that PLAYTIME made of the Collyerâs Swiss Mountain Dog, Gabby. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 When the Collyer family moved to...

2011-08-03 16:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a week in July at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 13 youths investigated crime scenes, examined blood spatters, navigated their way through a smoke-filled apartment and practiced life-saving skills during the College's Camp HERO (How Emergency Responders Operate). The camp, for ages 11 to 15, gave students an introduction into the lives and operations of firefighters, law enforcement officers and paramedics....

2011-07-21 14:44:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College have partnered to offer a class to train employees for one of today's fastest-growing career fields and to help health care providers meet a new federal requirement that all health care records be available electronically. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) The first session in Electronic Medical Records...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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