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2014-05-13 23:11:07

Clinics in Richmond and Suffolk earned Best of Virginia awards in the annual Virginia Living Magazine survey. Newport News, Va.

2011-06-15 00:00:26

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) proudly announced that Zoom Imaging Solutions, Inc. has won Toshiba’s “Dealer of the Year” title at the 2011 National Dealer Meeting and End-User Conference, held May 22-24 in Las Vegas.

2011-04-05 08:30:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin American companies were the most popular emerging market targets for acquisitions by U.S. companies in the second half of 2010, according to KPMG International's latest Emerging Markets International Acquisition Tracker (EMIAT) study.

2011-03-08 10:12:00

CAIRO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a citizen of the proud nation of Egypt, it has always been my utmost goal to serve the people of this country. Every day I spent as a Member of Parliament, my central aim was to build a more vibrant and ambitious Egypt where anyone has the opportunity to succeed. Improving and developing Egypt and its people has always been the core motivation of my political career. I would like to thank my constituents for the numerous messages of support that I...

2010-07-30 01:28:00

- Targets surpassed: - Revenue growth of more than EUR100 million: +11.3% at EUR 1.047 billion - Record profitability: EBITDA[1] at EUR 827.8 million (+11.5%) - Group share of net income: EUR 269.5 million (+9.0%) - Proposed dividend growing by +15% at EUR0.76 per share - Exceptional visibility: backlog at EUR 4.9 billion (+24%) representing 4.7 years of revenues - Solid outlook: - Revenue Compound Average Growth Rate above 7% over the...


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Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis
2012-04-02 16:35:00

The Bat Falcon, (Falco rufigularis), is a species of bird of prey found in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad. It was formerly known as Falco albigularis. Its habitats are open woodlands and forest clearings. The adult female Bat Falcon measures 12 inches in length while the male is smaller, at 9 inches. The adult has a black back, head and tail. The throat, upper breast and neck sides are creamy white, the lower breast and belly is black, finely barred white, and the thighs...

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2007-08-15 11:07:59

The Tayra (Eira barbara), is an omnivorous animal from the weasel family Mustelidae. It is the only species in the genus Eira. Tayras live in the tropical forests of Central and South America. In Central America it is known as the Tolomuco. They live in hollow trees, burrows in the ground, or nests of tall grass. They eat mainly fruit, but also carrion, small mammals and birds. Tayras have an appearance similar to weasels and martens, growing to a size of about 24 inches, not including a...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.