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2014-10-22 12:29:31

Organizations partner to generate new ideas to support transplant recipients and donors CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a partnership with Transplant Café, a social network that enables transplant recipients, caregivers, donors and those awaiting transplants to share experiences and ideas. Edison Nation Medical, which develops innovative products that improve patient care, will work...

2014-10-22 08:24:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. This achievement continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Platinum dining facility....

2014-10-21 23:06:24

Robins & Morton won an Excellence in Construction Eagle award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas. ABC will recognize the project at a banquet on Nov. 20. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Robins & Morton won an Excellence in Construction Eagle award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas. ABC will recognize the project at a banquet on Nov. 20. The award-winning project was a $5 million renovation to...

2014-10-21 23:02:54

Art Gallagher named vice president of Novant Health Foundation Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health community engagement Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Novant Health has hired Arthur J. Gallagher as the new vice president of Novant Health Foundation Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health community engagement. Gallagher joins Novant Health from Johnson & Wales University where he has served as Charlotte campus president since 2003. In this newly created...

2014-10-21 08:22:08

Textron Aviation, Duncan Aviation, Satcom Direct, ICG, and Harris Corporation comprise SmartSky's distribution backbone for nation's first airborne 4G LTE wireless network CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSky Networks, a next-generation aviation communications provider bringing SmartSky 4G, the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network to the market, announced its introductory connectivity partners at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)...

2014-10-20 23:04:29

Ticket Down announces that tickets for Fleetwood Mac’s newly announced tour dates in the following cities go on sale today: Newark, Kansas City, Toronto, Oklahoma City, Knoxville, Nashville, Buffalo, Austin, Greensboro, Lincoln, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Grand Rapids, Uniondale/Long Island, Uncasville, Cleveland, Charlotte, Des Moines, Louisville, Charlottesville, Saint Louis, New York, Atlantic City, Providence, Montreal, Chicago/Rosemont, North Little Rock and Wichita. This trusted...

2014-10-20 08:33:43

DebMed survey confirms steady improvements, though gap remains between hand hygiene beliefs and best practices that can increase patient safety and reduce infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data, the reliability of that data and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. With responses from more than 400 infection...

2014-10-17 23:00:49

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte partners with the Afterschool Alliance to host "Lights On Afterschool" events reinforcing the importance afterschool programs. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 For working parents who do not have access to quality afterschool care for their children, the hours that stretch between the ringing of the day's last school bell, and the time they return home from work, can be a source of anxiety. Research reveals that during these unsupervised...

2014-10-15 23:04:20

Popular provider Ticketability.com is now offering discount Fleetwood Mac tickets for concerts in Louisville, KY at KFC Yum Center on February 17; Cleveland, OH at Quicken Loans Arena on February 18; Austin, TX at Frank Erwin Center on March 1; Charlotte, NC at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 7; and Knoxville, TN at Thompson Boling Arena on March 8. Fleetwood Mac tickets for the 2nd leg of the “On With The Show” tour go on sale to the public on Monday, but many fans are opting to...

2014-10-14 08:20:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct ChassisLink, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Wells has joined DCLI as Vice President of Operations, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Ron Joseph. Mike has extensive operations experience. He most recently served as the Executive VP of Operations of Cardinal Logistics Management. Mike has spent his career in the transportation industry and will be a great addition to the DCLI management team. Mike graduated from...


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2012-06-14 13:29:13

Symbol: PHNA Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2005-06-23 13:09:02

Strelitzia is a South African genus of perennial plants named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom. The common name of the genus is Bird of Paradise because of the resemblance of its flowers to the bird of that name. It is the city flower of Los Angeles. The genus is sometimes included in the banana family, Musaceae.

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.