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2011-10-31 09:00:00

Leading information security organization has awarded Columbia computer training institute Phoenix TS the âœCircle of Excellenceâ for displaying an outstanding commitment to teaching. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 A leading international information security organization has selected Phoenix TS to receive the prestigious âœCircle of Excellenceâ ATC 2011 Award for two years running. Phoenix TS was chosen by...

2011-10-27 08:50:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brussels-based VRcontext International S.A. and Sensics, Inc. from Columbia, MD announces the release of an interface between Walkinside® virtual reality software and the Sensics zSight(TM) HMD. This release is a significant milestone for major asset Oil & Gas owners, who are working under increasing regulatory and public pressures to conduct safer and more reliable operations particularly in managing their Deep Offshore...

2011-10-26 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records - Tuesday, November 29th sees the release of Adele's "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" concert film. It has been an incredible year for Adele, starting with her #1 album "21," her #1 single "Someone Like You," the global smash "Rolling In The Deep" and her spellbinding live appearance on The Brits. Her album "21" has become the biggest selling album in the world this year -12 million copies sold and counting - and "21" and "19" remain...

2011-10-20 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An active Twitter user, Rosanne Cash has enlisted her followers to vote for the songs to be featured on her upcoming radio concert, "Live From Zone C" (as she refers to her home). The show will be pre-recorded and filmed on November 2 from her living room in New York City, and will be broadcast and streamed later in the month on select radio stations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Participating radio stations...

2011-10-19 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 14-time Grammy Award®-winning Columbia Records artist Tony Bennett turns his attention to his timeless catalog of Christmas recordings and personally picks 18 of his favorites - including one brand new, previously unreleased tune, "What Child Is This" - for THE CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM. The new collection is available everywhere through Columbia/RPM/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. THE CLASSIC CHRISTMAS...

2011-10-14 07:30:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What good are company wellness programs if employees don't know about them and the services offered? Just like other employee benefits, wellness programs can be under-appreciated and under-used if they're not properly communicated. Currently, 60 percent of employers offer a wellness program, and another 8 percent of companies plan to offer one within the next 12 months.(1) The growing popularity of wellness programs bodes well for the...

2011-10-12 09:14:00

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax is the 'Best Place to Work' in Columbia for 2011, according to Inside Columbia's CEO. Columbia-born Carfax earned the top spot over more than 60 other local companies nominated for the magazine's inaugural 'Best Places to Work' list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080507/CARFAXLOGO) "Being named Columbia's 'Best Place to Work' is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees," said Joedy Lenz, vice president...

2011-10-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three decades after its initial release in 1984, STREET TALK, the debut solo album from Journey lead singer Steve Perry, has been meticulously remastered for a new generation of rock fans who are rediscovering the sonic wonders of vinyl. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO) The RIAA double-platinum classic, featuring the #1 single "Oh Sherrie" (and follow-up hits "Foolish Heart," "I Believe," "She's Mine" and...

2011-09-29 08:50:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BTS(TM) announced the promotion of Aaron Tate to Vice President of Operations. The Operations Division at BTS manages all customer requirements, product delivery and integration for the company's growing suite of mobile 3G and 4G tactical cellular solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36218LOGO ) Prior to his promotion, Tate served as a Project Manager at BTS. Most recently, he led the operational and...

2011-09-27 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- The video for "Someone Like You," the second single from Adele's feverishly successful sophomore album 21, will premiere this Thursday evening on MTV and online at Vevo.com at 7:56pm EDT. This minimal and graceful clip, directed by Jake Nava (Beyonce, Kanye West), was shot entirely on location in Paris during the very early morning hours. "The location evokes style and romance," Nava explains, "and shooting early in the...


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2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

2012-06-18 09:50:10

Symbol: ASSU7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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