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2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-05-21 16:29:23

Tinian Communications selected to provide low voltage services for a Class A, 850 bed student housing property servicing University of South Carolina attendees AVENTURA, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinian Communications has been selected to provide all low voltage services to the Hub at Columbia, SC, a Class A, 850 bed student housing property servicing University of South Carolina attendees. Services provided by Tinian communications will include TV, Internet, Wifi, Access...

2014-05-01 12:27:20

Struggling Cities Have Higher Rates But Lower Values CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 50 State Property Tax Comparison Study, produced in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence, is now available at the Significant Features of the Property Tax subcenter of the Lincoln Institute website. Based on 2013 data, the study analyzes effective property tax rates in each state's largest city, the District of Columbia,...

2014-04-29 12:23:22

Beach Mazda provides consumers with new Mazda in Columbia, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When car shoppers start their search for a new Mazda in Columbia, S.C. they turn to the professionals at Beach Mazda. The Mazda dealership in South Carolina offers the greatest deals around on a new Mazda and the best possible customer service, as well as a professionally trained service department that can handle all types of auto repair. With help from Beach...

2014-04-29 08:34:05

BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) ("Columbia" or "the Company") today announced financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues grew 15% to $7.2 million compared to $6.3 million in the first quarter of 2013; -- Cash flow from operations increased to $0.9 million as compared with $0.7 million in the first quarter of 2013; -- Repurchased...

2014-04-28 23:01:52

David G. Wolff recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce that David G. Wolff has been selected for recognition in the 2014 edition of the “South Carolina Super Lawyers” magazine. Mr. Wolff was selected to the Super Lawyers list in the Real Estate category. Mr. Wolff currently serves as a Managing Partner of the firm. His practice is devoted to real estate, banking and corporate matters, with...

2014-04-25 23:06:07

Eleven Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Eleven Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys spanning the firm’s four statewide offices have been named 2014 South Carolina Super Lawyers® and South Carolina Rising Stars® in 11 different practice areas. “Collins & Lacy’s selection in this prestigious listing is exciting for both our firm and clients,” said Managing Partner Mike Pitts, who is a repeat...

2014-04-13 23:02:48

South Carolina Car Accident Lawyer S. Randall Hood of McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, weighs in on a recent article about the impact of traumatic brain injuries in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America declared March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, a topic that deserves attention due to the long-term impact of such serious injuries, according to South Carolina personal injury lawyer S. Randall...

2014-04-08 23:00:10

Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of the division of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Gharavi, also an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of its renal physiology and pathophysiology course, joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia in 2003. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia...

2014-04-01 23:02:00

Collins & Lacy, P.C. celebrates 30 years with refreshed look and business-focused strategy Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is celebrating its 30th anniversary by unveiling a new look that still pays homage to the law firm’s decades of tradition. The firm turns 30 on April 1 and is marking the milestone with a renovated brand that includes an introduction of a new color palette, a refreshed logo, and a new identity suite of deliverables....


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
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:      ...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.