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2014-02-27 08:22:28

Beach Lincoln offering great deals on new cars to Columbia, S.C. residents MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers are always looking for a great deal on a new car and will sometimes go the extra mile to get it. Consumers in Columbia, S.C. are making the drive to Beach Lincoln to get the best deals on new Lincoln cars and SUVs. When a dealership like Beach Lincoln sells new and used cars at such low prices, and also provides the customer service that...

2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual "Together We Can Read" program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of Richland One School Board of Commissioners, U.S. Senate candidate Rick Wade, and Richland County solicitor Dan Johnson were...

2014-02-19 23:29:32

FLAVORx provides pharmacy schools and technician programs with the tools and resources necessary to educate students about the role of flavoring with respect to medication adherence and the patient experience. Using the FLAVORx system, faculty members encourage their students to recognize the importance of taste barriers and personalization when it comes to pediatric medication adherence. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 With over 40,000 pharmacies now offering the...

2014-02-07 20:21:01

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Columbia hosted a community Go Red Day event today, Friday, Feb. 7 to recognize the American Heart Association's American Heart Month and Go Red For Women Movement. The city officially proclaimed the day as Go Red Day in the City of Columbia and a proclamation was presented to local representatives of the American Heart Association. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/PH61566-a)(Photo:...

2014-02-06 23:28:49

Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do of Phoenix TS has been nominated for the Entrepreneur category in the Women in Technology Annual Leadership awards, which recognize outstanding female success, leadership and talent. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on the advancement of women within technology careers. Each year the organization highlights individuals in the Washington D.C. area who exemplify what it means to be a...

2014-02-06 16:20:09

- Columbia, SC and Fayetteville, NC latest cities to take advantage of daily express, city-to-city bus service with free Wi-Fi from $1 NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, today announced expansion to Columbia, S.C. and Fayetteville, N.C.; as well as additional services to/from Atlanta, Athens, Ga. and Durham, NC. Service begins February 18 and tickets can be purchased at www.megabus.com today....

2014-02-05 23:02:20

Columbia Forest Products' new website enhances the user experience through improved navigation and readability on all devices, along with offering expanded content. Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Columbia Forest Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and veneer, announces the launch of its new corporate website, which follows a corporate rebranding package introduced last year. The new website (http://www.cfpwood.com) offers...

2014-02-04 23:02:38

Jack Griffeth has been elected to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA) Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Jack Griffeth has been elected to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA). The ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which guarantees the right to jury trials. Membership into...

2014-02-03 23:03:09

Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation’s largest provider of multimodal notification solutions, is participating in a new University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding emergency tornado notifications. Ormond Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation’s largest provider of multimodal notification solutions, is participating in a new University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding emergency tornado...

2014-01-31 23:01:43

Dr. Patricia S. Stoker offers Columbia, MD residents advanced sleep apnea treatment for regained energy and productivity with dental sleep apnea methods. Treating this lack of sleep in the New Year can lead to improved health and lower risk of other serious health problems such as stroke or heart failure. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Dr. Patricia S. Stoker offers patients better sleep options in 2014 using dental sleep apnea. Patients in Columbia, MD who have resolved to manage...


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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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