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2014-09-19 08:22:33

Company Makes Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, announced today that the company has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America list. This is the fourth consecutive year that Aflac has appeared on the prestigious list. In the 2014 survey, Aflac exceeded its sector average in key survey areas, including Codes of Conduct,...

2014-09-18 23:05:04

Fast-Growing Ice Cream Chain Unifies its People Management Systems with Cloud-Based Workforce Management Software. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (Jeni’s)– a Columbus, OH based omni-channel retailer that builds their ice creams from the ground up with local and whole ingredients – has selected the PeopleMatter Platform™ to streamline employee hiring, training and scheduling for its 19 locations. The cloud-based software will streamline...

2014-09-18 16:21:04

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that its UK subsidiary has received authorization to proceed from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development and construction of a Ka band Data Relay terminal flight model for use on the ESA Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS). The contract is expected to total approximately 14...

2014-09-14 23:00:31

Life Bliss Foundation reported the US Federal Court's Ruling in favor of Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of Ohio against Mrs. Aarthi S. Rao in Case No. 2:13-CV-00526. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 The United States District Court Southern District of Ohio found all the allegations contained in the complaint filed by Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of Columbus against Aarthi S. Rao, “are deemed admitted as true”. (Case No. 2:13-CV-00526). The complaint against Rao specifically stated,...

2014-09-13 23:02:08

Ticketability.com is featuring 2015 Maroon 5 tickets for concerts in Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena; Pittsburgh, PA at Consol Energy Center; Louisville, KY at KFC Yum Center; Toronto, ON at Air Canada Centre; Auburn Hills, MI at The Palace of Auburn Hills; and Chicago, IL at United Center. Tickets for Maroon 5’s tour are on sale today, and many fans will decide to secure their seats at a discount from this reliable provider (use savings code COUPON at checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

2014-09-12 12:21:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Brian X. Tierney, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Sept. 18. The presentation, titled "Transmission and Beyond," is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be...

2014-09-11 23:00:59

Parents have completed the new clothes shopping, gathered the back-to-school supplies, and coordinated the carpool calendar. Is the back-to-school dental exam scheduled with your Powell, Dublin, or Columbus dentist yet? Powell, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The beginning of the school year takes some adjustment for kids and parents alike. Time flies and people are forced to face the fact that people need to rely on a calendar to get through our children’s busy lives. Despite earlier...

2014-09-10 12:22:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Robert P. Powers, executive vice president and chief operating officer, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Power and Gas Leaders Conference in Boston on Sept. 16. The presentation, titled "Electric Utility Outlook," is scheduled for 8 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast...

2014-09-09 08:22:51

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CMT), a leading North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics, today announced the availability of two new ultra-low density SMC formulations. The systems expand Core's industry-leading offerings of ultra-low density SMC materials and molded composite products. Core's new, ultra-low density Mirilite(TM) SMC has a nominal density of...

2014-09-08 16:22:35

Special Appearance Sunday by Eric Moulds PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 6(th) store in Mississippi and 580(th) store nationwide on Friday, September 19(th) at University Mall in Columbus, MS (2041 U.S. 45). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 21(st). The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and...


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Christopher Columbus
2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

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2012-06-14 09:40:55

Symbol: SOAL Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, OR, TX, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-18 08:59:31

Symbol: BODI7 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: BoutelouadiversispiculaJ.T. Columbus distribution:USA(AZ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida –...

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2012-06-18 08:59:33

Symbol: BODA2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BUDA Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.   buffalograss   BUDA3 Bulbilis dactyloides (Nutt.) Raf. ex Kuntze     SEDA Sesleria dactyloides Nutt.   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, AZ, CO, GA, IA, IL, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE,...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'