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2014-05-01 08:31:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A KickStarter campaign has launched to raise funds for a project that is documenting the founding history of every incorporated community in the United States. Along with the project is an Android app that will deliver that history about the places along your journey. "Our initial goal for HistOrigin(TM) is to provide an opportunity to learn short histories of America's communities across the entire United States. It is my hope that this...

2014-04-30 23:03:59

The thunderous booming coming from the 2014 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Columbus course will be the 9th Annual Thunder Tunnel. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The thunderous booming coming from the 2014 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Columbus course will be the 9th Annual Thunder Tunnel. At 6:30 in the morning on May 17th, 2014 hundreds of motorcycles will gather in the parking lot of A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson Downtown to be police escorted to America’s Oldest Harley...

2014-04-30 16:28:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COSI has announced plans to partner with National Geographic to open The National Geographic Giant Screen Theater at COSI on May 1, 2014. Through this branding partnership, COSI will gain special access to one of the world's largest giant-screen film libraries that includes award-winning films in 2D and 3D digital formats, and COSI will commit a portion of programming each year exclusively to National Geographic films....

2014-04-30 12:35:26

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptivity (formerly CallCopy) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Columbus CEO Magazine and 10TV Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners...

2014-04-29 16:26:32

Attorney David Meyer - founder of the investment fraud and class action law firm of Meyer Wilson - discusses how individual investors can protect themselves against investment misconduct in his latest article. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's investment landscape has become an increasingly complicated and volatile environment. As a result, individual investors need to protect themselves against opaque and misleading practices used by brokers and financial...

2014-04-29 12:36:03

Tobacco tax would bring in $438 million in new revenue, reduce youth smoking COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today finds that 63 percent of Ohio voters support raising the cigarette tax by $1 per pack to help fund programs to reduce tobacco use. Just 35 percent of voters oppose increasing the cigarette tax. The poll finds voters from across the state and across virtually every demographic group support increasing the cigarette tax to help fund...

2014-04-28 23:08:30

Ohio-Based Health System Joins Explorys Network to Harness Big Data to Support Population Health, Patient-Centered Care, and Physician Alignment Initiatives Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that OhioHealth, a family of not-for-profit, faith-based hospitals and healthcare organizations serving the central Ohio region, has selected the Explorys Platform and its suite of cloud-based analytics solutions to...

2014-04-28 16:24:03

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus, Indiana and Walbridge, Ohio plants of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel (NYSE: AKS), have each received the "Safety Award of Merit" from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), a leading trade organization that serves the metal forming and fabricating industry. "Being recognized by the FMA speaks volumes about our culture of safety at AK Steel," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman,...

2014-04-25 23:05:02

National Leaders in Brand Journalism Prove That Brand Journalism is the New PR Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Public relations projects using brand journalism tactics resulted in MediaSource receiving two Best of Show awards and eight additional awards for outstanding PR work from the Central Ohio Chapter of PRSA in the 2014 PRism and Excellence Awards. Only three Best of Show awards were given this year and MediaSource took home two. A Best of Show award was given to MediaSource for...

2014-04-25 08:22:46

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Resource Partners, LP (NYSE: OXF) (the "Partnership" or "Oxford") will report its first quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The Partnership's management team will hold a conference call to review the results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. Participants may access the conference call by dialing (877) 280-4961 or (857) 244-7318 for international callers and providing passcode...


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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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.