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2014-08-22 16:22:14

Alvaro Concha, Colombia's Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011 Discusses the Past Three Years Following Anniversary of the Colombia-Canada FTA and Prospects for the Future NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, (www.investorideas.com) a global news source covering leading sectors including Latin American stocks, issues an exclusive Q&A with Alvaro Concha, Proexport Colombia Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011. Mr. Concha...

2014-08-20 16:23:20

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Annual Report of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, the Honourable Jean-Pierre Plouffe, C.D., was tabled in Parliament. The Commissioner provides independent external review of Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) operational activities to determine whether they complied with the law and protected the privacy of Canadians. Mr. Plouffe is a retired judge of the Superior Court of Quebec and the Court...

2014-08-17 23:02:31

Florida Polytechnic University leaders, Governor Rick Scott, IST Building Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava and more than 1000 supporters and new students were on-hand to celebrate the launch of Florida's newest university, dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University is now officially open and ready to welcome its Inaugural Class. Florida’s newest state university held a public LAUNCH...

2014-08-07 23:11:36

Former OHCA Commissioner adds CON, ACA expertise to portfolio of consulting services Hamden, Connecticut (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors (VantagePointconsult.com) has increased their capability, adding depth and breadth to their team with the hire of Cristine Vogel, M.P.H., as a senior consultant. She will be assisting clients with strategic planning and marketing initiatives in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the Certificate of Need (CON)...

2014-08-01 20:20:46

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Choose Colorado Tour - a 27-day, statewide road trip to celebrate food and produce that is grown in Colorado - hit the road today, as Colorado Proud members, government officials, agricultural experts and the community gathered in front of the History Colorado Center, to launch the second annual, community-to-community tour across the state's agricultural landscape. Speakers included Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar;...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-07-17 08:26:17

Fantasy Premier League Commissioner encourages fans to build their own EPL fantasy leagues for this 2014/15 season LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Germany still celebrates their glorious victory in the recently concluded FIFA World Cup 2014, FanXT, a fantasy sport company, announces the arrival of its commissioner platform for the upcoming Premier League 2014/15 season. Fantasy sport commissioner is something that the American fraternity of fantasy sport is very much...

2014-07-03 12:22:17

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak says rural fire departments in Oklahoma will be devastated by an agreement between the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to no longer allow unused DoD vehicles to be retrofitted and used by rural fire departments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/LA77386 "This will have a major impact on Oklahoma's rural fire departments," said Doak. "Many are...

2014-07-02 12:27:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America, the PGA TOUR and the City and County of San Francisco announced today a partnership that will bring the 2020 PGA Championship, The Presidents Cup 2025 and the 2015 World Golf Championships-Match Play Championship to TPC Harding Park, a municipal course owned by the City and County of San Francisco. The announcement builds upon a strengthening relationship between the PGA of America and the PGA TOUR and furthers the...

2014-07-01 12:30:18

OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today launched an online application for public works contractors to meet the requirements of Senate Bill 854. SB 854, which became effective June 20, establishes a new public works program to replace the Compliance Monitoring Unit and Labor Compliance Program requirements for bond-funded and other public works projects. The new program will cover all public works in the state...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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