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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...

2014-06-26 16:22:31

PORTLAND, Ore., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Sports Alliance will honor NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman with the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Environmental Leadership Award for his visionary work and guidance in establishing NHL Green and promoting sustainable business practices across the League. The award presentation will take place at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit on Tuesday, July 22(nd) in Santa Clara, CA. The Environmental Leadership Award, voted on by the...

2014-06-26 12:20:51

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preparations for the Air Force Association's first ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp pilot are underway in Texas. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner, and staff will visit Texas Woman's University (TWU) July 14, 2014 to teach twenty high school student campers about online safety and cybersecurity. The CyberCamp program was developed by the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program to allow educational institutions and...

2014-06-18 12:24:37

Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation Into Job-Seeking Misconduct of Ex-Commissioner Merrifield. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After seeking and then getting an international job promoting nuclear power while serving on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Commissioner William D. Magwood is being...

2014-06-04 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter submitted today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) urged Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to give serious consideration to the concerns of the rare disease community when setting policy regarding official names for biologics, including biosimilars. With over 7,000 rare diseases identified and 30 million Americans affected, the patient population represented by NORD is...

2014-05-22 23:00:23

Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake toured the facility. Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence funded by CarePoint Health Foundation. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence, the rape crisis center funded by the nonprofit CarePoint Health Foundation, was pleased to welcome New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake on April 24, 2014. Hudson SPEAKS...

2014-05-09 16:20:36

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Joseph A. Farrow, the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol, accepts the highest state honor for excellence in the protection of children and youth from the Child Safety Network (CSN) www.csn.org. With thousands of PTA leaders in attendance at the 115(th) Annual California State PTA convention at the L.A. Convention center, Ward Leber, founder of CSN presented the award to the leader of The CHP, the largest state law...

2014-05-06 16:23:07

Zibelman, Berwick, Speakes-Backman, and Akiba to Receive Awards WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today this year's recipients of its Demand Response and Smart Grid Leadership Awards. The recipients are Audrey Zibelman, Chair, New York Department of Public Service; Ann Berwick, Chair, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; Kelly Speakes-Backman, Commissioner, Maryland Public Service...

2014-04-29 20:22:11

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Indianapolis (IN) Mayor Gregory A. Ballard, Chair of The U.S. Conference of Mayors Professional Sports Alliance issued the following statement in response to NBA Commissioner Silver's decision: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO "On behalf of the nation's mayors, who everyday deal with bringing people together, we applaud NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's swift and strong actions suspending Donald...


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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.