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2010-06-02 11:29:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing (COK) is releasing an undercover video revealing shocking abuses and suffering inside Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a chicken and duck hatchery in Santa Cruz, California. While employed at the facility as a maintenance worker for nearly a month in 2009, a COK investigator used a hidden camera to document the miseries forced upon newly-hatched birds, including: A chick drowning in a...

2010-04-22 09:22:00

Congresswoman Edwards, Md. Senators Raskin & Harrington, Md. Del. Hucker, Mont. Co. Council Vice Pres. Ervin pledge to go vegetarian for one week TAKOMA PARK, Md., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sat. April 24, in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, several elected officials representing Marylanders on a federal, state, and local level will gather in Takoma Park to kick off Maryland VegWeek, a week-long celebration organized by Compassion Over Killing that highlights the...

2009-09-15 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing released a new investigation inside an egg factory farm owned by Michael Foods, a company that supplies eggs to Dunkin' Donuts. While employed at the facility in August, a COK investigator used a hidden camera to document conditions for hens in this factory farm, which confines more than one million birds inside barren wire battery cages. Footage from inside Michael Foods shows: Hens...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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