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2014-07-29 16:29:41

Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a deadly citrus disease, staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices gathered for a briefing on Tuesday to hear from the organic industry on its efforts to find safe approved organic ways to ward off the...

2014-07-29 04:21:45

More than half of Republicans and Democrats give Congress a rating of poor NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few months the air in Washington, D.C. has continued to grow heavy and oppressive, and this has had nothing to do with the weather. The partisan fighting is contentious and the intra-party fighting is not far behind in intensity. Americans are definitely taking notice of this, and the force of their displeasure is evident in how they feel about Congress,...

2014-07-28 23:00:15

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior...

2014-07-28 16:20:40

Call for Papers Open for the International Congress on Simulation Technology for the Engineering Analysis Community. Deadline for abstract submission is November 17th, 2014 SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, will hold its 2015 World Congress in San Diego, USA, incorporating the 2nd International Simulation Process and Data Management Conference, from June 21st-24th 2015. The biennial congress will...

2014-07-25 16:22:19

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) today selected Pittsburgh, Pa. to host the 2016 Congress of Cities and Exposition, the nation's largest educational and networking event for city officials. As the host city, Pittsburgh will welcome thousands of local officials and professional staff and help organize educational workshops and mobile tours that will explore various city businesses, programs and transit. The selection was made...

2014-07-24 23:08:00

Personal Gain Index shines a light on how representatives benefit during their tenure Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 While the average American continues to struggle financially, members of Congress are getting richer. How much richer? A new study by Ballotpedia and the Government Accountability Institute reveals that a member of Congress can expect his or her net worth to increase in eight years by an average of 72.6 percent. The Personal Gain Index (PGI) is a four-part study...

2014-07-24 23:02:16

TZMI is pleased to announce that more than 100 delegates are already registered for the 8th annual TZMI Congress. Early bird registration pricing finishes 31 July 2014, with regular pricing to apply after. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 TZMI is pleased to announce that more than 100 delegates are already registered for the 8th annual TZMI Congress. Early bird registration pricing finishes 31 July 2014, with regular pricing to apply after. In 2014, an invigorated programme along with a new host...

2014-07-23 23:14:27

The following statements by health care and legal experts at The Heartland Institute about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruling on Obamacare on Tuesday may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Tuesday ruled in Halbig v. Burwell (No. 14 -5018) (read the decision here) that those who participate in the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act are not eligible for subsidies under Obamacare. The...

2014-07-21 23:08:10

Sky Zone invites members of the U.S. Congress to work out their differences on the Dodgeball court during a special Red, White & Blue match following the Ultimate Dodgeball Championship. LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Politics divide, Ultimate Dodgeball unites. That’s the rationale behind an open invitation to members of the U.S. Congress from Sky Zone, the creator of Ultimate Dodgeball – a trampoline-infused twist on the school-yard classic. Sky Zone will host a Red, White &...

2014-07-21 12:25:41

Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance Will Convene a Congressional Hearing on NDSS' Top Legislative Priority, #PasstheABLEact, and NDSS Board Member Sara Wolff Set to Testify WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara Wolff, a board member and self-advocate from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), will testify before the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance on the Achieving a Better Life...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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