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2013-04-24 08:21:37

To Celebrate Harley-Davidson®110th Anniversary, Co-Branded Tool Storage Products Coming to Dealerships, Stores and Online with Exclusive Deals Available for Craftsman Club and SHOP YOUR WAY(SM) REWARDS Members HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's garages just got a lot cooler. Two American icons -- Craftsman and Harley-Davidson-- have teamed to produce co-branded, special-edition tool storage products available now in Sears stores and online. As part of...

2013-04-17 12:27:55

Solution helps merchants sell, ship more for less, access SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS? Members HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings has launched Fulfilled By Sears - a turnkey fulfillment service that offers pay-as-you-go pricing for businesses seeking a simple, cost-effective solution to manage storage, picking, packing and shipping of customer orders from Sears Marketplace and other places a merchant sells products. "Fulfilled By Sears is a game-changer...

2013-04-10 12:24:28

Adam Levine and Nicki Minaj will be the first brands for the unit under leadership from Star Branding HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings announces the creation of a new business unit called SHOP YOUR WAY Brands, focused exclusively on the development of entertainment-driven fashion and lifestyle brands. Leading this business unit is Bernt Ullmann and his team from Star Branding, whose partners include Tommy Hilfiger, Andy Hilfiger, and Joe Lamastra....

2013-03-26 12:28:52

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every baby is born to do something great! That's the inspiring message of the March of Dimes "imbornto" campaign now in Kmart stores. Shoppers can donate at the cash register to support the March of Dimes work to help more babies be born healthy. More information can be found at imbornto.com. imbornto also provides consumers nationwide the opportunity to shop at Kmart stores around the U.S. for gift ideas for Mother's Day and...

2013-03-05 12:20:33

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cook County, Ill., has among the highest number of commuters coming from another county in the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in new estimates released from the American Community Survey. Nationally, 27.4 percent of workers commute outside the county where they live. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71060-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Among workers in Cook...

2013-03-01 12:21:53

"Forest-Themed" Kids' Art Contest Will Put Two Winning Designs on a Graphic Tee DODGEVILLE, Wis., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids' drawings hang in school hallways, art rooms and of course on Mom's refrigerator. Now, Lands' End wants to put these inspiring creations on a T-shirt. Running from March 1(st) through March 31(st), kids ages five through twelve can create a "forest-themed" design and submit it to Lands' End. Lands' End will review all the designs and select two...

2013-02-26 08:32:05

LITTLE FERRY, N.J., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, Sears and its Heroes at Home program, several local businesses, skilled trades persons, and local firefighters will join together tomorrow in Bergen County to reveal the newly renovated Little Ferry Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 station, which was devastated after Hurricane Sandy's waters surged up to three feet in the firehouse....

2013-02-06 08:29:34

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Black History Month, Kmart will Share the Word(TM) of financial empowerment. The Share the Word(TM) campaign was created to honor the history and legacy of African-Americans by providing valuable information and resources to enhance the lives of Kmart customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/CG55180LOGO) Now in its sixth year, Share the Word(TM) has teamed up with ESSENCE Magazine senior editor of...

2013-01-31 08:21:54

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new generation of drivers can now experience the performance of RoadHandler(TM) tires. Sears Auto Center announces the return of RoadHandler - a long-lasting, premium tire backed by a best-in-class 100,000 mile warranty. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60172-sears-auto-center-brings-back-roadhandler-tires (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/MM49896 )...

2013-01-29 08:29:49

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Geo Vision International Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: GVIT), a dietary supplement company targeting the Baby Boomer population, is pleased to announce that it is now an approved Sears.com merchant. Geo Vision received notification of the approval of its Sears.com merchant application on Thursday, Jan. 24. The addition of the Sears.com sales channel will significantly increase sales opportunities by providing Geo Vision immediate...


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Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

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