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2013-12-12 11:37:01

'The Primordial Violence' is culmination of 4 decades of research A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior. "The Primordial Violence" (Routledge, 2013) shows that the reasons parents hit...

2013-04-26 12:21:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  In Pennsylvania's latest effort to bolster highway safety, nine state troopers and eight municipal police officers have completed training to be certified by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as drug recognition experts, or DREs, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced today. "The Drug Evaluation and Classification Program is a national effort to train police officers to determine when an...

2013-02-04 16:27:03

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) introduced legislation today to rename the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Woodland Avenue as the "Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center." A 1966 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School, Corporal Crescenz was a Vietnam War hero and the only Philadelphian to receive the Medal of Honor for service in that war. He was honored posthumously for...

2012-08-06 02:28:09

Building Partner Rainey Homes worked with HFOT to build specially adapted home for Army Corporal Isaac Jensen WEST POINT, Utah, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will present keys Saturday, August 11 to Army Corporal Isaac Jensen. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/DC65777LOGO) Corporal Jensen, a combat...

Physical Punishment Could Lead To Mental Disorders In Some Children
2012-07-02 11:43:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who are spanked, slapped, grabbed and pushed as a means of physical punishment may be at an increased risk for developing emotional problems later in life, according to findings from a new study to be published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Non-abusive physical punishment may be different than physical and sexual abuse or neglect, but researchers say it still has lasting repercussions on child development, which may...

2012-06-26 06:27:33

TOMBALL, Texas, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Severely injured Houston veteran Lance Corporal Daniel Peterson received the keys to his new, specially adapted home built by Homes for Our Troops, along with donated gifts presented by PODS Houston during a special key ceremony Saturday, June 23 in Tomball, Texas. Having a disabled father who fought in the military, Phil Dvorak, managing partner for PODS Houston, saw the need to help others who have served overseas for our country. Dvorak first...

2012-06-18 02:20:36

TOMBALL, Texas, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will present keys Saturday, June 23 to Marine Corporal Daniel Peterson. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/DC65777LOGO) While on his second deployment, Marine Sniper, Corporal Daniel Peterson was left a double amputee after an explosion in the Southern Helmand...

2012-05-07 06:21:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Pennsylvania's latest effort to strengthen highway safety, 13 state troopers and seven municipal police officers have recently been trained as drug recognition experts, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced today. These drug recognition experts, known as DREs, are trained to recognize signs of impairment in drivers who are under the influence of drugs other than, or in addition to, alcohol. The officers are also trained to...

2012-04-09 02:20:08

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2012 New York International Auto Show opening ceremony this weekend, Kia Motors America (KMA) joined forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization dedicated to providing help and raising public awareness for injured service members, to donate a 2012 Kia Soul hatchback to disabled veteran and United States Army Corporal Christopher Melendez. Melendez was injured in the line of duty while on routine patrol in Iraq by a "six pack...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

Building Partner Dream Finders Homes and community of St. Augustine join in presenting specially adapted home to Marine Corporal Tyler Southern ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will present keys Sunday, December 18 to Marine Corporal Tyler Southern. Construction on the home began in August with a...


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Chalk-fronted Corporal, Ladona Julia
2013-07-19 11:21:44

The chalk-fronted corporal (Ladona Julia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in southern areas of Canada and northern areas of the United States. Young individuals of this species are typically reddish-brown in color with a black stripe occurring along the back and white stripes occurring along the shoulders. As young individuals develop, they change colors, with females becoming almost completely brown with some grey markings. Males develop white pruinescence markings along the base...

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