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2014-04-05 23:00:10

The announcement of a 2014 North American Tour has Fleetwood Mac fans throughout the nation very excited. Fans of Fleetwood Mac can now visit TicketProcess.com at their earliest convenience, where they will find a large and affordable selection of Fleetwood Mac tickets for the Chicago show at the United Center beginning today. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 After crossing the Atlantic Ocean in the 1970s along with a handful of other great rock bands formed in London, their sound caught on, and...

2014-04-01 23:01:26

Fleetwood Mac tickets to a slew of North American shows in big cities are available now at TicketProcess.com. Fans in the great cities of Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, Toronto and many others are encouraged to visit the popular ticket exchange at their earliest convenience before they sell out. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Fleetwood Mac will be at full strength for the first time in two decades, and the fleet of performances that lie ahead are going to be some of the most important they have...

2014-04-01 20:21:41

PALATINE, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a comprehensive provider of home and community based services, which are primarily social in nature and provided in the home, and focused on the dual eligible population, today announced that Michael Earley has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Earley will serve on the Audit Committee. Mark Heaney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Addus HomeCare, stated, "Given Michael's...

2014-03-17 16:30:15

AMARILLO, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, March 24, 2014. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends...

2014-03-11 08:24:27

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country basks in an unexpected heatwave, the specialists behind Mega Leisure Essex are pleased to announce that 2014 summer stock is now on its way. Many new lines have been introduced to the company's ever expanding range, including Essex bouncy castles [http://www.bouncycastlehireessex.org.uk ] for all occasions. From corporate events to kids' parties and fundraising days, the team are awaiting products of all shapes and...

2014-03-10 12:21:02

PARIS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership Altran, the global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, has renewed its technical partnership with Lotus F1 Team for the 2014 season. The announcement was made today by Mike Simms, CEO of Altran UK, and Matthew Carter, CEO of Lotus F1 Team. The partnership was launched in 2013, and has been built upon Altran's previous 10-year experience as engineering and design partner in Formula 1, from 2002 to...

2014-03-06 20:20:40

CALGARY, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As previously communicated, Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") completed a detailed review of its near term exploration and development priorities late last year with a view to allocate capital between its many development opportunities. As a result, the Company announced an initial 2014 capital budget focused on its key near term priorities, including the completion of Hangingstone Project 1, preparation for a...

2014-03-06 16:20:40

MADISON, Ind., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Kennon, president of Madison, Ind., based Vehicle Service Group (VSG), has been promoted to executive vice president of the Dover Engineered Systems Group (DES) as part of a business restructuring announced by VSG's parent company, Dover, on Wednesday. In his new role, Kennon will have oversight for five Dover operating companies as well as responsibility for the segment's operational excellence and supply chain programs....

Scientists Find 800,000-Year-Old Human Footprints On Norfolk Beach
2014-02-07 13:51:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered the oldest human footprints ever found in Europe on a Norfolk beach. Archaeologists, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, say they found the footprints while working at an excavation site in Happisburgh, UK along the Norfolk coast. The team said the prints consist of about five individuals who lived more than 800,000 years ago. According to the study, these prints provide direct evidence of the...

2014-02-04 23:24:56

Mary F. Hastings, formerly of the American London Symphony Orchestra Foundation, joins BCNY as Chief Fundraiser New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Mary F. Hastings has been named the new Chief Development Officer (CPO) at The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY), a position that is also new to the organization. As CDO, Hastings is responsible for creating and advancing a diversified fundraising and communications plan with a special focus on major gifts. She will lead all major...


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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