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2011-07-28 09:05:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources, LLC marked the beginning of Gallery at Cameron Village with a groundbreaking ceremony today. The $50 million apartment project will bring the first multifamily residential experience to Raleigh's premier shopping and dining district. The landmark project at Clark Avenue and Oberlin Road will feature 282 apartment homes and 16,000 square feet of retail space. The first apartments are scheduled to be available in spring 2013....

2011-03-02 10:02:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources, LLC is bringing its innovative apartment-living concept to college students with the development of Circle West Campus at the intersection of West 25th and Longview Streets by the University of Texas. While this is the first Circle project to serve students, Crescent's apartment concept has been highly sought-after in its four communities in Tampa; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Charlotte, N.C. Circle communities feature...

2010-11-16 14:06:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Healthcare, one of the largest private home and alternate site infusion providers in the country, and Definitive Homecare Solutions, the developers of the leading home infusion software, CPR+, announced today that Crescent Healthcare has selected CPR+ as its patient and business management software solution. Crescent's selection follows nearly a year of evaluation of home infusion software products. "We chose CPR+...

2010-10-27 17:31:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is starting this week on Circle at Cool Springs apartment community. Developer Crescent Resources has entered into an agreement with Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., with MAA purchasing the land and providing construction financing and Crescent serving as the master developer. The deal will bring Crescent's very successful Circle concept to the Nashville market for the first time. The progressive Circle communities are places...

2010-09-08 06:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillsbury® Crescents and The Reader's Digest Association launched the "My Crescent Wow" competition to name one of four American women the ultimate "Crescent Cook" by way of a national public vote. Each of the four finalists is an accomplished home cook and busy mother who will spend the next four months vying for the public's vote. Visit http://MyCrescentWow.com, where the votes for the "My Crescent Wow" contest will be tallied through...

2010-07-20 08:00:00

WHEELING, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Cardboard Company®, the world's largest producer of matboard, today announced a partnership with Keep America Beautiful®. Crescent is known within the custom framing industry for their premium, eco-friendly matboard line, RagMat®. The company has made a substantial donation to Keep America Beautiful and encourages consumers to select RagMat, available only at professional custom framers,...

2010-06-07 02:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare set of ancient royal jewelry, consisting of a necklace and amulet named "The Pleiades Star Crescent Necklace", is to be sold at a private auction being held by high-end luxury auction-house BillionaireXchange (www.BillionaireXchange.com). On May 13, 2010, Forbes, CNN, Fox and many other news sources reported that a very rare 1 BC - 2 AD gold artifact, symbolically named as "The Pleiades Star Crescent Necklace & Amulet", became...

2010-05-13 02:00:00

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, very rare 1 BC - 2 AD Gold artifacts, symbolically named as "The Pleiades Star Crescent Necklace & Amulet" became internationally available for acquisition on KingsNecklace.com. What is unusually rare about these artifacts is that the ancient pair represents the most Holy Symbol of ISLAM - The Crescent Moon and The Star and The Pleiades Star Cluster. Although The Crescent and Star symbol is much older than Islam itself, the...

2010-01-07 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through January 25, Amtrak passengers can book a winter getaway for up to 20 percent off of one-way fares on every Long Distance train route for travel between January 19 and March 31, 2010. The sale is valid on all 15 Amtrak long-distance trains: Silver Star (New York - Miami), Silver Meteor (New York - Miami), Palmetto (New York - Savannah), Crescent (New York - Atlanta - New Orleans) , Cardinal (New York - Chicago), Capitol Limited (DC -...

2009-04-09 12:28:38

An Australian-led study shows, for the first time, differences in light reflection from Earth's land masses and oceans can be seen on the moon's far side. The researchers, led by Sally Langford of the University of Melbourne and including scientists from Princeton University, said the phenomenon, known as earthshine, might be used to view the physical makeup of planets too small to allow an image to be made of their surface. Langford said the brightness of the reflected earthshine varied as...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Lunar Phase -- The lunar phase is an astronomical term referring to the portion of the Moon that is visibly illuminated by the Sun, as seen from Earth. As the Moon orbits the Earth, the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and Moon change. Since the Moon only appears bright due to the Sun's reflected light, only the half of the Moon closest to the Sun is illuminated. Lunar phases are the result of our seeing the illuminated half of the Moon at different angles. The Moon exhibits...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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