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2009-01-13 11:52:00

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Late last Fall, a team of teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators from Davenport Community School District (DCSD) joined educators from across the country to learn about the latest in brain research and reading, and gain new strategies to successfully implement the Scientific Learning Fast ForWord(R) and Reading Assistant(TM) family of products in their schools. Presented by Scientific Learning Corp., the 2008 National Circle of...

2008-12-17 22:13:54

Pro tennis player Lindsay Davenport disclosed Wednesday she is pregnant and said she would leave the WTA Tour for an indefinite period. Davenport, the winner of three major titles, had recently entered the 2009 Australian Open. Of course, this unexpected but exciting surprise now means I will be putting tennis on hold for the foreseeable future, Davenport said. Davenport needs a victory in the French Open to complete a career grand slam. She has been ranked No. 1 in her career in both singles...

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2008-12-11 12:44:10

Longtime women's tennis star Lindsay Davenport will compete in the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the 2009 season. The event at Melbourne, where Davenport's career singles record is 56-13, runs from Jan. 19 through Feb. 1. The 6-foot-2 inch native of Palos Verdes, Calif., is the all-time women's earnings leader with more than $22 million, and her decision ended speculation that she would retire. She has not played since she since her third-place finish last August at the...

2008-11-07 09:05:00

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that NASA has certified its Davenport, Iowa, facility as the only supplier in the U.S. to produce aluminum-lithium alloy 2195 thin plate for the Ares 1 crew launch vehicle, the rocket that will enable astronauts to explore space beyond low earth orbit with the goal of reaching the moon by 2020. Davenport will produce almost 1 million pounds of the thin aluminum-lithium material for this program. The Alcoa Technical Center near Pittsburgh is casting the...

2008-09-19 12:00:22

By Jim Harrington There's nothing about Bart Davenport's Oakland apartment that screams "important indie-pop artist." It's a small, humble abode, located directly above a Chinese restaurant, and the most noticeable thing is the stacks of old LPs. The 38-year-old East Bay native has literally hundreds of records on display. His love for vinyl, he explains, is something passed down from his dad, who worked at a record store while Davenport was growing up. "He would get all these promo...

2008-08-30 09:00:55

By McClure, Richard Sircar, Sumit ABSTRACT. The current business environment is awash in vast amounts of data that ongoing transactions continually generate. Leading-edge corporations are using business analytics to achieve competitive advantage. However, educators are not adequately preparing business school students in quantitative methods to meet this challenge. For more than half a century, business schools have relied mostly on a course in calculus and a course in statistics to meet...

2008-08-19 06:00:35

Cymphonix has announced that the City of Davenport in Iowa has replaced Websense as its content filter with the Cymphonix Network Composer DC30X, a secure web gateway solution. "I found that the Employee Usage reports generated by Websense were extremely difficult to read and, even more so, to explain to a supervisor whose employee's job was potentially on the line. We weren't able to accurately tell the difference between a website that had been intentionally visited by an employee and a...

2008-07-18 09:00:47

By Jeff Vice Deseret News OPERATION FILMMAKER -- *** -- Documentary profile of Iraqi filmmaker Muthana Mohmed; with English subtitles (Middle Eastern dialects); not rated, probable R (violence, profanity, gore, nude photos, slurs, brief drugs) The documentary "Operation Filmmaker" doesn't paint the most flattering portrait of its subject, would-be moviemaker Muthana Mohmed. But it's doubtful director Nina Davenport has done any real embellishment, doing something to make Mohmed look...

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Donna Doherty, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 6--NEW HAVEN -- These altar boys, or boyz, if you will, worship in the cathedral of rock, and while it's generically a play, one will think that 'N Sync has landed on the Long Wharf Theatre Mainstage as "Altar Boyz," opens its nearly 10-week run Tuesday through Sept. 13 there. And that's exactly what producer Ken Davenport wants audiences to think and feel. The 90-minute, high-energy musical comedy show takes the form of a real-time...

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2008-06-26 12:00:00

LONDON - Former champion Lindsay Davenport withdrew before her second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday with an injured right knee. The 32-year-old American pulled out before her scheduled match on Court 3 against Argentina's Gisela Dulko, who advanced to the third round by walkover. Davenport, the 1999 champion, hobbled past Renata Voracova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in her opening match on Tuesday with her knee heavily taped. "It's just really inflamed and painful," she said. "I rested all day...


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2012-06-14 08:49:42

Symbol: THSI2 Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DRSI3 Dryopteris simulata Davenport Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NOSC2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Synonyms:   NONEM Notholaena nealleyi Seaton ex J.M. Coult. var. mexicana Davenport   NOSCM Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. mexicana (Davenport) Davenport Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NONE4 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHNE7 Cheilanthes nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Domin   NOSCN Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Weath. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-15 03:23:06

Symbol: NOGRG Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHGR9 Cheilanthes grayi (Davenport) Domin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-18 06:31:08

Symbol: CHVI2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Pteridaceae...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.