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2007-03-21 15:00:15

DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. has announced that today was the official groundbreaking at 5348 Elmore Circle for the development of a state-of-the-art 74,250- square-foot customer care center serving AT&T's wireless customers in the West region. The new $19.3 million center will bring more than 500 new jobs to the area and have a construction impact on the community estimated to be $28.4 million. The center will have an annual payroll of nearly $11...

2007-02-17 03:00:21

By Davenport, Nancy C ABSTRACT Nurse educators face many challenges in their efforts to prepare graduates for success on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). A proactive, coordinated, and comprehensive effort to prepare graduates for NCLEX-RN success developed as an essential element in curriculum planning and delivery by a university-based associate degree program is described. The plan incorporates interventions in each semester of the curriculum...

2006-08-31 11:18:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former world number one Lindsay Davenport crushed Croatia's Jelena Kostanic 6-0 6-0 in 40 minutes on Thursday to race into the third round of the U.S. Open. The 10th seed blasted 24 winners and allowed Kostanic just 21 points in total as she breezed through to a meeting with either Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia or Russian Ekaterina Bychkova. "Some days everything just seems to be working," Davenport said. "Today I played well, I knew I had to come back and...

2006-08-26 12:23:05

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport hopes to be fit for next week's U.S. Open after retiring from the final of the New Haven event against Justine Henin-Hardenne on Saturday with a shoulder injury. French Open champion Henin-Hardenne was leading 6-0 1-0 when Davenport decided the injury was too bad to continue. The American, playing just her second event back after five months out with a back problem, was in tears as she sat on court afterwards. "I just hope...

2006-08-24 20:40:50

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - World number one Amelie Mauresmo suffered a blow going into next week's U.S. Open when she lost 6-4 7-5 to Lindsay Davenport in the New Haven quarter-finals on Thursday. The Wimbledon and Australian Open champion could not cope with Davenport's power from the baseline and the American clinched her 11th consecutive win over the Frenchwoman in a repeat of last year's final. The world number one, however, said she was happy with her...

2006-08-24 00:28:29

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - From Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova to Monica Seles, Lindsay Davenport and the Williams sisters, the United States has dominated women's tennis for more than 30 years. But while the women's game has never been in better shape, the U.S. is in a rut. For the first time since the inception of computer rankings in 1975, the U.S. did not have a player inside the world's top 10 when the latest list was released on Monday. Only 15...

2006-08-22 18:15:19

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport sealed her first victory since returning from injury when she crushed Katarina Srebotnik 6-3 6-3 to reach the second round of the New Haven WTA event on Tuesday. Beaten in her first match in Los Angeles two weeks ago, the American former world number one looked much more like her old self as she clinched victory in just over an hour. "That was a lot better than my first match back," Davenport told reporters....

2006-08-09 20:33:49

By Mark Lamport-Stokes CARSON, California (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport's return to action ended prematurely at one of her favorite venues on Wednesday when she lost to Australia's Samantha Stosur 6-7 6-4 6-3 in the Los Angeles Open second round. Sidelined since March because of a back injury, the four-times champion was broken three times in the final set as Stosur claimed her first victory in their three career meetings. Davenport has reached the Los Angeles final eight times in...

2006-05-16 11:32:26

PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Lindsay Davenport has pulled out of the French Open with a back injury, organisers said on Tuesday. "I'm very disappointed ... but unfortunately, following my back injury, I haven't recovered all my physical strength," the 29-year-old American said in a statement. A semi-finalist at the French Open in 1998, Davenport has been suffering from lower back strain since she lost the Wimbledon final to Venus Williams last season. She is ranked...

2006-05-13 12:03:12

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Former world number one Martina Hingis has made a remarkably successful return to the professional tennis circuit after three years out recovering from injury and burnout. The Swiss five-times grand slam winner has reached the quarter-finals or better at seven of the 10 events she has contested since her January comeback, claiming the top-10 scalps of Maria Sharapova and Lindsay Davenport on the way. However, there were signs on Saturday that...


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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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