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2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights

2014-07-17 23:04:28

DuPont Scientists and Engineers Honored with Highest Technical Recognition in Company Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, DuPont announced that seven employees have been named DuPont Fellows, the highest technical professional level in the company. This new group joins only 27 other active employees who have achieved this level of accomplishment for their outstanding technical expertise and leadership. The seven new Fellows are: Linda Ankrom, Robert DiCosimo, Ethel Jackson,...

2014-07-10 12:29:56

WILMINGTON, Delaware, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors across the US are facing three major changes this year - full integration of EHR, changes in the healthcare payment models and shift from private practices to medical networks. More and more doctors are moving into large practices or practices owned by large hospitals and medical groups. A trend of three to five doctors working together in a group has gained popularity in the US as it is helping them to attend more...

2014-07-01 23:04:15

Program Expands Support to Communities Beyond the Delaware Estuary. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The DuPont Clear into the Future® (CITF) program has awarded grants and sponsorships totaling $123,000 to 15 organizations from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia in support of their work to improve and enhance the Delaware Estuary and other ecosystems where DuPont employees live and work. This is the first year that the program has considered...

2014-06-30 12:31:33

Orthopedic surgeon helps improve care for Summit Pharmacy's injured workers PHOENIX, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A senior advisor to Summit Pharmacy Inc. who has helped the company refine its care of injured workers has been named an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael J. Axe, founding partner of First State Orthopaedics and a professor in the University of Delaware's physical therapy...

2014-06-18 00:20:11

Five most expensive states along Eastern Seaboard IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, drivers along the Eastern Seaboard now pay the most for related car repairs, according to CarMD's analysis of more than 145,000 vehicles needing check engine repairs in 2013. Drivers in North Carolina, which is home to the most visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park, paid the most in the nation to have the check engine light diagnosed...

2014-06-14 16:20:10

With support of Native American groups, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ calls for more than 40,000 local church members in D.C. region to boycott Washington football team and merchandise. NEWARK, Del., June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the National Football League and the Washington Redskins franchise to change the team name...

2014-06-12 23:00:25

Sea Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, a professionally managed property by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals® on Delaware’s Atlantic coast, welcomes the ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony back to its award-winning beach and tennis community from Sunday, June 15 through Sunday, June 22, 2014. Bethany Beach, Delaware (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Professional tennis returns to Bethany Beach for the fourth annual ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony, to be held June...

2014-06-11 12:30:34

Diatomaceous earth, a very useful and abundant resource, has long been used as an effective and safe insecticide. DiatomaceousEarth.com and thousands on Facebook are now sharing its secrets. LEWISVILLE, Idaho, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Tuesday DiatomaceousEarth.com launched its learning center where people can read how-to articles and interact with the DE community by posting comments and questions on DiatomaceousEarth.com's Facebook page. Since diatomaceous earth has...

2014-06-10 12:29:26

WILMINGTON, Delaware, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedicalBillersandCoders.com has been catering to the increasing demands of billing professionals in Ohio for transition concerns about Bundled Payments. MBC has been helping healthcare practices understand the intricacies of this new payment model that is all set to replace the traditional pay-for-service. As part of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative, four bundled payment models have been proposed by...

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Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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