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2014-10-23 23:04:00

Governor Markell and Senator Coons join Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner at kickoff event. Based on success in California, Delaware works with Vision To Learn to provide free mobile eye exams & glasses to children in low-income communities with a plan to help more than 6,000 children in Delaware. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Austin Beutner, Vision To Learn Founder, was joined today by Delaware Governor Jack Markell and U.S. Senator Christopher Coons to launch...

2014-10-23 12:35:17

Contribution to support growth of program in Delaware, help Delaware students succeed DOVER, Del., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Delaware (CISDE) - part of the nation's largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life - today announced a $694,400 AT&T Aspire contribution that will enable the organization to expand its integrated student services model to more schools in Delaware. The program expansion...

2014-10-20 20:22:56

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (Dominion Midstream), a Delaware limited partnership and a subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion) (NYSE: D), today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 20,125,000 common units representing limited partner interests in Dominion Midstream at $21.00 per common unit pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

2014-10-17 16:24:45

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- atTAcK Addiction, winner of the Governor's 2014 volunteer service award , and the News Journal have partnered to present Passport to Awareness on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Passport to Awareness was created as a follow up to the well received Heroin Forum which was presented by the News Journal earlier this year. The Heroin Forum raised the community's awareness of the growing addiction epidemic. Passport to Awareness takes the next...

2014-10-16 08:28:07

Teen Filmmakers Will Screen New Short Films With Guest Appearances by Local Young Artists and Musicians. LANDENBERG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning filmmakers Kurtis, Kris, and Nik Theorin will premiere two short films, Alien Communications and GUMBALL, on Sunday, November 2(nd) at the Theater N in Wilmington, DE from 2:00-4:00pm. The three brothers and their mom, photographer Amy Theorin, are the creative force behind Something's Awry Productions based in...

2014-10-14 20:20:56

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (Dominion Midstream), a Delaware limited partnership and a subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion) (NYSE: D), today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 common units representing limited partner interests in Dominion Midstream at $21.00 per common unit pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

2014-10-06 08:21:18

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (Dominion Midstream), a Delaware limited partnership and a subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion) (NYSE: D), has launched its initial public offering of 17,500,000 common units representing limited partner interests pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Dominion Midstream also expects to grant the underwriters a...

2014-09-29 23:06:44

Patriot Software, Inc., announces that small business owners in Delaware can now count on affordable, accurate online payroll software. Canton, Ohio (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Patriot Software, Inc., has added Delaware, the 39th state to complete Patriot’s testing, to their expanding service area. Delaware’s 73,000 small business owners can now use Patriot’s acclaimed online payroll. “It’s a win-win for the state of Delaware and Patriot Software,” says Mike Kappel, president....

2014-09-26 08:28:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Crescent Initiative (CCI), a public-private collaborative founded six years ago to support technological innovation, is leading a "Safe + Smart Cities" coalition to help cities optimize their operational performance and harden their resiliency through the efficient use of technology. The coalition has selected Newark, Delaware for its first pilot. CCI has assembled a group of world-class experts from technology industries,...

2014-09-20 00:21:13

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to settle the litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 22, 2014, among Roche Holdings, Inc., Klee Acquisition Corporation and InterMune, Inc. As one term of the Memorandum of Understanding, the Company agreed to make certain supplemental disclosures set forth in the...


Latest Delaware Reference Libraries

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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin