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2014-08-01 12:23:02

Name change coincides with acquisition of company by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-managed fund WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashland Water Technologies has a new name - Solenis. Rooted in "solutions" and "genesis," the name underscores the company's mission to be at the source - the genesis - of solutions for its customers. The name change coincides with the acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies by a fund managed by private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier &...

2014-07-31 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the rejection by the U.S. House of the Senate version of HR 5021: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO Some in Congress today demonstrated yet another example of their lack of courage, lack of will, and lack of integrity, when the House of Representatives once again...

2014-07-30 23:01:55

A small $2-per-stay donation adds up fast, as guests at Woodloch Resort welcome the opportunity to invest in the future of the Upper Delaware River Region. Hawley, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Visitors to our region recognize how special it is and have contributed over $8,500 to ensure its protection. Bob Kiesendahl, one of the owners of Woodloch Pines Resort, presents a check to the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for donations collected through participation in the Green Lodging...

2014-07-28 12:31:48

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delaware Department of Education is expanding its successful task-based Common Core professional development partnership with LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning provider, to recruit up to 50 talented educators from across the state to join the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130367 The participants on the 2014 Delaware Dream Team were unanimous in their support of...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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