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2013-10-23 23:04:08

Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC), the regional primary care association for Delaware and Maryland health centers appoints a new CEO, H. Duane Taylor, Esq., MPP, MCPH Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC) has named H.Duane Taylor, ESQ., MPP, MCPH, to lead the organization. The appointment of the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) comes at a pivotal time in the Association’s...

2013-10-18 23:02:39

Now 75 percent of the New Castle chemical manufacturer site’s energy needs will be derived from renewable energy sources. New Castle, Del. (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Senator Tom Carper, State Representative James Johnson, DNREC Deputy Secretary David Small, Croda International Plc Group Chief Executive Steve Foots and Croda Inc President Kevin Gallagher broke ground yesterday on a $2.3 million solar installation project at the company’s Atlas Point facility in New Castle, Del. The...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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