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2014-01-25 23:03:31

Candidates Can Acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson Certification Sewell, NJ, (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 The

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Hagley Museum and Library celebrates a record visitor count to its digital archives in 2013 with 131,144 visitors. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 17, 2014

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Top performing agents at Southeast Sussex County firm, honored with monthly awards Bethany Beach, Delaware (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 ResortQuest Real

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2014-01-15 23:02:56

NatureFest celebrates the science and beauty of the natural world. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Be blown away by Hagley Museum and Library’s

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Firm specializes in providing top-quality, affordable marketing solutions to entrepreneurs operating small and medium sized businesses Wilmington, Del.

2014-01-14 08:28:02

New Analysis Finds 32 States Fail to Vaccinate at least 40 Percent of Adults 18-64 Years Old WASHINGTON, Jan.


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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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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