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2014-02-24 23:04:49

Hagley Museum and Library welcomes Columbia University professor Richard R. John. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The history of the telegraph and telephone—the world's first two electrical communications networks—contradicts assumptions many hold that government regulation is an impediment to innovation. Hagley Museum and Library welcomes Columbia University professor Richard R. John on Wednesday, April 23, for his Author Talk, “Telegraphs for the 1 Percent, Telephones...

2014-02-18 23:02:00

Known as the nation's first-ever prolotherapy search-and-booking platform, PRP411.com is actively seeking Delaware doctors to satisfy a patient influx. With a massive amount of Delaware pain patients seeking this treatment, PRP411.com is providing the answer. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Widely-acclaimed across the United States as one of the first-ever prolotherapy search-and-booking platforms, PRP411 has solidified its patient-centered brand as one of the most reputable names in...

2014-02-12 16:22:02

RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that it has earned 10 new 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star awards and 21 re-certifications during the third and fourth quarters for a total of 27 new stars and 52 re-certifications for calendar year 2013. First-time awards were achieved for 1900 Market Street (Philadelphia, PA), 6600 Rockledge Drive (Bethesda, MD), 630 Dresher Road and 500 Enterprise Road...

2014-02-10 23:02:59

Dr. Knowles will show how she uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to give new perspectives on historical events. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 What could General Robert E. Lee see at Gettysburg, and how did his view of the battlefield influence his fateful decisions? Hagley Museum and Library will welcome Dr. Anne Kelly Knowles on February 27 to kick off the 2014 Author Talk series. Dr. Knowles will show how she uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to give new...

2014-02-06 23:03:53

Delaware-Based Health System Is Newest Member of NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is proud to welcome Christiana Care Health System as the newest member of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program. “Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations are providing the leadership necessary to create measurable improvements in the safety and care of patients across the country,” said Tejal K....

2014-02-05 12:31:45

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Christiana Fashion Center in Newark, Del. The approximately 35,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2015. Christiana Fashion Center is owned and operated by Allied Retail Properties. Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories and shoes at an everyday...

2014-02-04 23:04:53

Safety Council Introduces Industry Leading Electrical Training to the Northeast Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council(DVSC) is pleased to announce the completion of a strategic alliance agreement with Shermco Industries. Shermco Industries is a provider of testing, maintenance, repair, commissioning, engineering and training services for electrical infrastructure including substations, switchgear, transformers, motors and generators. With its recent...

2014-01-27 16:24:30

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.: -- Do you, or did you, own shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA)? -- Did you purchase your shares between January 1, 2012 and October 29, 2013, inclusive? -- Did you lose money in your investment in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited? -- Do you want to discuss your rights? Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it has filed a class action...

2014-01-25 23:03:31

Candidates Can Acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson Certification Sewell, NJ, (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC), in association with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and our training and testing partner, ETS, is offering a comprehensive crane safety training/testing program to take place during the week of March 3 through March 7, 2014. The program is designed to prepare the student and enable the student to...

2014-01-17 23:02:34

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 Hagley Museum and Library celebrates a record visitor count to its digital archives in 2013 with 131,144 visitors. Hagley’s Digital Archives is an online selection of images, documents and publications from the library’s collections. Since the digital archives’ launch in 2008, 2013 was the first year that had more than 100,000...


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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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