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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.

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

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,

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

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.

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

2014-07-01 23:04:15

Program Expands Support to Communities Beyond the Delaware Estuary. Wilmington, Del.

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


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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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