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2014-06-09 12:23:15

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S.

2014-06-06 23:01:56

6Webs.com publicizes their picks of the best security system providers in the state of Delaware.

2014-06-03 08:22:20

Auto insurance group provides discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto

2014-06-02 16:26:10

The Veterans Administration has awarded more than half a million dollars to a Philadelphia veterans home WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah

Electric School Buses Could Save School Districts Millions
2014-05-30 03:20:52

Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE).

2014-05-30 08:25:43

Court's Confirmation of a New Independent Director Will Significantly Improve Corporate Governance for the Benefit of All Shareholders GREENWICH, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-28 23:01:56

Today, SunGard K-12 Education, a leading K-12 administrative software and technology services company, celebrated Delaware Department of Education’s national recognition for effective data use.

2014-05-21 12:21:16

Project is one of the Largest U.S.

2014-05-20 20:20:10

Best Boat Ride in America Evolves to be more than a Transportation Link CAPE MAY, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1964, Lyndon B.


Latest Delaware Reference Libraries

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
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]