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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...

2014-01-16 23:01:22

Top performing agents at Southeast Sussex County firm, honored with monthly awards Bethany Beach, Delaware (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 ResortQuest Real Estate® has announced the December 2013 top producers in its southeast Sussex County, Delaware locations. Cindy Spieczny of the West Fenwick office received honors for top listing volume for the month. Other award winners for listings were: Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office and Dayna Feher of the Bethany Beach office....

2014-01-16 12:33:26

ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Delaware as a result of excessive rainfall that occurred on May 1, 2013 through Sept. 15, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO)...

2014-01-16 08:27:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHE Trinity Health announced today that Brian Dietz, FACHE, will continue as president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, Del., following eight months of interim leadership in this role. Dietz brings more than 35 years of health care management experience in meeting quality and financial objectives to his position and a leadership approach that focuses on quality outcomes, employee and physician...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.