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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. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) found that only 35.7 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 years old got the flu shot last season (the most recent period data with available data). By comparison, 56.6 percent of children (ages 6 months to 17 years old) and 66.2 percent of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated....

2013-12-11 23:20:38

O'Neill Innovations Prevails in Commercial Dispute. Wilmington, Delaware. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 On December 6, a unanimous Delaware federal jury returned a complete defense verdict for O'Neill Innovations on contract and tort claims brought by a former business partner and a former independent consultant (Ron Kyle, et al v. O’Neill Innovations, et al; CaseNo. 12-152-RGA, District of Delaware). The jury also returned a favorable verdict for O'Neill on its counterclaim,...

2013-11-21 23:24:49

Welcome Delaware: Join us in the Reuse Movement with CR Bins. Fairless Hills, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Delaware residents will now have more convenient choices and options available to recycle their gently used clothes, shoes, bags and belts with reuse in mind. Today, Community Recycling announces its expansion of operations into Delaware with CR Bins. Community Recycling has been providing local communities throughout the mid-Atlantic with clothing recycling bins, successfully...

2013-11-13 23:28:56

ShopAtHome.com's Report Reveals Black Friday Online Sales Are 70 Times Higher Since 2007 Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 ShopAtHome.com, the largest coupon search engine that connects upwards of 12 million consumers each month to thousands of online coupons and the best cash back savings, today announced the release of its Black Friday/Cyber Monday Spending Report. The report, which tracks consumer spending habits on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday between 2007 and 2012,...


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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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'