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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...

2014-01-15 23:02:56

NatureFest celebrates the science and beauty of the natural world. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Be blown away by Hagley Museum and Library’s 2014 NatureFest on May 3. This year’s theme is the power of wind. Learn about the importance of wind from pollinating plants to creating energy. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for non-members, $2 for members, and free for all children 5 and under. Use Hagley’s Buck Road entrance off Route 100. NatureFest...

2014-01-14 23:04:20

Firm specializes in providing top-quality, affordable marketing solutions to entrepreneurs operating small and medium sized businesses Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Marketing Department Worldwide (TMD), the nation’s first marketing consulting agency with a network of local offices focused on providing creative and affordable marketing solutions for entrepreneurs has opened in Wilmington, Delaware. Blair Hains, a Delaware resident, is the Managing Partner of The...

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,...

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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.