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2014-08-06 12:30:42

DERBY, England, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Homes continues to expand its presence in the Midlands with work now underway across the region on a number of new developments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/700665 ) Amongst the new sites is the 55-acre Langley Country Park off Radbourne Lane in Derby, where 73 three, four and five-bedroom homes are planned as part of the first phase of the development. Langley Country Park...

2014-08-04 08:24:33

Ducks still available for adoption - Grand Prize is a Brand New 2014 Chevy Equinox CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 60,000 rubber duckies will drop off the Columbus Bridge into the Chicago River on August 7, 2014 at 1 p.m.! The 9(th) Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby to benefit Special Olympics Illinois enthralls people of all ages who watch the ducks "race" to the finish line. Ducks are still available for adoption for $5.00 online until the morning of August 7...

2014-07-23 23:31:58

For the fifth straight year, All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) officials have asked Skycasters, a leading provider of business satellite Internet services, to provide live streaming video via satellite Internet for this great American event, taking place on Saturday, July 26. Akron, OH (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the fifth straight year, All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) officials have asked Skycasters, a leading provider of business satellite Internet services, to provide live...

2014-07-07 16:23:11

MLBAM updates its popular game with this year's host ballpark, the new authentic bracket format, a new live worldwide Multiplayer Mode and more NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLBAM today unveiled an update to its popular mobile game, MLB.com Home Run Derby Presented by Ford. As part of its most significant update to date, MLB.com Home Run Derby introduces Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins and the 2014 Home Run Derby, the new authentic bracket format, a live Multiplayer Mode...

2014-05-13 23:01:55

The Kentucky Derby has been called, "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports." A lot can happen in those two minutes, including the potential for injury to both horses and professional jockeys. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Kentucky Derby is a time for fanfare, amazing styles, and the thrill of watching 20 horses race to the finish line. Along with all the pomp and circumstance comes the potential for injury, either on behalf of the horses or even the professional...

2014-05-08 12:25:50

Expanded DAS Deployment by Mobilitie Successfully Supports Record Data Traffic Usage During One-Hour Period at Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the opening of the gates to the thrill of the final race, the wireless network at Churchill Downs kept the collective 260,000 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks attendees well connected this weekend. What helped make this possible was a unique wireless network configuration called a...

2014-05-01 12:37:21

Nation's largest wireless carrier adds new antenna system, deploys mobile cell towers to boost capacity for crowds at Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky Derby may be the greatest two minutes in sports, but throughout the entire week preceding the first Saturday in May in the greater Louisville area, horse racing fans will be engaged in nonstop photo snapping, video sharing, social media posting, texting, emailing and calling on their wireless devices. As...

2014-05-01 12:22:34

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby marks Ram Truck brand's fifth year as exclusive automotive partner -- Ram serves as Official Truck of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby -- Fans attending weekend races will be immersed in the Ram Truck brand experience, including truck displays, video board integration, signage and posters, and Ram-branded giveaways -- Television, print and digital...

2014-04-30 20:22:40

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton Herrick, Chairman and CEO of The Herrick Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment firms, and partner in Danza with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, is heading to Churchill Downs with Herrick looking for his second Kentucky Derby crown in the past four years, as the partnership's prized thoroughbred racehorse, Danza, has been named one of the top three favorites to win this year's race, which will be held Saturday, May...

2014-04-29 12:27:41

Wireless DAS Network Doubles in Size to Accommodate One of Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectators are anticipated to have little problem sharing the photo finish at the 2014 Kentucky Derby, as Mobilitie LLC, the nation's largest privately-held provider of wireless infrastructure, today announced significant upgrades to the multi-carrier Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at Churchill Downs. The neutral-host...


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Derby's Woolly Opossum, Caluromys derbianus
2012-07-10 14:20:57

Derby's woolly opossum (Caluromys derbianus), also known as the Central American woolly opossum, can be found in Central America. Its range includes Colombia, Belize, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Although its range extends across many areas, it is not widely distributed.  It prefers habitats in lowland and highland rain forests at altitudes of up to 8,500 feet. Derby’s woolly opossum can weigh between 7.1 and 14 ounces, with the prehensile...

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