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2011-03-15 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brothers Shep and Ian Murray, CEOs and Co-Founders of vineyard vines are proud to announce today their multi-year licensing partnership with Churchill Downs Racetrack, which hosts America's premier horse racing and entertainment event, the Kentucky Derby®. Exclusively named as the "Official Style of the Kentucky Derby," vineyard vines has rolled out a custom-designed line of clothing and accessories for men and women. This...

2011-01-31 13:04:00

On Sale in The Hangar February 5: The Music of Abba: Arrival from Sweden (July 15), Elton - The Early Years (July 16) & Hapa with Special Guest TUPUA (July 17) On Sale in the Action Sports Arena February 5: Speedway Fair Derby (July 15), X-treme Freestyle Moto-X (July 16) & OC Fair Kart Racing Challenge (July 17) Tickets on Sale Saturday, February 5, at 10 a.m. COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OC Fair (July 15-August 14, 2011) returns this summer...

2010-11-08 06:35:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Derby Supply Chain Solutions, a value-added, third-party logistics (3PL) provider, has partnered with Peak 10 Inc. to host Derby's mission-critical IT infrastructure at its Louisville data center. "This is a major step in our ongoing mission to provide Derby customers with a more secure, reliable and responsive data network," said Wade Shelton, the director of information technology at Derby. "The security and redundancy that we gain with this...

2010-10-05 05:13:00

DERBY, England, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet and PC security specialist Prevx today announced the appointment of security industry pioneer and veteran Christopher Bolin as President. Coming from traditional antivirus and software security firm McAfee, Bolin's move to Prevx further validates the company's technology lead in the provision of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-native anti-malware technologies. With 19 years experience in leadership roles within...

2010-09-24 06:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than three decades as one of the nation's most reliable and cost-effective supply chain innovators, Derby Industries, LLC is powering up its brand image. The Third Party Logistics (3PL) company is now known as Derby Supply Chain Solutions, supported by a new logo, new positioning statement, and a newly designed website featuring greater customer accessibility. "We felt the new brand emphasizes the benefits we offer," explained company...

2010-07-22 06:03:00

DERBY, England, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet and PC security specialist Prevx has today announced that FNB, one of South Africa's leading banks with 6.6m customers, has joined the Prevx SafeOnline Business Partner Program. FNB will offer free browser-based security to all Personal and Business Online Banking customers, protecting them from the growing threat posed by cyber crime. Prevx SafeOnline provides an extra layer of security which protects confidential account...

2010-07-20 14:29:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- THIS TV, the free broadcast movie network from MGM Studios and Weigel Broadcasting, will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, with a special programming lineup on Saturday, July 24. Kicking off at 7:00 pm ET the tribute will include "The Pride of the Yankees," the Academy Award® winning film starring Gary Cooper followed by four back-to-back episodes of the 1960 television series "Home Run...

2010-07-12 23:23:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball's biggest moment, the home run, was on grand display tonight at Angel Stadium of Anaheim during the 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby as David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox captured the long ball crown, and helped State Farm and Major League Baseball (MLB) raise $573,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). "The 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby was a tremendous success for fans, participants, and State Farm agents and employees," said...

2010-06-17 07:45:00

LANCASTER, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With two weeks left, there is still time to donate! Representative Scott Boyd will dye his hair pink when $10,000 is raised to support the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) through the Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer Home Run Derby. To take Representative Boyd up on his challenge and donate to see his hair turn pink, visit www.ScottBoydsPinkHair.com. "If we can raise $10,000 for the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, I will dye my...

2010-06-16 13:56:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Gold Medalist (Swimming) Special Olympics Athlete, Erin Hoffman, may not have won a prize with her adopted rubber duck in the 2009 Duck Derby, but that's not going to stop her from trying again. "Yes! The prizes are great but more importantly, the Duck Derby allows thousands of athletes to participate all year round in sports competition," said Erin. "It also gets many people to become involved with Special Olympics and get a better...


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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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