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2014-06-04 12:23:22

ST. JOHN'S, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research and Development Corporation (RDC) is pleased to announce an investment of $598,000 to build research and development capacity and expertise in corrosion research, an area of significant interest for the oil and gas, marine shipping and other industries who work in the Arctic and other harsh environments. "Activity and global interest in the Arctic is increasing as the region becomes more accessible and new opportunities emerge for economic growth...

2014-04-04 16:22:15

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Redskins alumni joined forces with Clark Construction Group, the Community Preservation and Development Corporation (CPDC) and KaBOOM! to build a playground for children in the CPDC Cedar Heights community in Southeast Washington, D.C. today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/MN98885) The build kicked off at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

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2010-06-09 06:10:00

The director of Australia's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) said on Tuesday that the country needs to focus its attention on wheat breeding technologies, which includes genetically modified wheat. But genetically modified wheat will not likely be commercially available for another 10 years, GRDC managing director, Peter Reading, told the International Grains Council during a conference. Breeding technologies were key to addressing the declining rates in Australia's wheat...

2008-09-30 18:01:03

CHICAGO and RICHMOND, B.C. Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midway Investment and Development Corporation ("MIDCo"), comprised of Citi Infrastructure Investors, Vancouver Airport Services (YVRAS) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company today announced that it has won a US$2.521 billion, 99-year lease contract to operate and develop the first privatized major airport in the U.S., Chicago Midway Airport. Chicago Midway Airport offers service to more than 55 destinations and consistently ranks...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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