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2014-08-08 12:22:38

- Safety program has helped reduce accidental dig-ins to pipelines by 50 percent CLEVELAND, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion East Ohio is using the calendar date August 11, or 8/11, as a natural reminder that Ohio law requires the general public and contractors to call 8-1-1 at least 48 hours prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. This will help ensure safe excavation. Promoting the Call 8-1-1 and other pipeline safety messages have helped the...

2014-08-04 23:01:43

History Trivia Game Challenges Players’ Knowledge of Maya Culture and Archaeology Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational, interactive games founded by former archeologist and middle school teacher, introduces Maya Quiz, a new app for the iPad that offers 100 percent historically accurate information about Maya archaeology, history, and culture. Maya Quiz complements the top ranked Mayan Mysteries (Best New Apps and Games Kids 9-11)...

2014-05-06 23:01:39

Cross-Curriculum Educational Game Ranks #1 in Best New Apps & Games, Ages 9-11 Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Following the recent release of its final chapter last month, Mayan Mysteries is ranked among the top downloads on iTunes, according to app ranker AppAnnie. Dig-It! Games released the new edition of the cross-curriculum interactive game after a yearlong cliffhanger that had players eager to solve the mystery to save Ich’aak from looters. Now, players around the world are...

2014-04-22 08:24:26

JACKSON, Mich., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that a record Michigan winter has finally given way to warmer temperatures, homeowners and contractors are reminded to call MISS DIG at 811 to have underground utilities marked before beginning any digging projects. The Dig Safely partners of MISS DIG System, Inc. are sponsoring a drawing for one lucky Michigan resident to win a 2014 Ford F-150 STX 4x4 truck as an incentive for residents to remember to call 811. Residents of the Great Lakes...

2014-04-04 23:37:26

Award-Winning Game Guides Young Players Through Six New Mayan Sites Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational, interactive learning games founded by a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, has launched the next edition and final chapter of its award-winning game, Mayan Mysteries. The unique puzzle-based game brings history to life and turns players into archaeologists as they gather clues hidden across ancient Maya sites to catch...

2014-04-01 12:25:58

PSE&G reminds everyone to Dial 811 to Call Before You Dig NEWARK, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is NJ Underground Damage Prevention Month, and Public Service Electric & Gas Company is reminding customers, contractors and excavators that they must call before digging to avoid hitting underground gas and electric lines. To make it easy to call, 811 has been designated as the national dialing code to have underground lines located and marked....

2014-02-12 23:02:47

Character Drawing Contest Drew National Participation, Thousands of Online Votes Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of interactive educational games founded by a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, today unveiled its newest Mayan Mysteries game character, “Anna,” designed by 9th grade student Michaela M. The design was submitted as an entry in Dig-It! Games’ first ever character drawing contest. Students were invited to create...

2014-02-07 08:22:32

SUPER GROUP COMPRISED OF DONALD FAGEN, MICHAEL MCDONALD AND BOZ SCAGGS CAPTURED FOR PBS' "GREAT PERFORMANCES" AIRING IN MARCH SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 429 Records, a unit of the Savoy Label Group, is proud to announce the release of THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER LIVE on DVD and Blu Ray DVD on March 18(th) to coincide with its PBS debut airing on Great Performances in March and subsequent airings during PBS' March pledge drive (in New York, THIRTEEN will air the...

2014-01-09 23:03:59

Winning Sketch Earned 46 Percent of 1,587 Total Votes from Public Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational interactive games founded by a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, today announced the grand prize winner of its Mayan Mysteries Character Drawing Contest. The winner, representing the top character sketch submission from dozens of entries from across the United States, was chosen by more than 1,500 votes submitted by...

2013-12-19 23:20:10

Votes from public will determine grand-prize winner. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational interactive games founded by a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, today announced the finalists of the Mayan Mysteries Character Drawing Contest. The three finalists, selected by a judging panel of artists and designers who created Mayan Mysteries, represent the best original characters with the most thoughtful reasons to join the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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