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2014-07-03 12:26:17

SPOKANE, Wash., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care have announced a new name and brand for their jointly-owned accountable care organization (ACO). Called CareUnity, the new name and brand identity expresses the vision of both organizations-- collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124373 Group Health and Providence formed an ACO in 2012, a group...

2008-07-22 12:01:02

By Pratik Joshi, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 22--Dino Rossi wants to help the Tri-Cities develop a post-Hanford economy. "There is talent and knowledge base here. We need to keep it here," said the gubernatorial candidate during a visit to Infinia Corp. headquarters in Kennewick. Infinia provides innovative solar energy technology solutions. Its 3-kilowatt solar energy generating system attracted more than $50 million in private investment funding this year. Rossi was...


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Palouse
2013-04-02 16:32:59

The Palouse is a region of the northwestern United States, encompassing portions of southeastern Washington, north-central Idaho and, defined by some, extending south into northeast Oregon. It's a major agricultural area, predominantly producing wheat and legumes. Located about 160 miles north of the Oregon Trail, the region experienced rapid growth in the late 19th century, and at one time, the population of the Palouse exceeded even that of the Puget Sound area as the most populous region...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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