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2013-10-21 23:01:32

The brand change is part of a statewide initiative to improve awareness and access to services for job seekers and businesses. West Palm Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Beginning early next year, Workforce Alliance will become CareerSource Palm Beach County as part of a new universal brand identity to better align Florida’s nationally recognized workforce system and improve customer awareness and use of the system’s services and resources. The new brand, CareerSource Florida, is...

2013-09-11 23:26:06

Third Smart City Week to tackle “City Innovation” as Projects Worldwide Move to the Implementation Stage. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Can Smart City be Good Business? With “City Innovation” as its focus, Smart City Week 2013, slated for October 21 to 25 in Yokohama, Japan, will bring together some 30,000 participants from across Japan and the world to tackle some of the most challenging questions facing businesses, governments and individuals pushing for fundamental...

2013-09-09 23:24:13

This report, “Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters – Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015,” says Forecasts of BRICSS RF EP ablation catheters market value indicate more than 40% by 2015 leaving the rest of the market to the other types. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The broad ‘health care’ division has been witnessing a rapid growth and technological improvements varying from sector to sector since the past 3-5...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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