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2014-06-16 08:20:30

With three Edmonton auctions held so far this year, the site has already sold a combined CA$300+ million of equipment and trucks EDMONTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$104 million (US$95+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB on June 11 - 13, 2014. The auction set a new one-day sales record for the Company: more than CA$75 million (US$69+ million) of...

2014-06-11 12:26:38

First Canadian Library to Receive Award; Recognized for Innovative Approach to Service FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and EDMONTON, Alberta, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmonton Public Library (EPL) of Alberta, Canada has been named the 2014 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Each year, this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in...

2014-06-06 16:20:38

Get it at West Side Acura in Edmonton later this month EDMONTON, Alberta, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An Edmonton, Alberta dealership is excited to announce that it expects to have the much-anticipated 2015 Acura MDX available on its lot within the next month or two. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95514 West Side Acura, located at 17452 102 Ave., Edmonton, currently has the 2014 model year on its lots, but will be replacing those vehicles with the 2015...

2014-06-05 20:20:57

Edmonton drivers love the 2014 Altima EDMONTON, Alberta, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An Edmonton dealership noticed a specific trend among area drivers and their car buying tendencies: more and more residents are purchasing the 2014 Nissan Altima from West End Nissan. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94992 In fact, Nissan sales overall are up, and the 2014 Altima was named the year's most affordable midsize sedan by the widely-known website cars.com.The...

2014-06-05 20:20:53

Mitsubishi models offer more safety features than ever before EDMONTON, Alberta, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an effort to further protect families and loved ones, as well as create safer roadways, one Alberta dealership is featuring the safest vehicles on the Canadian auto market in its lots and on its website this month. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94977 The Mitsubishi experts at West Side Mitsubishi in Edmonton, Alberta, are showing the...

2014-06-05 20:20:48

2014 Outlander has style, class and much more EDMONTON, Alberta, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most popular, most affordable vehicles in the Edmonton area is the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander, and Alberta-area families are flocking to an Edmonton dealership to try it out. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94971 North Side Mitsubishi, an Edmonton-area Mitsubishi dealership located at 9670-125A Ave., Edmonton, has the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander in stock...

2014-06-05 08:21:38

BMW SUV popular among Edmonton families EDMONTON, Alberta, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When BMW decided to enter the SUV game, some dealerships were understandably skeptical. One Alberta-area dealership has found great success in the SUV segment, though, as more and more Edmonton drivers and families are looking for something a tad larger than the traditional sedan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94490) Also, because the economy is slowly picking up...

2014-06-04 12:26:13

86 athletes and 56 coaches receive $1,840,000 in rewards through the RBC Athlete Excellence Fund and The Globe and Mail Coach Reward Program GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee, in partnership with RBC and The Globe and Mail, presented more than $1.8 million in cheques to Sochi Olympians and their coaches for their medal performances in Sochi. As part of the Celebration of Excellence events presented by RBC, the cheques were presented during a...

2014-06-02 12:20:40

Great West Chrysler sponsors Brushstrokes for the Brave event on June 7 EDMONTON, Alberta, Jun 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An area Chrysler dealership is partnering with two nonprofit groups to host a kick-off event that will give community members the opportunity to give the gift of art back to those who need it most. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92811 Great West Chrysler will host Brushstrokes for the Brave, which is an event that will allow attendees to...

2014-05-28 16:20:46

Edmonton dealership showcases X-series on website EDMONTON, Alberta, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Because BMW lovers around the world are understandably excited about the release of the 2014 BMW X-series, and subsequently the 2015 BMW X-4 vehicles, one Edmonton dealership emphasized the importance of the newest X3 models by adding a web page to its website solely dedicated to the 2014 BMW X3. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91863 The act of adding pages...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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