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2013-08-19 23:04:41

As part of an ongoing outreach to the Pacific Northwest, MarijuanaDoctors.com has found a reputable and professional clinic to service Oregon's medical marijuana patients in that of the O.M.M.C. A new addition to the MarijuanaDoctors network, the Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards clinic is one of the best in the state and provides services to surrounding towns and cities of Corvallis, Portland, Salem, Medford and Bend. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards, often...

2013-05-15 23:03:07

Eugene Jarecki to be Honored for his work creating awareness about the criminal justice system and U.S. drug policy. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 On Thursday, May 16th at the Bowery Hotel in Manhattan, hundreds of young philanthropists will come together for The Fortune Society´s Third Annual Spring Soiree, supporting life-changing programs and services for men and women coming out of jail and prison. The soiree is hosted by The Fortune Society´s Junior Committee and...

2013-05-09 23:25:28

Performance Mobility, one of the nation´s fastest growing and most trusted suppliers of handicap vans and equipment, is excited to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The grand opening celebration for the Eugene store will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th. The grand opening will feature a delicious grilled lunch and chances to win a number of prizes. Among the festivities, there will also be a...

2012-06-21 23:42:51

As final preparations are underway for the 2012 Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field in Eugene this month, a research paper by faculty of the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business focuses on a revival of the TrackTown USA identity. "Rekindling the Flame: Processes of Identify Resurrection" has been accepted for publication in an upcoming edition of the Academy of Management Journal. It examines how after a 28-year hiatus, the 2008 Olympic Trials' return to Eugene...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

Coach Chip Kelly uses NeuroTracker to radically enhance playersâ perceptual performance. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 A cutting-edge training technology currently being used in the NHL, NFL, NCAA and English Premier League was snapped up by Coach Chip Kelly of the University of Oregon and fully integrated into the Ducksâ football training program this past August. The technology is NeuroTracker Perceptual-Cognitive training, which improves athletic...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'