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2014-06-04 08:35:24

Sustainable Food and Agriculture Trendsetter to lead SF's Flagship Farmers Market Organization SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture), operator of the acclaimed Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, today announced the appointment of Marcy Coburn as its new Executive Director. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/94027 Coburn, a native Californian raised in a farming family in the San Joaquin Valley, has...

2014-06-03 23:06:00

The Board of Trustees of Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) today announced that Robert C. Goldsmith will assume the position of Executive Director effective June 2, 2014. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The Board of Trustees of Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) today announced that Robert C. Goldsmith will assume the position of Executive Director effective June 2, 2014. As Executive Director, Mr....

2014-05-20 12:31:16

Moy Eng will lead initiative to sustain community-based arts organizations in San Francisco Bay Area neighborhoods SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a comprehensive search, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST) has announced the appointment of Moy Eng as CAST executive director, effective June 1. Ms. Eng has worked for over three decades in the philanthropic sector as a grantmaker, consultant and senior manager in areas as diverse as arts,...

2014-05-20 12:22:38

Mineta Transportation Institute executive director appears at June 2-4 event in SF SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Diridon, executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute, will address the US High-Speed Rail Association's (USHSRA) West Coast Rail Conference in San Francisco. The event is set for Monday-Wednesday, June 2-4, 2014. As a leading advocate for high-speed rail, Mr. Diridon will be part of the opening panel on Monday morning...

2014-05-13 23:10:24

Rockies Venture Club’s first cannabis/marijuana-related investor conference to be held in Denver on May 29. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 CEO Troy Dayton of The ArcView Group and Roberto Lopesino, vice president of business development for Advanced Cannabis Solutions, will keynote the Rockies Venture Club’s first Cannabis Capital Summit May 29 at Mile High Station in Denver. Dayton, who will deliver the opening address, is a founding board member of the National Cannabis Industry...

2014-05-12 23:09:48

Speakers from Industry-Academia Partnership Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2014 Carnegie Mellon Workshop in Gates Hall at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, on April 4, with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud." The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for...

2014-05-08 12:26:52

Announcement Ends Six Month National Search ARLINGTON, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) announced today that Frank DeSocio of Wichita, Kansas, has been named as its new Executive Director. The announcement comes after the recent BPAA board of directors meeting at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nevada. DeSocio will officially assume his new position on July 1, 2014. The announcement ends a six-month search to fill the vacancy...

2014-05-07 20:26:11

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Josh Duggar, executive director of Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), will speak at a rally for religious freedom on May 8 in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where the court will hear oral arguments in Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The case involves Priests for Life's objection to the HHS mandate requiring them to cover drugs that can act as abortaficients,...

2014-04-14 12:25:19

Search for qualified replacement is underway IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane Allgood, who has served as Executive Director of the Partnership for Science and Technology (PST) since its founding in 2006, announced his retirement at the group's board of directors meeting April 9. During Allgood's tenure, the PST grew in membership and became the region's primary energy education and advocacy organization. PST President Mike Hart said, "Lane has been an...

2014-04-09 00:21:56

iAWFUL List Reveals Misguided Legislative Efforts that Will Harm Consumers WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, NetChoice announced the 2014 Internet Advocates Watchlist of Ugly Laws (iAWFUL) list, a collection of legislation that has the potential to undermine key elements of Internet freedom and commerce. This year's list is full of legislative efforts run amok. As legislators and regulators fall over themselves in a race to regulate Internet...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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