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2011-06-14 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This July, Documentary Channel (DOC) hits the road on a month-long "American Road Trip." Starting on the East Coast and traveling to the West, Documentary Channel makes an unconventional pit stop every weekend premiering a unique array of eclectic films as American as apple pie. The journey begins on Saturday, July 2( )(8:00 p.m. ET/PT) with "A Connecticut Hot Dog Tour" and continues throughout the country, culminating on Saturday, July 30...

2011-06-13 07:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe and Secure TV Channel, LLC (Pinksheets:SSTC.pk), the premier internet broadband television network devoted exclusively to homeland security and emergency preparedness, has announced that Firestorm Franchising, LLC, has selected it to serve as a strategic media partner as Firestorm launches a campaign to significantly expand its franchise base. Firestorm is a national leader in crisis management, vulnerability/threat assessment, risk...

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2010-08-26 22:13:21

Wildfires can wreak widespread havoc and devastation, affecting environmental assets lives, property and livelihoods. Meteorologist Mike Fromm of the Naval Research Laboratory, in collaboration with several national and international laboratories, is now discovering that changes in the frequency of occurrence and intensity of wildfires has substantial consequences for a variety of important problems including atmospheric change.Superimposed on this important topic is a relatively new...

2008-08-06 12:00:22

This week's close call with Hurricane Edouard -- the first hurricane in nearly three years to threaten a major U.S. city -- is prompting some businesses to examine their disaster plans. To help businesses identify their risks and how to manage them, Firestorm Solutions LLC, a strategic consulting firm focused on vulnerability analysis, threat assessment and mitigation, and crisis management, has launched a newly upgraded and updated www.firestorm.com. Designed by Schipul - The Web Marketing...

2008-07-15 06:00:30

By William M. Welch LOS ANGELES -- California officials say they are getting the upper hand on what has become the worst siege of wildfires since the state began keeping records. "We now have light at the end of the tunnel," Daniel Berlant, spokesman for the state's Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention, or CalFire, said Monday. Firefighters have contained nearly 1,500 of 1,781 wildfires that have broken out across the tinder-dry state since thunderstorms June 20 brought...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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