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2009-12-08 15:02:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water is waving goodbye to one of its wisest employees Mr. Erman Fisher who currently works in the engineering department. At the age of 86, Mr. Fisher has decided it's time to retire in Glendale, a place he's put a lot of personal work into. Fisher was appointed by the Mayor and Council to serve on several commissions for 15 years. "I salute a great employee and a great American," said Paul Townsley, President of Arizona American Water....

2009-10-05 16:49:00

WOODSIDE, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- "Never yet done" practices - rather than 'best practices' - hold the key to break-out performance in the asset management industry, Ken Fisher, Founder and CEO of Fisher Investments, said in remarks prepared for more than 120 leading industry executives at Tiburon Strategic Advisors' CEO Summit XVII on October 7 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco. Mr. Fisher will be honored along with Charles Schwab as recipients of Tiburon's Inaugural...

2009-08-24 09:56:00

BOSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- 96.9 FM, WTKK talk hosts Michael Graham and Jay Severin will conduct a week-long auction of premier experiences for the Deutsche Bank Championship to benefit Fisher House Boston. The auction, which begins August 24( )and runs through August 31, will feature a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play in the Deutsche Bank Championship Pro-Am on September 3(rd) alongside one of the Top 100 ranked golfers in the world. In addition, the Pro-Am group will include...

2009-08-17 15:00:00

BOSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Alder Foods is teaming up with Nestle and the Deutsche Bank Championship to raise money for the Fisher House Foundation and Fisher House Boston. Alder Foods and Nestle recently launched the "Every Penny Counts" promotion at U.S. military commissaries worldwide. Through September 30, Nestle will donate one cent from every Coffee-mate liquid creamer and Nesquik chilled ready-to-drink flavored milk sold at U.S. military commissaries to the Fisher House...

2009-08-13 09:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research from Chemistry.com's chief scientific advisor Dr. Helen Fisher, success in the bedroom could lead to an upper hand in the boardroom. Dr. Fisher, a renowned biological anthropologist, found that increased sexual activity may lead to an improvement in problem-solving, confidence and teamwork. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080613/LAF006LOGO) "In addition to being great exercise and a stress reliever, sex triggers the...

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2009-07-22 19:23:31

Bruce Greenwood, Noel Fisher and Linda Emond have begun work on A Dog Named Christmas, a TV movie filming in Saskatchewan, Canada, CBS said. The holiday movie is about a developmentally challenged young man, with a penchant for caring for animals in need, who sets out to convince his family -- and their whole rural community -- to participate in a local shelter's inaugural Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program. Fisher plays the main character, while Greenwood and Emond portray his parents. The TV...

2009-06-25 10:58:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trauma Solutions, a company developing the first and only synthetic, hemostatic material capable of simultaneously inducing blood clotting and delivering therapeutics, has been named a finalist in the $250K Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Cisco Systems Global Business Plan Competition. The company, founded by graduate research assistant Brendan Casey and Keystone Professor Peter Kofinas, both from the Fischell Department of Bioengineering,...

2009-06-06 08:57:32

U.S. toymaker Mattel Inc. and its Fisher-Price unit will pay a $2.3 million fine over lead paint allegations, officials say. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday it reached a settlement with the El Segundo, Calif., toymaker in a dispute that stemmed from a 2007 series of product recalls, The Wall Street Journal reported. Under the deal, the companies deny the allegations, in which the CPSC contended Mattel knowingly imported and distributed up to 900,000 non-compliant toys...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Pro-Athlete Praises FRS Products for their Ability to Sustain Energy and Improve Fitness Levels FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The FRS Company, a developer and distributor of sustained energy products, is proud to announce three time champion basketball player, Derek Fisher as the latest athlete to join the FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) team. Fisher joins the likes of seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, pro-volleyball player Brooke Hanson and a host of other...

2009-05-15 09:59:00

Defense Leader Provides Major Boost to Organization that Helps Wounded Veterans Undergoing Medical Treatment BOSTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher House Boston announced today that technology and innovation leader Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has donated $100,000 to the organization. The gift will go directly towards construction of the Fisher House Boston project, which broke ground last October on the grounds of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Roxbury. The Fisher House...


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2012-06-14 09:11:06

Symbol: SUHA Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 09:11:07

Symbol: SUHAP Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SUPU Sullivantia purpusii (Brand) Rosend. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-14 09:11:08

Symbol: SUHAH Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 12:25:39

Symbol: POME16 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CAPA33 Caesalpinia parryi (Fisher) Eifert   Parry's holdback   HOPA7 Hoffmannseggia parryi (Fisher) B.L. Turner   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 13:47:24

Symbol: PEEL5 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEDAE Penstemon davidsonii Greene var. ellipticus (J.M. Coult. & Fisher) B. Boivin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, MT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.