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2010-03-05 07:06:00

COOPER CITY, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many churches doing Live Internet Services but Flamingo Road Church is taking it to a whole new social level with a Social Network Application. Flamingo Road Church is utilizing the Facebook platform but took it a step further and developed the first Live Interactive Service Video Streaming to connect with its guests. "Today's society is looking for more interaction with spiritual activities and the Video Streaming does just that. It...

2009-07-30 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Flamingo Las Vegas announces that America's favorite brother-sister duo, Donny & Marie, have extended their contract as the resort's headliners for an additional two years, through Oct. 2012. This marks the second time in less than a year that their run has been extended - Donny & Marie opened at the legendary center-Strip property on Sept. 9, 2008 and the worldwide response was so immediate and overwhelming that after only six weeks their...

2009-06-05 13:11:13

A Chinese nature photographer is the first from his country to be named a Climate Hero by the United Nations Environment program. Luo Hong, 42, was honored Thursday as a person who has undertaken exceptional personal feats, high-profile expeditions or other acts of environmental activism, said Achim Steiner, the program's executive director. Luo left the business world to travel from the Arctic to the Antarctic and from Kenya to South Africa to document the need for environmental protection,...

2008-12-10 06:00:00

BUCHAREST, Romania, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today that it has leased more than 100,000 square feet (9,300 square meters) in Bucharest, Romania, to the Flamingo Group, one of Romania's largest electrical retail and IT distribution companies. Flamingo has leased the space in a 295,000-square-foot (27,400-square- meter) distribution facility at ProLogis Park Bucharest A1. The park is located...

2008-11-19 21:21:50

Officials with a Des Moines, Iowa, zoo say a Chilean flamingo that escaped from its enclosure was found six hours later on a golf course. Blank Park Zoo officials said the flamingo's escape Tuesday was only the second time one of the colorful birds had gotten away in the 40-year history of the zoo, and both times the birds were found at the nearby A.H. Blank Golf Course, The Des Moines Register reported Wednesday. The officials said they were notified about 9 a.m. Tuesday that one of its 31...

2008-10-27 09:00:25

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Flamingo Las Vegas announces that America's favorite brother-sister duo, Donny & Marie, will extend their contract as the resort's headliners for two years, through Oct. 2010. The show opened on Sept. 9, 2008 to a packed house and has since continued the momentum. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081027/LAM035) "Donny and Marie are true superstars with the most comprehensive show on the Strip, combining rock, country, Broadway, opera,...

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2008-09-12 09:40:00

The Bahamian island of Great Inagua is known for its old salt plant and its large flamingo flock, but after Hurricane Ike stormed through last week, the flamingos may be gone for good. According to local officials, the 60,000 strong flock of flamingos left last week just before Hurricane Ike struck, but have not been seen since. Thirty dead birds were found after the storm passed.  Some were entangled in trees, while a few hundred living birds were found in the mangroves. According to...

2008-09-08 18:00:20

By TIA MITCHELL The Flamingo Lake RV Resort on Jacksonville's Northside is built around a spring-fed lake with a sandy beach and bass ready for catching. But what lies just beyond the tree line - or what could - troubles Mike Fisher, the resort's marketing director and a part owner. A few months ago, the Army Corps of Engineers notified Flamingo Lake that the owners of property next door planned to develop 317 acres into up to 5.5 million square feet of warehouses. The development...

2008-08-31 00:00:30

A rtists come from all walks of life and from many parts of the world, as the exhibition now on at Delamore, Cornwood, confirms. All bring their own ideas and opinions on how life should be viewed - and if some of the colours don't quite look right, perhaps it is the viewer who is misinformed about the artwork rather than the creator. After all, not many could boast of having seen a dung beetle in this country, so whether Fiona Robson's amazingly intricate bundle of copper plate and wires...

2008-08-26 12:01:08

ADVISORY, Aug. 26, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Actor Jamie Farr, known for the television series M*A*S*H, and Actress Anita Gillette, a Tony nominee who has starred on Broadway in Chapter Two, They're Playing Our Song, Cabaret, Carnival and Gypsy and is also known for the television series 30 Rock, will preside over the Opening Bell to celebrate off-Broadway's Flamingo Court. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When:...


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2006-02-20 14:16:20

The Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) is a large species of flamingo closely related to the Greater Flamingo and the Chilean Flamingo. It breeds in the Galapagos Islands, coastal Colombia and Venezuela as well as nearby islands, the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, and in the northern Caribbean in the Bahamas, Hispaniola, Cuba and Turks and Caicos. Most sightings in southern Florida are of escapes, although some may be genuine wanderers from Cuba. Their habitat is similar to that of...

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2006-02-20 14:10:33

The Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) is a large species (110-130 cm) that is closely related to Caribbean Flamingo and the Greater Flamingo. It occurs in temperate South America and, like all other flamingo species it lays a single chalky white egg on a mud mound. The plumage is pinker than the slightly larger Greater Flamingo, but less so than Caribbean Flamingo. It can be differentiated from these species by its grayish legs with pink "knees", and also by the larger amount...

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2006-02-20 13:55:20

The Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor) is a species of Flamingo which occurs in Africa (principally in the Great Rift Valley), across to northwest India. It is the smallest and most numerous flamingo, most likely numbering up to a million individual birds. Like all flamingos it lays a single chalky white egg on a mud mound. Most of the plumage is pinkish white. Its clearest difference from the Greater Flamingo is the much more extensive black on the bill. Size is less helpful unless...

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2006-02-20 13:48:18

The Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) is the most prevalent species of the Flamingo family. It is found in parts of Africa, southwest Asia (including Turkey), southern Asia (coastal regions of India) and southern Europe (including Spain and the Camargue region of France). Some populations are even short distance migrants. This rather large species averages 120 to 140 cm tall and is closely related to the Caribbean Flamingo and Chilean Flamingo, with which it is sometimes considered...

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2006-02-20 13:43:02

Flamingos (genus Phoenicopterus monotypic in family Phoenicopteridae) are sociable wading birds, usually 3"“5 feet in height, and are found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. They are more numerous in the latter, but there are four species in the Americas against two in the Old World. Physiology The larger species breed and feed in saline or brackish habitats. Their compact, mud nests are in the form of a mound with a concave top, into which the female lays a single white...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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