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2014-10-14 12:32:00

American Company opened its doors in 1864 DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tassel Depot (formerly Hofmann & Leavy, Inc.), America's preeminent manufacturer of tassels, cords, graduation regalia, menu elastics and other trims, is celebrating 150 years of business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/151246LOGO The family-owned-and-operated company has thrived through several generations. Edward Leavy began as a salesman and eventually acquired the...

2014-10-14 12:27:34

Startup of the Year, CDScience has named 3C Interactive's Head of Technology Solutions as its new CEO. BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Dennis joins Business Journal's Startup Of The Year 2014, CDScience, as its new CEO. CDScience provides next-generation commerce technology that allows businesses to deliver commerce everywhere. Originally started as WishClouds, a shopping app focused on delivering cross-retailer sale notifications to consumers, CDScience...

2014-10-14 08:31:39

GULF BREEZE, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John T. Riehl, M.D., has joined the Andrews Institute Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Care team of experts. Dr. Riehl is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon who specializes in preventing or reducing permanent disability in the most complex orthopaedic cases. Dr. Riehl joins Jan P. Szatkowski, M.D., Jason R. Rocha, M.D., and Leslie M. Barnes, M.D., in providing orthopaedic trauma and fracture care services at...

2014-10-14 08:28:22

DANIA, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Issa Asad is writing a new book about making money using Alibaba after the huge success of his first publication on profiting from Instagram. His first book, Issa Asad Instant Profits with Instagram was launched on September 10, 2014, and is about marketing on Instagram to attract new followers and customers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151838 His latest book will be about making money with Alibaba. In this book,...

2014-10-14 08:26:44

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketYze, an international leader of advanced pricing and promotion intelligence solutions, announced a strategic alliance with Revionics, Inc., to join the retail technology leader in the launch of their Competitive Data Partner Program. The new program enables retailers to seamlessly incorporate all sources of competitive data into their competitive positioning strategies at the speed, scale and frequency required to capitalize on the...

2014-10-14 00:21:13

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) announced today Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals as the 2014 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Overall Winner at the society's annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/DC73253LOGO Pfizer Ireland's Network Strategy Implementation (NSI) Expansion Capacity project challenged the company to add capacity by re-purposing an existing...

2014-10-13 23:08:49

Free Educational Seminars "Demystifying" the Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Get In Shape For Women, the national fitness studio franchise that offers small-group personal training for women in a private, upscale environment, is launching a Community Outreach Program to educate and inspire local organizations and charities of Palm Beach County. The program endeavors to promote a better understanding between body health, nutrition and...

2014-10-13 23:08:43

Revolutionary New Product Launches Grass Roots Program Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Fresh–Tips, a new and innovative disposable travel toothbrush, has launched a unique free sampling program at many of South Florida’s hottest restaurants. The patented Fresh-Tips, founded and developed by South Florida dentist, Dr. Debbie Luis, uniquely combines the benefits of a portable toothbrush, toothpick, and breath mint all in one discreet, easy to use (like a lollipop)...

2014-10-13 23:06:27

Marisabel Fernandez and Alexander Bernard's Ringling College senior thesis film ‘Listen,’ was awarded Grand Prize in the 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Their film seeks to interpret life through the eyes of a non-verbal autistic child and won in a field of more than 4,400 submissions from 70 countries and 1,500 universities and colleges. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that Ringling College of Art & Design...

2014-10-13 23:04:24

New event elements such as Guy Harvey’s Sustainable Seafood Village to elevate the guest experience. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The competition is heating up as celebrity teams comprised of Miami Dolphins legends and critically acclaimed South Florida chefs get ready to face-off at this year’s “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Tailgate Festival.” The fifth annual culinary showdown that combines food, football and charity...


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Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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