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2010-02-17 07:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com Inc., the world's largest online retailer of quality wall art, today commemorated the custom framing of its three millionth wall art item. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091208/ART-COMLOGO) "We take great pride in this accomplishment because it reflects our commitment to providing top-of-the-line finished wall decor, dedicated customer service and superior value to our customers," said Gary Takemoto, senior vice president of...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It is now easier and safer to use light-gage steel stud framing. For the first time, the ICC Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) has issued an evaluation report confirming an engineered header system meets the requirements of the 2006 International Building Code (IBC) and 2007 California Building Code (CBC). The recently issued ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-1765 applies to the ProX Header by Brady Construction Innovations. Headers are used over door and window...

2009-06-26 15:18:34

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of DEWALT framing nailers due to risk of serious injuries. The DEWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers could eject fasteners unexpectedly, resulting in serious injury, the commission said in a statement. About 9,000 of the framing nailers were imported from Mexico by DEWALT Industrial Tool Co. of Towson, Md, and sold nationwide from January 2008 through September 2008 for about $280. No injuries were reported, but...

2009-06-25 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: DeWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers Units: About 9,000 Distributor: DeWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md....

2009-01-15 14:53:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A Michaels email poll of more than 125 daily newspapers across the U.S. revealed that 76 percent of the publications will run extra copies of inauguration editions in anticipation of higher sales to people who want a souvenir of the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Michaels, the nation's largest custom framer, says it will help people preserve those keepsake newspapers with a $99.99 custom framing special for newspaper...

2009-01-12 08:47:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With energy costs continually on the rise and taking its toll on the world population and the environment, the need for energy conservation has never been greater. It is estimated that 40% of our energy is used controlling the temperature in buildings. Of this, over 30% escapes from the building primarily through the conventionally insulated walls metal or wood studs in a process termed Thermal Bridging. (Photo:...

2008-11-13 12:00:17

R.F. Stearns, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent completion of the 138,300 square-foot medical office building known as The Vancouver Clinic at 87th Avenue, located adjacent to their existing facility near the Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington. The new medical building is the latest and largest of three developments and more than doubles the size of its previous facility. New construction was essential to meet the medical needs of the growing population and to...

2008-08-25 12:01:02

Design--Build--Steel contractor R.F. Stearns, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the recent expansion to Lucky Eagle Casino and a new administration building for the Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation. The modern 20,000 square-foot addition increases the slot floor-plan and provides a new bar area for customers. The new 27,000 square-foot administration office was built near the casino for executives and staff. Lucky Eagle Casino is considered one of the largest employers...

2008-06-18 12:00:42

Design--Build--Steel contractor R.F. Stearns, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent completion of a 112,000 square-foot parking structure for Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Adventist Medical Center is considered the largest employer in Portland's District 47 and the Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the City. Due to increasing patient demand, expansion was necessary to accommodate the needs of the surrounding communities. Adjacent to the hospital is a new 4-story...

2007-04-20 06:00:16

By McBeth, Mark K; Shanahan, Elizabeth A; Arnell, Ruth J; Hathaway, Paul L Narrative policy analysis and policy change theory rarely intersect in the literature. This research proposes an integration of these approaches through an empirical analysis of the narrative political strategies of two interest groups involved in policy debate and change over an eight-year period in the Greater Yellowstone Area. Three research questions are explored: (i) Is it possible to reconcile these seemingly...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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