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2014-06-26 08:26:10

GLOUCESTER, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Gallery is pleased to present Harbortown 2014, an exhibition celebrating Gloucester Harbor and the area's legacy of more than 150 years of excellence in the visual arts. Harbortown 2014 proudly displays works of art by eighteen Cape Ann artists, including four guest artists and introducing Gloucester artist Ed Touchette, now represented by Trident Gallery. Complementing the exhibition, specially selected additional works of...

2014-06-10 12:27:48

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The plus side of Scotland not making the World Cup Finals means that Ayr United's pre-season programme remains fully on track as they push for the Scottish Championship. Super Ayr United can also now celebrate the continued backing of their long-term sponsor, Bodog, the online gaming brand, as they renew for a third year. Bodog, who are also Official Asian Betting Partner of English FA Cup winner's Arsenal FC, have seen Ayr make it...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon has been named 2014 Hotel of the Year by Pride of Britain Hotel Consortium. Nestled deep in the Scottish Highlands, The Torridon was built in 1887, originally as a shooting lodge for the First Earl of Lovelace. In 1992, the property was sold, refurbished into a luxury hotel and has since been regarded as one of the finest in the United...

2014-05-21 12:23:40

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the City of New Brighton filed a motion asking the federal court to order the United States Army to honor its 1988 litigation settlement agreement, entered into after the U.S. Army admitted that it had contaminated New Brighton's water supply. "Twenty-six years ago, the U.S. Army promised the residents of New Brighton that it would unconditionally pay all costs for the City to own and operate a state-of-the-art water treatment facility...

2014-05-14 08:34:02

GAERWEN, Wales, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Here at the Anglesey Paper Company we have recently launched our own unique lighting range - handcrafted here on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales, UK. Our table lamps and light shades are both practical and decorative at the same time, and we are proud to be able to offer our Made in UK lighting to a nationwide audience via our website. Our company are also are designers and suppliers of an extensive range of lokta paper...

2014-05-07 16:28:20

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Magners

2014-05-07 08:33:03

IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that senior management is scheduled to present at the 15(th) Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference at 8:00 am Pacific Time (11:00 am Eastern Time) on Wednesday, May 21(st) at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California. The 25-minute presentation by Charles F. Cargile, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer and David J. Allen, Senior Vice...

2014-05-01 04:22:46

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Calcivis

2014-04-16 08:37:56

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (Nasdaq: NEWP) today announced that the company will release results for its first quarter ended March 29, 2014, on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Phillippy and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Charles F. Cargile will host an investor conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to review the company's financial...

Latest Geography of the United Kingdom Reference Libraries

2014-09-05 10:47:45

The grice, also known as the highland or Irish pig, is an extinct breed of domestic pig that once roamed the highland hills and islands of Scotland and Ireland. During the nineteenth century, this breed was described as being extremely hardy and aggressive, often known to wander from its own farmlands to forage for food. Because of this, it was recommended that farmers stop keeping the breed on their farms, and coupled with the growing popularity of imported pigs it declined in population and...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.