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NASA's 2015 Sample Return Robot Challenge Open For Registration

David E. Steitz and Janet Anderson, NASA Registration is open for the fourth running of the NASA Centennial Challenge program's Sample Return Robot Challenge, which will take place June 8-13, 2015. The autonomous robot competition, which...

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2014-10-01 12:30:42

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awards grant to Consortium for 2014-2015 to continue navigator program in PA HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has again awarded a consortium of Pennsylvania mental health organizations a grant to continue the successful Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program. The grant provides funding for another year of the program, which supports individuals across...

2014-10-01 12:24:32

Guarantee of Pemex Bonds Will Support an Estimated 6,700 U.S. Jobs WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) on Monday approved two authorizations totaling $1 billion in financing to support the export of U.S. goods and services to Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil-and-gas company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO Ex-Im Bank's financing will support approximately 6,700...

2014-10-01 12:22:14

MONTREAL, 1 Oct. 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was in Montreal today at the Transportation Association of Canada's (TAC) annual conference where she marked its 100(th) anniversary and spoke to delegates about the important role transportation plays in supporting trade and economic growth. The Minister detailed the Government of Canada's commitment to the safety and security of Canada's transportation system and discussed the measures that the Harper...

2014-10-01 08:21:23

Communicates ease of absentee voting, reminds voters deadlines vary by state WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Nov. 4 midterm election nears, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that it is taking steps to ensure absentee voting is even easier for service members, their families and overseas citizens via FVAP.gov - the DoD's Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) Website - and the release of a new campaign aimed to ease first-time voters into the absentee...

2014-09-30 16:31:38

In the news release, National Cyber Security Awareness Month To Launch At The 2014 NASCIO Annual Conference, issued 30-Sep-2014 by National Cyber Security Alliance over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the second bullet point in the "WHEN" section should read "11:45 A.M. CDT/12:45 P.M. EDT - Closing keynote by Michael Daniel" rather than "11:00 A.M. CDT/12:00 P.M. EDT - Panel II: The Industry Perspective" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release...

2014-09-30 16:20:53

ARES Security Adopts Leading Visualization Product for Virtual Training Solution BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARES Security Corporation announced today that they will release BluTrain version 2.0 based on Bohemia Interactive Simulations' Virtual Battle Space 3 (VBS3) product to provide a 3D interactive training simulation solution. By exploiting VBS3, the leading virtual simulation tool used by military and civilian security organizations, BluTrain will provide...

2014-09-30 12:23:47

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Progressive Bag Alliance (APBA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Lee Califf in response to Governor Jerry Brown's decision to sign SB 270 (Padilla) in to law. "The approval of SB 270 by the California legislature and Governor Jerry Brown could serve as a case study for what happens when greedy special interests and bad government collide in the policymaking process. "Senator Padilla's bill was...

2014-09-29 12:21:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership (P3) Board today approved a project seeking a private partner to develop clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state that would also provide public access to the facilities. "This is a tremendous opportunity for PennDOT and its transit-agency partners to team with the private sector to take advantage of the state's natural...

2014-09-29 08:33:45

CHANGSHU, China, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited (the "Company" or "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading Chinese non-state-owned manufacturers and service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced it has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing for its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2014. The Form...

2014-09-29 08:27:48

2014 Had Largest Participation Yet; Greatest Celebrity, Media and Partner Involvement WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of groups in all 50 states joined forces to celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), the largest single-day effort of the year to register voters and involve them in the American political process, on September 23, 2014. With the completion of its third year, close to half a million voters have registered on National Voter...


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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