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2014-05-27 16:26:56

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust, which is devoted to farm and ranch land protection, today endorsed the launch of the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program calling on the farm conservation community to help implement the new policy. "AFT has long supported partnerships to encourage agricultural conservation practices and applauds the leadership of Agricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack and Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow, who announced the...

2014-05-27 16:26:01

Mark E. Scott, a highly qualified financial executive brings three decades of experience to advise the Company on growth investments and fiscal responsibility efforts WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTC: PHOT), the recognized leader in specialty hydroponics and a provider of essential goods for indoor growers, today announced that financial executive Mark E. Scott joined its Board of Directors effective May 21, 2014. Mr. Scott has served as Chief...

2014-05-27 08:30:13

Independent Federal Agency To Release New Report At May 27 Briefing WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, examines the accessibility of communication before, during, and after emergencies for people with sensory disabilities (deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low-vision, deaf-blind, and speech disabilities) as well as people with intellectual, developmental, and/or psychiatric...

2014-05-27 08:28:56

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, has teamed up with McKesson to provide integrated physical and behavioral care management for thousands across Nevada through the formation of Nevada Medicaid's Health Care Guidance Program. This program has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in accordance with a section 1115 waiver of the Social...

2014-05-27 08:24:11

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Olmsted, a retired Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Commander, reported corruption and mismanagement before the Citizens Commission on Jail Violence (CCJV) hearings. He describes his over 32-year career experience, the reason behind his 2014 candidacy for L.A. County Sheriff, and an assessment of the other candidates in six segments of an exclusive Full Disclosure Network(R) Internet TV Series. In the interests of public service,...

2014-05-23 23:07:34

On the back of the Cebr report titled Economic Insight: South East Asia Q2 2014 and in light of the “nation of opportunity” vision announced last Friday in Parliament, Singapore is set to bolster its position as a top knowledge economy, says Rikvin. Singapore (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), in partnership with Cebr, has yesterday launched and discussed the Economic Insight: South East Asia Q2 2014 in Singapore. The report,...

2014-05-23 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), an organization representing the interests of over 350 Hispanic state legislators throughout the country, applauds President Barack Obama for nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Mayor Castro has already proven himself a strong and innovative leader in San Antonio, now recognized as one of...

2014-05-23 12:23:55

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Rémi RacineChair, CBC Board of Directors Hubert T. LacroixPresident CEO CBC/Radio-Canada Dear Mr. Racine and Mr. Lacroix,In recent weeks, we've all been disappointed to see yet another round of major cuts at CBC. We wanted to inform you that our members are troubled by the lack of transparency with which the cuts have been handled in some areas. Since 2009, more than 2,100 jobs and dozens of significant programs have been eliminated leaving...

2014-05-23 08:24:29

Strengthening local, regional and national efforts to combat illicit and prescription drug use among youth NEW GLASGOW, NS, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada, today announced $16.1 million in federal funding over three years to help prevent and reduce illicit and prescription drug abuse among youth ages 10 to 24....

2014-05-22 23:12:51

Data Facts, Inc. has created a new webinar focusing on utilizing federal criminal searches during the background screening process. The webinar will be offered for the first time on June 3. Memphis TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In an effort to provide customers with educational, value-added service, Data Facts Inc.—a nationwide provider of background screening solutions—is offering a newly created webinar “Is Your Search Missing Dangerous Convictions?” The webinar will cover a...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.