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2014-10-13 23:01:08

Medicaid is a massive federal-state entitlement program desperately in need of reform. Its mission is to provide health care to the poorest of the nation’s poor ... and thus the poor have the most to gain from positive reform efforts, says Peter Ferrara, a senior fellow for The Heartland Institute and author of a new Heartland Policy Brief, “Liberating the Poor from the Medicaid Ghetto.” Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Medicaid is a massive federal-state entitlement program...

2014-10-09 23:06:55

Visual Communications Consultant Adam Bloomberg of Litigation Insights will present at the Minneapolis Chapter of Women in e-Discovery (WiE) October 9, 2014 meeting. His presentation will discuss the process of developing effective graphics with trial teams for use during arbitrations and at trial. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Minneapolis, Minnesota Chapter of Women in eDiscovery (WiE) has invited Adam Bloomberg, Managing Director of Visual Communications for Litigation...

2014-10-09 20:22:47

IPethics & INsights Law Blog finds a niche and fills a void in the intellectual property community BALTIMORE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Funk & Bolton, P.A. announced the launch of its Intellectual Property Ethics Law Blog, IPethics & INsights Law Blog, a forum for issues concerning legal ethics, professional discipline, disqualification and malpractice in the field of intellectual property (IP) law. "There are no other blogs that specifically target the IP...

2014-10-09 16:28:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obsidian HDS, the developer of PharmaShine (www.pharmashine.com) - an online service for the management of data on pharmaceutical and device industry payments to healthcare professionals announced today that PharmaShine now includes the Open Payments General and Research data, with indentifying recipient information, released by the Center for Medicare Services on September 30. The inclusion of the Open Payments data adds over 2 million unique...

2014-10-09 16:26:24

Suggestions that the policy is unfair to non-veterans in the federal work force are unjustified WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal government's veterans preference policy has been criticized in report released last August by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), which suggested that such preference causes resentment among civilian federal workers, and decreases the number of women being hired into the federal work force. The Washington Post and...

2014-10-09 08:21:25

PATENT FOR METHODS IN OPTIMIZING LED LIGHTING FOR PLANTS GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, has had its U.S. patent application approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent concerns methods in optimizing LED (light emitting diode) lighting for plants as well as to make working...

2014-10-08 23:05:09

Many consumers miss important opportunity to try out Medicare Advantage, switch from Medigap or other Medicare plans, or discover significant cost savings during Oct. 15-Dec. 7 window Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 About 54 million people have just a few weeks for critical decisions about their healthcare in 2015 as Medicare’s annual open enrollment begins Oct. 15. It’s a critical time for decisions that affect their health and finances, but many people miss out on the...

2014-10-08 23:01:14

BESLER Consulting publishes issue brief about the implications of the elimination of the Common Working File for Acute Care Hospitals Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 BESLER Consulting has published an issue brief that explores the implications of the elimination of the Common Working File (CWF) for Acute Care Hospitals. Currently, Medicare regulations allow providers to issue a “Good Cause” claim reopening outside of timely filing in situations where “new and material...

2014-10-08 16:30:00

Company Announces a Restructuring to Maximize Synergies with iML Integration FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today updated the Company's second quarter fiscal year 2015 outlook. The Company now expects revenue to be at or above the high-end of the range of $40.0 million to $43.0 million provided in the Company's financial press release dated August 6, 2014....

2014-10-08 16:24:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Committee or SAC) has released its report on ex-felon voting rights. In its report to the Commission, the Tennessee SAC finds that since 1981 there have been several amendments to the Tennessee disenfranchisement statute that have had the effect of expanding the scope of ex-felon disenfranchisement in the state. The Tennessee SAC finds that the...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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