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2012-05-01 23:02:07

CivicPlus Awarded 25 New Contracts to Design, Enhance Government Websites Manhattan, KS (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 CivicPlus, the leading developer of government websites and online community engagement systems, was awarded 25 new contracts in April to design and enhance government websites for cities, counties and associations in 16 states across America and one in the Canadian province of Alberta. CivicPlus will develop new or redesign websites for the following cities, counties and...

2012-03-05 22:45:57

Dramatic growth over the past 20 years has made Houston the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the country and reduced its segregation, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. The report, "Houston Region Grows More Ethnically Diverse, With Small Declines in Segregation," also found that two Houston suburbs -- Pearland and Missouri City -- have slightly surpassed Houston as the region's...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.