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2014-02-26 16:20:24

Greyhound Package Express honors Veterans Advantage members with 40% savings on shipping DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound Lines, Inc. and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced a new special savings program for Veterans Advantage VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with a 40 percent nationally recognized discount on Greyhound Package Express (GPX), the company's expedited shipping service. U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National...

2014-02-18 16:23:29

American Greyhound Council offers fact-finding assistance to racing regulators ABILENE, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, February 16, several Florida media outlets carried stories about greyhound deaths at Florida tracks. Greyhound tracks and kennel operators take their greyhound welfare obligations very seriously. When greyhound fatalities are reported, no one is more concerned than the people who work with those dogs every day. The American Greyhound Council (AGC)...

2014-02-10 08:20:59

Dallas-based Greyhound and Agency Partner Edelman Awarded for Digital Expertise DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, today announced the company will be recognized Feb. 24 by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) at the 57(th) annual Adrian Awards Gala, the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition globally. Greyhound won a Silver Adrian Award in digital marketing for its work...

2014-01-30 16:24:53

Purina Pro Plan Launches New Nutritional Supplement Bars for Active Dogs NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs are natural athletes with the ability to rival some of the world's top performing humans. For example, world-champion sprinter Usain Bolt, often referred to as the "World's Fastest Man," holds the current record for the 200 meter race at 19.19 seconds*, while a Greyhound can run 200 meters in 11.2 seconds**. To help make sure active dogs stay at the top of their game,...

2013-12-12 12:20:29

DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than a million customers expected to travel by Greyhound this holiday season, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation is preparing for one of the busiest travel periods of the year across more than 3,800 destinations in North America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/DA20085) "The holidays are a time for family and friends to get together, and we are ready to give customers a safe, reliable and...

2013-11-14 12:20:36

Express Will Connect Los Angeles Customers to San Diego and Tijuana, offering reserved seats, free Wi-Fi and fares as low as $1 DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound today announced that Greyhound Express® -- the company's premium direct service between major cities -- will expand in Southern California and connect to Mexico for the first time starting Nov. 19. The new service will connect Los Angeles to new markets San Diego and Tijuana with 14 daily round trips....

2013-11-13 08:21:22

SAINTE-CLAIRE, QC, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Prevost announced that it has received an order for 55 more X3-45 coaches from Greyhound in addition to the two orders it received earlier in the year, for a total of 145 vehicles. Greyhound is well known for its concern for the safety of its passengers and drivers. Prevost is proud to meet the strict requirements of the largest intercity bus company in North America. "We worked with Greyhound to design a vehicle with lots of...

2013-10-19 23:04:25

First lawsuit on behalf of a passenger injured in the October 9, 2013, I-80 Greyhound bus accident filed in Philadelphia County on Friday, October 18, 2013. This collision occurred when a Greyhound interstate bus slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer, between Williamsport and Lewisburg, PA. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Ostroff Injury Law filed a Complaint against Greyhound Bus lines in the Civil Trial Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of...

2013-10-11 23:24:45

Attorney explains that the October 9, Williamsport, PA incident, was the fourth highway bus crash in 2013 involving a Greyhound Bus. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 CNN reported two days ago that over forty Greyhound passengers were injured, and one killed, due to a Greyhound bus crash that occurred at about 1:30 am, on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. This crash occurred on Route 80 near Williamsport, PA, when a Greyhound bus full of passengers struck the rear of a tractor trailer...

2013-09-24 08:21:06

Express Adds Frequency and New Routes with Three New Markets Connecting More Customers Than Ever on its Premium City-to-City Service DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound today announced that Greyhound Express® -- the company's premium direct service between major cities offering reserved seats and free Wi-Fi -- will expand in the Midwest and Southeast starting Oct. 8. Express will add new routes and increase frequency from major markets in Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida...


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2008-06-30 23:09:01

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a South African hound also known as the Van Rooyen's Lion Dog, the African Lion Hound, or the African Lion Dog. The breed has been known to hunt anything from upland birds to larger, more dangerous game such as boar, deer, stag, moose, and lions. It is named from its ability to keep a lion at bay while waiting for its master to make the kill. There is question regarding its status as a scenthound or sighthound; the breed does not fit easily into either category, and...

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2008-06-08 15:53:29

The Rampur Greyhound is a sighthound native to the Rampur region of Northern India. It was used by the Maharajas for jackal control, as well as for hunting lions, tigers, leopards, panthers, and wild boar. Combining blood lines from the Tazi "“ an Afghan breed, and the English Greyhound, his Royal Highness Ahmed Ali Khan Bahadur bred the Rampur Greyhound. The breed appears similar to the Tazi, and has a similar character, but gets its speed from the English Greyhound. It is built for...

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2008-05-27 23:09:36

The Old English Bulldog is an extinct breed which was derived from ancient war breeds such as the Mastiff and the Alaunt. The breed was eventually crossed with the Greyhound to increase the speed and reduce the weight of specimens at that time. The breed was used for bull-baiting and dog fighting. When the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in 1835, the breeding of the Old English Bulldog hit a sharp decline. The breed eventually became extinct due to lack of interest combined with the...

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2008-05-27 17:08:15

The Magyar Agár, also known as the Hungarian Greyhound is a hunting breed which originated in Transylvania and Hungary. The breed is a sight hound used for coursing. It is an ancient, elegant breed. The Magyar Agár resembles the Greyhound in its build. It stands 25 to 27 inches high and weighs 49 to 68 pounds. The breed has small button-shaped ears and bright oval eyes. Its coat is smooth and short and can be any variety of color. The breed is generally well-behaved and very...

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2008-05-27 15:35:11

The Irish Wolfhound is a sight hound and one of the tallest breeds of dog. The breed was bred around 1st century BC, as a war dog by the ancient Celts. The Irish used them continually as a guard dog. The breed was also once used for coursing, but it may have been a poor coursing breed. The breed was also known to have the ability to kill both men and lions. Due to a ban during the 19th century, the breed nearly vanished, but the breed was saved by Captain Graham. Historically, the breed was a...

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