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2014-02-19 23:25:19

BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Halton Region’s DisasterLAN system is now accessible online to regional emergency preparedness partners,...

2013-08-30 23:28:30

Halton Condominium Corporation chooses LED Canada as energy-efficient LED lighting supplier, the most recent project making Burlington, Ontario a hot spot for LED lighting efficiency. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 After seeking advice from their electrician, reviewing competitive product options, and installing a pilot test unit, Halton Condominium Corporation has chosen LED Canada's Canpack(tm) LCCPWP40 to retrofit their exterior lighting. Halton Condo Corp. started seeking out a LED...

2010-12-25 00:01:24

Executive Careers consultancy UK Knack Group has hailed German discount chain Lidl's move into the Cheshire town of Runcorn as a marvellous gesture of confidence in Britain's buoyant economy. (PRWeb UK) December 24, 2010 Executive Careers consultancy UK Knack Group has hailed German discount chain Lidl's move into the Cheshire town of Runcorn as a marvellous gesture of confidence in Britain's buoyant economy. Lidl is set to develop a tavern and two non-food retail outlets on unused land in...

2008-08-29 18:00:17

SCHOOLCHILDREN across Liverpool are improving at maths and writing at Key Stage 1. Primary pupils in Liverpool continue to master reading and science while standards across other Merseyside authorities have slipped since last year. The percentage of pupils hitting targets in reading and science remains at 82% and 86% respectively, but standards in writing and maths have gone up a percentage point to 78% and 90%. It means Liverpool's seven-year-olds are matching their national...

2008-08-29 09:00:23

LIVERPOOL primary school pupils continue to conquer reading and science and are getting better at maths and writing. While government Key Stage 1 tables show standards at some Merseyside authorities have slipped, seven-year-olds in the city have improved. The number of pupils reaching targets in reading and science remains at 82% and 86% respectively but standards in writing and maths have gone up a point to 78% and 90%. Other councils posting improvements included Halton with...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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