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2014-10-28 16:20:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan. "All types of transportation drive our economy and Act 89 gave us the tools to ensure our non-highway modes receive the funding they need to maintain a connected transportation system," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "These are vital investments that...

2014-10-28 12:32:39

New Commercial Line delivers classic reclaimed wood flooring and paneling in large quantities, at budget prices and with quick lead times WHITE CITY, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TerraMai pioneers a new evolution in reclaimed wood with the launch of its Commercial Line, which now makes reclaimed wood viable for large-scale budget-sensitive projects such as hotel chains, retail rollouts, residential developments and other high-volume projects....

2014-10-28 12:27:53

Worcester area hotel near Gillette Stadium offers guests free access to Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club boasting ultramodern fitness equipment, group exercise classes WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Residence Inn Boston Westborough is pumped up about a new partnership with a local fitness center that will provide hotel guests with free access to state-of-the-art facilities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154187 The Worcester hotel...

2014-10-28 12:27:50

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer teams up with Burton, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to host national sweepstake LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Adventures of a Lifetime sweepstakes, premier sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has teamed up with Burton, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to offer winter sports enthusiasts an exciting two-part prize package. The prize begins with a VIP experience at the Burton U.S. Open of...

2014-10-28 12:27:28

Hotel near Salem entices visitors with convenient location, deluxe accommodations near Halloween events PEABODY, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salem travelers looking to get spooked this Halloween season will find all the thrills and chills they're looking for near the Boston Marriott Peabody. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154863 A city with a haunting history, Salem continues to scare and stir visitors who dare to explore the Salem Haunted Happenings....

2014-10-28 12:26:57

Series Follows Three MBAxAmerica Teams as They Embark on Extraordinary Journeys ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Holiday Inn® brand, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), and HLN (a Turner Broadcasting network), today announced the production of the six-episode original series, Growing America: A Journey to Success, premiering on Sunday, November 16th at 9:00 pm EST on HLN. Hosted by Ty Pennington, (known for Trading Spaces, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, On...

2014-10-28 08:35:35

Cantel Medical subsidiary Crosstex International, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of face masks, is producing fitted masks at maximum capacity in response to healthcare worker concerns in light of Ebola threat. LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CDC recently revised their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) recommendations for healthcare workers caring for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patients to include the use of N95 or PAPR respirators and full coverage of all...

2014-10-28 08:32:10

New Fall Chapter Added MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Betty Crocker(TM), a leader in the food content space, announced its popular free digital cookbook app is now available for Android at the Google Play Store. Inspired by its best-selling cookbooks, the Betty Crocker app features more than 15,000 kitchen-tested recipes, all at your fingertips, cutting through clutter to simplify cooking with a device. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154595 Since the newly...

2014-10-28 08:31:49

New online community celebrates accomplishments and inspirational stories NEWINGTON, N.H., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness is known for its Judgement® Free Zone where members have a welcoming, non-intimidating environment to achieve and celebrate all accomplishments, big and small - from stepping into the gym for the first time, to running their first mile or losing hundreds of pounds. Now, Planet Fitness is recognizing those members and their triumphs with the launch of a new...

2014-10-28 08:30:57

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Club Industry Show, the premier independent fitness industry event, wrapped up its 29th year at Chicago's McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Oct. 22-24, 2014. Leaders of fitness facilities from around the country as well as fitness equipment and technology vendors networked with their community and broadened their business potential. The show drew thousands of engaged fitness professionals from top facilities, such as Gold's Gym, Life Time...


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Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and 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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