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2014-07-25 23:04:45

HotelPlanner.com to assist NFL’s St. Louis Rams with their 2014 season hotel travel accommodations. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 HotelPlanner.com has renewed their ongoing partnership with the NFL’s St. Louis Rams. The partnership is now entering into its 3rd season. As the Rams’ preferred hotel reservations provider for the 2014 season, HotelPlanner.com will provide cutting-edge hotel group-booking services to the team. HotelPlanner.com will work with the Rams...

2014-07-25 23:00:46

In Q1 and Q2 of 2014, over 70 Shopatron cycling brands increased 19% in gross revenue over the same period in 2013, and have demonstrated a steady rise in online sales over the past five years. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In honor of the Tour de France, the largest annual sporting event in the world, Shopatron is pleased to announce double-digit revenue growth among its cycling brand clients. In 2013, cycling brands powered by Shopatron’s cloud-based distributed order...

2014-07-25 20:21:32

LUCKY CLOVIS PLAYER WINS $1,779,908.48 ON WHEEL OF FORTUNE ® PROGRESSIVE JACKPOT AT TABLE MOUNTAIN CASINO FRIANT, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino's legendary IGT Wheel of Fortune ® Progressive Slot Machine paid off Thursday, July 24(th), making a local Table Mountain Casino Club Player the latest millionaire...and then some! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130453 Happy, excited and....SHOCKED was how this lucky Table Mountain player from...

2014-07-25 16:24:20

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalating violence in Israel has many travelers turning to travel insurance to learn their options. Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains that while travel insurance policies may not cover the events in Israel, there is a solution for travelers. In order for the events in Israel to be covered by travel insurance, they must fall under one of the policy's covered reasons. Most travel...

2014-07-25 12:23:54

Amos Lee and O.A.R. to headline; Lakewood Brewing Company to craft exclusive ale DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today the celebrity chef and music line-up for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth, which is making its southern debut on Saturday, October 18 in nearby Irving, Texas at Lake Carolyn. The one-day festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle...

2014-07-25 12:23:46

Benefiting Pittsburgh Charities PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundred Acres Manor Haunted Attraction named "Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House" by Haunt World Magazine and featured on The Travel Channel as one of "America's Scariest Halloween Attractions," returns with a first-of-its-kind walk through zombie paintball attraction that will have you feeling like you stepped into a video game. Come face-to-face with some of the most brutal zombies around. After being directly...

2014-07-25 12:20:50

Illinois pickup truck shoppers find wide selection of Ram 2500 model at South Oak Dodge OAK LAWN, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pickup truck shoppers searching for their next heavy-duty truck are faced with a barrage of decisions. During their vehicle research, not only are they required to narrow their search to one model, but also a trim, engine option, and cab style. While assessing all those factors may seem like a daunting task, Oak Lawn, Ill. dealership South Oak...

2014-07-25 08:24:25

Celebration to Take Place on Sunday, August 3rd PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store this week at Monroeville Mall in Monroeville, PA (501 Monroeville Mall). DICK'S will be celebrating the Grand Re-Opening beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, August 3(rd). Customers are invited to participate in the festivities. The store was originally...

2014-07-25 08:24:05

Endless Adventure Awaits! REDDING, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the majestic region of northeastern California, abundantly scattered with lakes, rivers and mountains, is an unforgettable adventure: Shasta Cascade. Just two to three hours north of Sacramento and San Francisco, respectively, Shasta Cascade's bustling hub city of Redding is just the starting point for journeys into one of America's most spectacular and pristine regional destinations. Boasting 300+ days of...

2014-07-25 08:21:23

Beach Mazda carries the 2014 Mazda2 in Myrtle Beach MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When car shoppers start their search for a new compact car, there are quite a few options to choose from. The staff at Beach Mazda is ready to show consumers why the new 2014 Mazda2 is the best choice out of all the contenders. The Mazda dealership in Myrtle Beach has recently performed a vehicle comparison of the 2014 Mazda2 vs. 2014 Chevy Sonic in order to see which...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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