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2015-03-27 23:05:53

Company Takes Home Third Consecutive Win for Customer Service Department of the Year Gulf Breeze, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2015

2015-03-27 23:04:47

ElyCards is inviting pet owners to submit their pet photos for possible use on the company's "Pet Cards." The pet owner will receive a royalty each time a customer chooses the card

2015-03-27 23:01:34

Choices Recovery joins Durkin Entertainment in honoring the 2015 Oscar Nominees. Hollywood, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 On February 21, 2015, Choices

2015-03-27 23:01:26

WTF Candles' new mail order prank joins other viral sensations like Ship Your Enemies Glitter aimed at practical jokers. Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2015

2015-03-27 16:24:40

Physical therapist Michael Milnes of Rochester, MN was recently recognized by local leaders for his ongoing commitment and contributions to The Right to Read, a nonprofit literacy advocacy organization

2015-03-27 16:22:38

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Broadcast Journalist Soledad O'Brien, and Actress Rosario Dawson to Appear at Its Time 2015: The Partnership Summit to Elevate Women's Leadership

2015-03-27 16:20:27

Louis Chênevert Named Co-Chairman; General Dynamics' Phebe Novakovic and Raytheon's Tom Kennedy Join Board ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional

2015-03-27 08:24:44

MUMBAI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report presents a recent review of the Chinese smartphone industry in the fourth quarter of 2014.

2015-03-27 08:22:15

Matt Guthmiller, the youngest person to solo circumnavigate by air, will join the OSU Flying Aggies this weekend for their annual banquet. STILLWATER, Okla., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-27 04:21:22

Investor relations professionals celebrate 20 years of IR Magazine Awards at New York event NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Medical and Covidien have maintained their


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Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
2014-10-27 10:12:32

Lamprocaponos spectabilis is a flowering plant. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The plant is native to Asia; Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan. L. spectabilis stands alone in its monotypic genus, meaning it has no subspecies or smaller subordinates. The plant may now be listed as Dicentra spectabilis and is commonly referred to as Bleeding heart, Dutchman’s breeches or “lady-in-a-bath”. L. spectabilis is used widely in gardens and landscapes. The plant is a...

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
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