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2014-07-09 23:09:38

Local nonprofit group, Razor Crusaders, will set a world record with their 380 mile "Ride for Diabetes" across the state of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 On July 10-12, members of the non-profit group, Razor Crusaders, will embark on a world-record, kick scooter ride for diabetes awareness. The Razor Crusaders’ “Ride for Diabetes” will start in St. George and will finish at Davis High School in Kaysville. The 24-member group will cover the 380 mile...

2014-07-09 23:09:36

The Flottman Company will be a premier sponsor of the 26th Annual 2014 Celebrity Softball Classic benefiting the Ken Anderson Autism Foundation. Cincinnati, OH - Northern Kentucky (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Flottman Company (http://www.FlottmanCo.com), a provider of marketing solutions, miniature folded informational literature and commercial printing, is honored to support the Ken Anderson Autism Foundation by serving as a premier sponsor of the 26th Annual Celebrity Softball Classic at...

2014-07-09 23:08:09

The Hearing and Speech Agency is one of five nonprofits in the United States to be selected. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA) is one of five winners of Google's Giving Through Glass program to make an impact on their cause. HASA will use Glass to explore, develop and pilot new ways to help individuals who have communication difficulties and to support those who teach and care for them in community, therapeutic and educational settings. The...

2014-07-09 23:07:56

Author Writes of Her Five Mystical Experiences and Spiritual Teachings Sun City West, AZ (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Ask and it will be given; seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. - Matthew 7:7 Loving God unconditionally can be a long and challenging journey. For Adrienne Carpenter, God guided her spiritual journey in the form of five mystical experiences. With obedience and passion, Carpenter grew stronger in her love for God with each experience. In “Laughing Crying...

2014-07-09 23:06:39

Skeptic Conference Ends with Discussions of Latest Science Challenging UN Reports, Recognition of Professional Courage and Honesty Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today, the last day of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9), will include the presentation of the “Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science Award” to Dr. S. Fred Singer, as well as 29 more presentations from leading “skeptic” scientists and policy experts of a human-caused climate crisis. The...

2014-07-09 23:06:17

The American Heart Association has awarded Abington Memorial Hospital the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s...

2014-07-09 23:02:32

In this week's Caught On, the popular website explores how video can help solve mysteries: three separate surveillance videos help police close in on unexplained car thefts, and amateur video helps marine biologists understand the enigma of the Orca's aggressive behaviour towards great white sharks. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Caught On Magazine demonstrates how surveillance and amateur video is helping police, scientists and even distraught moms solve out-of-sight...

2014-07-09 23:02:24

Global Sports Network Recognizes Management Team’s Accomplishments New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, today announced the promotion of two members of its senior management team. Joel Feld has been appointed Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, after working with the organization since early 2013. Beth Sanford has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing, from Vice President, Marketing. The promotions,...

2014-07-09 20:22:42

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 11, the second annual nationwide National Gay Blood Drive (NGBD) will take place to raise public awareness and increase pressure on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its policy on the long-standing ban on blood donation by men who have had sex with other men (MSM) - a restriction that has been in place since 1983. In Minnesota, the drive is scheduled to occur from 7:30 AM to 4 PM at Memorial Blood...

2014-07-09 20:21:59

- Last night's broadcast is the most-watched premiere of any series this summer and the #1 Canadian premiere of the 2013/14 broadcast season - - THE AMAZING RACE CANADA trended on Twitter across Canada as fans flocked to social media to live tweet throughout the season premiere - - New, behind-the-scenes Season 2 special ETALK AND THE AMAZING RACE CANADA: ON THE ROAD AGAIN premieres Friday, July 11 - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/VYVjZO TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ -...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

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