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2014-07-24 23:11:44

RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Kelley is the daughter of Kevin Cothron, a RJ Young Technical Advisor in the Nashville, TN area. “Our RJ Young team members and...

2014-07-24 23:07:42

Awards Presented Included the Lifetime Achievement Award, Case Manager of the Year Award, Award of Service Excellence, Case Management Practice Improvement Award, Case Management Research Award and CMSA’s Chapter Excellence and Innovation Awards Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 At the Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA) 24th Annual Conference & Expo on July 17 – 20, 2014, in Cleveland, OH, the professional association presented its national awards for individuals,...

2014-07-24 23:06:49

Discover, connect, and stay up-to-date with the latest celebrity and pop culture news with the StarSnap iPhone app. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Developed by AI Athena, the StarSnap Celebrity Finder app for iPhone enables fans to find and connect with their favorite actors, musicians and athletes in whole new way. Utilizing a highly advanced facial recognition technology, StarSnap is perfect for that friend who is always talking about their favorite films, but is never able to...

2014-07-24 23:06:27

New Categories Added to Awards Honoring North America's Pet Health Heroes Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Does your pet have a two-legged best friend at your veterinary clinic? Do you work with an outstanding veterinary technician, practice manager or receptionist? Do you know a very special pet parent who would give their right paw for furry friends? Recognize them by nominating them for a 2015 Veterinary Award! Petplan – North America's best-loved pet insurance...

2014-07-24 23:02:07

In this week's Caught On, the popular website explores how online video is changing the way we see the world, from the harrowing distracted driver videos, to the adorable baby deer videos, to the horrors of the doggie bath ritual. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Caught On Magazine this week demonstrates how security video, surveillance video, dash cams and smartphone video are helping shape the debate on distracted texting and driving. In other stories, pervasive cameras capture...

2014-07-24 20:22:15

Telecast Taping Moves West to Las Vegas' Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015; Travel and Ticket Packages on Sale Beginning August 4th CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest night in Gospel music, The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is moving to a new venue and taping date in celebration of its 30th Anniversary milestone. The show's producer announced today that the telecast will be taped in front of a live audience at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with...

2014-07-24 16:24:40

MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, professional sports organizations are clamoring to retain their true fans. If an organization has true fans and would like to retain them while adding more, reward them. True Fan Sports, a name and product development firm in Miami, has created an all-new loyalty rewards campaign, "The True Fan Experience." "This campaign was created with sports related organizations in mind, it helps convert your average everyday fans into True sports...

2014-07-24 12:32:53

OTTAWA, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - ITAC (the Information Technology Association of Canada), and CanadianCIO published by ITWC (IT World Canada), are pleased to announce the creation of a new award recognizing overall excellence among Canada's community of Chief Information Officers. The ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Award will be presented to an outstanding CIO demonstrating the qualities of business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation...

2014-07-24 12:22:11

Featuring a Wide Variety of Antique and Modern Hand Guns, Shot Guns, Rifles, Accessories and Ammunition PHOENIX, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host a "Guns for Girls" auction in Phoenix featuring a diverse selection of antique and modern hand guns, shot guns, rifles, accessories and ammunition on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Bidding for this auction is being both conducted live and online. Photo...

2014-07-24 08:30:08

Sara Beatrice Sober's true story of success and determination to survive and succeed in a man's world will be featured in the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2014 on October 8-12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany BOCA RATON, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Sara Beatrice Sober invites everyone to follow her true story of how she made it on her own with courage, determination, and a great idea. She shares about her education, travels around the world, and journey to becoming a...


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Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

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...

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