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2014-09-19 23:09:12

American Sentinel University will join the nation to commemorate the U.S. Constitution on Constitution Day by initiating a weeklong celebration Sept. 17–23 that includes a student essay contest and a Constitution Week Reflection Wall. American Sentinel welcomes everyone to submit their essays about the importance of Constitutional Freedoms to constitution(at)americansentinel(dot)edu. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 American Sentinel University will join the nation to...

2014-09-16 23:01:01

New HR Tips Available for Transitioning Employees to Individual Health Insurance Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on transitioning employees to individual health insurance. According to Zane Benefits, with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full effect, many small and medium sized businesses will be steering some or all of their employees towards individual health insurance. This comes as no...

2014-09-15 23:08:42

For ObamaCare Reimbursement Compliance, New In-House PPACA & ERISA Litigation Support Programs Announced from ERISAclaim.com, in conjunction with In-House ERISA Appeals Department, Four Years after PPACA Adopted ERISA in Its Entirety for All Health Plans. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 ERISAclaim.com announces today new in-house PPACA & ERISA Litigation Department Support Programs for Reimbursement in ObamaCare Compliance, after 4-year-old PPACA adopted 40-year-old...

2014-09-11 23:05:32

Buildium LLC, a Boston-based property management software company, has announced it will increase the award given to a student enrolled in an accredited design or development program from $2,000 to $2,500 to match the growing cost of education. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Property management software company Buildium announced it will increase the value of its Build U. Scholarship in the fall of 2014 from $2,000 to $2,500, in part to meet the soaring cost of education at U.S....

2014-09-11 08:28:11

Major shift coming as employers opt out of providing healthcare coverage for employees and health insurance moves toward a direct-to-consumer model NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) today released a new report - The Rise of Retail Health Coverage - detailing how retail health insurance marketplaces, known as exchanges, are dramatically changing both the employer benefits environment and the health insurance business. According to HRI,...

2014-09-09 23:14:35

Wastewater industry leader wins 4th consecutive award for excellence and innovation in wastewater resource recovery through Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids, renewable energy, and operations and management leadership. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Today, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies(NACWA) announced that the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) has won the Gold Peak Performance Award for 2013. This award is given to wastewater treatment facilities that...

2014-09-08 23:02:57

HUB IT, the world’s fastest and most customizable all-in-one sync and charge station, now offers up to eleven different connector modules Modena, Italy (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Eggtronic, a cutting-edge designer and manufacturer of mobile device & consumer electronics and accessories solutions, announced today the addition of seven new cartridge connectors to its versatile and highly customizable sync and charge station. The new connectors, all available for sale on amazon.com,...

2014-09-05 08:26:05

-- Company Announces Third Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.04 per Common Share -- CARLSTADT, N.J., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that its third quarterly cash dividend of 2014, in the amount of $0.04 per common share, will be payable on September 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 16, 2014. About Jinpan International Ltd Jinpan...

2014-09-05 08:25:44

Global leader in merchant risk intelligence, G2 Web Services, receives national recognition for workplace practices with the 2014 When Work Works Award. BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Web Services, the leading provider of merchant risk intelligence solutions, has been nationally recognized with the 2014 When Work Works Award. The award honors businesses that actively provide effective workplace strategies that encourage and increase employee successes. The award is...

2014-09-04 23:07:44

Mojo's resolve and reinvention help this local small business thrive in Baltimore’s economy. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Mojo Web Solutions, a creative agency in Baltimore, celebrated a decennial anniversary in August, crediting a long season of evolution and focus as the basis for its milestone. Mojo Web Solutions, a veteran-owned business, kept its footing for the last decade by emphasizing communication, diversification in services, and developing lasting...


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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