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2014-03-25 20:22:19

BOSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ruling today, Judge Johnston refused to grant custody to the Pelletier family and instead sentenced her to remain in the custody of Massachusetts DCF, the agency which has prevented Justina from receiving medical care at Tufts Medical Center. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, spokesperson for the Pelletier family and organizer of the Free Justina Coalition, stated: "It is a complete outrage that Massachusetts DCF has prevented Justina from...

2014-03-25 20:21:51

Jay-Lo Fitness of Olive Branch, MS has been honored with a recognition by DeSoto Times Tribune in its selection of "DeSoto's Best Of 2013." OLIVE BRANCH, Miss., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the February, 2014 issue of DeSoto Times Tribune published by The DeSoto Times-Tribune. Jay-Lo Fitness was selected for the following honor: "DeSoto's Best Of 2013" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90551 A spokesperson...

2014-03-25 08:31:16

Police Dogs Equipped with Temperature Monitoring System to Prevent Heat Related Deaths. ST. PAUL, Minn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law enforcement and military dogs (K9s) face unavoidable, life-threatening situations every day. While on the job, many experience heat related incidents such as heat stroke, often leading to death. To prevent unnecessary K9 deaths, law enforcement units from Massachusetts, Arizona and Texas have invested in a wireless monitoring system that...

2014-03-24 23:03:09

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage requirement. Advocates for Youth notes that the stakes in this case are high, particularly for young people and our fundamental human rights in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage requirement in the cases Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...

2014-03-24 16:25:01

Four Years Since the Enactment of Obamacare, Hardworking Families Across the Country Now Suffer ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday marked the four year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as 'Obamacare.' In the four years since the legislation was implemented, the damage wrought on American families due to setbacks, failures and shortcomings of the law is extensive. Obamacare effectively eliminates health care freedom; the...

2014-03-23 23:01:24

After four years, the ACA still remains unpopular. Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online health benefits solution, published new information on the unpopularity of the ACA, after four years. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) approaches this week, the law remains more unpopular with the public than not. However, most opponents of the law would rather see elected officials try and...

2014-03-21 23:22:05

Overall Limit on Out-Of-Pocket Costs, Co-Payments, and Co-Insurance Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA Cost-Sharing Rules for 2015. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as of 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) places an overall limit on consumers' annual out-of-pocket costs for deductibles, co-payments, and co-insurance. This is sometimes referred to as the annual limit on...

2014-03-21 23:04:15

HostGator, a member of the Endurance International Group and an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, announces one-day sale to raise funds for the charity on Tuesday, March 25 during American Red Cross Month. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 HostGator, a member of the Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) and an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, is seeing red during American Red Cross Month, announcing a one-day sale to raise...

2014-03-21 16:23:15

BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite anticipation of a ruling from the bench today, Judge Johnston will reportedly release a decision to the attorney for the Pelletiers by the end of the business day on Tuesday, March 25. Nearly three weeks after Judge Johnston ruled that Justina's medical care should be returned to Tufts Medical Center, Justina has still not received a medical examination from doctors at Tufts. Pelletier family spokesperson Rev. Patrick Mahoney...

2014-03-20 16:25:05

Legacy's RSD 2014 Collectibles Include Releases From 311, Aerosmith, the Allman Brothers Band, Eric Carmen, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Henry Mancini, Dean Martin, MGMT, OutKast, Ray Parker, Jr., Ronnie Spector & The E Street Band and The The NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the label's all-star line-up of 7" and 12" vinyl titles for Record Store Day 2014, celebrated at independent...


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.