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2014-10-30 08:31:24

To be held at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, December 2, 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's The Special Event 2015, the premier tradeshow and conference for event professionals, has announced the next installment in its series of SPIN mini-events that take place throughout the year in high profile event venues around the world. The Spin on Weddings: Forecast 2015 will be held at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, December 2, 2014. The Chicago Spin event gives...

2014-10-30 08:31:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SignUpGenius, the leading online sign-up service for event and volunteer management, has been chosen as a 2014 Silver Davey Award winner by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Davey Awards honors the finest creative work from the best small companies worldwide. Nearly 4,000 entries from across the US and around the world were submitted this year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155391LOGO Logo -...

2014-10-30 08:29:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research solutions to the Public Sector, MarketResearch.com is encouraged by a recent report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) validating its Profound and Knowledge Center solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 While the federal government spends more than $500 billion every year on procurements, GAO's October report revealed significant gaps in federal agencies'...

2014-10-30 08:29:50

When thinking about Halloween, many people consider a holiday that is troublemaker. However is these an actual correlation between crime and the holiday. BALTIMORE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Halloween in the United States is a holiday that is seen as an amusing and entertaining. Children dressed up in their favorite monster, superhero, or fantasy outfits collecting candy door to door. All of this can come to a screeching halt when you hear about a murder or an act of...

2014-10-30 08:28:52

Annual Event to focus on the Rise of North America as a Global Energy Powerhouse - from Shale to Sustainability, with keynote speech from Condoleezza Rice BEAVER CREEK, COLO., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Returning for its fourth consecutive year to Beaver Creek, the Vail Global Energy Forum (VGEF) will take place March 13-15, 2015 and early bird pricing is available now. Following the successful inaugural Forum in March, 2012, and highly successful follow-up Forums in March...

2014-10-30 08:27:13

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. and MADRID, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and leading global energy company Repsol S.A.(REP.US) announced today the world's first research collaboration to leverage cognitive technologies that will help transform the oil and gas industry. IBM and Repsol are jointly developing two prototype cognitive applications specifically designed to augment Repsol's strategic decision making in the optimization of oil reservoir production and in...

2014-10-30 08:27:10

- Enhanced website launches today RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion's website, dom.com, has a new look and improved navigation that will make it easier for visitors to find information and conduct business with Dominion online. Dominion wants site visitors to recognize the new look and feel as Dominion's authentic site. The improved dom.com launches today. The site will "remember" what visitors were seeking during their last visit and direct them to that information during...

2014-10-30 08:23:09

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com announced today that award-winning news editor Charles Bradley has been appointed to the Company's executive management team as editor in chief after spending the last 14 years with world-renowned motor sports magazine Autosport.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155313 Bradley will oversee Motorsport.com's worldwide news and content operations as well as digital newsgathering operations, effective Jan. 15, 2015....

2014-10-30 08:23:01

Attendees can take advantage of prizes, product news and more at the official ESCORT SEMA Show press conference. LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTradar.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's best performing radar and laser detectors, today announced that in addition to exhibiting at next week's SEMA Show, the firm will be holding an official SEMA Show press conference. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155357 Photo -...

2014-10-30 08:21:47

Eberstein & Witherite participated in this year's event in District 8, to help promote crime prevention initiatives in the community. DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The law firm of Eberstein & Witherite recently participated in a National Night Out event in Dallas to help promote crime prevention in the local community. 1-800-CAR-WRECK team representatives were on board to help raise awareness about the need for crime prevention initiatives in District 8, which is...


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Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.