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2014-10-30 16:28:22

Session Tackles Critical Claims Operational Challenges CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Workers' Compensation Benchmarking Study results will be featured in a presentation at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada next month, entitled "Strategies for Overcoming Operational Challenges & Benchmarking Program Performance." The session will be moderated by Jason Beans, CEO and Founder of Rising Medical Solutions (Rising), the creator...

2014-10-30 16:28:21

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee, who coauthored the Oregon Death With Dignity Act that Brittany is accessing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155628 "Brittany is resolute that she wants control over how much suffering and deterioration she endures before she dies. That decision is Brittany's, and no one else's, to make. Aid in dying is always in the hands of...

2014-10-30 16:28:19

"Biotech Learning and Earning" transforms traditional classroom setting into real-world science laboratory WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., announced today that Mary Clark, a teacher at Eric Solorio Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois, has received the first-place prize in the company's national 2014 Voya Unsung Heroes awards competition. Since the Voya Unsung Heroes program began in 1996, Voya has awarded...

2014-10-30 16:26:52

The real life story of Vemma® Royal Ambassadors Ruth and Jeff Elliott is portrayed in an inspirational and award winning feature film TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hoovey," the inspiring story of Eric "Hoovey" Elliott's triumph over a near fatal brain tumor, featuring an all-star cast that includes Lauren Holly (Dumb and Dumber, NCIS), Patrick Warburton (Emperor's New Groove, Men in Black II) and Cody Linley (Hannah Montana), recently debuted at the Sunscreen Film...

2014-10-30 16:26:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shooting of Michael Brown on August 9(th) in Ferguson, Missouri sparked massive protests and once again focused national attention on the issue of how police treat minorities. Jim Wallis, the president and founder of Sojourners--a Christian organization that promotes "faith in action for social justice" - went to Ferguson and was arrested on Oct. 13(th) in an act of civil disobedience along with other faith leaders....

2014-10-30 16:25:40

EP AVAILABLE DIGITALLY ON NOVEMBER 10 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interscope recording artist Jasmine Villegas, the phenomenally popular young singer who has soared to the top of the social media universe, is set to release her first EP. The project will contain five tracks and will be as a digital download or via digital streaming services on Monday, November 10, 2014. Among the tracks will be the summer anthem "That's Me Right There," featuring...

2014-10-30 16:25:29

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Josh Wingrove on how he captured that dramatic video of the shooting on Parliament Hill The Globe and Mail's dramatic video of a police gunfight with an armed shooter, shot by politics reporter Josh Wingrove, has been seen around the world. Associate Editor Tamara Baluja reports. A J-Schooler's Dream: How I was accidentally hired by CNN When a producer from CNN called Carleton University's journalism school for help covering the Ottawa attack, Kelly Hobson...

2014-10-30 16:24:29

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior management of Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) is holding a conference call to discuss the Southwest 2014 third quarter and twelve-months results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110222/LA52548LOGO The conference call will follow the release of Southwest earnings results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The call will also be webcast live on the Southwest website at www.swgas.com. Date:...

2014-10-30 16:20:28

Delta will match customers' SkyMiles donations made in November to the Fisher House Foundation and Luke's Wings through the airline's SkyWish program up to a total of 10 million miles ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is helping veterans and members of the military and their families by matching miles donated by customers in November to the Fisher House Foundation and Luke's Wings charitable organizations. Delta will match donations made through the...

heating and cooling
2014-10-30 03:00:34

Provided by Catherine Meyers, American Institute of Physics A new way to calculate the electrical properties of individual components of composite materials could open a path toward more energy-efficient medical refrigerators, air-conditioned car seats and more If you’ve ever gone for a spin in a luxury car and felt your back being warmed or cooled by a seat-based climate control system, then you’ve likely experienced the benefits of a class of materials called thermoelectrics....


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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