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2014-10-24 20:21:37

The First Interactive Charity Broadcast Network adds Grammy® Award-Winning Train as Newest Ambassadors, Partners with Linkin Park to Raise Funds for Music for Relief LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, today announced it has expanded its roster of award-winning musicians with its newest ambassador, Grammy® Award-winning rock band Train. The legendary rock band will leverage its relationship with Chideo to continue its...

2014-10-24 20:20:26

Mid-size pickup receives full redesign for new model year SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Chevrolet halted production on its mid-size Colorado following the 2012 model year, industry insiders took this as a signal of one of two possibilities: either Chevy was closing down shop on its mid-size segment, or it eventually would return better than ever. Now, with the upcoming release of the 2015 Chevy Colorado, it's apparent which option the iconic American...

2014-10-24 16:27:38

Silicon Valley Business Journal honors security software company SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, was ranked #27 among the fastest growing privately-held companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in its elite 2014 Fast Private list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131205/SF27989LOGO "We're thrilled that our growth rate puts us among the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley,"...

2014-10-24 16:27:37

InComm removes reload packs from stores to help prevent victim assisted fraud ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, announced plans to add over 15,000 more swipe reload locations to its Vanilla Reload network, an innovative platform that both enhances consumer protections and greatly simplifies the reload process for consumers, participating general purpose reloadable (GPR) program...

2014-10-24 16:27:35

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachers across the nation are liking, sharing and commenting on Horace Mann's faux reality series, "An Extreme Calling." Horace Mann (NYSE: HMN), a multiline insurance company providing insurance and financial services to the education community, released the series on Facebook, YouTube and its website, and teachers have been reacting to this humorous spin on challenges they face every day. The latest episode in Horace Mann's video...

2014-10-24 16:24:29

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's future engineers will connect with world-renown medtech leaders over friendly robotic competition at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis Exposition and Conference on October 29-30(th) at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The event will highlight local student built robots from the "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology" (FIRST) competition. FIRST students and mentors will offer...

2014-10-24 16:24:10

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-10-24 16:23:48

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Homeless World Cup (HWC) is a network of 70 international partner organizations that use football to improve the lives of homeless people throughout the world. The annual international tournament uses the power of football to energize homeless people so they can change their own lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154261 The HWC 11(th) edition 2014 is currently being played in the heart of Santiago de Chile, from...

2014-10-24 16:21:54

Dealership to expand inventory of Convertibles and SUVs ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For drivers in the Tampa area, the search for a used vehicle has long been generally confined to the immediate surrounding area. However, one Orlando dealership has recently expanded its inventory to accommodate shoppers from the Tampa and St. Petersburg areas, and these shoppers are responding in kind. Auto Source Inc., an Orlando-based seller of used luxury and import...

2014-10-24 16:21:35

Technology and Key Leaders from Groundbreaking 135,908-Foot StratEx Space Dive Form Foundation for Future Space Flights via High-Altitude Balloon ROSWELL, N.M., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the record-breaking 135,908-foot space dive accomplished by Google's Alan Eustace and the Paragon StratEx team, World View Enterprises, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, has acquired the technology from this history-making project. The acquisition will advance the company's...


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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...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

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