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2014-10-17 12:27:37

- Former Valpak General Manager Brings Savings to Businesses and Residents in the Community - LARGO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today Keith and Vickie Carpenter and their son, Brian and his wife, Jessica have acquired the Valpak of Greater St. Louis, Mo., territory. As a former Valpak general manager, Keith brings 35 years of advertising sales experience to the business. Brian is no stranger to the Valpak brand...

2014-10-17 12:27:22

Enterprise mobility company takes home Prodigy Award for most notable exit MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Telecom Council recognized MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL) with the Prodigy Award for the Most Successful Service Provider Forum Alumni. More than 60 carrier members voted on nearly 200 young companies and determined that MobileIron achieved the most notable growth, market success or exit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147891 President of...

2014-10-17 12:27:04

Launches October/November 2014 NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What does a Portuguese entrepreneur living in Sweden have in common with hundreds of underprivileged, underserved public school children in the United States? "Everything!!," laughs Teresa Lundahl, the founder of MATEUS dinnerware. "A love of color, a keen interest in making things, and a strong desire to make the world a better place." Lundahl, with a group of GIFT OF LITERACY after-school, at-risk...

2014-10-17 12:25:47

Featuring 12 World-Class Athletes, including X-Games Gold Medalist, Nick Goepper TRUCKEE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The High Fives Foundation announces the release of the fourth installation of their B.A.S.I.C.S. Program Service in a documentary titled, "#KnowYourPark." The film will be available online at 10 A.M. EDT on October 17 paralleling the world premiere cinematic event in Truckee, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152676 #KnowYourPark is a...

2014-10-17 12:23:07

Hawaii and Bermuda under Threat of Major Storms NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pacific and Atlantic oceans are the site this week of separate weather events that highlight the inherent risks of living on an island, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). In the central Pacific, more than two months after Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall on the Big Island, Tropical Storm Ana is reminding Hawaii residents of the need for the right...

fruit fly nose
2014-10-17 03:00:21

Provided by Jacqui Bealing, University of Sussex A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found. Brain scientist Professor Thomas Nowotny was surprised to find that the ‘nose’ of fruit flies can identify odors from illicit drugs and explosive substances almost as accurately as wine odor, which the insects are naturally attracted to because it smells like their favorite food, fermenting fruit....

2014-10-17 08:28:53

Azita Martin Joins Panel at Marketing Forum to Share How Data-Driven CMOs Are Driving Customer Acquisition and Retention SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datameer, the only end-to-end big data analytics application for the Hadoop ecosystem, today announced its Chief Marketing Officer, Azita Martin, will discuss how marketing executives can gain a competitive edge by using big data to improve customer acquisition and loyalty at the Marketing Forum Fall 2014 Conference set...

2014-10-17 08:28:40

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flash Valet, a parking technology product developed by Austin-based Klever Logic, was recently named by Channel Partners (a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions) the winner of their 2014 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Awards. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152691 Honored as the 2014 "Most Innovative Cloud Service" company, Don Douglas, a Flash Valet investor and mentor, was on-hand...

2014-10-17 08:28:38

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech journalist David Seaman spent the last year experimenting with Bitcoin and some of the other 500+ peer-to-peer digital currencies finding their way on the Internet. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152645 Focusing on how these cryptocurrencies issue new coins has led Seaman to release a brief pamphlet showing others exactly how he makes money from his living room, using only an Internet connection and Windows...

2014-10-17 08:28:03

Broadband World Forum 2014 is in Amsterdam from October 21-23 NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following event roundup from Virtual Press Office is a list of featured exhibitors for Broadband World Forum 2014, one of the world's largest telecoms, media & technology events, which takes place from October 21-23 at RAI Exhibition & Convention Centre in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. Broadband World Forum 2014 press kits, news releases and photos are available...


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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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