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2014-10-01 08:21:44

-UTI recognized for world-class student support, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other accommodations to those who served- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by...

2014-10-01 08:21:31

Compact device supports mission safety and success in the field of operation ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for high-reliability applications, now offers a Night Vision Device (NVD) test set that helps military personnel determine the quality of function of standard Gen II and Gen III night vision devices. Photo -...

2014-10-01 08:21:18

Every hour of every day, a teen pedestrian is killed or injured in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research released today from Safe Kids Worldwide revealed alarming news: 40 percent of teens have been hit or nearly hit by a car, bike or motorcycle while walking. The report, "Teens on the Move" made possible with support from FedEx®, explores walking behaviors of 1,040 teens ages 13 to 19. Download the report and infographic. According to the research, distraction plays...

2014-10-01 08:20:49

John Davidson Joins as Partner in the Global Industrial Practice CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq:HSII), a premier provider of Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Culture Shaping services worldwide, enhanced its expertise in the aviation and transportation sector with the addition of John Davidson as a partner in the firm's Global Industrial Practice. Davidson will be based in Chicago....

2014-10-01 08:20:42

PHOENIX, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that U-Haul offers products to make your family's fall camping trip a great getaway? Visit uhaul.com for bike racks, kayak racks, portable heaters, propane and sport trailers to round out all of your camping needs. The leaves are changing colors, cooler temperatures are moving in and fall is officially here. Just because the kids are back in school doesn't mean the family fun has to end! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149393...

2014-10-01 04:21:20

Toy Insider picks tween entrepreneurship activity kits MILWAUKEE, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's My Biz by Fashion Angels, a new line of activity kits designed to help tween girls build their self-confidence by becoming the SHE-E-Os of their own entrepreneurial businesses, has been named a Holiday 2014 Hot 20 Award winner by Toy Insider magazine. Toy Insider's annual list identifies the most sought-after toys of the upcoming holiday season. It's My Biz was chosen for its...

2014-09-30 20:24:47

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground Labs, a leader in sensitive data discovery software, published guidance concerning the recent Bash bug dubbed "Shellshock," including information about the exploit and the global threat it poses to data security. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140351 Discovered by security researcher Stephane Chazelas, Shellshock is an exploit that exists in any Unix system running the Bash shell, including Linux and OS X systems....

2014-09-30 20:23:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by SIM USA President Bruce Johnson upon news of a hospital patient in Dallas, Texas, testing positive for the Ebola virus: "We are sorry to learn of the confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas. This person did exactly the right thing - report to a hospital. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people of West Africa have little or no option of a clinic or hospital to seek help. We can control Ebola...

2014-09-30 20:22:19

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Lady Antebellum launched 7FOR7 this week, a week-long campaign where the band travels across the country to surprise and fulfill seven wishes for seven fans in seven days. The special endeavor preceded the release of their fifth studio album 747 out today. WHAT: This morning during their appearance on Today, Lady Antebellum surprised nursing student Katharine Laventis, who lost both her parents at a young age and is now paying...

2014-09-30 20:22:12

WEU presents the interactive HD streaming of Life is Beautiful Festival to benefit U.S. schools and support youth empowerment initiatives via World Trust Foundation. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Education University (WEU) is pleased to present the first-ever high-definition streaming event featuring select highlights from Life is Beautiful, a music, food, art and learning festival that takes place in Downtown Las Vegas October 24, 25 and 26, 2014....


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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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