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2014-07-09 12:20:32

National Mobile Literacy Program Provides Free Books to Children in the Community BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile literacy program and CITGO Fueling Good winner Bess the Book Bus continued its national tour with stops across Indiana in May. Bess, with support from local CITGO Marketers Freedom Oil Company and C&S Inc., delivered free books and promoted childhood literacy by reading aloud to pre-K and kindergarten students in Bloomington and Warsaw. More...

2014-07-08 08:33:43

Company Offering Show Specials and Free Training at Expo MADISON, Ind., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron booth (#20021) at NACE 2014 will serve as a one-stop shop for attendees looking to outfit their facilities with the latest collision repair equipment designed for modern vehicles. Chief will also offer attendees free training on how to properly repair these vehicles at two educational sessions. NACE 2014, the International Autobody...

2014-07-08 08:30:54

WARSAW, Ind., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) announced today its second quarter 2014 sales and earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8 a.m. Eastern Time. A news release detailing the quarterly results will be made available at 7 a.m. Eastern Time the morning of the conference call. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/MM33947LOGO The live audio webcast can be accessed via...

2014-07-07 12:20:30

MADISON, Ind., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward Lift's new 11,000 lb. capacity ML11 scissor lift provides all the versatility and ease-of-use of a traditional four-post vehicle lift with a much narrower footprint. The lift's scissor-style lifting mechanism is located entirely under the runways, giving the ML11 lift an overall width that is two to three feet narrower than comparable four-post models, making it ideal for smaller bays. Photo -...

2014-07-07 08:28:53

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yabao Pharmaceutical Co, Inc. (Shanghai Stock Exchange 600351), a leading pharmaceutical company in China, today announced a strategic partnership with Eli Lilly and Company to co-develop Lilly's leading glucokinase activator (GKA), LY2608204. Lilly's GKA has completed Phase 1 studies in the US in addition to extensive pre-clinical development. Diabetes is a disease of great unmet need in China and worldwide. Glucokinase activators have the...

2014-07-02 23:01:29

Michael Lira, a 16-year-old Spruce Creek High School student and stock car racer from Port Orange, Florida, heads to Winchester, Indiana, this weekend as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to Winchester Speedway for the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Michael Lira heads to Winchester, Indiana, this weekend as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to Winchester Speedway for the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200. The talented 16-year-old racer from...

2014-07-02 20:20:16

MADISON, Ind., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning how to use new collision repair equipment can take time. In order to smooth the process and keep body shops running as efficiently as possible, Chief Automotive Technologies is providing its $399 E-Access(®) technical support package to buyers of its new LaserLock((TM)) Live Mapping((TM)) system at no charge. The limited-time offer, available from approved distribution partners, gives LaserLock users direct access to Chief...

2014-07-02 12:30:10

ALBANY, Ind., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 1, 2014 Bell Aquaculture LLC held the grand opening event for the Bell Farms(TM) Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA. Over 300 fish farmers, government officials and industry experts attended the event held on site at Bell Farms(TM) in Albany, Indiana. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/124050 This mill represents the last major step toward completion of a vertically integrated aquaculture farm that has long been...

2014-07-02 12:28:40

Changes Loom as Accountable Care Consortium Is Dissolved and State Proposes Medicaid Expansion Alternative, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Indianapolis market is in significant flux as it implements several key initiatives of the Affordable Care Act, including accountable care organizations and Medicaid eligibility expansion. One of Indianapolis' largest ACOs, the Indiana Accountable...

2014-07-02 12:21:17

Indiana (50.4%), Utah (45.4%) & Oklahoma (44.8%) Have Highest Percentage Of Clean Diesel Trucks WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-third of all medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the United States - 2.9 million of 8.8 million trucks - are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new data compiled by HIS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF)....

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Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

2007-02-13 15:17:56

The Northern cavefish or Northern blindfish, Amblyopsis spelea, is found in caves through Kentucky and southern Indiana. It is listed as a threatened species in the United States and the IUCN lists the species as vulnerable. The White River, flowing east to west south of Bedford, Indiana, delimits the northern range of Amblyopsis spelea. These fish are not found in caves north of the White River.

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.