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2014-06-03 12:23:45

MADISON, Ind., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift introduces new heavy-duty four-post vehicle lifts that are both user friendly and fast. The new HDC series four-post lifts are available with capacities of 50,000 lbs. (P/N HDC50) and 60,000 lbs. (P/N HDC60) for servicing a variety of heavy-duty vehicles including trucks and buses. The battery-powered lifts are easy to operate, economical to maintain and can raise a vehicle faster than any competing four-post lift. Photo -...

2014-06-03 08:21:44

Evana solutions will simplify the production of automobile steering assemblies for Polish operation EVANSVILLE, Ind., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, is building the fifth and sixth of seven custom assembly and test systems, based on a multi-year contract, for a Tier 1 automotive supplier. (Photo:...

2014-06-02 16:20:44

MADISON, Ind., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 members of Rotary Lift's extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program over the past nine months, bolstering what is already the industry's go-to resource for professional vehicle lift inspections. Rotary Lift has more ALI Certified Lift Inspectors within its distribution channel than any other manufacturer, making it easy for lift uses across North America to...

Hoosier cavefish
2014-06-01 02:35:21

Pensoft Publishers A new eyeless cavefish is described from Indiana and named after the Indiana Hoosiers. It is the first new cavefish species described from the U.S. in 40 years. Notably, it has an anus right behind its head, and the females brood their young in their gill chamber. The new species was described in the open access journal ZooKeys. The new species, Amblyopsis hoosieri, is the closest relative of a species (A. spelaea) from the longest cave system in the world, Mammoth...

2014-05-30 23:12:19

Mike Huckabee called Jonas family & its Goat Milk Stuff a remarkable story. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mike Huckabee, calling the Jonas family and its Goat Milk Stuff business a “remarkable story,” showcased PJ and Jim Jonas and their 8 children, ages 6 to 17, on Fox News TV’s Huckabee Show, the top-rated weekend show on the Fox News cable network, it was announced by Goat Milk Stuff. Founded by PJ Jonas and online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com, the family makes goat...

2014-05-30 08:21:09

MV-1 vehicle displayed at nationwide events throughout the month of May MISHAWAKA, Ind., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Mobility Awareness Month and the recent production launch of the 2014 MV-1, Mobility Ventures and the MV-1 participated in numerous events across the U.S. throughout the month of May. Mobility Ventures was proud to be a key sponsor of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association 2014 National Mobility Awareness Month Campaign. The campaign...

2014-05-29 16:26:03

Development to Create 350 temporary, more than 100 full-time jobs CROWN POINT, Ind., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction has started on Claremont of Crown Point, Northwest Indiana's newest Medical Resort(TM), located at 1555 S. Main Street, Crown Point, IN. The 66,598 square foot building will offer 30 service-rich, well-timed assistance apartments and 70 Recovery Suites(TM) for those in need of top-of-the-line nursing and rehabilitative care. The majority of the rooms will...

2014-05-29 12:21:28

This Year's Edition to Include Special 50th Anniversary HEMI Tribute AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Mopar 's HEMI(®) Challenge will be held for a 14th consecutive season at NHRA's 60th U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, August 28-29 -- This year's edition to commemorate 50th anniversary of Gen II 426 race HEMI engine -- Winner will take home a $15,000 purse, a unique HEMI Challenge trophy and special...

2014-05-28 23:07:16

Company to create 450 new jobs by 2018, increase headquarters space. Indianapolis (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 OurHealth, an integrated on-site health management company, plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and add jobs across Indiana, creating up to 450 new high-wage jobs by 2018. “Innovative solutions in healthcare are developing right here in Indiana, drawing the nation’s eyes directly to the Hoosier State,” said Indiana Governor Mike Pence. “OurHealth is a key partner in...

2014-05-28 08:38:46

Standout Restaurants in 15 States; California, Florida, and Hawaii Restaurants Claim Majority of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As we look forward to an exciting season of summer travel, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million...

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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 large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'