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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...

2014-05-28 08:36:40

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita Technologies, a market leader in unified case and offender management solutions with over 10,000 users nationwide announced today that the company was selected by the State of Indiana to implement Capita's Corrections and Probation system. Capita CASE is a comprehensive state-of-the-art, web/cloud based criminal justice case management system which proactively manages caseload operations and drives efficiency through the use...

2014-05-25 16:20:16

Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document Historic Indy Race Car INDIANAPOLIS, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) www.historicvehicle.org announced today that the 1938 Maserati 8C.T.F. (serial number 3032) will become the first foreign manufactured automobile to be recorded under the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA's National Historic Vehicle...

2014-05-23 23:05:02

Strategic expansion will serve customers in Russia, Africa and Middle East Indianapolis, Ind., USA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Vertellus and its distributor partner Orffa International have expanded their strategic relationship to better serve niacinamide (Vitamin B3) markets around the globe. The agreement, effective May 19, 2014, will position Vertellus to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of niacinamide customers across an expanded geography, including Russia as well as parts of...

2014-05-23 23:04:45

Investigation continues into patient concerns of unnecessary heart surgeries by Northwest Indiana cardiologist. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Dr. Scott Kaufman, an electrophyisologist who practices in northwest Indiana, spoke with attorneys from Cohen & Malad, LLP, Theodoros & Rooth, P.C., and the Law Office of Paul A. Rossi, LLC, about allegations involving unnecessary surgery and improper credentialing of Dr. Arvind Gandhi, a cardiologist practicing in Munster, Indiana....

2014-05-23 23:01:46

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Indiana. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 139 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of Indiana. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Indiana....

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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 Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'