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2011-04-05 00:00:29

"Collegiate Baseball" Newspaper names the Hitters Power Drive hitting training aid a top innovative baseball product at the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 "Collegiate Baseball" newspaper announces the Hitters Power Drive as a top 2011 innovation for baseball at the recent American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention in Nashville Tennessee. A panel of people from "Collegiate Baseball" newspaper went through the entire...

2009-08-05 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AnMed Health, based in Anderson, S.C., and Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) have executed an Affiliation Services Agreement. The announcement was made earlier today in Anderson. Executives in attendance included CHS President and Chief Operating Officer Joe Piemont, CHS Executive Vice President Larry Hinsdale, and AnMed Chief Executive Officer John Miller. The new relationship also includes Cannon Memorial Hospital, based in Pickens,...

2008-08-02 09:00:23

By Caleb Chapman, Kerrville Daily Times, Texas Aug. 2--The amount of energy from the sun that falls on the Earth's surface is enormous, and one Kerrville man is using it to power his home. John Miller is the first in the city to install eight solar panels on his roof. The panels not only provide energy for his home but also feed electricity back into the Kerrville Public Utility Board's power grid. Miller receives a rebate for any electricity he feeds back to KPUB. He said his $21,000...

2008-07-26 18:00:20

By Mark Zaretsky, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 26--EAST HAVEN -- Police working with federal agents arrested five men on drug charges after a seven-month investigation into alleged sales of cocaine at the Brick House Restaurant, 383 Main St., police said Friday. East Haven police and agents from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency executed three search warrants Thursday, served several arrest warrants and also made two additional arrests in the process, said police Lt. Joseph Slane....

2008-06-21 18:00:08

By Bill O'Brien, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jun. 21--TRAVERSE CITY -- It's too early to tell if a breakthrough cable television deal with the Big Ten Network will bring its sports programming to Charter Communications customers across northern Michigan. Representatives of Charter and the Big Ten Network said Friday they're still in negotiations over a programming deal, on the heels of Thursday's agreement with Comcast Corp. that will bring the Big Ten Network to much of...

2007-10-23 15:00:12

Fighting obesity might one day involve wearing a U.S.-made portable monitor to measure a person's ongoing metabolism. Wearing such a portable instrument to monitor metabolism might be one of the results of collaborative research being performed at the University of Houston and The Methodist Hospital. University of Houston Physics Professor John Miller recently received a three-year, $623,425 exploratory research grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science...

2007-10-18 03:00:18

By Martha Woodall, The Philadelphia Inquirer Oct. 18--Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Radnor, a premier training ground for the nation's military elite, is in turmoil. Allegations of student assaults and grade-changing have rocked the school, which has produced such notable alumni as Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Operation Desert Storm, and Adm. Gary Roughead, the new chief of naval operations. Enrollment is down. Finances have worsened. There has been an...

2006-06-05 16:35:35

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is concerned thousands of women may be forced to travel to Germany and work as prostitutes during the football World Cup which starts on Friday, a senior U.S. official said. The United States has written to the government and raised its fears in meetings with officials in Germany, where prostitution is legal, said John Miller, the State Department official responsible for the publication on Monday of an annual report on human...

2005-12-09 10:20:02

BEIJING (Reuters) - Many North Korean refugees who flee to China every year end up as sex slaves and China often sends them back for punishment, the U.S. ambassador for fighting international slavery said in Beijing on Friday. John Miller, the director of the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, said he discussed North Korea in two days of talks with Chinese officials about the modern-day slave trade -- many of its victims women and girls...

2005-12-09 02:40:09

BEIJING (Reuters) - Thousands of North Korean refugees are working as sex slaves in China under threat of being returned should Chinese authorities catch them, the U.S. ambassador for fighting international slavery said on Friday. After two days of talks with Chinese officials, John Miller, director of the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, said many victims of the modern-day slave trade were women and girls forced into prostitution or...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • 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.
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