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2014-02-19 23:26:18

Top Wood Cleaning Company in Topeka KS Offers $50 Savings for a Limited Time to Customers Taking Advantage of Their Popular 3-Step Wood Cleaning Process Lecompton, KS (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Harsh environmental elements including sun and rain can cause damage to wood over time. Many homeowners turn to power washing as an option to clean their wood siding or decks. Renew Crew warns against the typical power washing option as this can actually cause more damage to wood. To return...

2014-02-19 23:00:50

New Option for Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing Coming Soon for Wichita Area Seniors Wichita, KS (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 More than 60,000 Sedgwick County residents are already age 65 or older, and that number is expected to grow substantially within the next 10 years with the aging of Baby Boomers. In an effort to meet the growing demand for senior living options in the area, a $35 million expansion of Wichita Presbyterian Manor is currently underway and on track to open...

2014-02-18 23:02:07

Connected World magazine names winners in Startup Competition. Participating incubators and university programs presented and were evaluated during 2014 Connected World Conference held within the Chicago Auto Show. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 PARKNAV (formerly known as Faspark), GIMMEANOTHER, LLC, and WellCar, University of Kansas, were all winners in the 2014 Connected World magazine Startup Competition conducted at Connected World Conference held within the 2014 Chicago Auto...

2014-02-18 12:30:58

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPartnersMD, Kansas City's only medical practice just for men since 2001, announced the roll-out of a new practice model, ProPartnersMD DIRECT, effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/CG65720) ProPartnersMD DIRECT is a direct primary care program offering comprehensive and unrestricted access to physicians as well as all diagnostic, treatment, preventive, and fitness services available at...

2014-02-14 20:20:09

The Kansas-based auto group will be giving away three cars as part of the promotion MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Briggs Auto Group is proud to announce that the Briggs Meltdown Madness giveaway will be returning once again for 2014. The promotion, which begins today, allows consumers to win one of three vehicles from Briggs Auto Group: a 2010 Kia Forte, a 2004 Nissan 370Z or a 2009 Jeep Patriot. The vehicles are spread throughout the auto group's numerous...

2014-02-13 16:30:27

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houlihan's, a modern American restaurant and bar with 82 locations nationwide, announced today they will give away a free Jumbo Stuffed 'Shroom appetizer to all Americans on March 24 if game developer Dong Nguyen returns the Flappy Bird app to the iOS and Android app stores by March 10. On Monday, Nguyen stated in an exclusive interview with Forbes that he chose to take down the Flappy Bird app because "...it happened to become an...

2014-02-12 12:21:26

All-new sedan expected to arrive at Briggs Chrysler later this year LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The year has just begun, but many automakers are beginning to release information their newest 2015 models. One of the most anticipated models for 2014 is the redesigned Chrysler 200 which is set to be released later on this year. In an effort to prepare Lawrence residents for the arrival of the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 in their showroom, Kansas-based dealership...

2014-02-12 08:30:30

Pratt Regional Medical Center, Newman Regional Health, and Norton County Hospital Among the First to Implement Indicia for Case Management SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three hospitals in Kansas are among half a dozen facilities that have licensed Indicia for Case Management since its launch last June. MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines), a leading provider of clinical guidelines to payor and provider markets, developed the solution to help hospitals drive optimal...

2014-02-10 16:22:08

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla., on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:25 a.m. (EST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) Remarks from Lawson and Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised...

2014-02-07 23:02:40

Becker's Hospital Review has published its inaugural list of "50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know." Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its inaugural list of "50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know." Rural healthcare leaders face certain challenges that are not present in more urban environments. For instance, only about 10 percent of physicians practice in rural areas, according to a 2010 report prepared by the Southwest Rural...


Latest Kansas Reference Libraries

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-14 10:51:23

Symbol: SAAM4 Group: Monocot Family: Alismataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 13:59:55

Symbol: PEKA8 Group: Lichen Family: Lichinaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   OMKA Omphalaria kansana Tuck. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lichinales Family   Lichinaceae Genus   Peccania A. Massal. – peccania lichen Species   Peccania kansana (Tuck.) Forss. – Kansas...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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