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2014-10-01 12:37:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The graduates for Ashford University's fall 2014 commencement hail from 50 states and 10 countries. Thousands of these graduates and their guests will converge on San Diego for Ashford's commencement ceremonies being held at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149557-INFO This will mark the first time Ashford commencement ceremonies will be held in San...

2014-09-29 08:26:26

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flowing Body Pilates opened the doors of its brand new Reformer Pilates Studio in the heart of up and coming Stoke Newington - at 82 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7PA. "Reformer Pilates is increasing in popularity throughout London and we are excited to bring all its benefits to Stoke Newington" says Owner and Head Trainer Charles Nwofor. This brand new studio is open 7 days a week and is the only studio in London to...

2014-09-25 16:26:12

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Brighton is honored to pledge its support of breast cancer charities nationwide with its 12th Annual Power of Pink program. To date, through the sale of its exclusive Power of Pink bracelets, the company has donated more than $5.3 million to over 300 breast cancer organizations across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130613/LA32091LOGO For the first time ever, Brighton will offer two limited edition bracelets,...

2014-09-22 12:22:20

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International ("Lincoln"), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Dura-Line Corporation ("Dura-Line" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of CHS Capital, has been acquired by Mexichem for a total of $630 million in cash and assumed liabilities, advancing Mexichem's strategy of global growth in high-end specialty products. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147376 Headquartered in...

2014-09-11 08:23:35

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therma-HEXX Corporation announced today that it will begin production from their new facility in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The 6,000-square-foot facility will produce the company's innovative ThermaPANEL(TM )product line for heating and cooling of walkways, plaza pavers and other pedestrian walking areas. The system has been described as the "invisible solar collector" because of the unique way it gathers and redistributes solar...

2014-09-10 08:40:45

Nordia subsidiary's latest call centre in Ontario to create 400 new jobs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Canada and its subsidiary Nordia today announced the opening of a new call centre in Peterborough to serve Bell residential and wireless customers. Part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service, the investment of approximately $5 million will create an expected 400 new jobs in Peterborough. "Delivering a better service experience at every level is a core part...

2014-09-04 12:22:26

--Oxford Development Company's 350 Fifth Avenue Offers Adaptable Design, Sustainable Building Operations -- PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 20-story, multi-tenant office building in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh is giving companies around the world an opportunity to become part of the evolution of Urban Genius design. Developed for two signature tenants in one distinctive building, 350 Fifth Avenue is pursuing LEED® Silver Certification and features wide-open...

2014-08-27 08:20:38

COVENTRY, R.I., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coventry Auto Refinishing Supply (C.A.R.S.) announced today a significant addition to their auto body restoration paint and supply business. C.A.R.S. Paint Plus has added the MATRIX Automotive Paint line in addition to their vast Sherman-Williams paint selections. MATRIX was the first aftermarket automotive paint manufacturer to successfully formulate, manufacture, distribute, and bring to market a complete line of advanced technology...

2014-08-21 08:34:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Robert F. Hull, Jr. as an additional member of the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Hull will stand for re-election at the company's 2015 Annual Meeting for a term expiring in 2018. Mr. Hull, 50, has served as Chief Financial Officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc. since March 2003. He joined Lowe's in 1999 as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis....

2014-08-20 23:12:33

Company acknowledged as top Metro Detroit employer Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas wastewater treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Detroit Metro area. The award was announced by the 101 Best & Brightest organization. The results are based on an assessment report that...


Latest Local government in England Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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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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