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2012-09-14 10:24:32

CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deconstruction and restoration of the Ipswich Antenna Testing Facility will be completed in Ipswich, Mass., under the terms of a $2,038,039.00 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Watermark Environmental, Inc. of Lowell, Mass. The contractor is required to complete pre-work planning for various phases of the project prior to starting demolition on the...

2012-09-13 22:21:47

NOTTINGHAM, England, September 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avi Lasarow, Honorary Consul for South Africa for the Midlands region, congratulated two South African groups on their outstanding contribution to the arts on Friday after acapella group Medu and traditional South African dance troop Usuthu delivered performances at the World Event for Young Artists (WEYA) festival in Nottingham. A representative of the Honorary Consul's office, Sarah Nash, was also in attendance to...

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2012-09-12 20:26:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists are saying they have uncovered some human remains during their search for King Richard III. It is yet to be confirmed that the remains that have been found actually belong to the late king, but they are digging in an area where they believed him to be buried. The University of Leicester team said that the examination of the remains revealed possible wounds that are consistent with battle wounds King Richard III...

2012-09-12 02:39:14

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VUE Software announced today that Coventry Health Care, a diversified national managed healthcare company, will be preparing for the Affordable Care Act's uniform summary of benefits and coverage mandate by implementing VUE Benefit Summary Tool across all of its health plans. Coventry will be using the tool to streamline the creation and management of Summaries of Benefits and Coverage (SBCs). VUE Benefit Summary Tool provides Coventry the...

2012-09-10 23:07:21

A study by the University of Southampton has shown that women are having children later in life mainly because they are spending longer in education. Research by Professor Máire Ní Bhrolcháin and Dr Éva Beaujouan of the ESRC Centre for Population Change at the University reveals that finishing full-time education and training at an older average age is the main reason why people are having their first child later in life — both in...

2012-09-07 06:22:37

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press is continuing to expand their innovative digital publishing program this September with the launch of the new, ground breaking resource Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) and the re-launch of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks Online and Oxford Reference. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) is an important new initiative that will bring the famous and world-renowned collection of Oxford scholarly editions online...

2012-09-06 06:27:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, is pleased to announce that Katie R. Mainello, Director, Business Development, has joined Oxford and will be responsible for originating new loan facilities to East Coast healthcare services companies across a wide range of sectors. Ms. Mainello has over 10 years of experience in the finance industry,...

'Huge Step Forward' In King Richard III Search Announced By Archaeology Team
2012-09-05 16:32:45

University of Leicester team confirms it has found medieval Grey Friars Church — the burial place of Richard III Archaeologists from the University of Leicester who are leading the search for King Richard III have announced they have overcome the first significant hurdle of their investigation — and made a huge step forward in the search for the King by locating the church where he was buried. The University of Leicester is leading the archaeological search for the burial...

2012-09-05 06:29:47

ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM) today announced the Company will be presenting at CL King's 10th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2012 being held at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York. The Company's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be broadcast on the Internet and can be accessed via the Oxford website at www.oxfordinc.com. About Oxford: Oxford Industries, Inc. is a...

Crowdsourcing Helps With Flag Fen Archeology
2012-08-14 10:34:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Crowd funding and crowdsourcing are two relatively recent phenomena being leveraged by an archeological group in the United Kingdom to uncover the mysteries of a slightly older phenomenon, Flag Fen. The not-for-profit Digventures team not only raised over $42,000 from members of the public via online donations, they also recruited some of them to excavate parts of Bronze Age causeway located 90 miles north of London. “We will...


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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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