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2014-08-06 12:30:42

DERBY, England, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Homes continues to expand its presence in the Midlands with work now underway across the region on a number of new developments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/700665 ) Amongst the new sites is the 55-acre Langley Country Park off Radbourne Lane in Derby, where 73 three, four and five-bedroom homes are planned as part of the first phase of the development. Langley Country Park...

2014-08-05 08:35:23

Lincoln Military Housing residents win Farm Fresh shopping spree after donating blood at local blood drive. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their Three Minutes to Save Lives program, WVEC News Channel 13 partnered with the American Red Cross and Farm Fresh to hold three blood drives throughout the Hampton Roads region. As a special thanks to their generous donors Farm Fresh provided six three-minute shopping sprees through a drawing at the end of the...

2014-07-29 08:23:00

IRVING, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) announced a partnership with The Lincoln Motor Company as NSHMBA's 2014 national Automotive Partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110831/DC60133LOGO Lincoln will be conference Co-lead at NSHMBA's 25th Annual Conference & Career Expo in Philadelphia, PA on September 24 -27, 2014. Lincoln will be offering unique test drive experiences for all conference attendees....

2014-07-25 20:22:47

Ashford graduate aims to use her master's degree to help her company succeed SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren Scheer has helped to run a successful homeowner's association management business since 1980, but she wanted to contribute more to the company. She saw an opportunity to expand her skill set by pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Ashford University. Scheer, who graduated last year, has been able to apply her education to her career and was...

2014-07-25 12:27:47

CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions announced today that Carlisle Brake & Friction, a leading provider of high-performance brake, clutch & transmission applications, has chosen the Atlas Planning Suite from John Galt to drive their demand planning process. Carlisle sought a tool that would enable a sophisticated demand forecasting process, rooted in powerful statistical techniques and with the power to grow beyond it. For Carlisle, Atlas Planning...

2014-07-25 08:22:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Resource Partners, LP (NYSE: OXF) (the "Partnership" or "Oxford") will report its second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The Partnership's management team will hold a conference call to review the results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. Participants may access the conference call by dialing (877) 415-3185 or (857) 244-7328 for international callers and providing passcode...

2014-07-14 16:20:17

CLEMMONS, N.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheffield Financial, a division of Branch Banking and Trust Company, which is a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), has renewed its financing services agreement with Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. for an additional two years effective immediately. The new contract covers installment financing for Suzuki motorcycles, scooters and ATVs distributed in the United States through a network of authorized Suzuki dealers. Sheffield,...

2014-07-11 16:20:39

Brian Habel completes 28-year journey to earn bachelor's degree SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Completing a bachelor's degree as a father of five while deployed overseas as an active duty member of the U.S. National Guard certainly wasn't easy, but Brian Habel pulled it off with a flourish, earning a perfect 4.0 GPA at Ashford University. Habel, a Rock Island, Ill. resident, has just been named Ashford's Outstanding Alum of the Week....

2014-07-07 16:23:11

MLBAM updates its popular game with this year's host ballpark, the new authentic bracket format, a new live worldwide Multiplayer Mode and more NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLBAM today unveiled an update to its popular mobile game, MLB.com Home Run Derby Presented by Ford. As part of its most significant update to date, MLB.com Home Run Derby introduces Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins and the 2014 Home Run Derby, the new authentic bracket format, a live Multiplayer Mode...

2014-07-03 08:20:25

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in specialized technical training and a driving force in helping students turn their passion into professional success, has partnered with Motor Trend to produce "HOT ROD Garage," a new web series that offers a hands-on, high-energy look at the automotive industry. "HOT ROD Garage," an exclusive YouTube series, is hosted by Mike Finnegan and David Freiburger of...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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