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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014-06-26 16:27:11

Human resources professional named Ashford's Outstanding Alum of the Week SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanting to close the gap between her professional and academic achievements,

2014-06-24 23:16:43

Michigan-Based Company Invests in Future Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil &


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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