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2014-07-23 23:13:46

Surprising new information and photos about plastic pollution were revealed by Algalita in an exclusive live satellite broadcast from the great garbage patch in the North Pacific Ocean. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A live satellite broadcast from the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” on Sunday allowed more than 100 people to speak directly with Captain Charles Moore and the research crew currently conducting a series of experiments about the impacts of plastic pollution on the...

2014-07-23 04:21:57

Epson Digital Label Press Delivers Color Accuracy and Performance to Labeltape and A-Flex Customers in Michigan and Illinois LONG BEACH, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc. today announced that The Labeltape Group, Inc. has purchased and installed the Epson SurePress(®) L-4033AW for its label printing services. The Labeltape Group owns and operates two label printing companies - Labeltape in Caledonia, Mich. and A-Flex Label in Willowbrook, Ill. The Epson SurePress is...

2014-07-22 20:22:29

One of Eight in California Earning Prestigious Gold Medal LONG BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor--one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations. As part of its national Workplace Partnership for Life Campaign, the Gold Medal is awarded...

2014-07-15 12:29:15

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 20(th) time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place among "Best Hospitals." Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation's best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and "high performing" in 10 additional clinical categories. Fewer than 3%--just 144 of the nation's hospitals--performed well enough to...

2014-07-08 23:09:59

Algalita to host interactive broadcast and expert panel on July 20 from the North Pacific Ocean to discuss the latest research and issues regarding plastic pollution in our oceans. RSVP required to attend event in Southern California Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Algalita, the Long Beach Marine Research and Education organization, in partnership with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, will bring from the middle of the North Pacific Central Gyre to the mainland an interactive broadcast...

2014-07-02 16:25:44

Full renewal of public spaces and guest rooms at Long Beach, CA, hotel adds to the vitality of downtown LONG BEACH, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Long Beach Downtown is working with top-tier firm VanRooy Design to create a haven of relaxation and sophistication. With fresh new ideas and beautifully designed spaces, the hotel near Long Beach Convention Center is undergoing an exciting transformation. Embracing the essence of the area, the new lobby area...

2014-06-24 23:18:14

The Gynecology Emergent Care Center in Long Beach is proud to announce they are now open seven days a week for their patients’ emergency needs. New hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Sundays from 12pm to 8pm. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The Gynecology Emergent Care Center works on the philosophy of handling emergencies by making sure to provide patients with the best gynecological care in the Long Beach area by now offering extended hours seven days a week. Their goal is...

2014-06-23 23:00:39

Thomas Phelps IV has joined Laserfiche as Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO to lead the company’s Marketing and Information Technology (IT) organizations. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Thomas Phelps IV has joined Laserfiche as Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO to lead the company’s Marketing and Information Technology (IT) organizations. Leveraging over a decade of experience as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’s IT Security, Privacy & Risk national practice,...

2014-06-11 04:22:51

LONG BEACH, Calif. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(1), and Mimio, one of the world's leading providers of interactive teaching technologies, announced that MimioStudio((TM)) classroom software is now available for purchase with Epson BrightLink(®) interactive projectors. Together, Epson and Mimio provide schools with more options for bringing advanced collaboration and interactivity into the classroom,...

2014-06-10 12:31:28

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 23,000 individuals, families, businesses and community groups laced up across five Southern California locations for the 2014 Walk for Kids, benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC). Spirited teams turned out to raise an all-time high of $2.35 million for six Ronald McDonald Houses, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®. The organization raised over $2.35...

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2012-06-15 04:55:56

Symbol: LUBR Group: Dicot Family: Onagraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LUBR8 Ludwigiantha brevipes B.H. Long ex Britton, A. Braun & Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, NC, NJ, SC, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'