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2014-06-03 16:21:14

ELKHART, Ind., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced expansion plans for its Bison Coach subsidiary with the acquisition of a 55,000 square-foot production facility located on approximately 9 acres in Milford, Indiana. In addition to the facility, the Company also agreed to purchase approximately 20 acres of additional land that can be used for future expansion as needed. The production facility is located near Bison's current production...

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2011-08-05 08:45:00

UA researchers are looking for, among other things, how fire changed the landscape of the Northern Great Plains as ancient hunters went after big game. Researchers from the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona are investigating the complex relationship between climate change and modifications that humans have made to the landscape. And among the tools they are using in the pursuit of this knowledge are a bunch of old tires. Led by Maria Nieves Zedeño from...

2005-08-31 07:47:21

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- The discovery of bison bones in Peoria County proves the animals were in Illinois about 1,700 years earlier than previously thought, according to scientists. Radiocarbon dating confirmed a group of eight bison died at a site along the Illinois River around 265 B.C., said Alan Harn, an archaeologist with Dickson Mounds Museum. Until the dating tests, scientists did not have evidence of bison in Illinois before 1450. "It's the first and only sample we've found like this...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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