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2012-03-22 23:02:23

"Spring Training" Open House will feature allied health and other career-oriented programs. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Anthem College-Phoenix invites the public to attend an Open House next Tuesday, March 27, from 9 am to 8 pm. The campus is located at 1515 E. Indian School Road, just west of State Route 51. Anthem College prepares students to enter allied health careers in Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, and Pharmacy Technology. The College also trains students to prepare...

2012-03-10 08:00:00

Harris Dental announces their sponsorship of “Take the Stairs” event at Mountain View High School. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Harris Dental announces their sponsorship of “Take the Stairs” event at Mountain View High School. Rory Vaden, author of “Take the Stairs — 7 Steps to Achieving True Success,” a New York Times Best Seller, will be teaching the fundamentals and strategies covered in his book for improving self-discipline,...

2012-03-09 14:00:00

The newest crime report from HomeSecurityGuru.com examines Phoenix crime statistics for property and violent crime throughout the city's 8 precincts during 2011 and how those preliminary numbers compare to 2010. (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 The most recent crime report from HomeSecurityGuru.com provides analysis on 2011 Phoenix crime statistics using multiple data sources. The data outlined in the report includes the most recent statistics for the entire geographical area of Phoenix during 2011...

2012-02-28 13:30:00

The Maricopa County Courthouse in Phoenix, AZ, was renovated using HDPE bathroom partitions from Scranton Products, Scranton, PA. The project was part of a $340 million upgrade of the building, using sustainable design to meet the needs of the growing population. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Located in south-central Arizona, Maricopa County has a population greater than 23 states with 4.1 million people, making it the fourth largest county in the United States. This population...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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