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2014-08-28 16:21:48

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, and its subsidiary Jonway Auto received endorsement and accolades from Zhejiang Taizhou Mayor Mr. Zhang Bing, and Zhejiang Taizhou Party Secretary Mr. Wu Wei Rong in recent visits to Jonway Auto's factory in Sanmen, Zhejiang. Specific recognition was given to Jonway Auto's contribution to the industry in...

2014-08-26 12:22:59

POINTE-CLAIRE, QC, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Morris Trudeau, Mayor of Pointe-Claire, would like to inform the population that municipal authorities have discovered a leak of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyl) in the storm drainage system in front of the Reliance site on Hymus Boulevard. The situation was temporarily remedied by authorities of the City of Pointe-Claire and the City of Montreal who are now awaiting definitive action from the ministère du Développement durable, de...

2014-08-16 16:20:50

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts. OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, City Officials and Community Leaders supported over 1,500 runners who participated in the city's first annual "The Town's Half Marathon Filtered By Brita" on Saturday. The 13.1 mile race through Oakland's historic...

2014-07-24 16:26:32

OTTAWA, July 24, 2014 The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) would like to comment on the death of Mrs. Lucie Roussel, Mayor of La Prairie, on Sunday. As previously reported, Mrs. Roussel stepped on a wasp nest and was stung multiple times. Unfortunately, the autopsy report is not yet available. It is thought that Mrs. Roussel died from a toxic reaction to the stings which usually requires at least 50 stings, or anaphylaxis which can occur after one sting....

2014-07-15 12:22:53

New station is Piedmont's tenth CNG fueling station in Company's three-state service area and second station in Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) officially opened its latest CNG fueling station today in Nashville, Tennessee. The new CNG station is the Company's tenth overall and their second fueling station in Nashville. Piedmont Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Karl Newlin, joined by Nashville Mayor Karl...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...

2014-06-24 20:21:26

Sterling Comments Will Not Impede Progress DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In sports, players and fans alike experience cultural differences among people and mostly engage on an even playing field - an opportunity not always found in other areas of their lives, concluded a panel of Mayors, former athletes and journalists speaking about "Sports, Race & Politics" at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 82(nd) Annual Meeting. Video of the panel is available at...

2014-06-20 20:20:25

Award Winners Announced at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis are the nation's top winners in the 2014 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Walmart. The winners were announced today during the Mayors' Climate Protection Awards luncheon, which was held in conjunction with USCM's 82(nd) Annual Meeting....

2014-06-20 12:25:45

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Estimate of close to 40,000 attendees at events across the city LinkedIn cites London as European capital for tech talent London's first technology week has been hailed a huge success by leading technology entrepreneurs. Initial estimates from London Technology Week organisers suggest that there were close to 40,000 attendees at events throughout the week, coming from countries around the world...

2014-06-17 16:21:39

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today welcomed Wuhan to its international network of cities committed to taking climate change actions locally that are having an impact globally. Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province in the People's Republic of China, and is the most populous city in Central China. Wuhan joins Shenzhen as the latest additions to the C40 network, which now counts five cities from China. "As mayor of a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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