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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...

2014-06-16 23:10:15

Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter, and WedNetPA join Medical Guardian for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 On Friday, June 13, 2014, Medical Guardian was joined by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter for a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of their newly renovated space in 1818 Market Street. The Mayor’s visit to Medical Guardian was part of his initiative to support the startup and technology community in Philadelphia. “Medical Guardian employs a...

2014-06-16 00:21:20

382,000 Londoners Work in Technology and Information Sector; an increase of 11% since 2009 LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published today at the start of London Technology Week found that London's technology and information sector -- which includes traditional tech companies as well as related media and information companies -- employs 382,000 workers, an increase of 11 percent since 2009. The report, "London: Digital City on the Rise," was released today in...

2014-06-15 20:20:34

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 200 events will be attended by more than 30,000 people. A partnership between UBM Live, London & Partners and Tech London Advocates, supported by the Mayor of London - London's digital tech sector is expected to create an additional GBP12 billion of economic activity and 46,000 new jobs in the capital over the next decade - The tech and information sector in London,...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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