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2014-10-30 23:00:30

Barnes-Jewish Hospital named as ‘Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality’ by national survey St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The findings were part of HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index 2014, a unique annual...

2014-10-30 16:23:33

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wholesale natural gas prices are increasing and this will mean higher natural gas prices for Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) customers. The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request from MGE to increase the cost of gas rate for customers to $0.685 per hundred cubic feet of natural gas effective November 1. There is no markup on the cost of natural gas for our customers. The change reflects an increase in the prices charged by...

2014-10-28 23:16:51

Multimillion dollar settlement intended to resolve thousands of lawsuits involving the companies' transvaginal mesh products, the Perigee, Apogee, and Elevate. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The team of defective medical device and personal injury lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe report that, in early October, Endo International and their subsidiary, American Medical Systems, the manufacturers behind such transvaginal mesh products as the Perigee, Apogee, and Elevate...

2014-10-28 23:14:07

Sentio Healthcare Properties Announces Missouri Senior Housing Development Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc., (“Sentio” or the “REIT”), a real estate investment trust focused on healthcare-related real estate, announced today the development of The Parkway in Blue Springs, Missouri. Located east of downtown Kansas City, the $22.4 M project is currently under construction and is anticipated to be completed during the summer of 2015. The Parkway...

2014-10-28 12:31:25

IHC recognizes Lockton and EP Cares with Healthcare Consumerism Awards KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism (IHC) just named EP Cares and Lockton's Exchange Solutions Practice as two of its 2014 Healthcare Consumerism Superstars. This award recognizes individuals and organizations for their excellence in advancing healthcare consumerism. The awards will be presented Nov. 12 at the IHC Forum West Conference....

2014-10-28 08:22:53

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), has launched a new heavy industrial equipment rental facility in Joplin, Missouri. The HERC Joplin branch serves the construction and commercial markets in the Four State area, the region where the states of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas meet. "Hertz Equipment Rental set up temporary facilities in Joplin two years ago as an...

2014-10-24 23:05:57

For the 2nd consecutive year, Modern Healthcare recognizes MedSys Group, as a nationally outstanding employer in the healthcare industry. Plano, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 MedSys Group today announced that it placed 16 in Modern Healthcare’s seventh annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare Awards. MedSys Group was recognized for its outstanding performance in economic development, employee retention, and overall employee satisfaction. The ranking of the winning companies was announced...

2014-10-24 23:05:35

Deerfield Veterinary Hospital in Springfield, Mo. offers medical insights to calm fears about the Ebola virus affecting household pets. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital announced this week its staff is available to address pet owners’ concerns about the risk of the Ebola virus in animals, though staff members caution that any fears of contracting the virus from a pet remain unwarranted at this time. In response to public concerns about the 2014...

2014-10-24 16:27:45

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable December 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2014. About DST Systems DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. Through its global...

2014-10-21 23:06:58

Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., is One of Three Finalists in the Long-Term Care/Rehabilitation/Geriatrics Award category. Awards announced Nov. 7 at black-tie event at the Intercontinental Hotel. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified post-acute senior health care services, is proud to announce that Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., has been named a finalist for the March of Dimes Nurse of the...


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Linda Godwin
2012-10-18 12:06:46

Linda Godwin is a private pilot, an American scientist, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Linda Maxine Godwin on July 2, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was raised in Jackson, however, and graduated from Jackson High School in 1970. She then went to attend Southeast Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and physics in 1974. She then immediately went to graduate school at the University of Missouri, where she earned a Master of Science...

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2012-06-14 07:56:26

Symbol: VEMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VEAB2 Vernonia aborigina Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MO, MS, NE, OH, OK, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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2012-06-14 09:43:20

Symbol: SOMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, AZ, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-14 09:43:27

Symbol: SOMIM Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SOMIE Solidago missouriensis Nutt. var. extraria A. Gray   SOMIM2 Solidago missouriensis Nutt. var. montana A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WA, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-14 09:43:29

Symbol: SOMIF Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SOGL4 Solidago glaberrima M. Martens   SOGLM Solidago glaberrima M. Martens var. moritura (Steele) Palmer & Steyerm.   SOMIG Solidago missouriensis Nutt. var. glaberrima (M. Martens) Rosend. & Cronquist Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, AZ,...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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