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2014-05-15 23:15:25

Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education’s verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Regent Review allows Mohave’s Student Services staff to focus on advising, personal outreach and the...

2012-04-04 23:00:25

The TriState Pain Institute in Fort Mohave, Arizona recently brought Dr. Charles Stevens on board to offer pain management care to the residents of the tri-state region. Fort Mohave, AZ (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Dr. Benjamin Venger of the TriState Pain Institute in Fort Mohave, Arizona is proud to announce the addition of Charles R. Stevens, MD to the practice. Dr. Stevens comes to the TriState Pain Institute with a double board certification in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr....

2010-05-20 12:27:00

PLANO, Texas, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sometime overnight, a cross was placed on Sunrise Rock, the original location of the Mojave Desert War Memorial which was torn down last week, in the Mojave National Preserve. No information is known yet about whether this cross is the original war memorial, or if someone put up a replica; the National Park Service is investigating. In light of these developments, Kelly Shackelford, president/CEO of Liberty Institute released the following...

2010-05-11 13:33:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion vowed to continue its fight to preserve a veterans' war memorial in the Mojave desert, even after vandals have apparently removed the cross in the middle of the night. "This was never about one cross," said The American Legion National Commander Clarence E. Hill. "It's about the right to honor our nation's veterans in a manner in which the overwhelming majority supports. The American Legion strongly believes the public...

Latest Mohave Reference Libraries

Mojave Ground Squirrel, Xerospermophilus mohavensis
2012-07-25 13:51:49

The Mojave ground squirrel (Xerospermophilus mohavensis) is native only to the Mojave Desert in California. Frank Stephens discovered this squirrel in 1886. Its range includes areas of Inyo, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Kern counties. It can be found in Joshua tree woodlands, saltbush scrub, Mojave mixed woody scrub, and saltbush scrub. The preferred habitat of the Mojave ground squirrel contains abundant forage like spiny hopsage and winterfat, which allows the squirrels to live...

2007-01-10 10:45:27

The Mojave Rattlesnake, Crotalus scutulatus, also known as the Mojave rattler, desert diamondback, and scutulated rattlesnake, is a venomous pit viper species commonly found in the southwestern United States and central Mexico. They are primarily found in high desert or low mountain slopes. They prefer scrub brush such as mesquite and creosote, but may also reside in lowland areas of sparse vegetation, among cacti, Joshua tree forests, or grassy plains. The Mojave rattler grows to between...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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