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2014-06-24 23:09:09

Among the impressive list of legal IT services and solutions provided by LogicForce Consulting, LLC, including network administration, backup/disaster recovery, electronic discovery, digital/computer forensic services, litigation and trial support, and digital dictation, another vital service is being offered by the company beginning today—digital marketing. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Among the impressive list of legal IT services and solutions provided by LogicForce...

2014-06-23 08:33:06

EdTech Upstart Delivers Its College Success Profile to Boost the Return on a Post-Secondary Education NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in America, people are asking if college is worth it. Considering the staggering statistics, that appears to be a valid question. The Education Trust reports that 60 percent of college freshmen fail to graduate in four years. Those additional years add tens of thousands of dollars to both student and parent debt. According to...

2014-06-11 08:25:49

A Festival of Family Fun on Tap at 6th Annual Event; NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As America's favorite restaurant since 1947, Shoney's has always been known for family, food and fun. On Saturday June 21 at LP Field all of those things will come together at the 6(th) Annual Shoney's 5K Family Fun Run & Walk. The day will start with a race, with all proceeds benefiting the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. And in what has become a Nashville family...

2014-06-10 23:09:55

The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer two training classes, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), July 28-31, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer two training classes, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), in Nashville, Tennessee July 28-31, 2014. Certified ScrumMaster (July 28-29) class is an in-depth two-day immersion into the world of Scrum. Scrum is a simple yet...

2014-06-05 23:06:19

Lorde will headline at the following venues: Mann Center, Artpark, Ottawa Folk Fest, TD Echo Beach, JBL Live at Pier 97, United Palace Theatre, Red Hat Amphitheatre, Grand Ole Opry House, LC Pavilion, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, BMO Harris Pavilion, Harrah’s Casino – Stir Grove, 1st Bank Center, The Joint, The Greek, Santa Barbara Bowl, Cal Coast Credit Union & Austin City Limits. Ticket Down announces that concertgoers can add promo/coupon code LORDE-2014 for special savings. New...

2014-06-04 12:21:43

Flexibility cited as a top reason travelers choose to go by car, but preparations are key for vehicles and children alike NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer travel season is officially underway, and for most Americans that means packing a bag and hitting the road. Eighty-three percent indicate they take at least one summer road trip, according to a survey fielded by Bridgestone Americas in May 2014 among 2,000 U.S. adults.*...

2014-06-04 08:26:49

Optical Industry Partners to Host a Variety of Engaging Activities in The Buckle, Including the Chance to Win a Darius Rucker Signed Guitar, Demos of Transitions Signature Lenses, Free Vision Screenings, and Much More PINELLAS PARK, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate consumers about the importance of healthy, enhanced vision and its connection to enjoying the "sights" in everyday life, Transitions® adaptive lenses(TM) and industry partner Visionworks will...

2014-06-03 16:23:13

First-time ever Blake Shelton performance at "2014 CMT Music Awards" in downtown Nashville on Pepsi stage PURCHASE, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pepsi announced a partnership with CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton to kick-off summer 2014 in a big way with a special remote performance by Shelton on a Pepsi-branded stage during the "2014 CMT Music Awards" airing live June 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT in Nashville, Tenn. The performance, appropriately titled,...

2014-06-03 12:30:26

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cor-Entertainment recording artist Donica Knight is set to perform at The Hank Williams Festival Friday, June 6(th), 2014 in Georgiana, Alabama at Hank Williams Music Park. The lineup includes John Conlee, Gene Watson, Elaine McMillan, Jeff Whitlow, Southern Legends, among others. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: www.hankwilliamsfestival.com. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/93362 The...

2014-06-02 20:20:12

Company stresses need to inflate, rotate and evaluate; offers free inspection at retail outlets NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires. National Tire Safety Week, an initiative of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is June...

Latest Nashville Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 05:03:19

Symbol: CRAT3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: CrataegusaterAshe distribution:USA(MI, OH),CAN(ON) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2005-06-02 11:53:18

The Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla) is a small songbird in the New World warbler family. They have olive-brown upperparts, a white belly and a yellow throat and breast; they have a white eye ring and a thin pointed bill. Adult males have a grey head with a rusty crown patch (often not visible); females and immature birds have a duller olive-grey head. Nashville warblers breed in open mixed woods and bog habitats in Canada and the northeastern and western United States of...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • 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.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'