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2012-05-08 23:03:35

The guides help professionals navigate the many factors involved in creating good designs for aged care environments. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 An estimated 76 million Americans classified as baby boomers are approaching retirement age and will face age-related decisions in the next few years. One of the key decisions is where and how they will be comfortable and independent in a residence that will meet their needs over time, and as their lives evolve. Interior designers,...

2012-05-06 23:00:58

The city of Portland, Oregon will have an opportunity to watch the award-winning Today in America TV in the month of May. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 Cities are named after people or famous historical facts. However, the city of Portland, Oregon was decided by a flip of the coin. The coin which was flipped was an 1835 Liberty Head Large Cent, known as the Portland Penny. This is rather fitting for a city that is as liberal as they come and welcoming to all. Today in America TV...

2012-03-23 23:01:28

Two day conference of "Unlocking Foreign Capital through the Federal EB-5 program" and “The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital in China and Korea Executive Seminar” hosted by EB-5 Institute and Artisan Business Group, Inc., will be taking place in at the Governor Hotel in Portland Oregon March 30-31, 2012. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Two day conference of "Unlocking foreign capital through the federal EB-5 program" and “The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital in...

2012-03-20 09:23:33

The new political appetite for 'localism' in town planning has triggered anxiety within local communities and amongst those charged with making it work, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). A study led by Professor Nick Gallent of the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, looked at how communities in Kent have sought to influence the policies of local authorities and service providers and how, in the recent past, they have...

2012-01-18 22:52:20

Success Thwarted by State-Local Disconnect Maryland planners, developers and land-use advocates consider the state's smart growth tools too weak, frustrating their desire for development within existing urban areas, finds a new University of Maryland study based on interviews with a representative group of stakeholders. "Just about everyone feels squeezed between a rock and a hard place - wanting development where state laws intend to promote growth, but often seeing it thwarted by both...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Northwest Computer Support announces merger with DP Northwest, in the greater Portland area. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 James Watson, CEO of Northwest Computer Support and Jeff Chase, CEO of DP Northwest, announced today the merger between the two companies is complete. This merger will allow the two companies to expand their reach in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Computer Support is proud to merge with an organization that prides itself on service and personal...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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