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2014-08-14 16:26:28

Seeking Innovation Ideas Addressing All Areas Related To Hazardous Waste Disposal CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a health care innovation marketplace, today announced a worldwide search for ideas to improve the disposal of hazardous waste material in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The search seeks to address one of the most inefficient and costly areas of opportunity within healthcare. Innovation ideas including, but not limited to, new...

2014-08-14 12:24:49

13th Annual Belk Bowl kicks off on Dec. 30 in Charlotte, N.C. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Belk Bowl is thrilled to announce the Grammy Award winner Miranda Lambert will be the featured act at the 2014 Belk Bowl this coming December. The 13th annual Belk Bowl will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. and will feature a matchup of the Southeastern Conference and the Atlantic Coast Conference....

2014-08-13 23:11:06

Leading Marketing Platform Provider Invests in New Space to Accommodate Rapid Growth and Continued Software Innovation Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, announced today it will more than double its presence on the American Tobacco Campus by adding 47,000 square feet to its office for a total of 80,000 square feet. Acquiring the former HTC space, the lease of the new location is in close proximity to the existing office and...

2014-08-13 16:25:17

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas L. Edgeton, NCBiotech's senior vice president for financial planning and development with extensive experience in healthcare and economic development, will be the Center's next president and chief executive officer, the Board of Directors announced today. "Doug's experience demonstrates he knows how to foster an environment that drives small-company growth and job creation," said John Atkins, chairman of...

2014-08-13 04:21:43

Limited Number of Tickets Remain for Farm Aid's Food and Music Festival on Sept. 13 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band will join Farm Aid at its annual benefit concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, the organization announced today. "Over the past 29 years, hundreds of artists have stood with family farmers and electrified Farm Aid audiences," said Farm Aid...

2014-08-12 23:11:20

La Vera Brown of Raleigh, NC has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected La Vera Brown of Raleigh, NC, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Ms. Brown will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The...

2014-08-11 23:04:16

Avita Pharmacy recently acquired MedExpress Pharmacy located in Salisbury, NC. MedExpress and Avita both offer specialty pharmacy services to patients with complex health conditions. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Avita Pharmacy announced today the acquisition of MedExpress Pharmacy located in Salisbury, NC. MedExpress and Avita both offer specialty pharmacy services to patients with complex health conditions. Founded in 1995, MedExpress has served patients in North Carolina,...

2014-08-11 08:31:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The construction industry is in the midst of a transformative period--a sentiment which rang loudly during the 2014 Carolinas AGC Divisions' Conference and Construction Industry Summit, held in Charlotte, NC, July 30 - August 2, along with the HR & Safety Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140809/134918 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) brought together over 400 professionals representing highway, building, and utility...

2014-08-11 08:30:14

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO) has earned a Gold Membership in CDISC, the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium. CDISC is a global non-profit organization that has established standards to support the acquisition, exchange, submission, and archive of clinical research data. CDISC is comprised of nearly 200 global organizations including leading Biotech...

cancer classification system
2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....


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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.