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2014-07-29 23:13:35

Real estate agency Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has partnered with Jordan Frankel, commonly known as “The Security Sensei,” for an exclusive blog on home security. Frankel will be writing weekly home security commentary and advice for Berkshire Hathaway’s website users and clientele. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Home security journalist and industry expert, Jordan Frankel, founder of Global Security Experts, today announced his new home security advice blog written...

2014-07-08 12:22:35

Dr. Mikulak Will Be Recognized At MRIGlobal Annual Dinner Oct. 14 for his Career, Contributions to the Elimination of Chemical Weapons. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that Robert Mikulak, Ph.D., U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, will be recognized with the MRIGlobal Board of Directors and Trustees 2014 Citation Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/DC55501LOGO-a The award...

2014-07-01 08:30:48

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today that Dr. Jean-Pierre Sommadossi has elected to step down from the Board of Directors of Kinex but will continue to support the company as a Senior Advisor to the CEO. After an extensive search, the Board has appointed Michael P. Murphy to the Board of Directors to fill the Board seat vacated by Dr. Sommadossi. Mr. Murphy is a Senior Partner in DLA Piper (one of the world's preeminent law firms and the...

2014-06-19 23:18:23

Global Security Experts Inc. and renowned home security expert, Jordan Frankel is proud to announce a alliance with The Society of Professional Locksmiths (SOPL) to assist consumers in locating honest and qualified locksmiths nationwide. Coinciding with the partnership, Frankel has added a “Find a Locksmith” feature to the Global Security Experts, Inc. website, allowing homeowners to find a trusted member of the SOPL nearest them. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Home security...

2014-06-09 23:11:02

Maine career school has long history of successfully training those who served. Scarborough, ME (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As a Veteran’s Administration (VA) GI Bill approved career school with programs in the medical, IT, HVAC/R and Commercial Driving , Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) employs many instructors who can relate to and help support students with current or past military service. NTI’s staff and instructors understand the special circumstances and needs of veterans. In...

2014-05-29 00:22:18

NTI Among the 1st Software Companies to Join Acer's BYOC Alliance Program IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTI participated in Acer's BYOC Premiere Press Conference held in Taipei today, and formally announced its joining of Acer's BYOC Alliance. Acer is developing a platform by which Acer provides private cloud services to consumers and businesses. These services are known under Acer's "Build Your Own Cloud" (or BYOC) brand. BYOC enables users to enjoy all of their...

2014-05-27 23:03:17

John F. Queenan named Managing Partner of Iseman Cunningham Riester & Hyde, LLP Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 John F. Queenan has been named managing partner of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP, a law firm with offices in Albany and Poughkeepsie, New York. The firm represents clients in health care, corporate, engineering, insurance, financial and retail industries, and nonprofit organizations. As managing partner of the 22-lawyer firm, Queenan will continue to...

2014-05-15 20:25:47

Rhombus Power's product independently verified by NIST to meet ANSI standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhombus Power Inc.'s first product, Mercury, is a networked, scalable, digital, highly accurate, easy to use neutron detector. Mercury can be readily used by homeland security, defense, and intelligence communities to detect contraband nuclear weapons and materials. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has independently verified that...

2014-05-02 16:22:13

TEMPE, Ariz., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Tier Energy LP (NYSE: NTI) announced today that David L. Lamp has been appointed as a member of Northern Tier Energy GP LLC's Board of Directors. Mr. Lamp was hired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Tier Energy GP, LLC, the general partner of Northern Tier Energy LP, and Northern Tier Energy, LLC, in March 2014. Mr. Lamp also serves as the Chairman of the Board of the American Fuel & Petrochemical...

2014-04-23 23:06:22

Maine career school launches ‘Paperless Initiative Project.’ Scarborough, Maine (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In support of Earth Day on April 22, Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) has converted its admissions process and student files to paperless. The school began the conversion in the spring of 2013 to reduce its carbon footprint, improve efficiency and compliance, and reduce costs. NTI is committed to eliminating almost all paper in its Admissions and Student Records departments with...


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A cactus (plural, cacti or cactuses) is a type of succulent plant belonging to the dicotyledonous flowering plant family, Cactaceae. The Cactaceae has (depending upon the authority) between 24 and 220 genera, with around 90 genera being the most widely accepted count, and with anywhere from 1,500 to 1,800 species. Cacti are recognized natives of the Americas, mostly in desert areas. Some are also rainforest epiphytes, growing on tree branches where, despite the high rainfall, water drains off...

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