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2014-03-28 23:01:47

National VOAD's Board of Directors announces that the organization's President, CEO steps down. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters’ Board of Directors today announced the resignation of Daniel L. Stoecker from the position of President and CEO of the organization for family and personal reasons. John Robinson – Chairman of the Board of Directors – said, "We wish Dan the best in his future endeavors and thank...

2014-02-26 16:25:20

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Public Communications, an award-winning public relations and public affairs consulting firm based in Tucson, Arizona, announced today its engagement by Veria Living, the leading international media company devoted to showcasing wellness programming and related content. Russell Public will mount a strategic public relations initiative to promote the Veria Living television network's brand across a spectrum of organizations in the...

2014-01-28 12:22:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team led by a George Washington University (GW) researcher will receive up to $14.6 million over five years from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an approach to rapidly identify the root of biological and chemical threats. The researchers are tasked with reducing to 30 days a process that can sometimes take years or even decades. If they are successful, the approach could bolster national security...

2014-01-23 16:20:21

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its national Board of Directors, elevated incumbent members to new leadership positions on the Board, and retired four Board members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Assistance is...

2014-01-08 12:20:14

Index Highlights Positive Trends and Dangerous Gaps As World Leaders Prepare for Nuclear Security Summit in March WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released the 2014 NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index, a unique public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries, developed with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Its key finding: Despite progress, including a valuable Nuclear Security Summit process,...

2013-11-04 23:21:40

Career Development team at NTI helps students to secure employment with area companies. Scarborough, ME (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) with campuses in Scarborough and Bangor, Maine has seen a dramatic increase in job placement for recent graduates this fall.  NTI's Career Development office has also been receiving a record number of calls from area employers seeking qualified well-trained candidates.  Many are responding to gain access to...

2013-09-30 23:24:23

Global Security Experts has launched a new section of the company’s website titled, ‘Ask the Security Sensei,’ to provide consumers with fair and equitable home security advice and product recommendations completely gratis. Internationally renowned Security Sensei Jordan Frankel will deliver his professional expertise at no cost in the new online forum. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Global Security Experts is thrilled to announce its most recent endeavor in home security: ‘Ask the...


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2005-06-02 11:42:14

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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