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2012-08-21 10:22:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top economics bloggers remain downbeat on the U.S. economy, according to the latest quarterly survey conducted by Dr. Tim Kane at Hudson Institute. Three-quarters of 48 ideologically-diverse economics bloggers described the U.S. economy as "mixed," and most of the remainder think it is "facing recession." Six in ten econ bloggers believe the federal government is too involved in the economy, while three in ten think it is about right....

2012-08-21 10:20:34

CARY, N.C., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: Rick McNeel of LORD Corporation, has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31, 2012. McNeel will remain as chairman of the LORD Board of Directors. Ed Auslander has been named president and CEO of LORD Corporation, effective Jan. 1, 2013. LORD Corporation has announced that Rick McNeel, chairman, president and CEO, will retire as president and CEO of the company, effective Dec. 31, 2012. McNeel will remain as...

2012-08-21 06:30:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T officials today launched free AT&T Wi-Fi service at Hunts Point Riverside Park with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York City Parks Department. Hunts Point Riverside Park is the third Bronx park to receive the service through the "Wi-Fi in the Parks" initiative; a collaboration between AT&T and the Bloomberg Administration to provide free Wi-Fi at 26 parks locations across the five boroughs. In addition to Wi-Fi,...

2012-08-21 06:30:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --3VR, Inc., the video intelligence company, today announced that Gregory J. Owens, chairman and CEO of IronPlanet®, has joined 3VR's corporate board of directors. Owens has led IronPlanet through significant domestic and international expansion. Owens offers unique expertise as both a venture capitalist and corporate executive. Previous to IronPlanet, Owens was managing director of RedZone Capital and was chairman and CEO of Manugisitics...

2012-08-21 06:29:12

CHANTILLY, Va., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Security Awareness Professionals (IASAP), the world's leading association of computer security training and awareness program administrators, today announced the appointment of PhishMe Inc. as its exclusive founding sponsor. PhishMe Inc., a provider of phishing awareness training for employees of government agencies, universities, and large enterprises has successfully trained over 3.1 million users to protect...

2012-08-21 06:27:36

DANVILLE, Pa., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Secretary Dr. Eli N. Avila today presented nearly $4 million in Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program, or CURE, grants to support two research projects focused on esophageal cancer treatment and advancing detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms. The CURE program funds health research with the purpose of discovering new scientific knowledge to help improve the health of all Pennsylvanians. These...

2012-08-21 06:25:13

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is winding down, but these last two weeks before Labor Day are a great time to head to Cedar Point for one last vacation! Many students are going back to school this week, giving families an opportunity to enjoy shorter lines and save a bundle of money. You can save big on a trip to Cedar Point in the final weeks of summer with the following offers: Passholder Bring-A-Friend From now through Sept. 3, plus the Bonus Weekend of Sept....

2012-08-21 06:24:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Women have been breaking ground in advertising since before they won the right to vote, and for the past 100 years, their efforts have been fostered by Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), the premier organization for women in advertising, marketing, media, digital, promotions and public relations. AWNY is marking its centennial milestone with a slate of ambitious initiatives and events that further its mission to advance women in communications. It is...

2012-08-21 02:33:00

BSA settles eight cases valuing more than $2.5 million in unlicensed software WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent wave of high-value unlicensed software cases settled by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) underscores the persistent problem of software piracy in the United States. While U.S. piracy rates have dipped overall - as noted in the 2011 BSA Global Software Piracy Study - the commercial value of software piracy in the U.S. still adds up to almost $10...

2012-08-21 02:32:17

PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ACL Services Ltd. today announced the expansion of Audit Management My Way at The Institute of Internal Auditors' 2012 Governance, Risk and Control Conference. The campaign showcases ACL's cloud-based audit management product ACL(TM) Workpapers and offers TeamMate users a complimentary one-year subscription. More than 60 organizations have registered for the offer. Workpapers offers audit teams a powerful, secure and easy-to-learn alternative...


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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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