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2012-08-20 22:20:57

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15(th) annual Beloit College Mindset List was introduced today via webcast using Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting. The webcast is now available at www.themindsetlist.com. Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List, providing a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of...

2012-08-20 23:04:12

With its dedication to internal controls, CPT Group, Inc. has become one of the first class action settlement administration companies to announce the successful completion of the SSAE 16 (SOC 1) audit. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 CPT Group, Inc. has announced the successful completion of its first SSAE 16 (SOC 1) audit. Founded in 1984, CPT Group is a leading provider of notice and settlement class action administration services and has been appointed as the third party...

2012-08-20 23:00:15

The Honorable Jeff Miller, (R-Fla.), chair of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, will join The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs, as distinguished speakers at the 2012 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS), on Thursday, Sept. 13. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 The Honorable Jeff Miller, (R-Fla.), chair of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, will join The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs, as distinguished speakers at the 2012...

2012-08-20 10:21:58

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury travelers can rejuvenate, reduce stress, improve balance and get motivated in 2013 with Crystal Symphony's first cruise of the new year, a brand new Experiences of Discovery itinerary through southern Australia. With a Mind, Body & Spirit focus, the January 5 luxury cruise from Melbourne to Brisbane features health and wellness experts leading complimentary classes and seminars -- appropriate for beginners making a new fitness...

2012-08-20 10:21:10

NEWBURGH, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M&T Bank has opened a new, energy-efficient, 3,310-square-foot retail branch on Route 9W in Newburgh, giving the community one of the most contemporary branches within the bank's multi-state network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120820/NY59939) The new branch is part of M&T's $10 million investment initiative in the Hudson Valley, which has enhanced services and grown the bank's local business. M&T has already...

2012-08-20 06:30:01

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time members of the general public will help select four robots for induction into the Robot Hall of Fame® from a slate of a dozen nominees. The new robots will be inducted in a ceremony Oct. 23, when they will take their place alongside such notables as NASA's Mars Sojourner, Honda's ASIMO and Star Wars' R2-D2 and C-3PO. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The Robot Hall of Fame (RHOF), created in 2003 by...

2012-08-20 06:29:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business Marketing Association (BMA) will bring together some of the most influential and provocative thinkers in marketing at its Go and Grow regional conference in New York City. With the theme "Transformations: Now & Next," the conference is to be held September 27, 2012, at The New York Academy of Sciences. It is part of a series of seven Go and Grow regional events being held across the U.S., as well as in London and Beijing....

2012-08-20 06:29:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the coming weeks, the Republican and Democratic parties will officially launch their national conventions in Tampa and Charlotte, respectively. For the thousands of visitors coming to both Southern cities, deciding what to pack and how to dress can be slightly overwhelming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/CL41613LOGO-c ) "Whether you're a first-timer or a convention pro, you may still be new to modern, Southern style,"...

2012-08-20 06:28:19

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Secretary Dr. Eli N. Avila today presented nearly $3.5 million in Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program, or CURE, grants to support four, two-year research projects focused on cancer treatment technologies. The grant recipients are the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research, Thomas Jefferson University, UE LifeSciences, Inc., and The Wistar Institute. The CURE program funds health research with...

2012-08-20 06:25:45

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Some spectacular art installations and displays are lighting up the night skies of Philadelphia this fall: The Association for Public Art will illuminate the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with the first-of-its-kind Open Air, a towering visual extravaganza that combines public art with interactive mobile technology; PECO will embark on the third year of its high-in-the-sky Art in the Air digital art initiative; and Longwood Gardens will wind down the run...


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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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