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2014-05-30 08:25:25

Ensuring Canadians have access to quality health services in both national languages MONCTON, NB, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced an important investment to support 14 projects across the country that will improve access to health services for English-speaking communities in Quebec and French-speaking communities outside of...

2014-05-29 23:18:48

Former FDNY Fire Union Official Questions 'True Origins' of NY Post's Stories on Official 9/11 Photographer Gary Suson New York, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 For Official Ground Zero Photographer and FDNY Honorary Battalion Chief Gary Suson - two things are for certain in life: First, his highly rated, boutique-like 'Ground Zero Museum Workshop' is on almost every travel website's 'Top 10' List and secondly, the New York Post likes to write about him with...

2014-05-29 23:08:08

Community members earn over $10M in revenue to date through their contributions to PrestaShop’s Official Marketplace. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 PrestaShop, the world’s leading free and Open source ecommerce platform, today announced that 185,000 merchants are now using PrestaShop as their ecommerce platform of choice. In addition, PrestaShop announced that its community members have earned over $10M in revenue to date through their contributions to PrestaShop’s Official...

2014-05-08 16:23:25

Athletic assigners and leagues will now have the option of using Peopletrail to conduct background checks to determine eligibility of their officiating staffs to work athletic contests. SANDY, Utah, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArbiterSports, the established leader in athletic event management, and Peopletrail, an accredited, leading provider of background check and screening services, today announced a systems integration that will offer athletic assigners and leagues the ability to...

2014-05-05 16:25:06

Program Celebrates Those Who Go Above and Beyond in Caring for Others NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, the Official Healthcare Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), announced today the six finalists for the US Champions of Care program, which was created to shine a spotlight on people who go above and beyond to do extraordinary things in caring for others. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84075 Developed by Johnson...

2014-05-01 12:22:34

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby marks Ram Truck brand's fifth year as exclusive automotive partner -- Ram serves as Official Truck of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby -- Fans attending weekend races will be immersed in the Ram Truck brand experience, including truck displays, video board integration, signage and posters, and Ram-branded giveaways -- Television, print and digital...

2014-04-16 23:05:37

Project Tiki’s Electronic Health Record is an Official Honoree for Mobile Applications in the Health & Fitness category in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Project Tiki announced today that it is an Official Honoree for Mobile Applications in the Health & Fitness category in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's...

2014-04-15 12:21:28

Brazil's Neymar Jr swaps turf for tarmac as he goes head-to-head with Ken Block in ground-breaking Castrol experiment LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world first, Castrol, one of the world's leading lubricant brands and Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), has brought together the pioneers from the worlds of football and motorsport to create Castrol Footkhana; an innovative experiment that sees Brazilian star Neymar Jr take on new Castrol Ambassador and global...

2014-04-03 12:26:11

Boston-based Burger Joint and Iconic Boston Team Begin Long-Term Relationship BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasty Burger and the Boston Red Sox announced today that Tasty Burger has been named the Official Burger of the Boston Red Sox. ClickToTweet: http://ctt.ec/Wf93f Tasty Burger will open a new stand on the renovated Third Base Deck inside Fenway Park with full table service available. In honor of Boston Red Sox fans, Tasty Burger is creating a specialty "Fan...

2014-03-28 12:24:26

"Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)," recorded at PRMD Studios in Stockholm, Will Be Performed at FIFA World Cup(TM) Closing Ceremony on July 13, 2014 NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment announce today that the Official Anthem of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) in Brazil is entitled "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)," and features a global superstar line-up including music legend Carlos Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires. The Anthem will be...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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