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2014-10-15 16:31:19

Dallas- Fort Worth Ranks Number One Metropolitan Area with Highest Housing Gap for Baby Boomers, According to a Recent Study by Epcon Franchising COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-Fort Worth ranks as the number one metropolitan area with the highest housing gap for baby boomers, according to a recent study by Epcon Franchising (Epcon). The study concluded that there is an expected volume growth for baby boomer housing in certain U.S. markets over the next five years, which...

2014-10-15 16:29:22

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OhioHealth "Delay the Disease", an evidenced-based fitness program designed for people with Parkinson's Disease, is one of the newest members of the OhioHealth family of neuroscience programs. The community-based wellness program is designed to empower those living with Parkinson's Disease by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms associated with Parkinson's Disease. To view the multimedia...

2014-10-15 16:27:15

Class of 2014 Includes Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legions of loyal fans from across the country submitted personal, funny and heartfelt stories for a chance to be inducted into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. After reading and judging hundreds of stories, 14 loyal Cravers from six states will be inducted into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Columbus, Ohio on October 23, 2014. Headlining this class is the...

2014-10-15 12:22:47

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at the Weatherhead School of Management will host Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit (Forum) Oct. 15-17, 2014, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. GOJO, the global leader in hand hygiene and healthy skin and inventor of PURELL(®) Hand Sanitizer, is serving as a platinum sponsor for this "unconference," which will explore how cutting-edge...

2014-10-15 08:21:07

GAHANNA, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MNX Global Logistics, a leading global provider of time-critical transportation and logistics services announces the grand opening of its Global Customer Excellence Center in Gahanna, OH. This new state-of-the-art facility is double the size of its previous facility at Rickenbacker Airport and will allow MNX to significantly increase its level of customer engagement and support to its worldwide customer base. This move also adds more than...

2014-10-14 23:14:42

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To File C8 Lawsuits After C8 Science Panel Report Found Kidney Cancer And Five Other Health Complications Have Links To C8 Contaminated Water From Dupont’s Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a C8 lawsuit lawsuit on behalf of a 45-year-old West Virginia man who alleges that he developed kidney cancer as a result of consuming C8 contaminated water. According to the C8...

2014-10-14 23:14:10

The Center's October 2014 Policy Snapshot, Key Questions for the Candidate, aims to highlight some pressing issues that healthcare providers and consumers can consider as they contemplate which candidates will receive their votes during the November elections. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The November elections are fast approaching and political candidates hoping to represent Northeast Ohioans are busy meeting with potential constituents and sharing their positions on key...

2014-10-14 23:06:20

Seapine Software's 2014 State of Medical Device Development Survey results are now available. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Seapine Software, a leading provider of process-centric product development solutions, has released results of its 2014 State of Medical Device Development Survey. The online survey, which was conducted by Seapine for the third year, polled nearly 500 medical device development professionals between June 1 and August 30, 2014. “The medical device...

2014-10-14 23:04:15

LogicSource and Inspira Marketing Group to present $10,000 checks to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation at O’Neill’s in Norwalk Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Today, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling will join Norwalk-based LogicSource and Inspira Marketing Group to celebrate as the businesses present $10,000 checks to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) in support of Alex’s Million Mile – Run. Walk. Ride. for pediatric cancer research and awareness. For the second...

2014-10-14 23:03:11

Ohio AAP supports education and legislation as key elements to improving rates in Ohio. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 New data shows Ohio now ranks 49th in the country for immunizations. The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed immunization rates are rising nationally. It showed 72.7% of children aged 19 to 35 months received all of their routine vaccinations in 2013. That number rose from 68.4% in 2012....


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Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

2012-06-14 12:26:05

Symbol: POOH Group: Moss Family: Polytrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   POOH2 Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Polytrichales Family   Polytrichaceae Genus...

2012-06-15 02:57:45

Symbol: OROH Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Orthotrichum Hedw. – orthotrichum moss Species   Orthotrichum...

dome_003_pvp
2012-06-18 03:11:57

Symbol: DOME Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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