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2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-11 12:24:23

On-Going Trend Gives Top 5% Nearly Half-Trillion Dollars In Added Annual Income In 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) under the leadership of President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The annual wage in sectors where jobs were lost during the downturn was...

2014-08-11 12:23:21

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 11 August, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 595,091 "A" Shares at a price of 2384.66 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,946,731,869 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-08-11 12:21:38

TERRACE, BC, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is excited to announce Karolina Bulvova has been selected to its Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Karolina is an impressive individual with an intense passion for the industry and for helping others" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "With her unique approach to developing others through analytical frameworks Karolina will be enriching the areas she supports." Karolina's program flight plan includes sharing...

2014-08-11 12:21:06

Honda creates perfect vehicle for moms and dads on the go EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For those families in need of more space during the daily commute, and possibly more features to keep the back seat passengers occupied, an Edmonton dealership is offering a vehicle that is predicted to meet all of their needs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134841 Alberta Honda is gearing up to offer the 2015 Honda Odyssey within its inventory and...

2014-08-11 08:27:47

Dr. Bryan Jacobs Offers Latest Treatments for Replacing and Restoring Missing Teeth CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosthodontist Bryan Jacobs, DMD, MS, has joined the Dental Professionals team, offering a full range of advanced services to replace and restore missing teeth. As part of the Chicago area's leading dental practice, he brings the highest standards of care to treat complex dental and facial problems. Dr. Jacobs' specialties include comprehensive tooth...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-08 12:25:22

Ronald E. Inge, D.D.S. Welcomed to Western Dental as New Chief Dental Officer LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, named two senior leaders in dentistry to their organization. Ronald E. Inge, D.D.S., a nationally respected dental professional, is named Chief Dental Officer and Louis J. Amendola, D.D.S. will lead the company's new Office of Oral Health Care Research as Senior Vice President...

2014-08-08 12:21:17

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is highlighting its space and missile defense capabilities during the 17(th) Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium to be held here Aug. 11-14 at the Von Braun Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The symposium's 2014 theme is "Space and Missile Defense: Foundational to U.S. Strategy Today and in the Future." Northrop Grumman is this year's Titanium sponsor and will host...

2014-08-08 12:20:28

Loaner cars are well maintained and priced to move NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville is generally regarded as a well-run dealership with a hard-working staff that makes going the extra mile for their customers the rule, not the exception. As a major component of the idea of going above and beyond for their customers, the Chevrolet of Naperville Service Department routinely provides loaner cars to people that are having repair work done at...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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