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2014-08-06 08:27:29

Higher Health Insurance Costs Another Major Concern NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans (56%) are not confident that the Obamacare health exchanges will operate smoothly during this fall's open enrollment period, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Thirty-two percent are "not at all confident" (the most common response) and another 24% are "not too confident." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Fewer than two in five people...

2014-08-05 23:09:52

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that they were selected by the State of Illinois to provide project management and information exchange services for the child support Court Order Interface Project. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that they were selected by the State of Illinois to provide project management and information...

2014-08-05 23:09:40

Congress members offered inspiring words to 75 Americans before they departed for Germany on the year-long Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship program, administered by Cultural Vistas Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Cultural Vistas sent off the 31st class of American participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) to Germany last week with a whirlwind two days of orientation, meetings with U.S. Department...

2014-08-05 23:04:44

Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United States, announced today that Bright Now! Dental® has partnered with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® to provide free oral health education, dental screenings and treatment referrals to children. Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United...

2014-08-05 12:32:06

Southwest Family Dentistry stresses the importance of teaching children how to care for their teeth from a very young age. LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that as many as one out of five children have untreated cavities. Additionally, about 39% of dental injuries happen to kids who play sports or roughhouse on the playground. Many children suffer from dental pain and lose their teeth due to poor dental care and...

2014-08-05 08:35:34

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque is offering a new certificate program that aims to improve access to dental care for people who need it most. The college is currently accepting students for the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) program, initiated by the American Dental Association (ADA). The first entering class will accept only registered dental hygienists and certified dental assistants. Classes start Aug. 24....

2014-08-05 08:35:23

Lincoln Military Housing residents win Farm Fresh shopping spree after donating blood at local blood drive. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their Three Minutes to Save Lives program, WVEC News Channel 13 partnered with the American Red Cross and Farm Fresh to hold three blood drives throughout the Hampton Roads region. As a special thanks to their generous donors Farm Fresh provided six three-minute shopping sprees through a drawing at the end of the...

2014-08-05 08:22:02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan both across the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and along the Line of Contact. Armenia's irresponsible and provocative actions, which have led to a major escalation of violence and losses on both sides, prove once again that the protracted and illegal Armenian occupation of the...

2014-08-05 04:21:30

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four Americans admits that they have abused prescription drugs, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem. The National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as a national epidemic affecting millions. Prescription drug abuse involves taking a drug for reasons other than the drug's intended usage or use...

2014-08-04 23:06:20

Ballotpedia.org analysis finds that Republicans are experiencing higher turnover than Democrats (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 This year’s lineup of state legislative elections features record low levels of competition, according to an analysis by Ballotpedia.org. Where competition exists, Republicans are feeling the heat more so than Democrats. In total, 56% of this year’s partisan incumbent turnover has been attributed to Republicans and 44% to Democrats. Of the country’s 7,383 total...


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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Word of the Day
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 'karpos', fruit.
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