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2014-09-10 08:22:49

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Greater Illinois Chapter wins August's Community Assistance Program LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Through a monthly social media initiative, Loeber Motors recently named the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Greater Illinois Chapter the winner of a $500 donation on behalf of the dealership. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140910/144890 The monthly campaign, or Community Assistance Program, is a crusade to raise...

2014-09-10 08:22:48

Stettler dealership to carry new-model Jeep crossover STETTLER, Alberta, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the all-new Jeep Cherokee debuted in 2014, the vehicle was received with an equal amount of praise and trepidation. Though the SUV's drivetrain was undoubtedly indicative of genuine Jeep performance, Cherokee's headlamp and LED configuration would prove to be one of the most polarizing design choices in the automaker's history. Initial unfamiliarity with Cherokee's new...

2014-09-10 08:22:22

Sanders Ford in Jacksonville will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive this month JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While some dealerships struggle to stay present in the local community and engage with community members, Sanders Ford continues to have a positive impact on the Jacksonville area. Last month the dealership sponsored Jacksonville's National Night Out to promote crime prevention networks. This month Sanders Ford is hosting a blood drive...

2014-09-10 08:21:59

Get behind the wheel of a 2015 Ford Taurus at Dahl Ford DAVENPORT, Iowa, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Davenport, Iowa area who are looking for a new full-size sedan that is one of the most powerful of the segment will certainly appreciate what the 2015 Ford Taurus has to offer. Get behind the wheel of the 2015 Ford Taurus at Dahl Ford and experience exceptional interior features that enhance comfort and entertainment as well as performance. Photo -...

2014-09-10 08:21:41

US and international Patriot partners strengthen defense against evolving threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $109 million Engineering Services contract for its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The contract, issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is for ongoing technical support and services to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sale customers to ensure readiness of their...

2014-09-10 08:20:54

Event provides CASL with new equipment, monetary contribution and fundraising opportunity RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of a project to support the youth activities in the area, one North Carolina auto dealership has seen its recent efforts, to borrow from soccer jargon, firmly find the back of the net. Sir Walter Chevrolet has partnered with the Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) in Raleigh as part of the national Chevy Youth Soccer program to provide...

2014-09-10 08:20:32

All uniformed military personnel and DOD civilian employees may attend the conference free of charge ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's 2014 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition will be kicking off its 3-day, world class event on Monday, September 15th at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. During the week of the Air Force's 67th anniversary, the Air & Space Conference will discuss issues that the Air Force,...

2014-09-09 23:11:39

Recent cuts to the IRS budget by Congress affect hold times experienced by professional tax preparers. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As many tax pros are already aware the IRS budget was cut by 7% in 2014. It can be argued that these cuts are unfair and may be driven by the IRS' targeting of conservative groups last year. The IRS budget is only $11 billion per year but if compliance with the tax code drops 1% this costs the government $30 billion per year in lost...

2014-09-09 23:11:36

Whiter Image Dental is offering a special program to dentists that participate in the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back event. This program incentivizes parents and children to get involved in the event that helps to prevent tooth decay, obesity, and also helps provide care packages to troops. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In support of the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program, Whiter Image Dental is making it easier for dentists to bring awareness to this once-a-year event by...

2014-09-09 23:08:53

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Crop Protection (Pesticides) Market Report - 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As the name suggests, the global crop protection market’s growth is directly proportional to the quantum of grain production which has traditionally been highly dependent upon population growth: higher the population growth, larger the number of mouths to be fed and greater the emphasis on reducing crop damage....


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.