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2014-07-25 12:21:06

Airdrie Dodge serves Cochrane drivers with new utility options AIRDRIE, Alberta, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dodge Journey has been consistently recognized as one of the most versatile vehicles in its automotive segment. It is through this versatility that Journey begins to show its prowess as the quintessential crossover. As a vehicle that exists in the space between a full-size sedan and capable sport utility, functional interior design puts Journey on par with many of the...

2014-07-25 12:21:02

Popular mid-size sedan brings style and substance to the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It isn't uncommon for vehicles in the mid-size sedan segment to leave automotive shoppers feeling a little numb. Even the "mid-size" signifier suggests a certain otherness, leaving buyers grasping at straws to define just what a vehicle represents. One model, however, has long satisfied drivers searching for an authoritative representation of the segment's ideal,...

2014-07-25 12:20:58

Honda Manhattan of New York have new hybrid and sedan options NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a lot of competition when it comes to compact vehicles in the automotive industry. Companies are constantly updating vehicles to make them more appealing to buyers. The main draw to compact vehicles is that they generally have better fuel economy than larger vehicles and they are easier to navigate. Honda has been upgrading models to reach the best fuel economy...

2014-07-25 12:20:52

Edmonton drivers love Jeep for specific reasons EDMONTON, Alberta, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's no secret that one of the greatest things about Canada is the plethora of available outdoor activities. From biking and hiking to skiing and snowshoeing, the weather isn't a barrier for Edmonton residents looking to have fun. It is for this reason that an Edmonton dealership attributes to the successes of Jeep vehicles flying off its lot. Photo -...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-25 08:26:19

PHOENIX, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christy Dental Care offers comprehensive dental services for Phoenix residents. Dr. Han Christy, Phoenix dentist, founded his office to provide patients with everything from preventative treatments to restorative dentistry and every dental treatment in between. They offer an extensive selection of dental treatments and procedures using only the latest proven methods and advanced dental technology. Dr. Christy, Phoenix dental implants dentist,...

2014-07-25 08:21:10

New site can be viewed on almost any digital device NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers edging out more traditional digital devices, the content that is displayed on them must get ahead of the curve to continue to be useful to consumers. Toyota of Naperville has taken a huge and innovate step in that regard with the launching of its new responsive website. Once, it was a big deal for an automotive...

2014-07-25 08:21:07

2015 S-Class Coupe to join sedan in 2015 Mercedes-Benz lineup LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Mercedes-Benz brings a new model into the fold, the automotive world turns its collective head and takes notice. While automotive journalists and bloggers will speculate and provide analysis regarding the latest information about new models, Chicagoland Mercedes-Benz dealership Loeber Motors brings the details directly to its customers. Photo -...

2014-07-25 00:20:50

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO OPINION RESEARCH Profile America -- Friday, July 25th. The past few decades have seen a mounting number and frequency of public opinion polls, whether from the traditional Gallup and Harris firms to those commissioned by newspapers or political campaigns. The first such poll in U.S. history...

2014-07-25 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club expressed concern Thursday over reports that a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two photojournalists have been detained in Iran. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "If these reports are accurate, we urge the Iranian authorities to promptly explain this action and to release these journalists, who are merely covering news in Iran," said NPC President Myron Belkind. A Washington Post...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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