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2014-07-29 16:28:36

The country's largest wartime veterans organization is responding to the needs of veterans and family members affected by the VA wait-time scandal WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving (SWS) Task Force, created in 2003 to conduct annual evaluations of health-care quality at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and other facilities. What: The Veterans Crisis Command Center, where the SWS team and...

2014-07-29 16:26:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HDMA President and CEO John M. Gray released the following statement on today's passage of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4709) by the House of Representatives. The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) "Today's vote represents a victory for those working to curb our nation's prescription drug...

2014-07-29 16:21:26

Refreshed and redesigned Ford models to take center stage at Wiscasset Ford this fall WISCASSET, Maine, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Late 2014 to early 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting time on the Wiscasset Ford lot. With some of the industry's most highly anticipated redesigns expected to touch their wheels down on the Wiscasset Ford lot, dealership representatives and car shoppers alike have high expectations for the latest releases from Ford. Photo -...

2014-07-29 16:20:41

Porsche Cayenne Plug-in Hybrid added to trim lineup for 2015 LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Now that the long-anticipated 2015 Porsche Macan in Chicago IL arrived at Loeber Motors, premium SUV shoppers have been clamoring for the next big thing from Porsche. While the Porsche Cayenne has been a staple of the lineup since the early 2000s, the luxury automaker is revamping its popular SUV while also offering a new plug-in hybrid model for the 2015 model year....

2014-07-29 12:31:18

Territorial Governor Padilla Continues Assault on U.S. Constitution, Investor Rights and U.S. Taxpayers DES MOINES, Iowa, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, continues its advertising campaign warning on the unlawful actions of Governor Alejandro Padilla of Puerto Rico - a U.S. Territory - that puts at risk the U.S. Constitution and edges the Commonwealth ever closer tohemispheric rogue nation, Argentina. Nick...

2014-07-29 12:22:25

Kansas State Cars provides financing on wide selection of new and used vehicles TOPEKA, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kansas State Cars carries a wide assortment of new and used vehicles that are available to be explored online. Interior and exterior descriptions are given in addition to pictures taken from multiple angles to give the full effect of the vehicle without even having to set foot on the dealer's lot. Select new or used vehicles are regularly refreshed and...

2014-07-29 12:21:37

Briggs Auto saves drivers money on routine tune-ups and oil changes TOPEKA, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Briggs Auto has been guaranteeing and providing 100-percent customer satisfaction in sales and services for well over three decades. Each Briggs dealership location throughout Kansas presents drivers with a clear explanation of any work performed on the vehicle and charges. All customers will receive courteous, thorough and timely service no matter how major or minor...

2014-07-29 12:21:15

Howdy Honda cleans up drivers' travels with 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, Civic Si Coupe AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers dedicated to making the environment a cleaner and greener place can rejoice as Austin Honda dealership Howdy Honda is highlighting two fuel-saving new vehicles. Both the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid and 2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe are balancing efficiency and strength to deliver a dynamic performance for earth-conscious drivers. Photo -...

2014-07-29 08:42:39

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The test demonstrated Javelin's vehicle-launch capability to an international customer that has expressed interest in purchasing vehicles integrated with Javelin. The Javelin missile launched successfully and hit a...

2014-07-29 08:33:31

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Universal Conflict Resolution (UCR), a Minneapolis/St. Paul violence prevention company has launched a timely and practical conflict resolution program designed for all age groups and a host of academic and business settings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130328 John Stewart and Tom Schockemoehl, veteran middle and high school educators, have combined their hands-on professional experience in conflict resolution...


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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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