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2014-07-22 12:22:12

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and the nation's top military commanders -- including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey -- will meet here next week to support the nation's youngest heroes: children of military service members. Duncan, the Pentagon leadership, and other leaders from education and industry are featured participants at the 16th Military Child Education Coalition Training Seminar, a...

2014-07-22 12:21:49

Chicagoland dealership offers useful online shopping tools to customers LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In most instances, the skeptical customer is the savvy customer. Due diligence throughout the car buying process is essential as consumers face the challenges of narrowing their vehicle options and finding the the right dealership. Loeber Motors, a Chicagoland Mercedes-Benz dealership serving Hoffman Estates and the surrounding areas, is trying to help...

2014-07-22 08:29:15

New recommendations call for improved cyber readiness to meet growing threat, streamlined congressional oversight and increased transparency WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, released a new report today to reflect the altered but dangerous terrorist threat facing the nation. Ten years after the release of the commission's original report, with mounting threats from the...

2014-07-21 23:08:43

Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj, Founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., recently returned from his time as a featured speaker at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert, award-winning prosthodontist and international speaker presented on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure on Friday. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj,...

2014-07-21 23:04:52

Invidasys’ VIDAFlow Workflow Management system streamlines operations for health insurance providers. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Invidasys, a software engineering firm that develops component solutions for health insurance plans, announced the release of its VIDAFlow™ Workflow Management system. VIDAFlow™, when combined with Invidasys’ components and a health insurance plan’s core administrative platform, offers an alternative to the costly and time consuming “rip and...

2014-07-21 23:02:47

CBBC's Affordable Care Act Survey asked employers how the new healthcare reform affected their business decisions. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Receiving hundreds of responses, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting LLC (“CBBC”) is pleased to announce the results from its 2014 Affordable Care Act Survey (“ACA Survey”). Evaluating how the ACA is impacting employers and their business decisions, the survey was issued in May 2014. Questions covered topics such as hiring practices, cost...

2014-07-21 23:01:25

Since the creation of GovKinex, US Federal Contractor Registration has determined this month that 1,442 government-formatted websites in total have been made since the division's creation in 2012. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration is the first government registration and marketing firm who coined the term and started created government-formatted websites for businesses involved in government contracting. Since the inception of the idea, GovKinex, a division of...

2014-07-21 20:22:19

KITCHENER, Ontario, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solar Dental, located in Kitchener, Ontario, is open seven days a week, including nights and weekends. They are open until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, until 2 p.m. on Friday, and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This schedule was created so that they could accommodate as many people as possible. Most dental offices are open Monday through Friday from 9-5. While that works for many people, there are still plenty of people who...

2014-07-21 20:21:05

ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced today it has named Raymond V. Shepherd III Vice President of Federal Government Relations to advance Peabody's public policy and regulatory interests on American energy and environmental matters. Based in Washington, D.C., Shepherd has responsibility for strengthening Peabody's relationships with key U.S. policymakers and stakeholders, and is a key liaison to national industry and trade associations. A...

2014-07-21 16:29:01

SAN JOSE, Calif. and POING, Germany, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, and Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company and leading global technology distributor, announced the formation of a pan-European value-added distribution agreement. With the new partnership, Avnet Memec is chartered with sales and value-added support for the extensive MPS...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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