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2014-10-28 12:28:44

No Labels highlights 50 leaders who have earned the Problem Solver Seal of Approval WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One week from Election Day, No Labels -- a national group dedicated to moving beyond partisan politics and on to problem solving -- has announced its final list of 50 candidates and congressional incumbents who have earned the group's "Problem Solver Seal of Approval" this election cycle. The move comes after a recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that says...

2014-10-28 12:21:41

Edmonton, Alberta dealership welcomes 2015 Chevy Trax EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Chevy continues to innovate and evolve its vehicle fleet, Don Wheaton Chevy Buick GMC Cadillac in Edmonton, Alberta has seen many of its vehicle offerings become segment leaders. While contemporary overhauls to the Chevy Silverado and Corvette Stingray have driven car shoppers to the Don Wheaton lot, the 2015 Chevy Trax meets the needs of a new faction of drivers. Photo...

2014-10-28 08:22:31

Mobile, Alabama Acura dealership provides versatile vehicles for residents MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers who desire a combination of both luxury and crossover versatility from their next new car will find excellent 2015 Acura crossovers at Joe Bullard Acura in Mobile, Alabama. Many drivers need more performance and all-around capability than a sedan can provide; but also seek the luxury qualities provided by Acura models. Two of the newest and most...

2014-10-28 08:22:28

Dahl Ford highlights vehicle features with model comparisons DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct, 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers looking for a new vehicle, face a daunting task of deciding between one model or another. One of the best ways to determine which Ford model will fit drivers and their needs best is to look at side by side comparisons. Dahl Ford in Davenport, Iowa provides quality model comparisons that potential owners can use to help them determine their ideal vehicle. Photo...

2014-10-28 04:20:21

New missile will counter swarming boat threats PARIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed flight tests of its Griffin(TM) C increased capability missile. The tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona highlighted the missile's In-Flight Target Update (IFTU) capability when it was redirected to a new target in mid-flight. IFTU is vital for naval forces facing swarming boat threats that often intermingle with friendly and neutral shipping. "With its...

2014-10-27 23:12:11

New suspense thriller tells story of one gang on conspiratorial mission against US government. Steam Boat Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Nineteen-year-old author Harrison Smith debuts into the world of suspense fiction with "Ghost" (published by Xlibris), a steam-gushing thriller about a motley gang who takes upon a mission of disclosing a dangerous secret of the US government. The year is 2019 in Mirror City, a man-made island off the coast of Georgia. Jax Kourt,...

2014-10-27 23:11:27

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging accounting, or medical billing managers to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof a hospital, or a large medical practice group is upcoding Medicare, or Medicaid bills in order to get unjust compensation from the government. As the Corporate Whistleblower Center would like to explain to a potential whistleblower, these types of practices are a nationwide problem as evidenced by a recent Justice Department settlement....

2014-10-27 23:09:48

Democratic Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, James P. Kolb, is joining Ball Janik LLP in Washington, D.C., effective November 10, 2014. Kolb will be leaving the U.S. House of Representatives to join Ball Janik LLP as a Senior Policy Advisor, which has a strong reputation in transportation and infrastructure lobbying as well as policy initiatives. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce James P. Kolb is joining our...

2014-10-27 16:28:01

The Congressman and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative will serve as a keynote speaker at the group's 25th Annual "State of the States in Brain Injury" conference and will be recognized for his advocacy on brain research WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative will deliver a keynote address tomorrow, October 28, in Philadelphia to 100 key State and federal government employees...

2014-10-27 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), co-chair of the House Science and National Labs Caucus, and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, released a statement on today's announcement by the President that he will move forward with three Executive Actions to strengthen advanced manufacturing in the United States. The...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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