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2014-10-17 08:20:59

You can bring cheer to the military serving our country WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being away from home or loved ones is a sacrifice for thousands of men and women working overseas in the United States military. That's why our care packages to the troops help them feel our support while they are in duty: Send a care package to a loved one in the military using the United States Postal Service (USPS) 1. Check out the guidelines for international shipping and make...

2014-10-17 08:20:53

Avondale Nissan to welcome 2015 models of Frontier and Xterra AVONDALE, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an area with various rugged terrains and scores of off-road trails, the desire for a vehicle situated to negotiate such conditions is stronger than ever. To that end, one area auto dealership is now featuring two 2015 models that offer power and versatility that drivers demand when traveling off the beaten path. Avondale Nissan, located west of...

2014-10-16 23:15:24

Appointments made during the organization’s annual WISPAPALOOZA conference this week. Ossian, IN (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), a membership organization that promotes the development, advancement and unity of the fixed wireless Internet service provider industry, announces the appointment of new Committee Chairpersons by Chuck Hogg, WISPA’s President. The one-year term appointments were made during the organization’s annual...

2014-10-16 23:12:19

A new white paper from national healthcare consulting firm PYA calls on healthcare leaders to adopt a new military-like mindset—one that deploys an adaptive leadership approach to build a culture of readiness and commitment—when challenged with today’s rapidly morphing, unpredictable healthcare front. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The challenge has been issued, and the healthcare industry is engaged: deliver effective and efficient care that demonstrably improves population...

2014-10-16 23:12:03

A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a three-day course on sedation dentistry in Atlanta. Dana Reuter, who began with Dr. Receveur’s office in the summer, has been a certified expanded duty dental assistant for more than 10 years. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a...

2014-10-16 16:22:25

LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 16 October, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 1,060,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2069.51 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,920,002,093 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-10-16 12:23:54

State Legislators Receive Scores on Votes Affecting Climate Change, Enforcement of Environmental Protection Laws and Giveaways to Gas Drillers HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading citizen-based environmental organizations released today the joint Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, which scores state legislators on key environmental votes cast during the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session. Clean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, and the Sierra Club...

2014-10-16 12:22:11

Edmonton drivers take advantage of online services EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Alberta area is no stranger to the modern amenities of the online automobile shopping experience. But as time has shown more and more often, dealership websites are providing more services than just a vehicle inventory. Among these are the financial services available online from West Side Mitsubishi of Edmonton. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152502...

2014-10-16 12:21:32

Workers gained collective bargaining rights, first contract during Pistole's tenure WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to TSA's announcement today that Administrator John Pistole will retire from public service at year's end, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox, Sr. issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "AFGE thanks Administrator John Pistole for his four years...

2014-10-16 08:32:11

Cloud-based platform will inform RHA employees about eligibility for company and public-market benefits CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that RHA Management Services, Inc. (RHA) has selected the Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support benefits administration and to inform its employees of changes in eligibility due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....


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 style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin