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2014-07-11 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, is calling on the House Members to debate H.R. 4156, the deceptively titled "Transparent Airfares Act of 2014". The bill is supported by the airline industry, that wants to put the asterisk back in airfares. It would undo the Full Fare Advertising Rule ordered in 2012 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). That rule requires airlines to advertise the...

2014-07-11 16:20:48

Offer extends to all full-time employees at schools and universities SCOTTSBORO, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With very few classes in session during the summer months, it might seem as though area educators would be feeling a lighter amount of appreciation than during the scholastic year. However, one area auto dealership is joining forces with Chevrolet to ensure that this is hardly the case. Harbin Automotive, hot on the heels of the announcement of Chevrolet's...

2014-07-11 16:20:37

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that it has named Mark A. Caylor, corporate vice president, president of Enterprise Services and chief strategy officer, and Stephen C. Movius, corporate vice president and treasurer. Caylor's position is effective immediately and he will continue to report to Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president. Movius' position is effective Aug. 1 and he continues to...

2014-07-11 08:20:43

Stylish compact hatchback fully redesigned for new model year TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Until recently, the commonly held belief was that subcompact cars were beneath other vehicle segments not just in size, but also in quality, performance and design. Now, for the new model year, one vehicle is stating a bold contradiction to this belief, and New Jersey drivers are taking notice. The 2015 Honda Fit, featuring a head-to-tail redesign in its latest...

2014-07-10 23:11:58

Nearly one-third of all Americans did not see a dentist in the last year, and Louisville dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur knows there are many factors that contribute to that number. But Dr. Receveur, who practices in New Albany, Ind., across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., wants people to know that they have choices when it comes to selecting their dentist, and he offers seven tips for finding the best match. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Nearly one-third of all Americans did not...

2014-07-10 23:02:02

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission interim report released July 3 validated MOAA's analysis that military personnel costs have remained steady at about 30 percent of the defense budget. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) said The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission interim report released July 3 validated MOAA's analysis that military personnel costs have remained steady...

2014-07-10 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and assist in gaining access to quality dental care. PDA's website is a valuable tool, offering a wealth of information on a variety of oral health topics. It features a user-friendly navigation structure that allows you to easily browse the patient section. We encourage you to check it out...

2014-07-10 12:31:06

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the emergency situation facing Israel because of the Hamas rocket and missile attacks, AJC announced today a grant to the Barzilai Medical Center in Israel. With the $50,000 grant from AJC's Israel Emergency Fund and Heilbrunn Humanitarian Fund, Barzilai will purchase an anesthesia machine for its emergency room. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100816/AJCLOGO "The Barzilai Medical Center team, in this critical...

2014-07-10 12:25:48

After 18 Months, He Is Ready to Set the Record Straight WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- His name has become an epithet for many in the mainstream media, the political left and even among establishment Republicans, for whom he become a convenient excuse for a miserable electoral showing in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125959 In an age where dropping an unfortunate phrase can turn some people into a cartoon figure, Todd Akin's political career was...

2014-07-09 23:12:19

Dr. George Flinn, conservative Republican candidate for U.S. Senate visited the border town of McAllen, Texas this past week to gain first-hand knowledge of the "illegal immigration crisis" occurring. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Dr. George Flinn, conservative Republican candidate for U.S. Senate visited the border town of McAllen, Texas this past week to gain first-hand knowledge of the "illegal immigration crisis" occurring. “While in McAllen, it was evident...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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