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2014-08-12 12:25:14

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2014, which describes steps used in the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) formula calculation process to determine award amounts for states, local governments, and territories. It presents summary results of the FY 2014 allocation amounts. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005 merged the...

2014-08-12 08:24:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Witt O'Brien's, a global leader in risk management consulting services, today announced a new office opening in Mandan, North Dakota. The new office is located at 1411 27(th) Street NW, Suite B, Mandan, North Dakota and will be managed by Mr. Ralph Tirona. "While our main goal is to ensure that our existing clients and partners get the timely service and support they need, we look forward to offering our expertise to support the growth of...

2014-08-12 08:21:51

Alberta Jeep dealership welcomes new crossover SUV models AIRDRIE, Alberta, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Cherokee was reintroduced to the Jeep lineup in 2014, the utility vehicle came dressed in a design more aerodynamic and revolutionary than any of its predecessors. It was Cherokee's polarizing design, however, that served to revitalize the Jeep brand with its own interpretation of the automaker's classic profile. Photo -...

2014-08-12 08:21:46

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that Brian Colan has been named vice president, controller and chief accounting officer effective Aug. 18, 2014. Colan replaces Christopher Gregoire, who has held the position since March 2010 and will lead the financial responsibilities for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training as vice president, Finance and Business Operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO In...

2014-08-11 23:07:06

Simpolfy, a new non-partisan political technology startup, aims to tell you what representatives and bills you support, and allow you to easily contact your representative through the website. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Just accepted into the Fledge incubator program, Simpolfy has reached over $10,000 in its $50,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo: http://igg.me/at/simpolfy/. Using a questionnaire, Simpolfy determines a user’s political profile. Legislation is broken down...

2014-08-11 23:05:24

Shortage of workers in Electricity sector represents major opportunity for women. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), today announced its Bridging the Gap project, a public / private initiative that aims at increasing the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector, in Ontario and nationally. EHRC will be the central point of contact to provide women with information on career training, mentoring...

2014-08-11 20:24:58

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced today that Health Republic Insurance Company (HRIC) has chosen the Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) as their software platform that will integrate and transition its comprehensive plan offerings for individuals and SHOP plans, both on and off Exchange, to the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). HRIC is a non-profit...

2014-08-11 16:20:50

Restyled, affordable sedan now available at Avondale Nissan AVONDALE, Ariz., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the search for a viable commuter car, the decision often dials down to sacrificing sophistication to save a buck. In the process, a spine-rattling ride and forgettable design make many buyers wonder how much a mile-per-gallon is really worth. However, one vehicle has long changed the conversation in this regard, and it's now available for...

2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-11 12:24:23

On-Going Trend Gives Top 5% Nearly Half-Trillion Dollars In Added Annual Income In 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) under the leadership of President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The annual wage in sectors where jobs were lost during the downturn was...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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