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2014-04-10 23:22:30

Collaboration offers health plans end-to-end consumer engagement solution for managing the complete member lifecycle. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Array Health, a provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced its approval to participate in the AHIP Connect program. AHIP Connect is an industry solution provider sourcing and independent evaluation program that helps AHIP’s health plan members choose companies to implement operational business solutions that...

2014-04-10 23:03:50

Former SRA VP and VA Senior Executive brings extensive IT portfolio management experience to premier Federal Government IT services provider. Springfield, Virginia (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i) is honored to announce Edward F. Meagher as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO). In his role at Triple-i, Ed will be responsible for the daily operation of the company and management of the company’s four business units supporting Defense, Federal/Civilian,...

2014-04-10 23:02:48

Two-day workshop offered as member benefit. Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The SME Leadership Series recently marked its eighth year with a session in Atlanta from March 28 to 29. The interactive workshop provides workforce development to SME members and other attendees by demonstrating how to create structure as a leader, examining why people choose to follow leaders and highlighting the behavioral traits of successful leaders. “Leadership is not telling people what to do —...

2014-04-10 23:02:01

The 2014 editions of DANB's state books are now available in print and online. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) has recently updated the Meet State Requirements section of its website with the latest state dental assisting requirements. “The ‘meet state requirements’ section of DANB’s website has a wealth of information about the dental assisting requirements for each state, plus contact information for the state dental...

2014-04-10 23:00:39

ObamaCare to Cost Employers $5,000 More Per Employee Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the additional cost to employers from ObamaCare. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or "ObamaCare") will cost large employers between $4,800 and $5,900 more per employee, and add hundreds of millions to their overhead. This is according to a new survey by the...

2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...

2014-04-10 16:29:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio's Death Penalty meets today to finalize its recommendations. Concurrently, Ohioans to Stop Executions launched a new tool on its web page. This new tool will allow Ohioans to search, sort, and understand the more than 50 recommendations intended to help make Ohio's death penalty more fair. The OTSE/Task Force search tool may be used at www.OTSE.org...

2014-04-10 12:25:49

An Act to Amend Canada's Divorce Act TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - After extensive public debate, Bill C-560, an Act to amend Canada's Divorce Act to foster equal shared parenting after divorce, will be voted on after second reading debate continues on May 5, 2014. To clarify the Bill's effect and dispel concerns raised, "Myths and Facts Concerning Bill C-560" has been prepared by Brian Ludmer of LudmerLaw, who helped to draft the Bill. "Bill C-560 will protect children's...

2014-04-10 08:36:07

Calls on Congress to act swiftly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Coalition commends the action taken by a bipartisan group of twenty-nine associations, think tanks, and non-profit organizations urging Congress to avert a tax increase on Internet access. In a letter to the sponsors of bills in both chambers of Congress, the bipartisan group--including Consumer Action,...

2014-04-10 08:21:38

Bill Jacobs Mazda welcomes spring with warm-weather festivities JOLIET, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a long winter best characterized by the infamous Polar Vortex, midwestern portions of the U.S. are basking in warmer weather this spring. Case in point, Chicagoland car dealership Bill Jacobs Mazda is hosting a special Spring Baseball Event with a few surprises Saturday April 12, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. (Photo:...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

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...

Goggomobil
2014-01-29 10:15:05

The Goggomobil is a micro-car line manufactured after World War II by Hans Glas GmbH -- from 1955 to 1969. There were three models produced. A T sedan, a TS coupe and a TL van. The Goggomobil initially used a two-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled 13.6 hp 245 cc engine with a top speed of 47 mph. Later, available engines were a 14.8 hp, 293 cc which could reach a top speed of 53 mph, and a 18.5 hp 392 cc. The engine was located behind the rear wheels and connected to an electric per-selective...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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