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2014-07-23 08:21:14

Redesigned full-size SUV now available in the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Chevrolet was trending toward subtlety, someone forgot to tell the designers of the new Suburban. Fully redesigned for the upcoming model year, the 2015 Chevy Suburban represents a proud tradition of power and innovation, delivering both qualities in abundance. And now, Houston-area drivers can experience these virtues firsthand, as the 2015 Chevy Suburban makes its debut...

2014-07-22 20:22:48

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of Southern California's largest dental service companies, demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) National Latino Family Expo ® in Los Angeles that took place on July 19-21, 2014. Dentists were onsite to provide complimentary screenings and fluoride treatments in order to help families understand the...

2014-07-22 16:29:59

Leading Federal IT Contractor Joins World's Only Trade Group Advocating for Open Data Standards within Government WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today welcomed Citizant to the outstanding community of public and private sector groups that are advocating for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. Based in Chantilly, VA, Citizant designs and delivers business and IT transformation...

2014-07-22 16:29:45

Charged with Deepening and Expanding the Company's Community Involvement NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs. In this role, Blackmon will lead the company's community and governmental interactions, expanding current partnerships and cultivating new relationships. He will report to Mike Brizel, Executive Vice President &...

2014-07-22 16:21:10

Latest editions of Chevy Impala and Ford Taurus now available at Scottsboro-based dealership SCOTTSBORO, Ala., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As drivers have made a noticeable shift toward lighter and leaner vehicles, full-size sedans have undergone something of a renaissance as well. The resounding call for higher fuel efficiency and greater environmental responsibility has yielded vehicles that are at once powerful and practical, and two noteworthy examples of this...

2014-07-22 12:36:24

MINNEAPOLIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Convey Compliance, an industry leader for third-party tax information reporting, will host its fourth annual New York Regional Summit. The event will be held at the New York Marriott Downtown, located at 85 West St., Manhattan, NY 10006. The U.S. government continues to focus on closing the tax gap through new legislation and increased enforcement of reporting standards. This...

2014-07-22 12:22:12

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and the nation's top military commanders -- including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey -- will meet here next week to support the nation's youngest heroes: children of military service members. Duncan, the Pentagon leadership, and other leaders from education and industry are featured participants at the 16th Military Child Education Coalition Training Seminar, a...

2014-07-22 12:21:49

Chicagoland dealership offers useful online shopping tools to customers LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In most instances, the skeptical customer is the savvy customer. Due diligence throughout the car buying process is essential as consumers face the challenges of narrowing their vehicle options and finding the the right dealership. Loeber Motors, a Chicagoland Mercedes-Benz dealership serving Hoffman Estates and the surrounding areas, is trying to help...

2014-07-22 08:29:15

New recommendations call for improved cyber readiness to meet growing threat, streamlined congressional oversight and increased transparency WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, released a new report today to reflect the altered but dangerous terrorist threat facing the nation. Ten years after the release of the commission's original report, with mounting threats from the...

2014-07-21 23:08:43

Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj, Founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., recently returned from his time as a featured speaker at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert, award-winning prosthodontist and international speaker presented on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure on Friday. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Thousand Oaks dentist Dr. Saj Jivraj,...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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