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2014-03-28 16:20:20

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public, military and private sector leaders met to discuss how the Port of Long Beach (PoLB) model of a surface and subsurface situational awareness network can be a template for other ports to help increase America's resilience during the first 72 hours of a national or large-scale crisis. Hosted by the PoLB, the ReadyCommunities Partnership (RCP) Military Base and Port Community Resiliency symposium was attended by over...

2011-04-22 00:00:31

New Initiative Provides Long-Awaited Support to Reduce Asthmatic and Lung Related Illnesses Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 BREATHE LA will be working closely with the children of Long Beach CA, specifically living within a 3 mile radius of the Port of Long Beach, to address and help reduce asthma and lung health problems over the next three years. The goal is to decrease school absenteeism, reduce hospitalizations and promote personal responsibility of the surrounding environment....

2011-03-16 18:11:00

VANCOUVER, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX:PLS) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. All financial results are in US dollars unless otherwise noted. The Company had sales of $18.0 million in 2010 a decrease of 4% from the $18.8 million recorded in the prior year. The volume of sand and gravel sold was 1.28 million tons compared with 1.42 million tons sold in 2009, a reduction of 10%. The net loss for the year...

2010-11-23 13:15:00

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Toy retailers in the U.S. are anticipating a bright holiday season, reports PIERS, the standard in trade intelligence. U.S. containerized imports of toys increased by 20 percent on a year-to-date basis, January through September, amounting to 398,137 TEUs. However, price increases may be on the horizon for many toy manufacturers who are already dealing with tight profit margins. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/NY06952 )...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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