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2012-01-05 08:00:00

Northwest Computer Support announces merger with DP Northwest, in the greater Portland area. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 James Watson, CEO of Northwest Computer Support and Jeff Chase, CEO of DP Northwest, announced today the merger between the two companies is complete. This merger will allow the two companies to expand their reach in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Computer Support is proud to merge with an organization that prides itself on service and personal...

2011-11-28 17:18:34

With his June 2011 senior thesis examining tent cities, UC planning graduate Andrew Heben seemingly foreshadowed current “Occupy” protests. That research has already been published in Planning magazine, and Heben hopes to turn his student thesis into a book. As part of his research for his senior thesis as an urban planning student at the University of Cincinnati, Andrew Heben spent a month during the summer of 2010 living in an unsanctioned tent encampment in Ann Arbor, Mich.,...


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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