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2014-03-14 08:30:03

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world's #1 CRM platform, announced today the appointment of General Colin Powell to its Board of Directors. The appointment was effective as of March 13, 2014 and increases the size of the Board of Directors to 11 members. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/SF30598LOGO Comments on the news:· "We are honored and delighted that General Powell has joined our Board of Directors," said Marc Benioff,...

2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood. NatraGood is a manufacturer and nationwide distributor of natural health products including NatraLean and NatraBurst. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood™. NatraGood™, based in Florida, manufactures and distributes natural health products nationwide including...

2010-01-16 15:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health is sending additional specialists to Haiti to help assist with the rising medical needs. Reports indicate that thousands of individuals in makeshift medical facilities are in dire need of medical attention following Tuesday's earthquake. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO ) Global Health Bureau's Clydette Powell and Robert Ferris are...

2009-09-24 12:57:14

Texas police officer Robert Powell has gotten a new job after being fired for stopping NFL player Ryan Moats from seeing his mother-in-law before she died. Stratford Police Chief Winston Dennis said while the former Dallas police officer made a mistake by stopping Moats as the Houston Texans player was racing to visit his dying mother-in-law, Powell deserved a second chance, WFAA-TV of Dallas/Fort Worth reported Thursday. Officer Powell made a mistake, Dennis said of the March incident. We...

2009-04-01 14:14:56

Dallas police officer Mike Powell resigned Wednesday following a controversial traffic stop March 17 when the mother-in-law of an NFL player died of cancer. Powell stopped Houston Texans' running back Ryan Moats for running a red light near a hospital in Plano, Texas. Moats' mother-in-law, Jonetta Collinsworth, 45, a breast cancer patient, died before either he or his wife reached her room. Moats was driving his wife, Tamisha, to visit her dying mother at the Baylor Regional Medical Center....

2008-10-16 21:00:15

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell performed this week with the Nigerian hip-hop group Olu Maintain at London's Royal Albert Hall. The Times of London said Powell, 71, surprised the crowd at the Africa Rising music and fashion festival by singing and doing a version of the Nigerian dance Yahoozee Tuesday night. "I stand before you tonight as an African-American," The Times quoted Powell as telling the audience. "Many people say to me, 'You became secretary of state of the USA.,...

2008-07-01 03:00:32

By Fuchs, Lynn S Fuchs, Douglas; Powell, Sarah R; Seethaler, Pamela M; Cirino, Paul T; Fletcher, Jack M Abstract. The focus of this article is intervention for third- grade students with serious mathematics deficits at third grade. In third grade, such deficits are clearly established, and identification of mathematics disabilities typically begins. We provide background information on two aspects of mathematical cognition that present major challenges for students in the primary grades:...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.