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2014-06-23 04:40:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In an attempt to deal with diminishing honey bee populations, US President Barack Obama has announced the formation of a new task force designed to promote the health of the insects and other pollinators. “Pollinators contribute substantially to the economy of the United States and are vital to keeping fruits, nuts, and vegetables in our diets. Honey bee pollination alone adds more than $15 billion in value to agricultural crops...

2014-06-22 23:03:27

Dr. Leroy Hood, Institute for Systems Biology President, Accepts CEF’s Annual Inspirational Award on Dr. Foltz’ Behalf Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Dr. Greg Foltz, longtime supporter of the Chris Elliott Fund, and eminent Seattle neurosurgeon and researcher, was this year’s recipient of CEF’s Inspirational Award, presented annually at the Brains Matter Awareness and Celebration Luncheon. As a young man, Dr. Foltz gave up a promising career as a pianist to pursue a career as a...

2014-06-20 16:21:17

EPA Fails to Restrict Pesticides Linked to Bee Decline WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House today issued a Presidential Memorandum on pollinator health to the heads of federal agencies requiring action to "reverse pollinator losses and help restore populations to healthy levels." The President is directing agencies to establish a Pollinator Health Task Force, and to develop a National Pollinator Health Strategy, including a Pollinator Research Action...

2014-06-20 16:21:13

Duke Energy to contribute $100,000 for more site readiness PITTSBORO, N.C., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A vital step in positioning Chatham County and the Siler City area for major economic development has been achieved with the recent state certification of the Chatham Randolph Megasite, a 1,818-acre industrial site west of Siler City. State certification means that the site has undergone a rigorous review process to ensure that it is ready for immediate development, which...

2014-06-19 23:08:35

Over 250 manufacturing stakeholders came together at the NextGen-M Energy Forum to learn about RMI's new energy efficiency program and hear directly from the first two groups of companies who are participating and projecting energy savings of over $590,000. RMI continues to recruit eligible manufacturers to participate in the ongoing program. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Over 250 manufacturing stakeholders came together last week at RMI's Energy Forum in Timonium to...

2014-06-19 16:21:11

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amanda Kirsch has been named marketing company president of U-Haul Company of Metro D.C. As president, Kirsch will oversee all operations including truck, trailer and storage rentals. Her knowledge and focus on achieving goals will greatly contribute to the success of U-Haul. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119569 "I am excited to share my years of experience and knowledge with my team," Kirsch said. "It has always been a...

2014-06-19 08:23:11

Region's leading nation calls for renewed global effort to reduce carbon emissions NADI, Fiji, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly over the catastrophic prospect facing Small Island Developing States because of climate change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119457 The Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, called for a renewed global commitment to reduce carbon emissions at the second summit of the Pacific...

2014-06-18 16:25:13

A diverse range of top business leaders headline the host committee WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a message from Dale Jones, President of Diversified Search: A highly influential group of leaders representing African and African-American political, business and international trade communities will host the first annual "Gathering of Pan-African Leaders" at the Mayflower Hotel on Monday, August 4, 2014. The dinner and reception will be held in advance of the...

2014-06-18 12:29:13

President Clinton to be honored for his lifetime love of golf and his commitment to health and wellness PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America announced today that it is awarding President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, its 2014 PGA Distinguished Service Award recipient for his lifetime love of golf and his commitment to health and wellness....

2014-06-18 08:21:48

TACOMA, Wash., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. ("AFF") today announced the appointment of Kevin Kelly as President of the Company and as a member of AFF's Board of Directors. Mr. Kelly will replace Stephen L. Day, who is retiring. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140617/119010 Mr. Kelly is being promoted from his position as President of AFF's Hawaiian Ocean Transport division, where he was responsible for that division's profitability,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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