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2014-07-28 08:24:36

DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today announced that it has agreed to extend the due date for the second (and final) US$6.0 million payment for the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico by six months to January 30, 2015, and will receive a US$0.5 million cash payment. On October 18, 2013, we announced the closing of sale of the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California...

2014-07-27 23:02:51

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Receives Its Small Business Certification Status Through Virginia Small, Women & Minority Owned Program McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE) recently approved VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) as a Certification Partner for its Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned (SWaM) program. The SWaM certification program is a state program of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The purpose is to enhance...

2014-07-27 23:02:47

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Wins US Army Contract to Support the Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) was awarded a contract by the US Army to support the service's Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) as the Prime Contractor. The contract was awarded by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Sam Houston to benefit the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

2014-07-23 23:04:35

A recent initiative by Florida’s law enforcement has nearly rid the state of pill mills, but the use of opiates has been replaced by synthetic drugs. Suncoast Rehab supports Florida lawmakers in removing the presence of these deadly drugs from communities and educating families on their dangers and what to look out for. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention applauded Florida for 23 percent reduction in prescription drug deaths from 2010 to...

2014-07-23 12:32:17

- Announcement made at sixth annual Diverse Scholars Forum in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 academically excellent students in partnership with United Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative, which has provided nearly $2 million in scholarships this year through partnerships with organizations like the College Fund....

2014-07-22 16:27:23

CLEVELAND, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-22 16:27:10

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston received the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The award was presented July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-22 16:27:08

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran HealthCare in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-22 16:27:05

DETROIT, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-22 04:21:30

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal highs awareness charity, Angelus, and Northamptonshire-based charity, Solve It called upon leaders of all parties to act now on the dangers posed by legal highs. Their joint report "Legal Highs: An Action Plan for Change" published today sets out how Departments should be co-ordinating efforts on education, prevention and information sharing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697697-a ) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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