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2010-12-08 00:00:44

Canada-bound shipments can now reach their destination faster and with greater efficiency, by taking advantage of logistics solutions offered by Purolator USA. Purolator, which services mid-Atlantic businesses from its Raleigh-Durham processing facility, is a leading provider of supply chain solutions for shipments to, from and within the Canadian market. Jericho, NY (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Canada-bound shipments can now reach their destination faster and with greater efficiency, by...

2010-11-15 16:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the purchase of a medical office building in Raleigh, North Carolina for approximately $16,650,000. Raleigh Medical Center ("RMC") is an 89,000 square foot three-story multi-tenant, medical office building that is located adjacent to the Rex Healthcare Main Campus within the Research Triangle of Raleigh, North Carolina. RMC is...

2010-11-15 10:02:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Private infertility practice Carolina Conceptions welcomes new practice manager Nikki Duncan. Nikki has been a valued member of the Carolina Conceptions team since the practice's opening in 2006 and it is a natural progression for her to now step into the role of practice manager. Nikki is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a degree in BioMedical Science and previously served Carolina Conceptions as the Andrology Lab Manager. With...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

Local publication ranks Connexion Technologies as the region's 18th fastest growing company Cary, North Carolina (Vocus) November 11, 2010 Connexion Technologies was honored with a Fast 50 Award from Triangle Business Journal at an awards dinner held Nov. 4 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park. Connexion ranked as number eighteen on this year's list and is profiled along with other winners in the Nov. 5 issue of Triangle Business Journal. The annual awards recognize the...

2010-11-10 00:00:39

As the holiday season approaches, Chiropractic & Wellness Center of Durham gears up for their annual holiday charities for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Durham, NC (Vocus) November 9, 2010 Chiropractic & Wellness Center of Durham, North Carolina will once more launch their holiday charity events this holiday season. Patients under Raleigh and Durham chiropractic care can donate to their clinic's Thanksgiving Feed a Family campaign and Operation Christmas Child, a Samaritan Purse...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet, a leading provider of DIRECTV services for commercial properties nationwide, was honored with a Fast 50 Award from the Triangle Business Journal at the 18th Annual Fast 50 Awards Dinner held November 4 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park. The Fast 50 Awards recognize the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina and honors their entrepreneurial...

2010-11-08 14:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, today announced the 12 winners of its GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards. The North Carolina and Philadelphia-area healthcare nonprofit organizations received $480,000 in grant funding for providing access to healthcare for the underserved in their communities. "All of the GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award winners are leaders in the nonprofit world and in...

2010-11-04 15:45:00

This is the first contract awarded for the $106 million Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC today announced that Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. has been selected for Engineering Design Services and Environmental Assessments relating to the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). The total contract is estimated at $6.5 million. The GLRBI is a $106 million broadband infrastructure project that on Aug....

2010-10-29 08:01:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, an industry leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today their recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. A gesture that began last year, the firm has added a special pink ribbon theme to their website, www.worksmart.com, to draw attention to the cause. A partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® NC Triangle Affiliate since 2009, the firm provides ongoing IT support...

2010-09-30 10:08:00

TORONTO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - What: Medicago U.S.A.'s plant-based vaccine manufacturing facility in Research Triangle Park Location: 7 Triangle Drive, Durham, NC 27713 Date: Friday, October 1, 2010 Time: 10:00 a.m. Directions: From I-40 in either direction: Take exit 278 for N Carolina 55 toward N Carolina 54/Apex Turn South onto N Carolina 55 E/Apex Hwy Take the 1st left onto N Carolina 54 E Turn right at Triangle Dr Destination will be on the left...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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