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2014-09-18 20:22:06

Escape to the Hudson Valley for Hayrides, Haunted Houses, the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze, Festivals and More WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaf peeping, harvest festivals and a host of Halloween events for all ages are some of the ways to enjoy the festivities in Westchester County, the heart of the Hudson Valley. "Westchester County has great attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy this fall," said County Executive Robert P. Astorino. "From frightful...

2014-09-10 20:22:04

The "dinosaur has no clothes": Exxon underperforms vs. S&P 500 by 8% for past five years due to overspending on risky replenishment of reserves OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) issued a report finding that ExxonMobil (XOM) - the largest U.S. energy company -- is significantly underestimating the risks to its business model from investments in higher cost, higher carbon reserves; increasing national and subnational climate...

2014-09-10 08:23:40

Top 25 American Companies Invested More Than $152 Billion In The U.S. Last Year WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Which U.S. companies are betting on America's future? The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014: Investing at Home in a Connected World ranking the top 25 American companies by their capital spending in the United States. For the third year in a row, AT&T was at the top of the Investment Hero list with...

2014-09-05 23:06:12

The Aldrich Group, Inc., a premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership Consulting Services, today announced that Linda Wilhelm joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development and Fulfillment Services. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Aldrich Group, Inc., a premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership Consulting Services, today announced that Linda Wilhelm joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development and Fulfillment Services. Linda joins The Aldrich Group as...

2014-08-25 12:27:44

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HALBERDIER Holdings (www.theHrealestate.com), an emerging commercial real estate enterprise, broke ground clearing on a +/- 100,000 square foot Class A office building designed by Powers Brown - across from ExxonMobil's new mammoth operational HQ just south of The Woodlands TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76165 The building plans for LEED Silver certification and will be minimum 4 floors - and possibly as many as 6...

2014-08-21 08:26:27

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reports on the progress of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in seven southern states (Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia) will be formally released and discussed in a forum hosted by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State University of New York, the Brookings Institution, and the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania on...

2014-08-18 08:29:24

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, researchers at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced findings from a new study entitled, "PKCe Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Brains and Skin Fibroblasts." These new findings offer significant promise for a new therapeutic and diagnostic approach to Alzheimer's disease (AD) that has remained so refractory to effective and early drug treatment. This approach is now the major focus of...

2014-07-07 12:25:09

Explore all the great things to do in Westchester throughout the season WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With New York recently ranked as one of the top places to visit for road trips, Westchester County is the destination travelers should choose for a trip that encompasses a wide range of attractions for the entire family. "Summer is a great time to visit Westchester," said County Executive Robert P. Astorino. "From outdoor concerts and festivals to great hiking...

2014-07-02 12:23:40

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Unconventional Gas Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_unconventional_gas_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Unconventional Gas market to grow at a CAGR of 4.7 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the depleting conventional gas reserves. The Global...

2014-06-26 23:11:36

Australia's Four Pillars elite - the top four banks - moved further ahead in consumer credit card market dominance in the 12 months to April 2014. An anuual survey showed they consolidated their market share against previous credit supplier high flyers HSBC and Citibank. Sydney New South Wales, Australia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Three of Australia’s Big Four banks enjoyed a surge in growth and popularity among credit seekers over the past 12 months at the expense of hyper-active HSBC...


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Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'