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2014-04-25 16:23:13

Nine partners, leaders and rising stars to be honored, including Woman of the Year, Maggie Chan Jones, Senior Vice President, North American Marketing, Level 3 Communications. DENVER, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter today announced the nine cable industry leaders that will be honored at its annual Walk of Fame event on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Walk of Fame is recognized as a premier regional event for recognizing...

2013-10-15 23:35:14

Indah MTB announces Rocky Mountain 2014 Altitude 750 MSL Bike. Built from FORM Smoothwall Carbon around Rocky Mountain's Ride-9 adjustable, Straight Up geometry, the Altitude 750 MSL romps up climbs just as proficiently as it charges the descents. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Rocky Mountain 2014 Altitude 750 MSL Bike is available in two very different specs and price points. The Altitude 770 MSL Rally is a carbon/aluminum beauty equipped with top of the line Fox suspension, high end Race...

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2011-02-28 07:59:05

Literature and films have left us with vivid images of the grasshopper plagues that devastated the Great Plains in the 1870s. Although commonly referred to as grasshoppers, the infestations were actually by Rocky Mountain locusts. The Rocky Mountain locust became extinct in 1902, but their cousins, grasshoppers and Mormon crickets, today still cause an estimated $1.5 billion (2005 U.S. dollars) in damage to grazing lands in the American West. A long-running research project directed by...

2011-01-07 11:11:00

DENVER, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. ("BCEI", "Bonanza Creek", or the "Company"), a newly formed independent oil and gas company, announced today that an investor group led by West Face Capital Inc., a Toronto-based investment management firm, together with Company management and the D. E. Shaw group, completed an equity financing of $265 million on December 23, 2010. The transaction effectively monetizes the Company's corporate...

2009-08-06 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: DPTR), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2009. Dan Taylor, the Company's Chairman stated, "The financial and operational results of Delta for the second quarter reflect the continued challenging natural gas price environment, reduction of our capital outflows, and significant cost savings efforts. We have...

2008-09-24 15:00:00

By Andy Rosen In MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., Constellation Energy Group would not only get an owner with access to the vast cash reserves of Berkshire Hathaway Corp., but also one that can be aggressive in pushing its agenda with regulators. MidAmerican, based in Des Moines, Iowa, and controlled by famed investor Warren Buffet, has a mixed reputation among regulators in the Rocky Mountain and Northwestern states where it operates. There, the company entered the market in 2006 through...


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Rocky Mountain Horse
2014-05-26 11:46:41

The Rocky Mountain horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the state of Kentucky in the United States of America. Although this breed is named after the Rocky Mountains, it was developed in the Appalachian Mountains by breeding a stallion from the Rocky Mountains with local mares, which resulted in a local strain of horse. Although this horse was considered an essential part of the development of the breed, the actual foundation sire was a horse named Old Tobe, who was owned by Same...

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2012-06-14 06:24:41

Symbol: ZIGR Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CRGR12 Crassina grandiflora (Nutt.) Kuntze Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

2012-06-14 07:34:30

Symbol: WOSCS Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   WOORL Woodsia oregana D.C. Eaton var. lyallii (Hook.) B. Boivin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, NV, OR, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-14 09:26:25

Symbol: STOB Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ALOB7 Alsine obtusa (Engelm.) Rose   ALVI8 Alsine viridula Piper   ALWA2 Alsine washingtoniana (B.L. Rob.) A. Heller   STVI8 Stellaria viridula (Piper) H. St. John   STWA Stellaria washingtoniana B.L. Rob. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at...

2012-06-14 09:43:16

Symbol: SOMUM Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SOAN5 Solidago anticostensis Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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