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2014-02-06 23:29:39

The Kanzi® brand apple is full flavored with the perfect sweet-tart balance. With its radiant skin, the Kanzi® brand apple is described as one of the most attractive apples on the market. Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Washington grown Kanzi® brand apples are hitting U.S. markets this week and due to high demand for this premium apple, in combination with limited early production on young trees, supplies are limited. An unfortunate hail event last season eliminated...

2013-09-19 23:02:42

America’s first grocery store is ready for apple season. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Many wait eagerly for apple season. This is the time of year when the best and tastiest apples are at an apple-lover’s fingertips. King Kullen, Long Island’s own grocery store, is excited that it is now apple season. This time of year, King Kullen typically carries over 12 different varieties of apples, with the most popular being Honeycrisp and Gala varieties. The New York apple...

2012-03-28 13:34:59

As rates for prostate disorders spiral upwards, new research pinpoints where to grow dwindling African source of alternative medicine Responding to the dwindling abundance of Prunus africana in the wild, a tree listed as "vulnerable to extinction" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a recent study by the World Agroforestry Centre identifies possible locations in Kenya for developing tree farms. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported as far...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hawthorn Group Chairman and CEO John Ashford today announced that Hawthorn Vice President Scott Barker has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Communications. Barker's more than 20 years of experience includes political campaign, government, corporate and agency work. Barker was one of the first innovators in the use of digital media and is recognized for designing communications and grassroots programs that effectively integrate...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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