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2010-11-01 08:26:00

Followed by special screening of his new film "Rabbit Hole," starring Nicole Kidman SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by SCAD, presented Miles Teller with the "Discovery Award" on October 31.

2010-09-14 09:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant (Nasdaq: ALGT) today announced new, nonstop jet service between Savannah, Ga., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will begin Nov. 18.

2010-07-22 13:03:00

All District Vice Presidents Reelected On Final Day of Convention in Savannah SAVANNAH, Ga., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates to this 89th Convention of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District concluded the business of the convention today, culminating in The Reelection of Clyde Fitzgerald for his third term as President.

2010-06-01 13:49:00

Rossellini spoke at Savannah and Atlanta ceremonies Saturday, May 29 SAVANNAH, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini addressed the Savannah College of Art and Design graduating class of 2010 at commencement ceremonies in Savannah and Atlanta, May 29.

2010-05-25 15:06:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management today debuted a landfill-gas-to-energy facility at its Superior Landfill and Recycling Center, which uses methane gas to power up to 3,400 homes in the surrounding area.

2010-05-17 15:09:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Savannah College of Art and Design President Paula Wallace and Vogue Contributing Editor Andre Leon Talley presented fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg with the Andre Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award at the university's annual fashion show Saturday, May 15.

2010-04-15 09:28:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and BETHESDA, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kessler Collection and Marriott International, Inc., are pleased to announce The Mansion on Forsyth Park and Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront as the final two of Kessler's seven properties to join the Autograph Collection.

2010-03-15 06:26:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing needs in Haiti, JCB, one of the word's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, today announced its Backhoe Across America charity drive, a national initiative in partnership with the American Red Cross.

2010-02-11 10:44:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Gerry Phelan as Federal Security Director for Savannah/Hilton Head International and eight other airports in Georgia and South Carolina.

2010-01-22 15:16:00

New complex will encompass the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies and one of the finest collections of African-American art SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design held an historic groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, Jan.


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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

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2007-01-22 13:34:34

The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) is a canid found in Central and South America, including Panama, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru (West of the Andes), Ecuador, the Guianas, Paraguay, northeast Argentina (Misiones province), and Brazil. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare. It was originally discovered as fossils in Brazilian caves and thought to be extinct. It is the only species in its genus, Speothos. The Bush Dog has soft long brownish-tan fur. It has a lighter reddish tinge on...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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