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2014-08-27 08:20:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver keynote addresses at the 2014 AFA Air and Space Conference September 15-17(th) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. Secretary Hagel will deliver Wednesday morning's keynote address followed by Secretary Johnson providing Wednesday afternoon's keynote...

2014-08-26 23:01:59

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has organized its third Ride-Along this year. This time, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Mark Gottlieb will be exploring opportunities for women in the transportation industry. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 This Friday, August 29, Secretary Gottlieb will share the cab with a highly qualified female driver, Lisa Buhrow. As a commercial OTR driver for Walmart, Buhrow hopes more women join her and consider the open road as a viable...

2014-08-08 12:25:27

AANP Urges Secretary McDonald to Expand Patient Access to Nurse Practitioners and Bring on More to Meet Veteran Health Needs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and urges him to increase veterans' access to nurse practitioners by utilizing them as full partners in the VA health care delivery system. AANP...

2014-06-18 23:07:45

Global Gateway resources offered to benefit international education collaborations. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced last week that it will provide access to professional development and curriculum resources in support of international education collaborations established through the North Carolina-Moldova Partnership, an initiative of the state of North Carolina. North...

2014-05-20 12:20:53

Meridiam names Ray LaHood as new Senior Advisor NEW YORK and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be a Senior Advisor to Meridiam North America and provide strategic guidance to the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89361 Secretary LaHood has over three decades of...

2014-05-16 23:00:35

AMVETS (American Veterans) views the resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) supports Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki taking appropriate action today, and views VA's announced resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA....

2014-05-16 08:26:31

New standard provides clear recommendations to improve healthy and safe housing conditions in communities across the United States WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, key public health and housing leaders including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, are gathering in Washington, D.C. for the unveiling of a new National Healthy Housing Standard. The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and the American Public Health...

2014-05-15 23:00:28

AMVETS, a major veteran advocacy voice, was omitted from today's Senate hearing on Veterans' Health Care. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) responded today to Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for their omission from today's Veterans' Health Care hearing. AMVETS is one of four members of the Independent Budget and a major voice for the health and welfare of nearly 23 million American veterans. The...

2014-05-09 16:22:01

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) is continuing a longstanding tradition this year by awarding college scholarships to sons and daughters of company employees. The awards recognize outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. "Earning an AK Steel scholarship speaks volumes about the students and families associated with our company," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and CEO of AK Steel. "We congratulate all of our...

2014-05-06 08:43:49

Thomas C. Stortz to Retire BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced that Laurinda Y. Pang will be named executive vice president, chief administrative officer (CAO), to succeed Thomas C. Stortz, who will be retiring effective June 1, 2014. John M. Ryan, executive vice president, chief legal officer and assistant secretary for Level 3, will succeed Mr. Stortz as the company's secretary....


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2005-06-02 08:54:31

The Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large-sized bird of the bird of prey family in the order Falconiformes, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards, vultures, and harriers. This bird is so distinctive that it has been given its own family. With its hooked bill it resembles an eagle. However, its rounded wings and very long legs are more like those of a heron. It gets its English name from a crest of long feathers reminiscent of the old...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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