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2015-03-02 08:40:23

A New Study from Thorn Reveals That Technology is Being Widely Used to Recruit, Groom and Sell Sex Trafficking Victims LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- THORN: Digital Defenders

2015-03-02 08:35:20

Feeding America and Its Member Food Banks Focus on Healthy Resolutions this National Nutrition Month® CHICAGO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maintaining a balanced and

2015-03-02 08:33:47

Physicians declare first week of Spring as Medicine Cabinet Clean-up Week HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After marijuana and alcohol, the most commonly abused

2015-03-02 08:32:02

The Alere q is a revolutionary new platform designed to enable point-of-care access to a suite of molecular assays WALTHAM, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2015-03-02 08:31:48

OTTAWA, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Social Work: Profession of Choice is the 2015 theme for National Social Work Month (March) selected to communicate the professions unique scope and significance

2015-03-01 23:01:04

Evelyn King, J.D. and Carolyn Roddy, J.D. join the professional staff of ERISAPros' Compliance Department.

2015-03-01 23:00:17

Jennifer Brighton emphasizes finding compassionate awareness through nature in new book OAKVILLE, Ontario (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 When we observe closely,

2015-03-01 00:20:47

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-02-28 23:02:18

A recent report in Times of India indicated that diabetic patients on metformin drug are likely to face some serious side effects.

2015-02-27 23:24:05

Mercy Hospice Care and Mercy Home Health Care recently received a perfect score and successful completion of its state survey for the third time. Janesville,


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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