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2015-03-24 23:04:53

The Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce is proud to announce the opening of its new East Texas division.

2015-03-24 23:01:37

Bucks County attorney John F.

2015-03-24 23:00:36

The second in a series of books released in March, NoBullying releases an EBook titled Bullied? : A Comprehensive Guide on How to Deal with Bullying today

2015-03-24 23:00:32

Leaders in the House of Representatives on Tuesday introduced legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula for Medicare payments to doctors and replace it with a different formula.

2015-03-24 16:27:43

Employees to protest whistle-blower retaliation and severe understaffing LONG BEACH, Calif., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal employees will hold a demonstration at

2015-03-24 16:27:17

DETROIT, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The president of North America's largest association of development executives for nonprofit health care institutions is warning members

2015-03-24 12:36:20

NEW ORLEANS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Claudia Rodas, Southern Region Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:

2015-03-24 12:32:48

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, suicide claims over 40,000 lives - more than war, murder, and natural disasters combined.

2015-03-24 12:31:55

PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has retained its financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) from A.M.


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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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Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.