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2014-12-15 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-12-14 23:02:15

Texas addictions treatment program receives accreditation Egypt, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2014 Great Oaks Recovery Center (Great Oaks) today announced

2014-12-14 00:20:36

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-12-13 23:01:50

New website allows consumers to freely access and to share the latest information about more than 68,000 prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including recalls, warnings, side effects and

2014-12-13 23:01:34

The Community College Futures Assembly announced the distinguished honorees last week.

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2014-12-13 08:27:32

A new study has found that students believe hookah pipes to be a safer way of smoking than cigarettes, despite the fact that the WHO estimates one 45-minute session of smoking hookah to be the equivalent of smoking 100 cigarettes.

2014-12-13 00:20:38

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-12-12 23:07:26

As the one-year anniversary of the untimely and tragic death of Arapahoe High School senior Claire Davis approaches, her family plans to acknowledge her memory with acts of generosity, made possible

2014-12-12 23:06:53

The Edna Adan Hospital Foundation, a midwife and maternity healthcare registered charity, has unveiled a new website.

2014-12-12 23:06:00

The Osceola County Community Foundation has awarded grant funds to Eagle Village to be used by Osceola County families for Intervention Services at Eagle Village. (PRWEB)


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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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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.