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2015-04-28 08:34:57

Despite unanimous vote of Parliament in December, Health Canada officials refuse to provide any details of their proposed support for the living victims of Canada's worst-ever drug tragedy.

2015-04-28 08:32:44

National Honesty Day is April 30th OMAHA, Neb., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Honesty Day, April 30th, is all about telling the truth.

2015-04-28 08:30:34

DUBAI, UAE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Union Apna Sapna participants reveals their earning, spending and

decline of west
2015-04-28 08:11:24

The “decline of the West” due to ageing population is an exaggerated fear, new research from the University of Oxford suggests. The paper argues that some countries in Western Europe together with the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are relatively close to replacement and that developed countries are well placed to deal with ageing populations.

2015-04-28 00:21:25

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-27 23:09:24

CEDC Reinforces Commitment to Care in Conjunction with Academy for Eating Disorders Annual Conference in Boston Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Cambridge

2015-04-27 23:05:26

Harbor Village Detox comments on Nepr’s recent article on justice reinvestment for public safety and drug arrests. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

2015-04-27 23:05:19

Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), a leading provider of healthcare information services, today unveiled new branding and a new website. LINCOLN, NE (PRWEB) April

2015-04-27 23:03:56

Douglas Fitzpatrick, of Fitzpatrick Insurance Agency, LLC (farmersagent.com/dfitzpatrick), invites the community to come by his booth at a Save Ohio Pets-hosted event. Columbus,

2015-04-27 23:02:58

As more British based companies follow America’s lead in offering health and dental insurance as part of their employee benefits packages, pet insurance technology thought leader Aquarium Software


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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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