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2015-04-24 23:03:21

Substance abuse is the number one public health problem in the state of Oklahoma according to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Canadian,

2015-04-24 23:02:26

Affordablelifeinsurances.net (http://www.affordablelifeinsurances.net/) announces a new blog post, “How To Qualify For Life

2015-04-24 23:02:24

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and Amica Insurance is offering five tips to help you financially prepare for the unexpected. Lincoln, R.I.

2015-04-24 23:01:54

Anchor Health Administrators (Anchor), specialists in Long-Term Care Insurance Planning for Medical Field Professionals, today announced their exclusive agreement with LTC Solutions for All LLC

2015-04-24 23:01:19

The "Alaska – Forget Me Not Coalition for Service members, Veterans and their Families" addresses the need to educate community partners and the state's service providers on Adverse

2015-04-24 20:23:57

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-04-24 20:23:24

NEW YORK, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today responded to Bruce Jenner's interview on a Diane

2015-04-24 16:24:49

ARLINGTON, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has unveiled NAMI AIR,

2015-04-24 12:27:01

Immunization is one of the safest, most effective public health measures we have to prevent serious illness. SURREY, BC, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister

2015-04-24 12:26:49

Where you live makes a difference ATLANTA, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allowing more basic emergency medical service (EMS) staff to administer naloxone could reduce drug


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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
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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