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2015-04-17 23:04:05

Erlanger Agency debuts a new local charity campaign in Ohio to support The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, an organization that provides a “home away from home” for families

2015-04-17 23:04:03

As part of Dickinson Insurance Agency’s commitment to becoming agents of change in the communities where the agency is inserted, a new charity campaign has been announced to support a mother

2015-04-17 23:01:33

With a mission to change the communities in which it is inserted, DeNeve Insurance Agency begins a new charity campaign in Texas.

2015-04-17 23:01:25

General life insurance policy rates are now included in the system for quotations at the Insurance Pros company website at http://insuranceprosusa.com/life-insurance.html.

2015-04-17 23:01:24

Cure HHT is proud to announce that Representatives Jim Himes (D-CT) and Ed Royce (R-CA) introduced the HHT Diagnoses and Treatment Act HR 1849 in congress on April 16, 2015 in an effort to improve

2015-04-17 23:00:42

April 2015 is designated as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month by Presidential Proclamation.

2015-04-17 12:26:51

Emergency Grant for Care of 28 Starving Equine Seized Earlier This Year HITCHCOCK, Texas, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Horses today announced the receipt of a $14,000

2015-04-17 12:26:29

BURNABY, Canada, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing adoption in government projects, growing security concerns, and technological advancement to drive biometric

2015-04-17 12:25:39

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce that Laboratory Corporation of America(®) Holdings (LabCorp(®)), the clinical laboratory providing leading-edge


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.