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City leaders take a stand at the historic Alamo to end stigma of mental illness SAN ANTONIO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

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MCKINNEY, Texas, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.135 per share on all of the outstanding

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DALLAS and WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMine, Inc.

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New grants will fund community organizations to connect smokers to services MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday the ClearWay Minnesota Board of Directors approved eight new

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from students interested in applying for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 scholarships.

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MISSION, Kan., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Successful financial planning means establishing goals, using the right tools and updating the plan to ensure it continues to meet your

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HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Acting Secretary John Wetzel, today, announced the appointment of Lynn Patrone as the head of the DOC's newly-created

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Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K.

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DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fccb34/global)

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BILLINGS, N.Y., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope For Heroes Foundation today announced the formation of a groundbreaking national alliance with USA Medical Card, a leading provider of free


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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
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.