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2014-12-16 23:10:49

The NBCC Foundation recently convened the 2014 NBCC Minority Fellowship Program fellows to discuss the impact of policy issues on professional practice in counseling. (PRWEB)

2014-12-16 23:10:32

Cornerstone Recovery Center offers a sunny and warm alternative for New Jersey residents needing treatment for heroin addiction during the winter holidays. Fort

2014-12-16 23:09:27

The US Drug Watchdog fears that most victims of a defective pharmaceutical product, or medical device never hear about the potential for compensation, so they are launching an initiative to work

2014-12-16 23:08:08

UBA’s private exchange solution is a new way for employers to ease into cost-effective HR outsourcing, a service usually too expensive for mid-market employers to consider. Indianapolis,

2014-12-16 23:07:21

More Domestic Violence Facts to Examine, NoBullying Article in the Spotlight Today http://nobullying.com/domestic-violence-facts/

2014-12-16 23:01:35

Harbor Village Florida comments on US doctors prescribing less painkillers. USA (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 According to HealthDay News in the article

2014-12-16 23:01:15

From Abduction to Kidnapping, How are Today’s Children faring? NoBullying Article In the Spotlight Today http://nobullying.com/abduction/

2014-12-16 23:01:13

While the overall death rate from firearm violence has remained unchanged for more than a decade, the patterns for suicide and homicide have changed dramatically, a UC Davis study on the epidemiology

2014-12-16 23:00:24

Youth use of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the

2014-12-16 23:00:22

As the holidays draw near, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not


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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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swell-mobsman
  • 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.