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2014-09-14 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO 1873 FINANCIAL PANIC Profile America -- Sunday, September 14th.( )The stubborn economic difficulties the nation is experiencing began six years ago today, and may seem unique. But they have their antecedents in history. Most of us are familiar with the Great Depression of the 1930s, But 141...

2014-09-13 23:03:12

Comparemedicalinsurance.info (http://comparemedicalinsurance.info/) announces a new blog post, “Over 50 Life Insurance - 3 Plans That Provide Coverage For Seniors!” (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Comparemedicalinsurance.info has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance coverage for senior citizens. Clients who are over 50 years old can now find affordable life insurance online. The newly released blog post presents 3 ways clients can find affordable coverage during...

2014-09-13 23:02:51

Ronald J. Jebaily of the Jebaily Law Firm is named in list of Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys by Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Florence, S.C. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 A senior personal injury attorney at the Jebaily Law Firm in Florence has been honored by a national legal organization. The Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) has named workers’ compensation attorney Ronald J. Jebaily as one of the nation’s Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys for 2014....

2014-09-13 23:02:38

Arthritis Foundation and Massage Envy Spa will again hold Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise money for a cure for arthritis and programs and services for arthritics. On Sept. 17 the 30 Massage Envy Spas in Greater Houston will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Arthritis Foundation and Massage Envy Spa will again hold Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise money for a...

2014-09-13 23:00:57

Termlifeinsurancequotesonline.org (http://termlifeinsurancequotesonline.org/) announces a new blog post, “Can Smokers Qualify for Life Insurance Without Medical Exams?” (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Termlifeinsurancequotesonline.org has released a new blog post explaining how to find affordable life insurance for smokers. Smokers can now find affordable life insurance plans that do not require a medical examination. The only application process clients have to go through is completing a...

2014-09-13 00:20:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST AUTO FATALITY Profile America -- Saturday, September 13th. When Henry Bliss stepped off a streetcar at Central Park West and 74th Street in New York, on this date in 1899, automobiles were a novelty. Thus, he didn't look carefully, and was run over by an almost silent electric taxi. The...

2014-09-12 23:08:17

The 2014 Minority Finance Forum will be held on October 21, 2014 at McCormick Place West, Chicago in conjunction with the 15th annual Midwest ACG Capital Connection to bring together diverse business leaders and the country's largest collection of middle market private capital. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Building on years of collaborative efforts, the Association for Corporate Growth in Chicago (ACG Chicago, Inc.) and the Chicago MBDA Business Center, leading a national...

2014-09-12 23:05:56

Upcoming webinar, along with an Annual Conference scientific track and exhibit hall neighborhood, shows the Population Health Alliance’s focus on data and analytics Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, has been at the forefront of promoting the relevance and appropriate use of data and analytics to improve population health management programs. This focus has guided the organization’s...

2014-09-12 23:05:21

National healthcare consulting firm INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies recently published its annual Leadership Compensation Survey with data from more than 1,300 participating organizations and nearly 25,000 incumbents. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies, a national healthcare human resource consulting firm and leader in compensation and engagement surveys, recently published its 2014 National Healthcare Leadership Compensation Survey. It is the...

2014-09-12 23:05:17

More than 4,600 runners and walkers of all ages will be at the second annual Race for Every Child starting line on September 13, 2014, fired up to raise funds that help keep Children’s National Health System at the fore of providing world-class pediatric care to every family in need, conducting groundbreaking research into childhood diseases and offering wellness/preventive services for children throughout the metropolitan area. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 More than 4,600...


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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...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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