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2015-04-16 12:32:44

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State government tax revenue increased 2.2 percent, from $847.1 billion in fiscal year 2013 to $865.8 billion in 2014, the fourth consecutive increase,

2015-04-16 08:33:00

Disability Community Calls for Consumer Safeguards and Guidance from FDA for New Category of Biologic Drugs WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-16 08:32:56

New program suite sets the direction for a new era of population health with focus on Emergent-Risk population LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-16 00:20:42

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-15 23:12:26

After the review of 184 prevention programs, 17 met the criteria for evidence-based, Best-In-Class alcohol and other drug prevention programs Solana Beach, CA

2015-04-15 23:11:30

Waismann Method® Drug Treatment Center Medical Director comments on the CDC's new social media initiative.

2015-04-15 23:10:14

New online community for people treating or experiencing binge eating disorder (BED) launches April 15, 2015 with features including blogs, forums, profile management, provider directory, career

2015-04-15 23:08:50

In a strategic move to expand its presence in the Southeast and Midwest, employee benefits and human resources solutions company Winston Benefits has added three seasoned professionals to its

2015-04-15 23:08:17

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Mark Elliott has been reappointed by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)

2015-04-15 23:06:48

Great Lakes Psychology Group is very pleased to announce the addition of a “Find a Therapist” feature on its website.


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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.