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2014-11-26 12:26:47

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, AIDS activist and actress Judith Light, among several guest speakers, honourees and young students being recognized for their work in the fight against AIDS

2014-11-26 12:26:18

With recent government reports showing heroin use and fatal overdoses are on the rise, Novus urges enrollment in addiction and detox programs as a solution to this latest substance abuse trend.

2014-11-26 12:26:11

Home health leaders point to data demonstrating home health beneficiaries can least afford additional out-of-pocket expenses WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-26 12:25:25

Despite progress, smoking rates stay high for certain groups ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S.

2014-11-26 12:23:33

Big Fish Casino Supports the Nationwide Charity, Canines for Disabled Kids OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-26 08:24:33

LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay Family is on a mission to bring the Guinness World Record for "Most Lights on a Residential Property" back to the United States.

2014-11-26 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-11-25 23:13:39

CEO named to commission to advise NFLPA Pooler, GA (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is battling the issue of domestic violence.

2014-11-25 23:05:18

The professional team at Castlewood at Monarch Cove

2014-11-25 23:01:46

New eBook Helps Employers and Brokers Understand the Changing Health Insurance Landscape, and Take Action Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) November 25, 2014


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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
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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