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2015-05-21 12:27:06

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2013, the rate of violent crime against persons with disabilities (36 per 1,000) was more than twice the age-adjusted rate for persons without

2015-05-21 12:21:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is encouraged to visit www.TalkPATransportation.com

2015-05-21 08:40:48

All Nepal-Based .org Web Addresses Slated to Expire in 2015 Will Be Renewed for Free to Support Online Disaster Relief Communications RESTON, Va., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-21 08:39:39

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s7tnkb/global_iptv)

2015-05-21 08:39:17

Gangadharan Natarajan, an Indian man currently living in Connecticut, has started a Change.org petition in the hopes of garnering enough support to protect his marriage to his wife who is now residing

2015-05-21 08:34:05

Closures and operating losses point to substantial risk facing small and rural home healthcare providers as well as the home healthcare delivery system nationwide. WASHINGTON, May

2015-05-21 08:32:46

2015 Resolve Award recognizes innovative public sector leadership with a special focus on women's rights. GENEVA, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Global Leaders Council

2015-05-21 08:32:00

Leading food, health and nutrition experts call for dietary guidelines that lead to greater consumer understanding and adoption WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today food

2015-05-21 08:31:40

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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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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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