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2014-08-27 12:26:47

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More young adults ages 18-24 are going to college; 41 percent in 2012, up from 26 percent in 1980. Fewer are in the labor force; 65 percent in 2012, down from 75 percent in 1986, the peak year. Find out more on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT as Tom Snyder, program director at the National Center for Education Statistics, discusses new findings about young adults. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers"...

2014-08-27 08:28:15

On September 17, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Will Benefit the Arthritis Foundation LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spa clinics in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will donate $10 from...

2014-08-27 08:25:42

"The Dashboard" Report Offers Insight into Domain Registration Growth and Trends RESTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Interest Registry - the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain - today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, "The Dashboard," detailing the worldwide growth of .org over the past year. The report reveals that in the past twelve months the total number of .org domains under management increased to 10,428,027 globally, a 1.4...

2014-08-27 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WELL BEING Profile America -- Wednesday, August 27(th). The U.S. petroleum industry got its start on this date in 1859 when blacksmith William Smith saw a dark film floating on the surface of the water in a hole he was boring near Titusville, Pennsylvania. Rising from a depth of just 69 feet, it...

2014-08-26 23:17:12

Signority Is Ready to Serve Canadian Insurance Brokers. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Centre for Study of Insurance Operation (CSIO) publishes a Vendor Dashboard (http://tools2.csio.com/eSignatures/dashboard.php) that includes eight electronic signature vendors. The dashboard shows that Signority (http://signority.com/) meets all criteria defined by CSIO on behalf of their members in the Canadian insurance industry. The dashboard is one of the research resources for insurance...

2014-08-26 23:17:02

The Troubled Teen Hotline in Salisbury is a new resource for local teenagers who struggle with substance abuse and need to find a teen recovery facility. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When an adolescent has developed a drug or alcohol issue, the best course of action is getting qualified help from the professional substance abuse counselors at a teen recovery facility. However, finding the right facility isn’t always easy for those teenager addicts living in Salisbury, MD who...

2014-08-26 23:17:01

Troubled Teens Columbia is a new helpline for adolescents who need support and guidance for ending a substance abuse problem. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Young adults who struggle with addiction are setting themselves up for failure later in life so it’s important to get them the help they need right away. The new helpline for troubled teens operating in Columbia, MD is a great service for an adolescent who really wants to climb out from under the dark cloud of substance abuse...

2014-08-26 23:16:59

Troubled Teens Bowie is a new helpline for teenagers who need support and guidance for ending an addiction issue. Bowie, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Young adults who battle with substance abuse are setting themselves up for failure later in life so it’s important to get them the help they need right away. The new helpline for troubled teens operating in Bowie, MD is a great service for a teenager who really wants to climb out from under the dark cloud of addiction and start living the...

2014-08-26 23:16:58

Troubled Teens St. Charles offers a valuable resource for teens seeking assistance for their alcohol and drug addiction. St. Charles, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major issue across Maryland. It’s no different in St. Charles, MD. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Juveniles are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. Many young people are looking to beat substance abuse, but don’t know where to...

2014-08-26 23:16:57

The Troubled Teen Helpline in Baltimore is a new resource for local adolescents who struggle with addiction and need to find a youth rehab center. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When a teenager has developed a drug or alcohol problem, the best course of action is getting professional help from the certified addiction counselors at a youth rehab facility. However, finding the right facility isn’t always easy for those adolescents living in Baltimore, MD who are looking for...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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