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2014-03-18 20:22:13

CHEROKEE, N.C., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work began on the new $75 million Cherokee Indian Hospital today as tribal leaders broke ground on the 150-thousand square foot facility. The hospital is scheduled for completion in early 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/CL86015 Three years in the planning, the hospital is not only a state of the art health care center, but one designed based on the rich history and healing culture of the Cherokee tribe. "The local...

2014-03-18 12:28:23

From sit-ins on college campuses and Woolworth's lunch counter to fire-bombed buses and detention on Alabama's death row... WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hear the plight of Freedom Riders, the vanguard of the Civil Rights Movement, from some of its surviving members. Keeping pace with Congress enacting of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 50 years ago, relive the prejudice of America's South and the violence of the Civil Rights Movement with activists as they share...

2014-03-18 08:21:32

TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale E. Richmond as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Richmond is the Chair of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships, and has served as a director of IBI Group since 2004. Mr. Richmond will contribute his considerable executive-level experience in the public and private sectors to the Board. His prior roles have included President and CEO of OMERS for ten...

2014-03-14 12:23:17

Facility will enhance coordination and efficiency across all three regions CARMEL, Ind., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) broke ground today on a regional operations center in Little Rock, Ark., signifying a continued commitment in the reliable delivery of least-cost energy to MISO members and their customers from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. This action marks the next phase of the successful integration on Dec. 19,...

2014-03-13 23:28:53

The Arkansas Research Center, in collaboration with Hanover Research, releases new Arkansas Education to Employment report. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The 2013 report provides a snapshot of Arkansas resident individuals’ employment outcomes in 2012, as well as one year, two years, and five years after attaining their highest level of education. Some key points that came out of the report: The number of individuals completing bachelor’s degrees has increased, from 10,000...

2014-03-12 23:27:06

Comdata Inc. joins the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest speakers, Tom Dean, Emdeon’s senior vice president of financial services, and Tony Grayson, Vanderbilt University’s director of disbursements. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Comdata Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, will join the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest...

2014-03-11 23:32:07

Funding Wonder, Inc. and the Florida Crowd Finance Association Holds Inaugural Meeting to Support Legislation Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Florida Crowd Finance Association held its inaugural meeting March 5 at the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff in Coral Gables in support of a bipartisan initiative filed in the Florida House and Senate authorizing certain forms of “Crowdfinancing” between Florida-based entities. Florida State Representative Bryan Nelson (R-31) and Florida...

2014-03-11 12:22:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power and Light Company's sixth annual "Power to Care" week gave employees the opportunity to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work. The week-long event included 1,300 volunteers who participated in 29 volunteer projects across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/FL62738LOGO "Power to Care" week spanned 12 counties throughout the state and included participation from all levels...

2014-03-09 23:03:14

RBSC & OneNet Providing Northeastern State University with 10 Gigabit Speeds Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 RBSC Oklahoma LLC enables Northeastern State University (NSU) to access Gigabit data at levels unprecedented in rural America. This increase in speed will enable faster remote campus data transfers and empower research and education at all levels across the seven colleges located at NSU and its remote campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee OK. This is a first in the...

2014-03-05 08:32:33

Customers benefit from broader range of products, convenient distribution, more service ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC's acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division is bigger - but more importantly, better. With integration of two of the industry's most experienced building materials manufacturers now complete, a larger and even more experienced team of employees is offering customers a broader range of products,...


Latest Southern United States Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

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2007-01-23 14:54:33

The American Alligator, Alligator Mississippians, is one of two species of living Alligator. It is native to the southeastern United States, where it inhabits wetlands that frequently overlap with human populated areas. It is larger than the other living species, the Chinese Alligator. The American Alligator has a large, slightly rounded body, with thick limbs, broad head, and a very powerful tail. The tail, which accounts for half of the alligator's total length, is primarily used for...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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