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2014-09-17 12:20:38

Airline Kicks Off Festival Season with National Sweepstakes to Attend "Live In The Vineyard" and Concert Series Live at 35® DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines(TM) (NYSE: LUV) kicks off the next season of "Live In The Vineyard" by offering Customers nationwide the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a "Live In The Vineyard" all-access VIP package. The package features two roundtrip airline tickets to the Bay Area; two VIP passes to attend the festival in...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-08 12:20:45

Company Introduces New Aircraft Livery, Airport Experience, and Logo--Dedicating 'Heart' Livery to its Employees DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The airline proudly unveiled a new aircraft livery, named Heart, airport experience, and logo. The new look puts the airline's Heart on display, showcasing the strength of the nearly 46,000 Employees...

2014-09-03 16:23:31

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company" or "Dominion") reports that the Ekati Diamond Mine and the Diavik Diamond Mine performed exceptionally well in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 (May through July). Rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded plan. Unless otherwise indicated, all financial information is presented in U.S. dollars. The Company recorded a second quarter consolidated net income...

2014-08-27 12:21:19

The airline continues to evolve as a leading social business, finding innovative ways to connect with Employees and Customers DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) last night unveiled a Listening Center devoted to engaging with Employees and Customers in real time. Located at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas, the Listening Center is the first of its kind in the domestic airline industry. It serves as the airline's nerve center, integrating...

2014-08-22 04:20:16

Cirque du Soleil, Southwest Airlines® & McCarran International Airport Team Up to Surprise Passengers in Honor of Historic 1964 Visit LAS VEGAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cast members from The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Southwest Airlines and McCarran International Airport joined together today to commemorate the 50(th) Anniversary of The Beatles' historic Las Vegas arrival in 1964. In celebration of the band's first and only visit, cast members from LOVE took the same...

2014-08-11 12:21:13

NEW SERVICE ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES OFFERS NONSTOP OPTIONS FROM ORANGE COUNTY/SANTA ANA, ATLANTA, AND BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options offering the value and legendary Customer Service delivered by the Employees of Southwest, the United States' largest carrier in terms of domestic passengers boarded. The nonstop routes...

2014-08-06 16:21:10

Program Helps Patients and Caregivers with $13.2 Million in Free Travel Donated Since 2008 DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program. The program is designed to ease the financial burden on families confronting serious medical problems that require travel for treatment. Southwest donates roundtrip airline tickets to nonprofit...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...


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2009-04-28 14:57:48

Gastrolobium minus or Broad-leaved Brachysema, a member of the Fabaceae family is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium genus are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. It grows to just over 3 feet wide featuring oblong leaves that are deep green on top and a smooth bottom and rust colored flowers. The plant grows best in well drained soil and a slight shade and is often used as a ground cover or in container gardens. Photo...

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2009-04-28 14:53:34

Gastrolobium praemorsum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is indigenous of Southwest Australia. It features crimson pea-flowers and is found most commonly between Geographe Bay and Albany in Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Originally assigned to the Brachysema genus, in 2002 it was reassigned to the Gastrolobium family. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:38:51

Gastrolobium melanopetalum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. Growing up to 10 feet in height, it features narrow leaves measuring 0.5 - 2.33 inches in length and .15 to .8 inches in width. Deep purple hanging pea-flowers bloom in spring and summer. This shrub grows in dense vegetation near waterways. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:34:26

Gastrolobium celsianum,also known as the Swan River Pea, is a member of the Fabaceae family and is indigenous to Southwest Australia. Many species of this family are poisonous, but the toxicity of this tree is unknown. It can grow up to approximately 3 feet tall and nearly 10 feet wide. It features vibrant red tubular flowers and glossy green leaves with silvery undersides. The Swan River Pea grows in sandy or rocky soils along waterways. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and...

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2009-04-17 14:22:38

Zinnia is a genus of 20 species of annual and perennial plants in the Asteraceae family. This is a plant of scrub and dry grassland found in an area stretching from the American Southwest to South America, but primarily Mexico. The most familiar species from this genus is Zinnia elegans. It was originally found in Mexico and is considered a hot climate plant. The leaves of Zinnia plants are usually stalkless, with shapes ranging from linear to oval. They are pale to mid-green in color....

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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