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2011-05-10 10:04:00

MILWAUKEE, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Equity Research group at Baird received its highest rank to date in The Wall Street Journal's 19th annual "Best on the Street" survey released May 10. Out of 86 research houses Baird tied two other firms in receiving the second highest number of awards, with seven analysts recognized among the top five stock-pickers in their respective industry sectors. "We are very pleased to continue to be recognized among the top firms in our business," said...

2008-07-02 21:00:11

By TOM KOENNINGER U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, D-Vancouver, travels a lot. He often returns to his 3rd Congressional District constituents on weekends, has flown to Japan and has visited the Middle East, including Iraq. But the flak he received was not while flying over Iraq, but about a mid-June trip to the Galapagos Islands, 620 miles into the Pacific Ocean from Ecuador. Al Kamen, "In the Loop" columnist for the Washington Post, ridiculed the excursion. He wrote about the trip in a sarcastic...


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Baird’s Tapir, Tapirus bairdii
2012-05-09 08:23:13

Baird’s Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) is native to Central America and northern areas of South America. It is among three species of tapir that is native to Latin America. Baird’s tapir was named after Spencer Fullerton Baird, an American naturalist who observed the creatures in 1843 on a trip to Mexico, even though W. T. White, another American naturalist, made the first documentation of the tapir. Commonly known as danta by people throughout its range, this tapir has been given other...

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2007-02-18 15:46:21

The Baird's Rat Snake, Pantherophis bairdi or Elaphe bairdi, is a species of non-venomous rat snake native to the western Texas in the United States and Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas in northern Mexico. This snake is capable of growing from 25 to 55 inches in length. It is typically an orange-yellow in color, but can be lighter to a bright yellow, or darker to a salmon color. They have four stripes which go from neck to tail. Their underside is generally gray to yellow,...

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2006-02-21 04:29:17

The Baird's Sparrow (Ammodramus bairdii) is a small sparrow with a large bill, a large flat head and a short forked tail. The upperparts are brown and the underparts white, with streaking on the back, breast, and flanks. The face, nape, and crown stripe are yellowish in color. Their chosen breeding habitat is in the tall grass prairie regions in southern central Canada as well as the northern mid-western United States. The nest is an open cup in a well-hidden grassy location on the ground....

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2005-06-14 11:48:57

The Baird's Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii is a small shorebird. Adults have black legs and a short thin dark bill. They are dark brown on top and mainly white underneath with a black patch on the rump. The head and breast are light brown with dark streaks. In winter plumage, this species is paler brownish gray above. This bird can be difficult to distinguish from other similar tiny shorebirds; these are known collectively as "peeps" or "stints". One of the best identification features is...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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