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2014-07-03 12:26:17

SPOKANE, Wash., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care have announced a new name and brand for their jointly-owned accountable care organization (ACO). Called CareUnity, the new name and brand identity expresses the vision of both organizations-- collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124373 Group Health and Providence formed an ACO in 2012, a group...

2014-06-27 16:24:42

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati, OH-based Champion Home Exteriors, a leading home-improvement company with more than 70 locations nationwide, is pleased to announce its expansion into Spokane, WA. Champion of Spokane will initially offer replacement windows, entry doors, roofing, and siding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122725 The expansion will create jobs in the area for sales, installation, and service professionals.? Champion expects to hire...

2014-06-05 23:01:42

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: A new case study on how the Cunningham family of Spokane, Washington reduced summer allergy symptoms in a pain-free way. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 For those who suffer from allergy symptoms, the severity and frequency can be hard to predict. The length of allergy flare can vary based on a number of different factors, such as the amount of precipitation, temperature and geographic location. While many of the triggers of allergy...

2014-05-14 23:16:59

Virtual Payments Solutions Experts Kontrol Signals Expanded National Presence With Opening of Pacific Northwest Headquarters Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Kontrol, whose best-in-class Virtual Payments Technology solutions help organizations streamline accounts payable processes, reduce costs and increase revenues, announces the opening of its office in Spokane, Washington. The office, the company’s first in the Western U.S., will enable Kontrol to better serve a growing West Coast...

2014-05-07 23:06:42

Esteemed Medical Technology Advocate Brought On to Support Growing Healthcare Business Spokane, Wash. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Next IT, developer of Alme, the world's most trusted virtual assistant platform, today announced that Thomas J. Morrow, M.D., has joined the company as its first ever Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Morrow previously served on its medical advisory board and comes to Next IT from Genentech, Inc., where he worked as a Physician Executive for the biotech pioneer. The...

2014-05-07 23:01:48

CEO Aaron Schliem is set to partner with Amazon.com and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney at GEO Conference in Miami in a case study panel discussion about Amazon.com's recent successful transition to a new stock options service provider across all international markets. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Glyph Language Services’ CEO and co-founder, Aaron Schliem, today joins Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Amazon.com, in a timely panel discussion at the 15th annual Conference of the Global...

2014-04-30 16:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAML, one of the nation's leading reference laboratories, today announced the development of their new consumer-based product, marketed under the brand name Cinch(TM) because your time matters. Cinch allows individuals to quickly, easily and affordably order lab testing anytime and anywhere, regardless of insurance coverage. Consumers are increasingly looking for ways to proactively manage their health. Many have turned to the...

2014-04-09 23:23:25

Former Microsoft leader brings enterprise business development experience to rapidly growing virtual assistant platform. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Next IT, developer of Alme, the world's most trusted virtual assistant platform, has announced the addition of Rick Collins to its executive team. Rick will join the Spokane-based software company as EVP of Enterprise Business, where he will be responsible for sales, solutions, and account relationships with key enterprise...

2014-03-26 20:21:45

SPOKANE, Wash., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paw Print Genetics, a division of Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. and VetGen, a Michigan-based company have decided to forego litigation and have reached a settlement related to the patent lawsuit filed by Paw Print Genetics. The patents are held by the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and are licensed to VetGen for canine genetic testing related to von Willebrand Disease. Paw Print Genetics will begin offering...

2014-03-06 08:28:12

Mark Edmund Vovos, a lawyer based in Spokane, WA whose primary area of practice is Criminal Defense, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® SPOKANE, Wash., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell(®) has confirmed that attorney Mark Edmund Vovos still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 1980....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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