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2011-06-28 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and SPOKANE, Wash., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Support for Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS) enables secure, seamless, cross-boundary information sharing Initiative enables bi-directional exchange of patient data between the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and private sector partners Harris proves implementation, testing and production can be achieved in under 8 weeks using an open source, commercially supported...

2011-06-23 12:00:00

MORTON, Ill., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the strength of the industry's premier global service parts distribution network, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), today announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington. The new facility, which will replace the existing 125,000 square foot facility, will span more than a half million square feet and is part of the North...

2011-06-14 07:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is turning on the world's most advanced wireless network in 19 additional metropolitan areas this week, as well as expanding the 4G LTE network in San Francisco and Detroit. The new areas where 4G LTE network will be available Thursday include Fresno and Sacramento, Calif.; Hartford, Conn.; Boise, Idaho; Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Ind.; Flint, Grand Rapids and Lansing, Mich.; Dayton, Ohio; Erie, Harrisburg and State...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously reported, Tri-Cities Fast Lubes, Inc., one of the nation's larger Jiffy Lube franchisees with 16 quick-oil change stores in the North West, commenced Chapter 11 proceedings in January 2011 for the purpose of restructuring its financial affairs and resolving financial differences with its franchisor and major oil supplier. Since the commencement of the Chapter 11 case, the business has continued to operate in the ordinary course...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

Lee & Hayes, pllc, has recieved top rankings from Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, opens Portland metro area office. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 For the second consecutive year, Lee & Hayes, pllc, has been ranked no. 1 in the U.S. in patent quality, and no. 1 in the information technology industry, by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine (IAM) and Ocean Tomo Patent Ratings. Patent quality is a stronger measure of an intellectual property (IP) portfolio's strategic...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Quest Resort & Casino is proud to announce the launch of the Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts at Northern Quest Resort & Casino's outdoor pavilion, a brand new intimate outdoor concert and event venue. The beautiful outdoor venue, located directly behind Northern Quest Resort, boasts more than 11,000 square feet of outdoor space which can hold over 5,000 people and is complete with beverage and food vendors to accommodate guests....

2011-04-05 07:10:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten local members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have formed an advertising cooperative to educate the public of the risks they are taking by choosing unqualified professionals to perform their cosmetic plastic surgery. Many patients unknowingly have cosmetic surgery performed by unqualified physicians in non-accredited office facilities. Unlike any other specialty area of medicine, the lucrative, cash-up-front industry of...

2011-03-25 00:00:28

Engaged couple to recite vows before the gun fires at 35th Annual Lilac Bloomsday Run May 1, 2011 in Spokane, Wash. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Spokane's Lilac Bloomsday Run, held every year on the first Sunday of May, is the world's largest timed 12k race with upwards of 60,000 participants each year. But what makes this 35th Anniversary run especially unique is it will likely be the largest wedding ceremony of the decade. When planning their upcoming nuptials, Bloomsday veterans...

2011-02-18 06:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, today announced that Willy Sennott, senior director of business analytics and research, has been appointed to the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) board of directors and will lead the association's new Health and Safety Committee. Founded in 1972, the USTOA is a professional association representing the tour operator industry. Its...

2011-01-19 07:25:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Spokane's hidden gems, Bruttles Gourmet Candy Company, launches a new website so everyone across the country can enjoy the company's signature soft peanut butter brittle. "We're very excited to be able to share my gourmet candy company and our signature soft peanut butter brittle with the world," says Carol Measel, owner of Bruttles. "Our soft peanut butter brittle begins with a one-of-a-kind, 60-year-old classic recipe handed down by my...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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