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2014-05-27 23:02:03

Nutrie Elite Athlete Daniel Cormier wasted no time in throwing Dan Henderson around the cage Saturday night at UFC 173 and submitting him at 3:53 of the third round. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 DC got straight to work on Saturday night nailing 3-for-3 on takedowns and showing Hendo that he would be king of the mat. According to official stats, Cormier maintained control over Henderson for 11:05 of the fight and ultimately in the third, where he took it home, choking out...

2014-05-27 16:23:53

MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Miami Dolphins have entered into a new relationship with AARP Foundation which will positively impact the South Florida region in an effort to help older adults facing challenges with hunger, isolation, income and housing needs. The five-year deal marks the first time the charity has teamed with an NFL franchise on this scale. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91442 "We are excited to partner with AARP Foundation in an...

2014-05-24 23:00:23

Sunday’s sold-out Glimmer of Hope fundraiser benefits Allegheny Health Network’s breast cancer programs. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 WHAT: Pitch for Hope Women’s Baseball Clinic, a day of baseball events for women in support of A Glimmer of Hope, a Pittsburgh-based organization funding under-40 breast cancer research. This year’s event, which sold out early, supports funding of new tomosynthesis breast imaging equipment at Allegheny Health Network. WHEN: Sunday, May 25,...

2014-05-22 20:20:14

Goodyear Transforms NASCAR Tires for Memorial Day Race Weekend, Launches Charity Auction to Benefit Support Our Troops® Organization AKRON, Ohio, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long history of supporting the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR's three major national series, has launched its fifth annual "Goodyear Gives Back" charitable program benefitting the Support Our Troops® organization....

2014-05-21 16:21:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend driver Kyle Fowler will be racing in the bold flames of the No. 86 BUBBA burger® Chevrolet Camaro during the History 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This will be the second primary race of the season for the BUBBA burger® brand with their first primary sponsorship taking place in Richmond earlier in the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130829/FL71848LOGO The No.86 BUBBA burger®...

2014-05-20 23:06:12

Bimbo® Bread launches its first youth soccer program in the U.S. under their new wellness platform Bimbo ‘B-Active’ in several key markets including, Pennsylvania, Northern California, Southern California and the New York/New Jersey area. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Bimbo® Bread, an important and growing brand of Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), announced today the roll-out of its first youth soccer program in the U.S. under their new wellness platform Bimbo ‘B-Active’ -...

2014-05-19 23:06:16

The Times Union Center in Albany, New York will be packed at the seams with Cher fans on the evening of September 11, when the starlet takes the stage in front of tens of thousands of Cher ticketholders. Those interested in attending this high-profile event can begin their search at TicketProcess.com today. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The show represents the beginning of Leg 2 of the Dressed to Kill North American Tour. A handful of shows in the densely populated Eastern Seaboard will follow,...

2014-05-16 12:26:10

CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morton Salt and the Chicago Cubs are throwing a double birthday party May 17 - "Morton Salt Girl Day at Wrigley Field" - to celebrate the centennials of the two American icons this year. Fans are invited to join in on the festivities at Wrigley Field, which include giveaways and photo opportunities with the Morton Salt Girl. "Morton Salt is thrilled to team up with the Chicago Cubs this year to celebrate the centennials of our brand icons - the Morton...

2014-05-14 08:27:13

Iconic Marquee to Return to Green Origins with Gold Trim for Upcoming 1930s-themed Homestand Celebrating 100 Years of Wrigley Field MONTVALE, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin Moore & Co., one of North America's most respected paint and coatings brands, announced today its new partnership with the Chicago Cubs to become the Official Paint of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs. This five-year partnership will kick off by restoring the Marquee to its green origins with...

2014-05-13 23:02:45

Ticket Down announces that many premier International Soccer Teams will be playing in the United States in the upcoming months in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and diehard soccer fans can add promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for additional savings. The prestigious teams which will be participating in these games include: Mexico, Ecuador, Portugal, Bosnia-Herzegovina, England, Honduras, Liverpool FC, AC Milan, Manchester United FC, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Ireland, AS Roma, Spain,...


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2012-06-14 08:04:46

Symbol: VAMA3 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Vaccinium×margarettiaeAshe (pro sp.) [fuscatum × pallidum] distribution:USA(GA, NC, SC, VA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 12:08:13

Symbol: PROR Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Prunus×orthosepalaKoehne (pro sp.) [americana × angustifolia] distribution:USA(KS) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 13:20:58

Symbol: PHCO32 Group: Dicot Family: Hydrangeaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    I Distribution: PhiladelphuscordifoliusLange distribution:USA(CA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-15 05:22:44

Symbol: LIFA Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Liatris×fallacior(Lunell) Rydb. (pro sp.) [ligulistylis × punctata] distribution:USA(ND) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

2012-06-18 09:16:04

Symbol: BEHU Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Berlandiera×humilisSmall (pro sp.) [pumila × subacaulis] distribution:USA(AL, FL, SC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'