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2014-06-02 12:26:37

Richmond training camp will feature 15 days of practice open to accommodate fans; Team will practice jointly with New England Patriots on Aug. 4-6 LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins, in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia Health System, the City of Richmond and the Virginia Governor's Office, announced their 2014 training camp schedule, set to take place at the world-class Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center from July 24 through...

2014-06-02 12:25:08

One "lucky dog" will have their homerun hot dog creation sold at iconic Fenway Park CHELSEA, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all Fenway Frank and baseball fans! For the second year in a row, Kayem, the official frank and sausage of the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park, is inviting fans to step up to the plate and take a swing at creating the next Fenway Frank. Kayem's "Create the Next Fenway Frank" contest gives fans throughout the country the unique opportunity to become...

2014-05-30 20:20:14

Del Mar hotel deal includes deluxe accommodations, two tickets to polo match, appetizer from Arterra restaurant SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Polo fans will ride off into the breathtaking Southern California sunset with big grins on their faces and extra savings in their pocket thanks to a new partnership between the San Diego Marriott Del Mar and San Diego Polo Club. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92497 Visitors in San Diego who stay at the...

2014-05-28 12:26:08

OTC Pharmaceutical Company Supports Stephen A. Smith's message; it's all about education DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPhase Labs, Inc.(NASDAQ: PRPH) today announced their support of ESPN's First Take host, Stephen A. Smith by directing its ad agency to increase advertising of its products on both ESPN and ESPN2. In response to Stephen A. Smith's speech on Friday, May 23rd regarding race, role models and the American Dream, Ted Karkus, ProPhase Labs' Chairman and...

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’ -...


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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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  • A spider.
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'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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