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2013-06-28 23:00:23

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Ice Cream Social on July 3. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Ice Cream Social at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3. The community, which is located at 3900 Sullivan Dr. in Swansea, Illinois, serves older adults of all...

2011-07-19 10:30:00

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products, today announced that Sean-Xavier Neath, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In this role, Dr. Neath will support the company as it works to expand its product lines and provide additional support for customers. "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Neath to the HYCOR team and are confident he will have great impact on key...

2008-12-16 11:21:06

A British government efficiency computer designed to save taxpayers $87 million ended up costing them $124 million instead, investigators say. An investigation by members of the House of Commons public accounts committee found that a Department for Transport effort to gain efficiencies by installing a new computer system was so bungled that it ended up actually costing much more than the hoped for savings, the British tabloid The Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Installed at a Swansea, England,...

2008-10-04 18:00:19

POLICE are appealing for information to locate a missing 70-year- old woman from Bargoed with links to Porthcawl. Bettewynn Prestidge was last seen at about 12pm last Monday at a friend's house in Bargoed. She is described being 5ft 3in tall with white spiky hair. She usually wears gold U-shape earrings and a couple of gold rings and gold chains. She has links with the Trecco Bay and Porthcawl areas. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01633 838111. (c) 2008...

2008-09-14 00:00:23

Neath Port Talbot Council bosses have confirmed that six schools can't make ends meet. Parents of debt-ridden schools face a lengthy wait to find out if their child's school is among them. They are believed to include three primary schools and three secondary schools. It is feared schools with budget problems could axe staff. But an appeal to the council to identify the schools has been turned down. Full story - page 5 (c) 2008 South Wales Evening Post. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All...

2008-09-10 00:00:21

By nino williams At least nine Swansea schools can't make ends meet - but parents will have to wait to find out if their child's school is among them. Earlier this summer, Welsh Conservatives revealed 35 schools in South Wales had plunged into the red, including nine within the county of Swansea. They are believed to include five primary schools and four secondary schools. It is feared schools with budget problems could be forced to axe staff, or take other cost-cutting measures...

2008-09-07 00:00:19

The news that yet another company wants to build a massive power plant in Port Talbot may seem a real choker for the town's long- suffering residents - but it probably won't come as too much of a surprise. They have put up with pollution and poor air quality for years, but despite all that - and mass opposition in the town - last year they watched in disbelief as the Government backed plans for Prenergy's woodchip-fired plant. It's not as though the town is failing to do its bit when it...

2008-09-07 00:00:19

By Sion Morgan Yet another massive power station is being lined up for Port Talbot. Abernedd Power Company wants to build a gas-fired facility next to the existing GE Energy plant in Baglan Bay - angering protesters who have still not given up their fight against Prenergy's proposed woodchip-fired plant at the town's docks. The proposed new combined cycle gas turbine plant would eventually generate almost 1,000 megawatts and, the developers claim, bring both long and short-term jobs...

2008-09-07 00:00:19

Plans for a similar gas-fired power station at Port Talbot docks were blocked last year. Planning chiefs rejected Port Talbot Power's proposed 1,300MW plant, deeming it too big and unsightly. But the world's biggest wood-burning power station looks like coming to the town. Prenergy wants to build the pounds400 million wood chip bio-mass plant, which would produce 350 megawatts, at the docks. The company is awaiting a licence to operate from the Environment Agency, but protests from the...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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