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2014-06-30 08:24:26

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from land-grant universities in 12 central U.S. states have entered into a partnership with the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Hypoxia Task Force to support state and national efforts to reduce water pollution and help to maintain the productivity and vitality of American agriculture. The participating land-grant universities include: the University of Arkansas, University of Illinois, Iowa State University, University...

2014-04-14 16:23:24

Public Hearing Will Examine the Opportunities and Risks of Current and Emerging Payment Systems, Products, and Services WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), through its Emerging Payments Task Force, announces a public hearing on emerging payments issues. The hearing, which will be open to the public and to media, is part of the Task Force's efforts to examine the changing payments landscape to understand the...

2014-04-10 16:29:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio's Death Penalty meets today to finalize its recommendations. Concurrently, Ohioans to Stop Executions launched a new tool on its web page. This new tool will allow Ohioans to search, sort, and understand the more than 50 recommendations intended to help make Ohio's death penalty more fair. The OTSE/Task Force search tool may be used at www.OTSE.org...

2014-03-21 16:22:04

Reverend R.B. Holmes to Announce His Candidacy for President of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. R.B. Holmes, pastor of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida, will announce the formation of a 40 member National Pastors' Task Force to have "Stand Your Ground" laws repealed or amended in all states Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 2:30 PM at The National Press Club in Washington DC....

2014-03-12 08:27:34

Ten-person team to develop and evaluate innovative concepts to drive participation PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the changing face of America and downward participation trends, the Board of Directors of the PGA of America has announced the creation of a PGA Task Force to grow the game through non-traditional means. Comprised of a diverse group of millennial, multicultural, female, industry, and non-industry experts united in their common...

2014-01-27 23:01:07

Recommendations include establishing a $100 million broadband infrastructure matching fund grant, restoration of central office equipment tax exemption, and continuation of the Connect Minnesota mapping project St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 View the task force report. The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband today released its Annual Report that includes recommendations to policy makers to expand broadband access across the state. The recommendations include:...

2013-11-04 14:10:01

Medical, military, and ethics experts say health professionals designed and participated in cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment and torture of detainees; seek policies to assure conformance with ethical principles An independent panel of military, ethics, medical, public health, and legal experts today charged that U.S. military and intelligence agencies directed doctors and psychologists working in U.S. military detention centers to violate standard ethical principles and medical...

2013-08-14 23:18:56

By Fall 2013, PCOR and IOGCC will publish its latest report that focuses on liability issues related to the storage of carbon in geologic formations that should be managed by states and provinces. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission’s (IOGCC) Carbon Geologic Storage (CGS) Task Force recently met in Denver, Colorado to begin finalizing work that began in July 2012 that focuses on liability issues related to the storage of carbon in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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