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2014-02-07 12:23:29

Financial Impact to Indiana estimated at approximately $3 billion CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainstreet Property Group, one of the nation's most innovative health care developers, known for developing desirable, hotel-like rehabilitation and therapy properties, has announced a significant pipeline of 2014-2016 planned Indiana development projects. These projects will combine to create 3,000 permanent jobs and 8,400 temporary jobs in Indiana, and will have a financial...

2011-07-26 09:55:00

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As more Americans work to limit their sodium intake, they find an increasing number of low-sodium cooking products on the shelves. But those who want to make low-sodium baked goods have struggled to find the ingredients they need. Until now. Long known by health-conscious consumers as a trusted source of baking ingredients, Clabber Girl's Rumford brand now offers a reduced-sodium baking powder that's guaranteed to produce light and fluffy...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Terre Haute start-up Prof-desk.com offers a free online course management system to school districts globally. The Prof-desk system encourages online learning through resources, games, quizzes and through its social network platform that make it easy to communicate important class information and to conduct tutoring sessions. Terre Haute, IN (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 The founder of Prof-desk.com announces the official launch of its free online course management system. High school teachers and...

2010-01-05 10:15:00

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated two new cell sites in Terre Haute, which enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls, send and receive email and text, picture and video messages, access the Internet, view high-quality videos, and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell sites, each of which is equipped with a permanent backup generator for times of...

2008-08-04 09:00:12

By Deb Kelly, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Aug. 4--Families in the Wabash Valley who suspect or who know their child has lead poisoning have several resources to turn to. The first point of contact should be the local county health department in the county where the family lives. County health departments have different levels of involvement in managing cases for children with high levels of lead in their blood. Indiana law requires local health officers to ensure that all...

2008-07-30 15:00:00

By Deantae Prince, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul. 30--The Wabash Valley Long Term Disaster Recovery Coalition staged a meeting Tuesday in Maryland Community Church to discuss measures needed to return the five counties to their conditions before the June 7 flooding. Major points discussed in the meeting were emphasizing to flood victims the Aug. 11 deadline to file for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration, reapplying to...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'