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2013-05-30 23:00:17

Athletic trainers (ATs) are well versed in responding to sudden, even traumatic, emergency situations, but nothing like what unfolded on that harrowing day in April at the Boston Marathon. The New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) and the District II National Athletic Trainers´ Association is proud to recognize the ATs who, in the face of unknown dangers, helped care for victims of the tragic events in Boston on that now infamous afternoon. Poughkeepsie, NY...

2013-05-08 11:36:35

An analysis by researchers at the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) at George Mason University shows that the Boston Marathon bombings had little effect on conversations on social media regarding immigration reform. Using two different data mining applications, the researchers collected more than 750,000 tweets containing the word “immigration” beginning in February 2013. “The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013 provided an unexpected opportunity to...

2013-05-05 23:02:28

Boston Police Deputy Superintendent and CTO will speak about social media techniques used to respond to the Boston Marathon attack and during the investigation to help apprehend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 InTTENSITY Corporation will be hosting its second annual Federal Social Media Summit at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on May 22, 2013. This year´s summit will focus on federal agency use of social media and citizen privacy, law enforcement...

2013-04-24 23:20:41

Donate to the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy and you will automatically be entered into a raffle for a free seven-night Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise for two. The winner of this raffle can choose any seven-night 2013 or 2014 Norwegian Cruise Line sailing departing from Boston, MA or New York City, including sailings on the brand new Norwegian Breakaway. Salem, NH (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Cruise Travel Outlet of Salem, NH has created a website to collect donations for the Victims of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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