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2010-09-07 21:36:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 23rd, 2010, INC 5000 published their List of America's Fastest Growing Companies. M & E Painting earned a spot on that prestigious list as number 1724. M & E Painting experienced 161% revenue growth from 2007 to 2009, an astounding accomplishment in a time of continued economic recession. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) About M...

2010-08-25 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics will issue a news release EMBARGOED until THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010, AT 10:00 A.M. To access the embargoed news release and the full report now available on the BJS website, send an email to bjspress@usdoj.gov. You must type VICTIMIZATION in the subject line to receive a user ID and password. Following publication the report and press release can be found at...

2010-08-20 12:19:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2010 is the largest display of robotic and unmanned systems hardware in the world. It's the only event to gather so many air, ground and maritime technologies and components in one place at one time. AUVSI's 2010 convention will host 450 exhibitors, 140 technical presentations, indoor vehicle demonstrations, and much more. EXHIBITS: 450+ Exhibitors featuring cutting edge unmanned and robotic...

2010-08-17 12:51:00

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Flags Tourism Group is proud to announce Sam's Club as official Presenter of De Luna Fest. Headliners Bush, Daughtry and Dierks Bentley have all been recently added to the De Luna Fest line-up to an already impressive list of performers for its inaugural year including performances from Stone Temple Pilots, 311, 30 Seconds to Mars, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Paper Tongues, The Submarines, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Edward Sharpe...

2010-08-12 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation awarded Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships to twenty rising fourth-year medical students. Recipients were nominated by their medical schools and chosen based upon their academic standing and financial status, as well as community involvement, letters of recommendation and personal statement. Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship to help defray medical school expenses. There are four...

2010-07-29 08:37:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that could have far-reaching implications for competition in the library software and technology services industry, SkyRiver Technology Solutions, LLC has filed suit in federal court in San Francisco against OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. The suit alleges that OCLC, a purported non-profit with a membership of 72,000 libraries worldwide, is unlawfully monopolizing the markets for cataloging services, interlibrary lending, and...

2010-07-12 04:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog Fancy, the world's most widely read dog magazine, has named Provincetown, Mass., the winner of the 2010 DogTown USA competition, saluting it as America's most dog-friendly city. This year's contest, sponsored by WAHL® Clipper Corp., named the Top 40 dog-friendly cities across the U.S. in honor of Dog Fancy's 40th anniversary celebration. The criteria used to select the winning city include plenty of dog-friendly open spaces and...

2010-06-30 16:18:00

Application Developers Can Now Support HTML 5/SVG with Seamless Translation to Adobe Flash ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visual Mining, a leader in business intelligence (BI) dashboard and data visualization solutions, today announced the immediate availability of NetCharts Pro v7.0. NetCharts Pro continues to be the solution for Java application developers who want to deliver dynamic, interactive charts, graphs and business intelligence within applications,...

2010-06-29 09:52:00

HOUSTON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the popular Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals Workshop will be conducted in Houston, Texas on September 9, 2010. This event offers delegates a solid foundation on numerous aspects of the global petrochemical industry and has previously proven to be valuable for participants from the industry (producers, consumers and traders) as well as the financial community, and other related industries. This Workshop...

2010-06-14 20:51:00

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Radio Network (BRN) and its principals today filed suit in New York Federal District Court, charging the New York Police Department violated the minority news service's civil rights by denying the renewal of its working press credentials. BRN had been fully accredited by the NYPD for the past 40 years while serving radio stations with daily newsfeeds. It is the nation's oldest such minority news service. "It appears the standard now used by the...


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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