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2014-10-06 12:29:47

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grove Hill Medical Centers, P.C. (GH) and Connecticut Multispecialty Group, P.C. (CMG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) enabling the companies to move towards a full merger of the two groups. A successful union would create the largest physician-owned, fully integrated multispecialty medical practice in central Connecticut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150225 The combined enterprise would have more than...

2014-10-06 12:24:47

TIANJIN, China, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To the cheers of China's growing legions of polo fans, home side Hong Kong China triumphed over England in the grand final of the Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup 2014, beating their rivals 11 - 8 at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club. Polo fans could be forgiven for a sense of deja-vu in what was almost a carbon copy of the Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup 2013 final 12 months ago, when Hong Kong defeated England by 11 goals to 7....

cherry juice
2014-10-06 03:00:45

Provided by Mary Wendel, Weber Shandwick Worldwide Tart cherries have long been researched for their association with pain relief – ranging from gout and arthritis joint pain to exercise-related muscle pain. A new study published in the Journal of Functional Foods is the first to report consumption of Montmorency tart cherries caused changes in uric acid metabolism, which can have an impact on joint pain. The study also detected increases in specific anthocyanin compounds in the...

2014-10-06 08:29:48

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third party developers are invited to integrate their applications across the whole Dotmatics Platform Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, has launched the Dotmatics Ecosystem Program. It will enable third party organisations to develop and seamlessly integrate their scientific applications into Dotmatics' solutions. The Dotmatics Platform...

2014-10-06 08:25:56

EDINBURGH, Scotland, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global arrival of new Single Grain Whisky welcomes in a new era for Scotch "Forget everything you thought you knew about Scotch" Dave Broom, whisky writer Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today announced the worldwide launch of its new Single Grain Scotch Whisky, HAIG CLUB [http://www.haigclub.com ](TM). (Photo:...

2014-10-06 04:22:00

LONDON, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Booze, Bets and BMI' survey reveals health and lifestyle trends based on casino game preference. - Survey of over 2,000 gamblers reveals slots players are most likely to be obese - Poker players have one of the lowest BMIs of all gamblers and exercise the most, while nearly three quarters of slots players and video poker players fail to meet recommended guidelines for physical...

2014-10-05 04:20:22

DALLAS, October 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2014-2018 is a October 2014 research report spread across 41 pages and now available in the online industry research library of SandlerResearch.org. Military simulation and virtual training systems are used for training in the Defense sectors. The trainee combatants are trained on these military simulators before they enter live training programs. Complete report is available at...

2014-10-03 08:22:27

LONDON, October 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar Media, a world leader in audience measurement, today unveiled the UK's official Twitter metric for measuring Twitter TV audience engagement. Developed with Twitter as part of a global partnership announced last year, the new Kantar Twitter TV Ratings tools will be available from mid-October. The new tool, bringing together geofiltered UK Twitter data with the audience research expertise of Kantar Media, enables...

2014-10-03 08:21:28

Solar Cube is set to unveil new Photovoltaic Mounting Systems at Solar Energy UK 2014, the UK's largest-ever solar-dedicated trade show, 14-16 October at the NEC in Birmingham UK. NEW YORK and BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solar Cube Mounting Systems Ltd is offering a new line up of cost effective, reliable mounting systems for Ground, Roof & Carport PV projects, featuring durable designs engineered for large production capacity, for utility and...

2014-10-03 04:20:45

LONDON, October 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UK generation shortage and Ukraine crisis raise power prices despite long-term downward trend ICIS, the global independent price reporting agency, has highlighted wholesale market concerns over the threat of gas and power supply shortages this winter, with the release of its third quarter (Q3) analysis of 2014 into the ICIS Power Index (IPI). The IPI, which reflects wholesale...


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Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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