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2015-04-30 16:30:34

GILLETTE, Wyo., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arch Coal Foundation named 10 outstanding Wyoming teachers today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award.

2015-04-30 16:29:28

- Sales of $1.292 billion HOUSTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc.

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2015-04-30 16:25:14

LATROBE, Pa., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced its selection as a recipient of the Boeing 2014 Silver Supplier Performance Excellence Award.

2015-04-30 16:24:32

New light vehicle ATP up 1.1% from year-ago level SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar,

2015-04-30 16:24:12

Developing Next-generation Eyes for Missile Interceptors SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has opened a new state-of-the-art laboratory

2015-04-30 16:24:08

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Automotive Glass Market: Trends and Opportunities (2015-2020)" report to its research store. DALLAS, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report titled

2015-04-30 16:24:05

Customers to uniquely benefit from fast-track security clearance, extended mobile check-in MONTREAL, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada customers travelling from the U.S.

2015-04-30 12:40:05

NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TFG Financial Systems, a leading provider of financial services software, today announced it has partnered with US based managed service provider Admo.net,

2015-04-30 12:39:31

Industry Leader Expected to Drive Continued Strong LG Consumer Electronics Growth in USA ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry veteran Rick Calacci has been


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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