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2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the

2014-05-20 12:20:43

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,000 people were killed while walking in the U.S.

2014-05-06 04:24:41

Smart City pilot projects will leverage the Internet of Things to enhance quality of life for Hamburg's citizens ZURICH, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2014-05-05 12:29:38

DALLAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Smart Cities Market (Smart Home, Building Automation, Energy Management, Industrial Automation, Smart Healthcare, Smart

2014-05-02 08:29:47

Joint initiative launched by UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and NYU Stern Urbanization Project will include more cities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-01 20:25:20

READING, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association today announced Dr. Robert C.

2014-04-29 16:20:57

Mineta Transportation Institute's free white paper addresses challenges, solutions SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How will MAP-21 Section 5310 program requirements

2014-04-26 23:01:10

Transparency Market Research Report added "Research Report on Smart Cities Market Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its database.

2014-04-24 16:24:05

POPULATION GROWTH PRIMARY FACTOR IN TEXAS SPRAWL DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the nation's largest Earth Day exposition this weekend at the Texas State

2014-04-23 16:00:45

Research shows that wealth inequality creates barriers to community development, due to the widespread effects of poverty.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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