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2014-08-22 23:08:25

Kevin Goldberg of Washington, D.C. law firm Goldberg, Finnegan & Mester explains how applicants can qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance by satisfying the requirements set forth by the Social Security Administration. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Kevin Goldberg, Social Security Disability Insurance attorney and partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm Goldberg, Finnegan & Mester, is addressing special considerations to qualify an individual for SSDI benefits...

2014-08-22 23:00:22

Washington, D.C.-Based Government Consulting Small Business Named 488th Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Today, Barbaricum, a Washington, D.C.-based Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business, was named for the second time consecutively to Inc. Magazine’s 2014 list of the 500 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies. The company, which provides services to the U.S. Government, ranked at 488th on the annual list, the...

2014-08-20 16:21:13

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, Washington, D.C.-based advertising agency Tier10 earned a spot on Inc. magazine's annual list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/138250 The automotive-focused agency ranked 1,208 overall on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list, which features privately held companies from various industries. Tier10 also ranked 93rd out of companies in the Washington D.C. metro area and...

2014-08-14 12:21:28

Award-Winning Airline Adds Flights from Dallas Love Field to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles Beginning April 2015, Extends Twice Daily San Francisco-Austin Flights SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) to include four daily nonstop round trips to Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), San Francisco...

digitizing bees
2014-08-13 07:29:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Smithsonian Institution is recruiting volunteers willing to help them digitize documents like handwritten Civil War journals, letters written by famous artists and century-old botany specimen labels so that these nuggets of American history can educate and entertain Web surfers throughout the world. The Smithsonian’s Transcription Center website, launched to the public earlier this week, is an attempt to create an online...

2014-08-12 08:33:25

Code of Support Foundation, Green Living Technologies International, The Home Depot, Northrop Grumman, and more than 300 participants come together to build memorial to recognize and support Post 9/11 Military Veterans ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 10, 2014, The Code of Support Foundation (COSF) and its partners, Green Living Technologies International (GLTI), The Home Depot, Northrop Grumman along with volunteers constructed the "Living Wall of...

2014-08-07 12:21:22

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jet Club Limited (JCL), headquartered in Bedford, MA, will initiate private jet service for their Members on September 15, 2014. JCL is changing the game in air travel, by offering an innovative and affordable alternative to commercial airlines and charter companies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/134205 Jet Club Limited is a private jet travel club dedicated to providing their Members with a safe, affordable,...

2014-08-05 08:29:52

Newly Remodeled Stores Open This Week, Featuring Innovative Products, Interactive Experiences and New Fix It Here! Mobile Device Repair Service FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack today announced the opening of 23 new interactive remodel stores in the Washington, D.C. metro area, bringing innovative products to market while revitalizing its store base. The stores provide an updated shopping experience to RadioShack customers in the area, while highlighting key elements...

2014-08-04 23:02:12

Statistical experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss big data, nonresponse bias, survey research, and findings from AIR’s Project Talent at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings hosted by the American Statistical Association on August 2-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Statistical experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss big data, nonresponse bias, survey...

2014-07-31 12:25:31

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce the publication of fully dramatized audio productions of Shakespeare's classic plays from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Simon & Schuster Audio will launch the new line, Folger Shakespeare Library Presents, on August 5, 2014 with the publication of Macbeth, Hamlet, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream on CD and for...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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