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2014-05-20 23:05:19

EduCanon, Plugsurfing, and CancerIQ Win in Education, Energy, and Health Categories During the Week-long Festival that Drew More Than 7,000 Attendees Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, announced the winners of its global Challenge Cup competition that took place during Challenge Festival in Washington, D.C. from May 9th – 17th. The Challenge Cup is a global competition of startups revolutionizing education,...

2014-05-16 20:20:05

Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee to Speak at Gathering May 19, Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., to mark Hekmati's 1,000th day in Iran's Evin Prison WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning at 12:20am Monday, May 19, former Marine Terry Mahoney will stand vigil for 1,000 minutes, leading a peaceful vigil at Lafayette Park in front of the White House and reflecting on Amir's imprisonment. He will emphasize that Amir and his family have suffered long enough. At 11:00am and...

2014-05-15 16:26:07

A White House Talent Show, Capitol Hill Fly-in, and D.C. School Event will Showcase the Connection Between the Arts and Student Achievement WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama, the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), the U.S. Department of Education, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and a number of top performers and artists will participate in a series of events next week to showcase the importance...

2014-05-01 16:37:18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today backed six broad policy recommendations outlined in the White House report on Big Data and praised the report for identifying potential dangers of discrimination and threats to privacy in what the report called "a world where data collection will be increasingly ubiquitous, multidimensional, and permanent." "I expected the White House team to focus on the benefits of Big Data and gloss over the very...

2014-04-24 23:17:18

From Warehouse Winery to White House Wine, Adam and Dianna Lee’s Cult Pinot Noir Label Has Gained an Impressive Following While Staying True to its Roots Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Twenty years ago this month, Texas-transplants, and self-taught winemakers Adam and Dianna Lee launched Siduri Wines with the purchase of their first Pinot Noir grapes from the Rose Vineyard in Anderson Valley. They made just one wine that first year, 107 cases of the 1994 Rose Vineyard Pinot Noir...

2014-04-18 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House move to further the delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline after almost six years of exhaustive review is not in our national interest and Congress should act, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said today. "It's a sad day for America's workers when politics trumps job creating policy at the White House," said Gerard. "After nearly six years of review, repeated research on the pipeline's benefits to economic...

2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....

2014-04-17 08:28:18

Women's Retailer Launches Its Fourth Annual Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its fourth May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across the United States and...

2014-04-16 23:03:23

Nothing But Nets Mascot Encourages Kids to Score a Goal, Send a Net, Save a Life Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Mozzie the Mosquito, who helps spread the buzz about malaria for the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, will be making his debut at the White House Easter Egg Roll this year. The 2014 Easter Egg Roll, which takes place on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, “Hop into Healthy, Swing into...

2014-04-16 16:23:18

Serving Responsible Forestry Sunny Side Up WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in a gift box made from paperboard certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75706 "We are thrilled to be involved once again with this annual American tradition," said Kathy Abusow,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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