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2010-12-09 12:07:00

OLDWICK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New World Home, a rapidly growing and award winning developer of sustainable housing, is currently building a family residence for the former head of the EPA and Governor of New Jersey, Christie Todd Whitman. The family is building a custom designed home that is currently on target to be the first USGBC LEED® Platinum and NAHB Emerald factory-built home in New Jersey. Christie Whitman's daughter, Kate Whitman Annis, and her...

2010-10-29 12:44:00

Gubernatorial Candidate Tours Plastic Pipe Factory, Lauds Keeping Manufacturing Jobs in California LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, welcomed Meg Whitman to its plant in Stockton yesterday. The candidate for governor toured the state-of-the-art and newly expanded facility, talked to employees and praised JM Eagle for fostering private-sector job creation. Since investing over $14 million in the plant in 2009, JM...

2010-09-24 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Local singing sensation, Peter Fox, today released "Change The World," a commemorative rock-anthem that will be the official song of the upcoming AIDS Walk Washington. His rousing and powerful single was composed by Holly Montgomery, Tom Nichols, and Fox, and is backed by a talented band of acclaimed musicians, delivering a dynamic rock-style rhythm. "Change The World" is available for download now at www.PeterFoxMusic.net. Fox's organization is...

2010-07-14 07:00:00

ATHERTON, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ --More than 1,000 Registered Nurses will gather in Meg Whitman's home town of Atherton, Calif. this Thursday, July 15 to take part in a California Nurses Forum to which Whitman, the Republican candidate for governor, has also been invited. This forum of nurses was called in response to an decision by candidate Whitman to mount an offensive attack directly against the California Nurses Association, in an effort to silence the group's criticism of...

2010-06-30 08:30:00

BRANCHURG, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro-Tech Energy Solutions (Pro-Tech), NSC Technologies Worldwide (NSC), and Whitman Engineering (Whitman) are proud to announce a teaming arrangement to provide turnkey solutions and services in renewable energy and energy efficiency for the government and armed forces. In the renewable energy space, solar and wind will be the primary focus. Towards energy efficiency, the team will spotlight energy audits and advanced lighting technology. Together...

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2010-06-06 06:10:00

Astronomers say they have solved the long-standing mystery over exactly what famed poet Walt Whitman saw streaking through the sky 150 years ago. The researchers discovered that the "strange huge meteor-procession" mentioned in Whitman's noted collection "Leaves of Grass" refers to a rare procession of earth-grazing meteors that occurred in 1860. "Meteor processions are so rare most people have never heard of them," said Texas State University physics professor Donald Olson. "There was one...

2010-06-06 02:22:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling herself "the monarch of the people," satire celebrity Queen Meg of California -- along with local nurses and everyday Californians -- will hold welcome parties and press conferences to greet Meg Whitman in the Central Valley, who will be there to sequester herself with former Governor Pete Wilson, GOP political insiders, and hand-picked audiences at events Sunday. If Whitman stays true to form she will take no questions...

2010-06-02 13:14:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Meg of California, arriving in a dazzling royal chariot, accompanied by local registered nurses and Latino activists, will ring the doorbell of Pete Wilson this Wednesday with very exciting news: the California Nurses Association has vowed to run a version of his infamous anti-immigrant/Meg Whitman endorsement radio ad on Spanish-language radio, to ensure that all people can understand the bond between the two. The text is below. The Queen will...

2010-05-24 08:09:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jack Hu announces his endorsement of Meg Whitman for Governor of California. Jack Hu is the Managing Director of London International Group, a consulting firm specializing in political and corporate communications, international affairs, technology and entertainment. Jack Hu currently serves as Chairman of the United States Senate Joint Advisory Committee (USSJAC), a federal political committee that seeks to promote a conservative...

2010-05-02 16:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Meg's royal tour through California will continue this Sunday, May 2 as the Royalist candidate crashes the Republican debate between her alter-ego Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner. WHAT: Queen Meg to Debate Pretenders Whitman and Poizner WHEN: Sunday May 2; gather at 4:00 p.m., proceed to debate at 4:45 WHERE: Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 Market St., San Jose, CA Queen Meg--a character inspired by the efforts of the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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