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2014-07-15 04:22:28

GRIFFITH, Ind., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A "Seniors Advocate" Democrat from Indiana launched the new website www.ObamacareHurtsSeniors.com. Woodrow Wilcox is a former elected Democratic Party precinct committeeman and a former elected delegate to the state convention of Indiana Democrats. But, also, he has helped senior citizens with Medicare related medical bill disputes for over a decade. He has seen how the Obamacare law has harmed senior citizens and he wants...

2014-07-14 08:30:20

Holland Bazaar picks only the best for its innovative 24-Hour warehouse WOODBURY, N.Y. and LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today announced that Holland Bazaar, one of London's largest wholesale food suppliers, has selected Janam's XG Series for barcode scanning and product selection at the company's new, 24-hour warehouse....

2010-09-29 12:22:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilcox Family Farms, the century-old Northwest egg producer, has been recognized by Seattle Business Magazine as a green pioneer in sustainability, taking home the Green Washington Award for Agriculture in the magazine's third annual awards program. Wilcox Family Farms was named one of 13 winners, chosen from more than 100 nominations and 33 finalists. The awards were presented at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. Green Washington...

2010-09-22 17:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHiPs" star Larry Wilcox has announced the creation of a new charitable foundation designed to benefit children around the world. Created out of the sapphire mine he managed in Montana, his plans are to donate special gems and bracelets and pendants made from the precious gems to terminally ill children and those in crisis. He also hopes to raise money to fund the health, educational and psychological needs of children around the world. "I've always...

2010-09-13 18:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHiPs" star Larry Wilcox is scheduled to appear at the 7th Annual 10-4 Day benefit this October 4th in Hollywood. The event benefits the California Highway Patrol's 11-99 Foundation and its Broderick Crawford Benefits Program, along with the LAPD Museum and benefit fund. The 11-99 Foundation was founded in 1981 to provide benefits and support to CHP employees and their families in times of need. The day will include a ceremony at Broderick...

2009-09-22 11:36:00

ROY, Wash., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What does "certified organic" really mean and why does it matter - or does it? Find out at Wilcox Farms' third annual Harvest Fest, where visitors will also enjoy native dance and drama performed by the Nisqually Tribe, free omelets cooked and served by the Wilcox family, tractor and hay wagon rides and more on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wilcox Farms, 40400 Harts Lake Valley Road, in Roy. In conjunction with the event, Wilcox Farms will also...

2007-05-10 06:00:31

By Arivett, Deanna L; Rust, James O; Brissie, Jane S; Dansby, Virginia S The study assessed the views of 115 special education teachers. They reported demographic information, data related to who was attending and leading individualized education plan (IEP) meetings, and their views about the helpfulness/importance of school psychologists. Special education teachers considered the presence of school psychologists to be moderately important. School psychologists' participation and leadership...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'