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2011-02-24 15:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark Wilson, long time Austin homebuilder, has formed a new company to serve the Austin, Texas metro area. The new company, Clark Wilson Builder, Inc., is currently working on several lot and land opportunities in the region and plans to begin new single-family homes spring 2011. Wilson sees multiple signs of a looming housing and lot shortage in the area. "At the end of 2010 the market was actually under built by 3792 homes. That number is...

2011-01-21 09:08:00

NASHVILLE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to opponents of the project, locating the proposed Sanderson Farms chicken slaughterhouse in Nash County likely will make it more difficult for the area to continue to grow and recruit cleaner, greener industries. Current law imposes fixed caps or limits on the amount of nutrients in the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse River Basins. "This facility, and the hundreds of new chicken houses required to supply it, ultimately will have long-term...

2011-01-19 12:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion has been awarded as the No. 1 EHR vendor in customer satisfaction for primary care specialties by Brown-Wilson's annual Black Book Rankings. The free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) system earned top marks across criteria including overall performance, innovation, reliability, security and best of breed technology. Practice Fusion is the fastest growing EHR community in the US with 65,000 users serving 7 million...

2011-01-12 10:10:00

NASHVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed Sanderson Farms poultry processing plant in Southern Nash County would be responsible for the addition of 182 million pounds of chicken litter per year to seven Eastern North Carolina counties - Nash, Wilson, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Wayne, and Halifax. According to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), the average two pound broiler chicken produces 2.8 pounds of solid waste over its lifetime,...

2011-01-10 09:17:00

BAILEY, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Nash County Landowners Association are calling on state and county authorities to verify recent comments from a Sanderson Farms executive announcing company plans to utilize well water to operate their proposed chicken slaughterhouse near Bailey. "We are extremely alarmed about the comment, much less the idea," said Con Ward Co-Chairman of the Nash County Landowners Association (NCLA). "Pulling 1.5 million gallons a day from the...

2011-01-04 09:04:00

BAILEY, N.C., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll shows that 61% of voters in Nash and Wilson County believe Sanderson Farms should explore alternative sites. According to a public opinion survey released today by Public Policy Polling in Raleigh, Nash and Wilson residents base their assessments on environmental reports indicating that animal waste spray fields will negatively impact the local water supply and watersheds. "Voters are telling their leaders that this project is a...

2010-12-30 14:36:00

NASHVILLE, N.C., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents in Nash and Wilson counties recently formed a new coalition, the Nash County Landowners Association, aimed to stop Sanderson Farms from locating a chicken slaughterhouse in their community. The group is also announcing a new campaign effort targeting the Sanderson Farms executive team, their Board of Directors, and shareholders. "Sanderson Farms quietly invaded our neighborhoods just ahead of the holiday season with a secret plan to...

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2010-12-15 08:25:00

Research uncovers secrets of strange mollusk and its use of light as a possible defense mechanism Two scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have provided the first details about the mysterious flashes of dazzling bioluminescent light produced by a little-known sea snail. Dimitri Deheyn and Nerida Wilson of Scripps Oceanography (Wilson is now at the Australian Museum in Sydney) studied a species of "clusterwink snail," a small marine snail typically found in tight...

2010-08-16 06:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company announced today that it is beginning production on the second season of WILSON & DITCH: DIGGING AMERICA the online destination for PBSKIDSGO.org about two comical gophers on a cross-country adventure as they explore America's most famous (and perhaps not-so-famous) destinations. While learning about American culture, history and geography, brothers Wilson and Ditch ride in style in their green-powered van, sharing...

2010-06-17 18:24:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Threadhead Records announces the release of Chip Wilson and Jesse Moore's duo debut, Wilson & Moore: Side by Side. This CD presents the artistry of two New Orleans Musicians' Village neighbors, singer/songwriters Chip Wilson and Jesse Moore in their first musical collaboration. Wilson & Moore teamed up with producer Anders Osborne at the renowned Piety Street Studios to record their unique blend of vocal harmonies, songwriting talents and...


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2012-06-14 04:12:39

Symbol: ZYGR Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Zygodon Hook. & Taylor – zygodon moss Species   Zygodon...

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2012-06-14 08:38:30

Symbol: TOPA8 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortula Hedw. – tortula moss Species   Tortula papillosa Wilson –...

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2012-06-14 08:39:34

Symbol: TOFR70 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortella (Lindb.) Limpr. – tortella moss Species   Tortella fragilis (Hook....

2012-06-14 09:35:30

Symbol: SPRU4 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPCAT Sphagnum capillaceum (Weiss.) Schrank var. tenellum (Schimp.) Andrews   SPCAT3 Sphagnum capillifolium (Ehrh.) Hedw. var. tenellum (Schimp.) H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses...

2012-06-14 09:35:59

Symbol: SPLE6 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPOB3 Sphagnum obesum (Wilson) Warnst.   SPRU7 Sphagnum rufescens Nees & Hornsch.   SPSUR Sphagnum subsecundum Nees var. rufescens (Nees & Hornsch.) Hüb. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida...

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