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2014-10-30 16:25:31

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf fanatics and passionate folks looking for an industry-in can now apply to the Golf Academy of America's 2015 spring semester - classes beginning in January. Golf Academy of America is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world and offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry. "I had a strong level of desire to become involved in the golf...

2014-10-29 08:21:50

Harbin Automotive sells new and used Ford, Chevy and Lincoln vehicles SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Ford Explorer has taken a somewhat roundabout path to its current location, atop the competitive crossover SUV class. But now, after twenty-five model years under its belt--the first two decades of which were spent as a body-on-frame SUV--the 2015 Ford Explorer arrives in Scottsboro, Alabama with new goals in sight. Namely, offering competitive power and...

2014-10-28 23:02:36

Achieve Clinical Research recently opened up a new clinical trial, and they are looking to enroll individuals who are suffering from clinically relevant arthritis pain. Adults who are experiencing osteoarthritis symptoms of the knee could qualify. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 *To learn more about this osteoarthritis (OA) clinical trial in Birmingham, AL, please check out Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact them directly at (205)...

2014-10-28 08:45:15

Company Closes The Sale of a Minority Interest Investment in FL Mobile DALLAS and BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) ("NQ Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") had the opportunity to explore numerous strategic options. After careful consideration, the Board has decided that NQ Mobile will be best positioned to maximize value to its shareholders as a...

2014-10-28 08:35:11

Trial will evaluate if a daily dose of the statin, pitavastatin, can reduce the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in this patient population MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are initiating a landmark multimillion dollar outcomes trial utilizing pitavastatin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in persons infected with HIV. The REPRIEVE (Randomized Study...

2014-10-24 20:20:26

Mid-size pickup receives full redesign for new model year SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Chevrolet halted production on its mid-size Colorado following the 2012 model year, industry insiders took this as a signal of one of two possibilities: either Chevy was closing down shop on its mid-size segment, or it eventually would return better than ever. Now, with the upcoming release of the 2015 Chevy Colorado, it's apparent which option the iconic American...

2014-10-24 16:25:18

Point-Of-Sale System Blocks Illegal Pseudoephedrine Sales But Protects Lawful Purchase LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today highlighted the latest results achieved by Alabama's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) system automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine purchases at the point of sale and helps flag meth suspects for law...

2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and...

2014-10-23 23:07:55

The Braintrust Consulting Group experts to host Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training course the week of December 1-5, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training class in Des Moines, Iowa the week of December 1-5, 2014. The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes into a complete week-long certification track to earn Scrum Developer...

2014-10-23 08:31:17

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, thousands of girls across America will celebrate their "sweet 16." But for orphan girls in Europe's poorest nation, Moldova, there's nothing sweet about that milestone. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153857 The June after their 16th birthday, orphans in that country "age out" of state-run institutions. They leave with $30, a bus ticket back to the village from which they came... and a target on their back....


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Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Henry Hartsfield
2012-10-18 13:36:10

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 21, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised. He graduated from West End High School and went on to attend Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1954 and received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Program. He joined the Air Force a year after his graduation and was assigned to the...

Larry DeLucas
2012-08-17 14:27:14

Larry DeLucas is an American biochemist and astronaut. He was born James "Larry" DeLucas on July 11, 1950 in Syracuse, New York. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received the following degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1972; a Master of Science degree in Chemistry in 1974; a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics in 1979; a Doctorate in Optometry in 1981; and a Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1982. After he received his last doctorate,...

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2012-06-14 11:28:00

Symbol: RHAL5 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   AZAL Azalea alabamensis (Rehder) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, MS, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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