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2014-07-24 23:02:38

Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation System. Sparks, Nev. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...

2014-07-23 23:31:09

What is happening to this year's Summer KSF’s US Open Challenge -K Superstar Search post event and what is happening to Sanshou/Sanda after KSF claimed that the tournament successfully “kicked” into action on past June 14, 2014 at the Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Alabama with a myriad of Kung fu fighting competitions? Mobile, AL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to the KSF (Kung Fu Sanda Federation), this year's summer KSF sanctioned US Open Challenge successfully...

2014-07-23 23:17:21

Seven attorneys recognized by Benchmark Litigation in 2014. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP is pleased to announce that seven attorneys have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation in 2014. Three attorneys were named to its prestigious Top 250 Women in Litigation national roster, six were recognized as 2014 Alabama Local Litigation Stars, and one was recognized as a 2014 Alabama Future Star. Managing Partner Deborah Alley Smith and...

2014-07-23 20:20:44

College interns from United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., K-12 students to launch the largest rocket in Colorado CENTENNIAL, Colo. and BOULDER, Colo., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 students of all ages will put their rockets and payloads on display high above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, during the seventh annual Student Rocket Launch on Saturday, July 26. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The launch will...

2014-07-22 12:36:39

Double the network capacity, higher peak speeds now in more than 350 markets nationwide BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology - known as XLTE - in more markets including the Opelika-Auburn area to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. Today, more than 350 of Verizon's 4G LTE 500-plus markets have been enhanced with XLTE, with more scheduled to be completed by the end of the year....

2014-07-22 12:34:26

Governor Urged to Overrule One of the Highest Wireless E-911 Phone Tax in U.S.; Conservative and Consumer Groups Unite to Warn of Danger of "Unaccountable" State Board's Actions. MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse group of seven in-state and national organizations - including the Community Action Association of Alabama and the North Alabama Patriots Tea Party - today urged Governor Robert Bentley to overrule the "unelected and unaccountable" Alabama...

2014-07-18 23:03:26

The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) hosting the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion on September 26th- 28th, 2014. Tuscaloosa, AL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission (TTSC) is proud to announce the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion. This event is being put on in an effort to provide a memorable weekend showcasing the appreciation and gratitude for Alabama Veterans and to provide educational and work force...

2014-07-18 16:24:37

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc. announced today that Sunbelt-based BBVA Compass will be the first institution to offer a Spanish-language version of its adult financial wellness solution. The EverFi@Work(TM) program is a modular, interactive learning tool that helps learners develop important money management skills and gain a deeper knowledge about topics such as credit, investing and saving for retirement. The new course is specifically designed for the...

2014-07-18 12:20:49

Local Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee CITGO Marketers Provide Customers with Six Flags Perks ATLANTA, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its local CITGO Marketers in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee are giving loyal customers discounts on park admission to Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Ga. during the Six Flags Fueling Good Summer Discount promotion. Theme park fans are encouraged to fill up their tanks at participating CITGO locations to receive a...


Latest Alabama Reference Libraries

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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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