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2014-07-02 08:21:29

Second Quarter Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Were 81,394, Best Second Quarter Since 2006(1) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 25,450 new vehicles in June 2014, an increase of 1% as compared to June 2013. On a same-store basis, reported retail new vehicle unit sales in June 2014 were 25,141, flat as compared to June 2013....

2014-07-02 00:20:44

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FORGING A NATION Profile America -- Wednesday, July 2nd. On this date in 1788 -- 226 years ago -- the Constitution of the United States was formally established, transforming the loose organization of the states under the Articles of Confederation into a more perfect union. Besides securing the...

2014-07-01 23:12:40

The Liquidation Channel (LC) announces the return of America’s Birthday Bash Sales Event going on this 4th of July Weekend. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Celebrate big this 4th of July weekend with your LC during their America’s Birthday Bash – 5 Day Sale, going on Thursday, July 3rd through Monday, July 7th. This highly anticipated event will be jam packed with countless deals, including hundreds of new arrivals up to 90% off, birthday sized markdowns, and $1.99 S&H on all...

2014-07-01 23:11:30

This Fourth of July is more than just celebrating Bodacious Cases's 2nd birthday. It’s about celebrating the freedom of being able to manufacture its iPhone cases 100% in America, even when the fight to do so is 3-4 times more expensive than manufacturing products overseas. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 This Fourth of July is more than just celebrating a company’s 2nd birthday. It’s about celebrating the freedom of being able to manufacture its iPhone cases 100% in America....

2014-07-01 23:00:55

Despite the New Jersey’s ranking of 49th among the states in terms of small business friendliness according to a most recent study of the non-partisan Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council and 50th in job growth according to a study by the Business School at Arizona State University, the final budget passed by the Legislature and presented to the Governor, lacks the help small businesses need to help them survive, let alone grow. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Legislative...

2014-07-01 12:25:43

America's Original Home Improvement Series Highlights Revolutionary War-era History with Renovations in Charlestown and Lexington, MA and Partners With Homes For Our Troops in Building an Accessible House for a Wounded Iraqi War Veteran Premiering October 2014 on PBS CONCORD, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the first home improvement reality series in the history of television, THIS OLD HOUSE began its broadcast in 1979 featuring expert home renovation for national...

2014-07-01 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 41 million motorists are expected to travel on the highways this Independence Day holiday, and the American Trucking Associations is urging the motoring public to practice caution and patience to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Members of America's Road Team - an elite group of professional truck drivers - with more than 470 years collective driving experience and 30 million-plus...

2014-07-01 08:28:02

New interactive instant win game gives Metro New York Dunkin' Donuts fans chance to win baseball tickets, Dunkin' Donuts mGifts and more NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is swinging into July by giving New York Yankees and New York Mets fans in the Metro New York area the chance to win cool prizes, including tickets to a Luxury Suite at a Yankees or Mets game, through the Dunkin' Donuts "Crush the...

2014-07-01 08:27:11

BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth of July season will boast over 15,000 fireworks displays nationwide from small towns to big city extravaganzas. Five of the biggest "must see" fireworks displays include: 1. New York City, NY, Macy's 4(th) of July Spectacular, July 4: The "Granddaddy of them all" display will be held on the East River and feature the Brooklyn Bridge as a stage, along with three (3) barges. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will...

2014-07-01 08:26:01

Five elite athletes compete for honor MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the 80-year history of the brand, Wheaties will offer America the opportunity to select the next elite athlete to be featured nationally on the iconic Wheaties box. Kicking off today is the Wheaties NEXT Challenge powered by the leader in Connected Fitness, MapMyFitness. Five world-class athletes from five emerging sports will compete for this honor in an innovative way--by asking their fans...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Grand Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 15:03:05

Grand Canyon National Park is located in the American state of Arizona and is the country’s fifteenth established park. The main feature of the park is the Grand Canyon, which is a gorge of the Colorado River, and is often thought of as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The park contains 1,217,262 acres of land. It was established as an official national park in 1919, but the area was already well known as a landmark for thirty years. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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