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2015-04-30 08:33:56

@GOPARKS, @ACTIVENETWORK & @CELESTRON INVITE AMATEUR #PHOTOGRAPHERS TO ENTER THE 2015 @SHARETHEEXPER CONTEST AT WWW.SHARETHEEXPERIENCE.ORG WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-30 00:27:23

David Rohde of Thomson Reuters Receives President's Award; Kathy Gannon of The Associated Press will Light the Press Freedom Candle in Memory of Journalists Killed and Missing in Action

2015-04-30 00:27:22

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

america hell
2015-04-29 08:20:19

Kathryn Gin Lum’s book Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction examines the deep and long-lasting effects of belief in hell within American history. In a post-revolution America that had rejected the control of monarchy and colonial rule, fear of damnation and the desire to “save” gave structure to potential chaos as much as any other value system.

2015-04-29 00:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-28 23:10:23

In an effort to continue improving its home warranty services, America's Preferred Home Warranty, Inc. has launched a portal for real estate agents

2015-04-28 12:28:47

New Feeding America PSAs raise awareness of the 16 million children struggling with hunger in the United States CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's

2015-04-28 12:24:45

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Returns on state pension funds from investments in oil and natural gas companies continue to provide strong earnings for public pension

2015-04-28 00:21:25

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-27 23:08:30

PREVENT Life Safety, America’s premier provider of life safety services, is expanding its Texas operations with the addition of an account manager in Houston. Livermore,


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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