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2014-10-02 12:20:39

Gifts to support organization's "K9 Battle Buddies" program, which brings home and reunites military dogs and their handlers, and will spotlight contributions of America's four-legged military heroes at Veteran's Day parade in New York City WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 , 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an emotional scene during the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) in which the audience met a Marine who was reunited with his beloved former military hero dog, noted...

2014-10-02 08:27:31

Sausalito Agency Receives this Honor Four Years in a Row SAUSALITO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Butler, Shine Stern & Partners (BSSP) has been named by Outside magazineas one of the 'Best Places to Work in America' for 2014. "Being named to the Outside magazine list as a great place to work is a tremendous honor to us. This award is based on an independent employee survey, affirming the strength of our culture, and the mutual respect...

2014-10-02 08:20:43

Third Quarter Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales of 84,225, up 10% over Third Quarter 2013 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 84,225 new vehicles in the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 10% as compared to the third quarter of 2013. Third quarter 2014 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments...

2014-10-01 23:07:56

Over 150 executives are set to come together at the Mobile Payments Latin America Summit 2014 (December 2-3, Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, FL, USA). Now in its 4th year, it is set to feature more financial institutions, retailers and payments processors than ever before. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 This year at The Mobile Payments Latin America Summit 2014 (December 2-3, Miami), there will be a special focus on successful case studies. In the last year alone mobile revenues in Latin...

2014-10-01 23:00:35

Founder Bill Hall shares his knowledge of one of America's favorite beverages. Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Ninety-nine percent of all tea grown in the world comes from some thirty-four countries in Asia, Africa and South America. That’s what makes it so remarkable that nestled among ancient oaks on Wadmalaw Island, one of the many sea islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is a hidden garden: the Charleston Tea Plantation. It’s very much a working plantation that...

2014-10-01 16:27:03

A Houston, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Nephrology, Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Houston's Nephrology specialist Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-10-01 12:37:11

America's #1 Protection Plan to Spend Month Educating Consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween may be the spookiest time of year for little ghosts and goblins, but the holidays are a truly terrifying time for consumer electronics and appliances according to Asurion, which today launched its inaugural "Protection Month" to help consumers avoid frightful holiday budget surprises. "While we're checking Black Friday ads and building gift lists, many devices that keep our...

2014-10-01 12:29:06

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent Islamists in the United States have donated almost $700,000 to federal candidates over the past 15 years, according to a new initiative of the Middle East Forum's Islamist Watch project. Islamist Money in Politics (IMIP) shines a light on Islamist political influence in the United States by making public the campaign contributions of leading figures in six of America's most important Islamist groups. IMIP compiles such...

2014-10-01 08:27:31

- Tickets to Signature Tastings Still Available - NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is known for its large-scale tastings in celebration of some of America's favorite foods. This year is no exception, with the Festival's central hub at Pier 94 and the Esurance Rooftop at Pier 92 hosting seven events, each highlighting some of the country's most popular dishes prepared...

2014-10-01 08:23:52

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "America in Recovery" believes in second chances, and now the Houston-based charity has the way to help companies across America save taxpayers money and give "second chances" all at the same time. The charity is announcing they are hosting a free website to connect companies with potential employees who need a second chance after legal mistakes landed them in trouble. Companies looking for workers and workers looking for a second chance can...


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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