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2014-09-29 16:24:21

Family Research Council and Liberty Institute Release "Undeniable: Survey of Religious Hostility to Religion in America 2014 Edition," Documenting More Than 1,600 Alarming Attacks on Religious Faith WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council released Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America 2014 Edition during the Values Voter Summit (VVS), Sept. 26-28. Despite 1,600 incidents documented this year--25...

2014-09-29 12:25:36

New TV Series "Fight to Survive" and "The Gunfather" Join a Lineup of Nearly 90 Adventure-Packed Shows DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not only does Fall signal the start of the hunting season - it also signals the start of a fresh programming lineup from Outdoor Channel. Tune in to America's Leader in Outdoor TV beginning today, September 29(th), for two brand-new riveting shows and five lauded series returning with new episodes. Viewers will also be entertained by the gritty...

2014-09-29 08:28:08

DEPEW, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What began as a local backyard activity created by EERIE PRODUCTIONS is now recognized as a premier haunted attraction; in fact, FRIGHTWORLD has been: -- Voted as 2013 Haunted Attraction of the year by frighttour.com -- Ranked as one of the best haunts in the country(and it's right here in Western New York) -- Voted one of America's Best Haunted Attraction's by Hauntworld.com and featured in "Haunt World Magazine"...

2014-09-29 08:23:54

DENVER, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The integrated concept is just like a circle. Every step we push forward should be involved in it so as to achieve the highest cost efficiency and maximum environmental protection in oilfield management." said David Liu, the vice president of Jereh Group (SZ 002353) at OGIF 2014 in Denver. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140927/148746 Currently, Chinese oil & gas players become more and more active in America. In addition to the...

2014-09-29 00:20:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WORLD DAIRY EXPO Profile America -- Monday, September 29th. As September's National Honey Month ends tomorrow, Wisconsin--the land of milk--hosts the opening of the World Dairy Expo, running through Saturday. Cattle call is by noon, Central Time today, as all of the show animals must be on...

2014-09-28 00:20:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HISPANIC ECONOMICS Profile America -- Sunday, September 28th. As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, and another fiscal year draws to a close, much attention is focused on the country's economic performance. The 53 million strong Hispanic community in the United States inhabits a...

2014-09-27 00:20:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MEDICAL LICENSING Profile America -- Saturday, September 27th. On this date in 1772, America's first medical licensing law was enacted by the colony of New Jersey. A licensing board was set up with three members, and the practice of medicine was forbidden without the approval of the panel. The...

2014-09-26 23:01:34

Encouraged by smart, effective public policies, more and more Maryland K-12 schools are turning to solar to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot program....

2014-09-26 12:21:26

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlie Rose, renowned journalist and newscaster, will interview Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, on the occasion of the Inaugural Gala of The Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America. The live interview will replicate the signature round table format of a Charlie Rose television show and take place in the presence of Honorary Host, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, Bernard Henri Levy, esteemed...

2014-09-26 00:21:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO REHABILITATION AWARENESS Profile America -- Friday, September 26th. National Rehabilitation Awareness Week ends tomorrow. One of goals of the annual event is to salute the determination of the nation's 56.7 million residents who confront their disabilities as they go about their daily lives....


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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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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