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2014-08-01 08:25:04

All Metro New York guests who purchase a hot coffee with an enrolled DD Perks® card will be entered for a chance to throw out the first pitch at Citi Field on September 27th NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is rewarding every Dunkin' run with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a New York Mets game through the Dunkin' Donuts "First Cup, First Pitch Sweepstakes."...

2014-08-01 00:20:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO A STORIED CEREAL Profile America -- Friday, August 1(st). If you shop the cereal aisle in your supermarket, you'll see dozens of brands on display, from the sugary and candy-like to high-fiber organic products. One of them has been available for well over 100 years. It was on this date in 1893 that...

2014-07-31 23:18:34

Qualifying Private Clubs highlight health & wellness to assist with recruiting and retaining members and staff, resulting in an increase in new memberships, member usage and reductions in health care costs. San Juan Capistrano, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The bar continues to reach new heights in terms of health and wellness initiatives in the Private Club Industry (Country, City, Tennis and Yacht) as Prevo Health Solutions announces the top ten “America’s Healthiest Clubs” for the...

2014-07-31 23:01:41

FLS Microjet to showcase at largest airshow in America. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 FLS Microjet fans are invited to track the “World’s Smallest Jet” as it returns to EAA AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 28- August 3. With US Fleet Tracking’s web-based live GPS technology, fans can track the FLS Microjet throughout the weeklong event on the ground and in the air, as Justin Lewis of Lewis & Clark Performance, LLC performs high-energy aerobatics with the jet made famous in...

2014-07-31 08:29:45

YouTube Sensations Make Cameo Appearances Throughout Music Video NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Navy will have its youngest shoppers singing their way into the new school year with the release of the brand's exclusive back-to-school musical anthem, "Unlimited." The epic musical number encourages kids to reach for their dreams and unlimited potential. The music video, which features cameos by popular YouTube personalities, is available exclusively on Old Navy's YouTube...

red robin burgers
2014-07-31 04:58:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is home to one of the unhealthiest meals in America – a “Monster” sized A1 Peppercorn hamburger served with Bottomless Steak Fries and a Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake that boasts a total of 3,540 calories – according to advocacy group the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). According to the CSPI who released the “winners” of its 2014 Xtreme Eating Awards on Wednesday, the Red...

2014-07-31 00:21:04

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST PATENT Profile America -- Thursday, July 31st. The first patent in the young United States was issued on this date in 1790 to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a new method of making potash -- useful in producing soap, fertilizer and glass. The Constitution recognized, for the first time in...

2014-07-30 23:15:21

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," endorses Paul Raeburn’s new book “Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked” that clearly affirms the importance of fathers in children's lives. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In his new book Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked Paul Raeburn identifies a deeply ingrained assumption that fathers...

2014-07-30 23:14:33

Public awareness plus increased numbers of skilled medical practitioners identified as critical elements in managing America's most common cancer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer report released today highlighted skin cancer as a major public health problem. Paul Elmslie, CEO of skin cancer education provider HealthCert International says that the efforts by the government and health care providers in Australia over...

2014-07-30 12:22:32

Voice-Controlled, Hands-Free, Destroyer of the Driving-While-Texting Scourge. BRADENTON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the carnage continues, the American public screams for change, and the government, cops and U.S. realpolitik do next to nothing. Americans young and old are dying horrific, unnecessary deaths - mostly the young, they're still as clueless, ambitious and boundless as ever - at the guillotine of technology and a smart phone-obsessed society, one that's...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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