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2014-10-05 16:20:20

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves, along with ATA's incoming and outgoing chairmen, opened the Management Conference & Exhibition's grand exhibit hall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry relies on a robust supplier community to do the important work we do," ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said. "We're always extremely pleased to see the advances they're making...

2014-10-05 00:20:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HISPANIC VOTING Profile America -- Sunday, October 5th(. )National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, and much media prominence given to this 54 million-strong community centers on the growing heft of the Hispanic vote in elections. Already 17 percent of America's population, it is projected to...

2014-10-04 12:20:17

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of trucking industry executives and members of America's Road Team are stepping up to take on an activity challenge to promote healthy lifestyle habits during this week's American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The Healthy Trucker Challenge is a tremendous way to promote healthy habits and wellness in our industry," said outgoing ATA...

2014-10-04 00:20:44

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SUDSY CELEBRATION Profile America -- Saturday, October 4(th.) For those who believe that beer is proof that a higher power loves us and wants us to be happy, a great chance for bliss is found in Denver. The 2014 Great American Beer Festival wraps up today in the Colorado Convention Center. Some...

2014-10-03 16:26:21

Advocate Ranks No. 4,945 on 2014 Inc. 5000 | With Three-Year Sales Growth of 44% NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Advocate - the Cloud & Connectivity Insiders 4,945 in the annual Inc. 5000 awards. This is the eighth consecutive ranking for Advocate, a global IT consulting and managed services firm that helps companies optimize and transform their cloud and connectivity infrastructure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150227 The...

2014-10-03 16:24:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) launched a campaign, called "I Am Not Average," to share inspirational stories from patients about the powerful impact advances and innovations in cancer medicines have had on their lives. Dian "CJ" Corneliussen-James was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Nearly eight years later, CJ is still here, thanks in part to innovations in cancer medicines. Although the...

2014-10-03 16:22:49

Tickets are now available for purchase through the American Made website NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, crafters, makers and creative small business owners will gather at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's headquarters in New York City for the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Summit, a lecture and interview series planned and hosted by Martha herself. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's (NYSE: MSO) third annual American Made Summit will take place November 7-8, with sponsors...

2014-10-03 08:23:18

Primary Sources Update Shows More Teachers Are Prepared to Teach to the Common Core and Many Are Seeing Positive Changes in Their Classrooms, While Acknowledging Challenges and a Need for Resources NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released results from a survey of more than 1,600 of America's pre-K-12 public school teachers who are in the more than 40 states where the Common Core State Standards are being...

2014-10-03 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MADE IN AMERICA Profile America --Friday, October 3(rd). U.S. based manufacturers receive new orders every month worth close to a half-trillion dollars. To underscore the health and prospects of this economic sector, today is the third annual Manufacturing Day, with activities staged across the...

2014-10-02 23:12:06

The Bioenermed® Energetic Method provides specially energized formulas to bring you inner harmony while treating specific problems Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Bioenermed® has announced the expansion of its supplement line of products into the United States, giving consumers new options when it comes to improving your health. The German brand takes advantage of a proprietary production method known as ultrasonic induction. “All of our supplements contain a...


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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