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2014-06-30 16:26:26

Dr. Nadubeethi Jayaram, a Board Certified Staten Island, NY physician specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors:...

2014-06-30 16:24:46

The Event "Celebrate America" will be held at DAR Constitution Hall for 3 weeks - 15 nights, July 2014, to call our nation and its leaders back to God! WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is in a condition of total moral decline. We have wandered too far from our godly roots. Our leaders have been compromised. The love of money has corrupted good judgment. We are in danger of losing our identity as a country. America has always been seen and...

2014-06-30 12:29:57

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Connolly, a highly accomplished senior executive for four NFL teams over the past 25 years, will join QuintEvents, America's leading travel, experience and hospitality provider, as a Principal, focused on enhancing and expanding client relationships and event partnerships. The announcement was made by QuintEvents' C.E.O., Brian Learst, who has established the company's partnerships with the NFL, NBA, Churchill Downs,...

2014-06-30 08:29:18

Eight Medical Centers Across Texas Commit to Support Veterans THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Healthcare continues its corporate-wide commitment to honor America's wounded warriors and the sacrifice they and their families made for our freedom by implementing employee philosophies and practices. The Veteran's policy is integrated across the company to support military service men and women wounded in the global war on terror since September 11, 2001. The...

2014-06-30 08:26:31

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238(th) birthday with an all-star salute led by our country's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS). Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the event will feature performances by: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Frankie Valli; Grammy Award-winning...

2014-06-30 08:26:21

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- James & Dolley Madison: America's First Power Couple, a comprehensive dual biography by Dr. Bruce Chadwick, a professor of English at New Jersey City University, has been published by Prometheus Books. Drawing primarily from recently uncovered letters at the University of Virginia, Dr. Chadwick's book is a reconstruction of the Madisons' personal and political lives. In his 450-page book, Dr. Chadwick, unlike other historians,...

2014-06-30 00:20:37

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SAN FRANCISCO TREAT Profile America -- Monday, June 30th. The first electric power company in America, and perhaps the world, was formed on this date in 1879 in San Francisco. This was nearly four months before Thomas Edison successfully tested his practical incandescent light bulb, but there was...

2014-06-29 12:20:50

FOLLOW UP TO 2016: OBAMA's AMERICA TO TAKE IN 26K IN HOUSTON AND 13K IN ATLANTA BEFORE NATIONWIDE LAUNCH NEXT WEEK LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America, the much anticipated follow up from New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and Academy-award winning producer Gerald R. Molen (Schindler's List) has surprised Hollywood box office watchers with a strong take in two markets over the weekend prior to a nationwide release on July 2(nd). The new film is estimated...

2014-06-29 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO GETTING UP TO SPEED Profile America -- Sunday, June 29th. On this date in 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill establishing the Interstate Highway System, originally of 41,000 miles. Today, that system is America's main street -- linking all 48 continental states along its nearly 47,000...

2014-06-27 20:21:19

- 10-Game Red Zone Rally Season Pass On Sale Now That Includes All 49ers Preseason & Regular Season Contests SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Great America, the official amusement park of the San Francisco 49ers, is pleased to announce the opening of Great America Pavilion, an 18,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose facility that will be home to the Red Zone Rally pregame event for all 49ers home games, as well as other Levi's® Stadium events. "We're very...


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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