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2014-03-28 08:24:45

-- Time Inc.'s No. 1 Selling Monthly at Walmart Will Be Sold at Kroger, Publix, Target, CVS, Walgreens and Many Other Retailers Beginning Today -- NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc.'s ALL YOU, a brand that pioneered the smart shopping movement and has become the fourth fastest-growing magazine industry-wide in nearly a decade*, is expanding its newsstand distribution beginning with the April 2014 issue, hitting newsstands today. In addition to being sold at Walmart,...

2014-03-27 23:28:08

Leading management consulting, technology, and engineering services firm Booz Allen Hamilton returns as a sponsor of World T.E.A.M. Sports' April 25-27 Face of America ride, honoring America's disabled veterans. Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports President and CEO Van Brinson announced today that Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading management consulting, technology, and engineering services firm, will be returning for a fourth year as a sponsor of the...

2014-03-27 23:25:03

Seasoned lawyers honored by Arizona Business Magazine Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce that AZ Big Media and Arizona Business Magazine have named Edwin C. Bull, Michael S. Dulberg, Joel K. Heriford, Melissa G. Iyer, Martha C. Patrick, Steven M. Serrano, and Wendi A. Sorensen in their Top Lawyers 2014 rankings. The honorees have a combined total of 137 years of practicing law with the Firm and represent the Real...

2014-03-28 00:21:52

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO THREE MILE ISLAND Profile America -- Friday, March 28th. One of the most frightening industrial accidents in the U.S. occurred on this date in 1979 at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant on the Susquehanna River, south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A cascade of alarms and emergency responses...

2014-03-27 23:00:24

HUMAN ("Helping Unite Mankind and Nutrition"), America’s fastest-growing healthy vending franchise and the leading distributor of convenient healthy foods, recently held its inaugural franchisee development bootcamp called “the Elevation Summit.” The Elevation Summit is a three-day event focused on continued education and training for franchisees who have already launched throughout their local communities. Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 HUMAN ("Helping...

2014-03-27 20:21:42

Dr. Philip Lesorgen, a Board Certified Englewood, NJ physician specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology, 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. ENGLEWOOD, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New...

2014-03-27 20:21:39

Dr. Collin Brathwaite, a Board Certified Mineola, NY physician specializing in 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. MINEOLA, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and...

2014-03-27 08:24:38

Kia's Sporty Two-Door Honored in the Compact Coupe Category IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Kia Forte Koup has been honored as a 2014 Vincentric "Best Value in America" award winner in the Compact Coupe segment. Vincentric is a leading source of cost-of-ownership data and analysis within the automotive industry. "The all-new 2014 Forte Koup being named 'Best Value in America' in the Compact Coupe category by Vincentric emphasizes Kia's commitment to...

2014-03-26 23:30:04

The star-studded annual National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) conference is coming to Times Square April 25, 2014. Keynote speaker Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank), event host Star Jones, Ariana Ayu (Woman of the Year, NAPW 2014/15), and Robin Roberts (anchor, Good Morning America) will be attending. Industry leaders, innovators, and world-class business women will be gathering to network, do business, and further their professions. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On April...

2014-03-26 23:23:25

Atlanta (#1), Washington D.C. (#2) and San Francisco (#3) ranked as cities where people seize the day, through having the most event-going, engaged and active residents. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Eventbrite, the largest events marketplace, today announced America’s Most ‘Carpe Diem’ Cities -- the places in the U.S. where people are making the most of life. Eventbrite’s ‘Carpe Diem’ Cities are those with populations that are most event-going, engaged and active....


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...

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....

Dusky Grouse, Dendragapus obscurus
2012-01-13 00:40:02

The Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) is a species of grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America. It is a forest-dwelling bird, with a breeding habitat along the edges of conifer and mixed forests in western North America, from southeastern Alaska and Yukon south to New Mexico. Its range is closely associated with that of various conifers. It is a permanent resident within its range, but will often move short distances by foot or by wing to denser forest habitat in the colder...

Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bucephala islandica
2012-01-12 17:53:47

Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) is a medium-sized species of sea duck. Its breeding habitat is wooded lakes and ponds in northwestern North America, but also in scattered locations in eastern Canada and Iceland. In Iceland it is commonly known as husond (house-duck). It is a migratory bird and will winter in protected coastal waters or open inland waters. It rarely migrates as far away as Europe and southern North America. Barrow’s Goldeneye is named after Sir John Barrow. The...

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