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2014-08-26 12:20:38

New Location Factors and Interactive Maps Show Where Your City Ranks When Population, Density and Precipitation are Considered for City Drivers IRVING, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its tenth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Brownsville ranked second safest among America's 200 largest cities(i) in terms of car collision frequency. The report underscores Allstate's commitment to keeping roadways safer for customers and...

2014-08-26 08:29:11

Growth of 2,379% propels leading Search Engine Marketing Firm to the top LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has announced 180fusion, the leading search engine marketing firm, as one of the fastest growing private companies at number 176. With an impressive growth rate of 2,379%, 180fusion joins the 2014 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important...

2014-08-26 08:27:47

Three finalists advanced to pitch live on live national show KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Friday on Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us) powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), three startup finalists pitched live on the nationally broadcasted radio show for their chance to become the August Dream Big Champion. The three finalists from August's bracket-style pitch competition include ICE Medical Cards, Complete The Pair, and Tiger Tiller. The spokesperson...

2014-08-26 08:20:42

Drivers in Three California Cities Surpass National Average of Collision Every 10 Years SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its tenth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Visalia ranks first in California and seventh nationally as safest among America's 200 largest cities[i] in terms of car collision frequency. The report underscores Allstate's commitment to making roadways safer for its customers and all drivers. For...

2014-08-26 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NATIONAL DOG DAY Profile America -- Tuesday, August 26th. It is said that "every dog has its day," and according to an animal welfare organization in Oregon, today is it for every dog. Now in its 11th observance, this date is National Dog Day. The occasion has two goals. One is to honor dogs,...

2014-08-25 08:31:03

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five children in America struggles with hunger. Hunger not only impacts a child's health but also results in poorer academic performance and can ultimately have a lifelong effect on future development and success. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140823/139039 That is why from August 15(th) to October 15(th,) Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, the quick-casual fresh Mexican chain, is donating 20% of all proceeds from the sale...

2014-08-25 08:23:45

The new magazine from lifestyle expert Danny Seo and Harris Publications connects with readers' passion for living the healthy, natural and good-for-you life NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATURALLY, DANNY SEO, the new print magazine from lifestyle authority Danny Seo and Harris Publications, has launched to outstanding success. Since its debut in mid-July, the lifestyle magazine has sold out at many retailers, attracted leading national advertisers and won over a new...

2014-08-25 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST COMMERCIAL COPIER Profile America -- Monday, August 25th. The Smithsonian Institution, founded this month in 1846, is the world's largest museum and research complex, with 137 million artifacts in its collection. One was donated to the museum in August 1985 to mark the 25th anniversary of...

2014-08-24 23:02:00

161st Anniversary of The Original Saratoga Chip, America’s First Kettle Chip™, Celebrated at the Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 The New York State Legislature, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Mayor of Saratoga Springs declare that August 24th, 2014 is proclaimed to be Saratoga Chip Day in recognition of the 161st Anniversary of the America’s First Kettle Chip Sunday. America’s favorite snack food was invented 161 years ago at Moon’s Lake...

2014-08-24 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CRUNCH TIME Profile America -- Sunday, August 24th. One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated on this date in 1853 near Saratoga Springs, New York. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was irritated at a customer who sent back his fried potatoes several times, saying...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.