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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...

2014-08-23 23:02:52

Resolvit, LLC announced today that it was named to Inc. Magazine's annual listing of America’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the fourth time in six years. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most vibrant segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Resolvit, LLC announced today that it was named to Inc. Magazine's annual listing of America’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the...

2014-08-23 23:00:47

The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-commercial-airport-full-body-scanners-3181881404.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The North American commercial airport full body scanner market was valued at $146.3 million in 2012, and it is expected to reach $585.9 million by 2017 at a CAGR of 31.99%. Full body scanners...

2014-08-23 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America -- Saturday, August 23rd. It's still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation's largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It's back to school time. From nursery school to college, over 78 million students...

2014-08-22 23:08:44

Nationwide Lifts, America’s leader in home elevators and stair lifts, is offering demonstration rides of their vacuum elevators and stair lifts at The Great New York State Fair. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Late summer and early fall means fair season around much of the country and few fairs can compare with The Great New York State Fair. This is a wonderful opportunity for Nationwide Lifts to showcase two of its most popular products, the Vision 450 Pneumatic Vacuum Elevator...

2014-08-22 16:22:34

Company ranked No. 153 nationally and No. 2 among Kansas companies; Recognized for impressive 26-fold growth over three years LENEXA, Kan., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avenue Link, a leading online marketing company specializing in targeted online and mobile lead generation, and data monetization services, today announced it has been ranked No. 153 on the 2014 Inc. 500, Inc. Magazine's listing of America's fastest-growing private companies. The company was also listed as No. 2...

2014-08-22 16:20:50

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden teen awarded a $20,000 college scholarship ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) named Natalia Lynch the 2014 Military Youth of the Year in a reception held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va. A member of Wiesbaden Youth Center in Wiesbaden, Germany, Natalia will receive a $20,000 scholarship and serve as BGCA's official youth advocate for military teens...

2014-08-22 08:24:18

The communications company earned the #175 placement on the list, positioning itself alongside well-known advertising and public relations agencies MIAMI, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. Magazine placed the public relations, media buying and event management firm 3A/WorldWide on its "Inc. 500" list at the #175 spot as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. The company, which boasts more than 270 employees, was included due to its rapid 2,402.8 percent growth over...


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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