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2014-06-10 12:27:34

The Grid Breaks News, Analyzes Polls and Frames Debates for Crucial Election Season EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PJ Media, LLC, today launched "The Grid," a new web and mobile platform that will deliver print and video coverage of the 2014 elections. The Grid combines expert reporting and curated news with the best analysis and commentary from PJ personalities who will frame the debates of this crucial election season. "The Grid is a one-stop, go-to...

2014-06-10 12:24:00

NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION PROGRAM WILL ENHANCE AND IMPROVE AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded Disneynature Impact Grants to 14 national parks thanks to the significant support generated during opening week of Disneynature's "Bears." These grants provide critical financial support needed to transform innovative, yet underfunded, ideas into successful in-park...

2014-06-10 08:37:09

Flagship Offering To Be Accompanied by 38'' 5.1 Sound Bar System Ideal for Mid-Size TVs IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Sound Bar company(1), today announced the availability of its flagship 54'' 5.1 Sound Bar System. Serving as the ideal complement to large-size TVs in great rooms or expansive living rooms, the 54" 5.1 solution offers a wider sound stage projecting true, cinematic home theater audio to every seat. The 54" option will soon be...

2014-06-10 08:32:10

Two out of three employees surveyed feel their employer cares, but fewer see tangible evidence EAST GREENWICH, R.I., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news: America's workers, by a 2 to 1 margin, believe their employer "cares about my health." Bad news: These employees often lack resources that can actually improve their health, such as weight management programs, exercise classes, company-run health/wellness programs, on-site fitness equipment, health coaches or healthy food...

2014-06-10 08:27:31

Opens its Doors Across All 262 Locations for Free to the Public, While Attempting a New Record for the "Most People Bowling Simultaneously" NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie theaters, restaurants and clubs are taking a back seat as consumers trade in mundane Saturday nights for a "striking" night out. Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, is bringing back Saturday Night Bowling in epic fashion by opening its doors for free bowling at all...

2014-06-10 00:22:12

MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Free eye exams and eyeglass vouchers were provided to students at Holmes Elementary in Miami-Dade County at the onset of final exams. Hosted by Focus on America®, a joint effort by Davis Vision and Visionworks, these vision screenings will prepare students for summer reading and Back-to-School success. Miami's Holmes Elementary is a public school serving 593 students in grades PK-5 in Dade-County Public Schools. Knowing some third grade students...

2014-06-10 00:21:39

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MOVIE NIGHTS Profile America -- Tuesday, June 10th. A major pop culture phenomenon began this week in 1933. With the automobile increasingly reshaping Americans' habits, Richard Hollingshead opened the nation's first drive-in movie theater in Camden, New Jersey. Soon, drive-in movies became a...

2014-06-09 16:24:30

Esteemed oncologist Dennis Citrin walks women through the "must know" facts of breast cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women today are very aware of breast cancer. They know the risks, perform self-exams, support non-profits to advance research, and typically know someone who has battled the disease. Still, hearing the words "you have cancer" throws nearly every woman into a crisis. When it happens to you, the...

2014-06-09 16:23:32

A Media, PA Board Certified physician specializing in Family Medicine, Dr. John Munshower, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. MEDIA, Pa., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Media's Family Medicine specialist Dr. John Munshower for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/115999 Castle Connolly...

2014-06-09 12:27:53

Dr. Ian Newmark, a Board Certified Syosset, NY physician specializing in Pulmonary Disease, 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. SYOSSET, N.Y., June 9, 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...


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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