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2014-06-19 23:11:01

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center earns three 2014 Women's Choice Awards. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Chesapeake Regional Medical Center was recently honored with three Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, America’s Best Breast Care Centers and America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care. The Women’s Choice Award is the only distinction that identifies the nation’s best health care institutions based on robust criteria that considers...

2014-06-19 23:03:32

Teaming up with more than 30 leading environmental and energy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced its participation in the National #PutSolarOnIt Day of Action this Saturday. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Teaming up with more than 30 leading environmental and energy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced its participation in the National #PutSolarOnIt Day of Action this Saturday. Scheduled for the longest day of the...

2014-06-19 12:30:31

Williams forewarns the American people to return to God before justice is served MAITLAND, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stephen R. Williams's new book, Samson: The Modern-Day America ($10.99, paperback, 9781628715491; $5.99, e-book, 9781628715507) is a book about the contrast of the life of Samson (as seen in the biblical book of Judges), and the unfavorable direction that America, as a nation, is going. Samson, a man anointed by God, decided to rule his life his way...

2014-06-19 12:21:32

Tennessee-based Pilot Flying J makes pledge to TMAF over five years WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) announces its most significant donation to-date as Pilot Flying J - the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America - commits $1.25 million over the next five years to assist with the growing industry-wide movement. The partnership kicked off with a press conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and...

2014-06-19 08:20:38

~ New awards for 7,700 railcars valued at more than $960 million LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX) announced its first awards from multiple customers for construction of 3,500 units of its new Tank Car of the Future. These awards, along with other awards for 4,200 railcars across a full range of railcar types, bring aggregate awards to 7,700 railcars valued at more than $960 million since Greenbrier's press release...

2014-06-19 00:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO THE FULL SPECTRUM Profile America -- Thursday, June 19th. As radio broadcasting matured and television was being birthed, the Federal Communications Commission was established on this date 70 years ago to regulate use of the airwaves in the public interest. The agency's job has grown much larger...

2014-06-18 23:11:45

Learn about a powerful app that helps people be better prepared for weather related emergencies. Also during the broadcast, learn about important water safety tips and precautions for children and adults at swimming pools and open bodies of water including rivers, lakes and beaches. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 During the next live episode of the Code Red! radio show specifically dedicated to personal security, safety and emergency preparedness issues across America and around the...

2014-06-18 12:24:40

Millennials express higher expectations of a company's environmental efforts and are more willing to refuse a job based on a business' sustainable impact CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today released findings of its TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey, which found that 36 percent of respondents consider a company's environmental stance when seeking employment, and nearly one-quarter of respondents said they would refuse a job if...

2014-06-18 00:20:45

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SQUEEZING AND PLEASING Profile America -- Wednesday, June 18th. If there's a musical equivalent of the late Rodney Dangerfield, who complained that he never got any respect, it would be the accordion. During June, fans of this neglected musical instrument have been celebrating National Accordion...

2014-06-17 23:02:01

Small businesses and entrepreneurs are at central focus at NJSBDC's first Small Business Internet Marketing Week, where in-depth information is given by Internet Expert Sunny Kancherla, on everything needed to build a strong foundation for a powerful Internet presence and move forward with confidence to focus on growing a business with the Internet as your marketing tool. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network, also known as...


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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