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2014-03-17 00:23:36

The RiseSmart Madness Challenge - open to every American looking for a job - invites unemployed people to join in this celebrated office diversion and have fun doing it. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as millions of Americans fill out NCAA men's basketball tournament brackets at their jobs, one office pool is different. It's the one for people currently without jobs. The RiseSmart Madness Challenge is open to anyone in America who is looking for work, and...

2014-03-17 00:23:35

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ST. PATRICK'S DAY Profile America -- Monday, March 17th. This is a day when people of all ethnicities are cheerfully encouraged to wear something green. It is St. Patrick's Day, a rare national holiday observed outside its native land. The day honors Bishop Patrick, born in England, who brought...

2014-03-16 00:21:05

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WAR ON POVERTY Profile America -- Sunday, March 16th. The first salvo in what we've come to know as the War on Poverty was fired on this date 50 years ago. Following President Lyndon Johnson's State of the Union call for tackling poverty in America, the Economic Opportunity Act was introduced in...

2014-03-14 23:20:59

YourLifeSolution.com is today publishing their ranking of the top three life insurers in America. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 YourLifeSolution.com, a service which provides life insurance quotes online, is today publishing their ranking of the top three life insurers in America. This ranking is based on the convertibility, underwriting equity and overall competitive pricing of the carriers currently in operation in America. "This list really only applies to term products...

2014-03-15 00:20:27

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NUTRITION AND FROZEN FOOD Profile America -- Saturday, March 15th. A number of various causes are recognized in March. Two of these seem to go hand in hand, or hand to mouth -- National Nutrition Month and National Frozen Food Month. The goal of the first is make consumers aware of just how easy...

2014-03-14 23:01:14

Children Learn About the Value of America’s Waters Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will be helping children dive into the fun of the 76th annual National Wildlife Week, March 17-23. Families, youth organizations, and communities will be coming together to celebrate the many ways water helps sustain wildlife and enhance the environment. With a theme of “Wildlife and Water: From the Mountains to the Rivers to the Oceans,” NWF will provide resources...

2014-03-14 16:21:07

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-03-14 12:21:17

ALERT: RENO VA Office Ranks Worst in Nation LAS VEGAS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 20, 2014 Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will host "Reforming Veterans Affairs: Preserving Promises to Nevada's Veterans." This event will outline the ways veterans--and all Americans--can contribute to 'defending freedom' by advancing reform. DATE: Thursday, March 20, 2014TIME: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. ET (registration begins at 5:30 p.m.)LOCATION: South Point Hotel,...

2014-03-13 23:21:39

Senior Engineer Dave Calme will share insight and expertise on converting obsolete Siemens S5 PLC technology to Siemens S7 at Ford Field in Detroit on March 19-20, 2014. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced that its presence at the Manufacturing in America Symposium will go beyond just exhibiting. At the show, from March 19-20 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI, Patti Engineering Senior Engineer Dave Calme will...

2014-03-13 23:04:47

Many Health Care Consumers Don't Know Simple Health Terms Bethesda MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 When it comes to understanding basic health information, many Americans do not understand simple terms, even some of America's biggest chronic conditions, so says a new survey from Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), a company that creates tools to eliminate confusion from low health literacy. Using Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), a crowdsourcing Internet site, HLI asked 1,000 respondents...


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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