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2014-11-25 12:22:35

HUNTINGTON, W.Va., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Services of America (OTC: ESOA), parent company of C.J.

2014-11-25 08:29:49

America's leading retail pharmacy is offering a special three-day sales circular November 27-29, with significant savings for ExtraCare cardholders WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov.

2014-11-25 00:20:32

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-11-24 23:03:40

Data firm finds that hospitals and health systems account for 41 of the 50 largest owners of healthcare real estate.

2014-11-24 16:22:56

Company creates short film to honor tradesman and craftspeople from across the United States DEARBORN, Mich., Nov.

2014-11-24 12:27:27

NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Nov.

2014-11-24 12:25:15

Holiday TV Special is Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei with Mary Carillo Reporting from Ring and Benching Areas NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-24 12:24:20

­­­­­­TV Host Jason Cameron Toplines Backyard Transformation MEMPHIS, Tenn. and BALTIMORE, Nov.

2014-11-24 08:21:53

Fuel Saving Technology was Buried to Boost Gas and Oil Profits and the Government has Banked on It for the Past Seventy-Eight Years SALEM, Ohio, Nov.

2014-11-24 00:20:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.


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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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