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2014-10-30 12:25:51

This Year's Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Coat Drive Focuses on Families Helping Families BURLINGTON, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All across America families struggle to meet their basic needs. According to the 2013 US Census, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. By necessity, many of these families prioritize food, heat, and shelter above winter clothing. To help make a difference, Burlington, a national off-price retailer offering designer merchandise at everyday...

2014-10-30 12:25:45

More than 30 Leading Brands Enable Consumers to "Shop, Share and Save" in Support of Wounded Warrior Project® NEW YORK and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News America Marketing (NAM), the premier publisher of coupons in the U.S. and Canada, producing billions of coupons annually, today announced that the Sunday, November 2 issue of its widely distributed SmartSource Magazine(®)coupon insert is dedicated to the Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) Believe in...

2014-10-30 00:20:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO INTERNET BIRTHDAY Profile America -- Thursday, October 30th. A technological breakthrough that has led to remarkable changes in American and global society occurred 45 years ago today ... or yesterday, depending on your point of reference. While Americans in the Eastern and Central time zones...

2014-10-29 00:22:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO THE WRITE STUFF Profile America -- Wednesday, October 29th. The scene on this date in 1945 at Gimbel's department store in New York City was shopping chaos. Big ads the day before had trumpeted the first sale in the U.S. of a new writing instrument that guaranteed it would write for two years...

2014-10-28 23:15:15

Inc. magazine ranked CSA number 4,246 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the nations fastest-growing private companies. This exclusive list gives a comprehensive look into one of the most influential groups driving the economy—America’s innovative entrepreneurs. Mechanicsburg, Pa. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Inc. magazine ranked Client Solution Architects LLC number 4,246 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the nations fastest-growing private companies. This exclusive list...

2014-10-28 23:06:12

Global Renal Dialysis Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/312564-global-renal-dialysis-market-2014-2018.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Expanding economies in the APAC region are one of the main trends witnessed in this market. Governments in emerging countries are making efforts to improve healthcare structures that are benefitting the Renal Dialysis market. Analysts forecast the Global...

2014-10-28 20:23:57

A Beverly Hills, CABoard Certified physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, Dr. John Anastasatos, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Beverly Hills's Plastic Surgery specialist Dr. John Anastasatos for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-10-28 12:26:57

Series Follows Three MBAxAmerica Teams as They Embark on Extraordinary Journeys ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Holiday Inn® brand, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), and HLN (a Turner Broadcasting network), today announced the production of the six-episode original series, Growing America: A Journey to Success, premiering on Sunday, November 16th at 9:00 pm EST on HLN. Hosted by Ty Pennington, (known for Trading Spaces, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, On...

2014-10-28 08:36:11

Top private health plan to use PaySpan's Patient Centered Financial Home framework ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PaySpan®, Inc., a leading provider of health care reimbursement and payment automation, today announced that Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected the PaySpan Patient Centered Financial Home(TM) (PCFH(TM)) framework to enable electronic premium payments for individuals purchasing the company's plans directly and through Health Insurance Exchanges (HIEs)....

2014-10-28 00:30:08

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO STATUE OF LIBERTY Profile America -- Tuesday, October 28th. One of the nation's enduring symbols, the Statue of Liberty, was dedicated on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor on this date in 1886. A gift from France, the statue's full name is "Liberty Enlightening the World," and is the work of...


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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