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2014-04-21 12:24:07

WALTHAM, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge (Nasdaq: LIOX) has been recognized by Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America, receiving a score of 91 out of a best possible 100. The Forbes list of the most Trustworthy Companies is published annually and is based on thorough examination of accounting and governance behaviors of more than 8,000 publicly-traded companies in North America. The companies are then ranked according to an "Aggressive...

2014-04-21 00:20:35

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FREEDOM CROSSING Profile America -- Monday, April 21st. Immigration and assimilation are matters of much current debate, but in 1980, those issues came floating in on the tide. It was on this date that what's known as the Mariel boatlift began. When Cuban ruler Fidel Castro announced that any...

2014-04-20 00:20:33

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO GREEN CATHEDRALS Profile America -- Sunday, April 20th.( )This is an important anniversary date for Americans who revere old baseball parks -- the Green Cathedrals of nostalgia. April 20 saw the first recognized games played at Boston's Fenway Park, Detroit's Tiger Stadium, Chicago's previously...

2014-04-19 00:20:41

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ALL NEWS Profile America -- Saturday, April 19th.( )The first all-news radio format in the U.S. debuted on this date in 1965, as WINS-AM in New York City switched from rock and roll to rip and read. Almost 20 years earlier, the station had notched another first by broadcasting every New York...

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-18 16:22:56

A Gladwyne, PA Board Certified physician specializing in Psychiatry, Dr. Jonathan M. Raines, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. GLADWYNE, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Gladwyne's Psychiatry specialist Dr. Jonathan M. Raines for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76480 Castle...

2014-04-18 08:21:27

TangoTab App Continues To Dream Big America Finals Round, Next Week's Contestants Announced KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), the first-ever "reality radio show" hosting a weekly startup pitch competition, announces TangoTab as this past week's winner. Dream Big America also reveals the competition's April 22(nd) startup contestants from New York, Omaha, and Missouri. TangoTab (www.TangoTab.com) based in Dallas, TX and...

2014-04-18 00:20:51

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST LAUNDROMAT Profile America -- Friday, April 18th.( )For urban dwellers, the difficulty -- or at least the expense -- of doing their laundry began to ease on this date in 1934 when the first public, self-operated laundry in the U.S. opened its doors in Fort Worth, Texas. The first name was...

2014-04-17 23:10:13

Drehsen claims excellent results in past procedures using stem cell techniques. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 One of the most respected plastic surgeons in America is encouraging the FDA to move forward on approval of stem-cell based therapies — inspired in part by Matthew McConaughey's recent Oscar win for the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the film, McConaughey portrayed Ron Woodroof, who fought the Food and Drug Administration over his use and distribution of unapproved...

2014-04-17 23:09:44

Innovative social network Footstomp.com is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the annual Face of America ride with injured veterans from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Footstomp.com, an innovative social network for injured service members, veterans, their families and caregivers is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the organization’s annual Face of America bicycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Launched...


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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