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2014-03-10 20:20:06

Salamander Resort & Spa Hosts Successful Benefit for Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness and the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes MIDDLEBURG, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns, a founding member of The Irish Tenors, and former champion jockey Sean Clancy, headlined a tribute to U.S. military and their families on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in anticipation of the Irish season at the Salamander Resort & Spa in...

2014-03-10 12:21:04

Company is the only airline to earn a spot on the Women's Business Enterprise National Council's 15th Annual List CHICAGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines was named a top corporation for women-owned and -operated businesses by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the third consecutive year. "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" is the only national award honoring corporations with world-class supplier diversity programs...

2014-03-10 08:30:51

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHATM Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 America's Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground in taking measures to improve their brain health over the last three years. Washington state improved its position to land in the No. 2 spot among the...

2014-03-10 08:30:47

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHATM Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 America's Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground in taking measures to improve their brain health over the last three years. Mississippi retains the lowest position among the brain-healthiest geographies in...

2014-03-10 08:30:44

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHA(TM) Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 America's Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground in taking measures to improve their brain health over the last three years. Maryland retains the No. 1 position as the brain-healthiest state in the nation....

2014-03-10 08:30:42

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHA(TM) Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 America's Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground in taking measures to improve their brain health over the last three years. Colorado continues to steadily improve and has landed in the No. 3 position...

2014-03-10 08:30:39

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHA(TM) Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 America's Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground in taking measures to improve their brain health over the last three years. Alabama has fallen to the No. 50 position among the brain-healthiest geographies...

2014-03-10 08:29:36

National Center for Creative Aging and life'sDHA(TM) Launch Awareness Campaign Ranking States With Healthiest Brains and Celebrating America's Beautiful Minds COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They never thought it would happen to them -- but the youngest baby boomers will turn 50 this year, and with an unprecedented life expectancy of 78.7 years, they are the newest of their generation to come to grips with the need to maintain healthy brains as they age. Now, as emerging...

2014-03-10 00:23:03

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST PHONE CALL Profile America -- Monday, March 10th.( )For many Americans, trying to envision life without our various telephones would be like trying to live without indoor plumbing. The telephone is 138 years old today. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call in...

2014-03-09 23:03:14

RBSC & OneNet Providing Northeastern State University with 10 Gigabit Speeds Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 RBSC Oklahoma LLC enables Northeastern State University (NSU) to access Gigabit data at levels unprecedented in rural America. This increase in speed will enable faster remote campus data transfers and empower research and education at all levels across the seven colleges located at NSU and its remote campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee OK. This is a first in the...


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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