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2014-06-06 08:20:26

DETROIT, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Fireworks will light up the sky, Monday, June 23, at 10:06 p.m., with views of the Detroit River in downtown Detroit. Created and produced by The Parade Company, this annual event now in its 56(th) year, attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators for one of the most anticipated summer nights in Detroit. "We are extremely grateful for Ford Motor Company's continued support of The Parade Company and look forward to working together on...

2014-06-06 04:21:50

Dunkin' Donuts offers guests worldwide a free donut with the purchase of any beverage CANTON, Mass., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Donut Day is celebrated today, June 6, and Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is serving guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day today at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. To help guests all around the...

2014-06-06 00:21:09

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO D-DAY Profile America -- Friday, June 6th. On this date 70 years ago, while most of America slept, one of history's most notable events unfolded, as heard at the time: "CBS World News; Bob Trout speaking. And again we bring you the available report -- all of them from German sources -- on what the...

2014-06-05 23:13:14

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. Alexandria, LA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital‘s dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care for women and their families. Among...

2014-06-05 20:22:03

Retailer known for bringing customers "Good Stuff Cheap" offering $20 off race tickets for limited time only! BROOKLYN, Mich., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ollie's Bargain Outlet, one of America's largest discount retailers, is pleased to expand its relationship with NASCAR and start a new partnership with Michigan International Speedway as the title sponsor of the Nationwide Series race on June 14: the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250. "We are excited to announce Ollie's Bargain...

2014-06-05 16:25:35

Dr. Michele Green, a Board Certified New York, NY physician specializing in Dermatology, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and has...

2014-06-05 12:26:35

Organization that helped found America's humane efforts in the 1800s joins with global entrepreneur for special Prizeo campaign giving donors chance to win meet-and-greet at magazine photo shoot WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the organization that helped found America's original "Compassion Movement" in the 1870s, is pleased to announce that entrepreneur, music artist, fashion designer, and media icon Paris Hilton is participating in...

2014-06-05 12:25:58

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pastor Joel and Victoria Osteen are returning to New York City's historic Yankee Stadium Saturday, June 7th, for America's Night of Hope, and Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's most-watched faith channel, will be on hand as the event's official broadcast partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC98465LOGO A New York Times best-selling author, longtime TBN ministry...

2014-06-05 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations leaders applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for adopting a common sense solution proposed by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to address the unjustified changes to the restart provisions of the hours-of-service restart rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Since these rules were proposed in 2010, ATA has maintained that they were unsupported by science and...

2014-06-05 08:32:16

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SADA Systems has earned the prestigious Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies in America and rest of the world Awards for their People Growth. The coveted annual Globee Awards program encompasses America's best in high-growth numbers, including Customer Base Growth, Partners and Distribution Growth, People Growth, PR and Marketing Growth, Products and Services Growth, Profits Growth, Regional and Area Growth, Sales Revenue Growth, Service...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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