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2014-02-27 12:24:53

Quilts to Include Fabric Donated by Americans Affected by Gun Violence INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that mothers across the country are coming together to create quilts that symbolize the human toll of gun violence in America. The "Mother's Dream Quilt Project" takes its name from a uniform quilting pattern that will be used in all of the quilts made by Moms Demand Action members and supporters....

2014-02-26 23:32:49

The popular flower breeder will be partnering with America in Bloom to highlight their beautiful blooms. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Suntory Flowers will be working alongside America in Bloom (AIB) to spotlight its beautiful blooms at the most prestigious, largest, and oldest flower show in the country, the Philadelphia Flower Show. Held from March 1st to March 9th, America in Bloom will be exhibiting a stunning display garden focused around the flower show’s theme of...

2014-02-26 23:32:07

Anderson, Gaman, and Gaman compiled the longevity advice they give to patients each day at Executive Medicine of America and weekly on their nationally syndicated Staying Young Show. This advice is coupled with top 10 lists from those who have already hit the 100 year mark. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The multi-city media tour has begun for the authors of Age to Perfection and the book is gaining significant attention as the authors continue to bring their message of health and...

2014-02-26 23:29:14

Award recognizes Humility of Mary Health Partners’ exceptional patient care and treatment Youngstown, OH. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, St. Elizabeth Health Center, has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award. The award recognizes the Joanie Abdu Center as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging Humility of Mary Health Partners’ dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the...

2014-02-26 23:23:12

“SmallBizLady” Melinda Emerson, CEO of The Quintessence Group, celebrates milestone year with new web documentary, giveaways and praise from industry experts, brands that cater to small businesses. Philadelphia (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 America’s leading small business expert, Melinda Emerson, affectionately known as “SmallBizLady,” marks her 15th year in business this March, to much critical acclaim. True to her mission to end small business failure, Melinda has partnered with...

2014-02-26 23:02:14

LP Police allows investigators to connect to current and historical data in real time. Police departments can quickly access reliable data, actionable intelligence, accurate data feeds and easy to use tools are critical for solving more cases. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 LP Police, America's #1 Person, Cell Phone Search and Investigative Database for Government & Law Enforcement has developed an entirely new design and online user experience along with the...

2014-02-26 12:25:59

New prostate cancer screening option combines existing tests to substantially increase accuracy CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is the first health care provider in the country to offer a new non-invasive blood test for prostate cancer that is nearly three times more accurate than the current standard prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. Known as the Prostate Health Index (phi), the new test's accuracy will effectively remove the...

2014-02-26 12:20:43

Honda Most Recognized Automaker in Kelley Blue Book Poll BARTLESVILLE, Okla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Honda has long been identified as the industry leader when it comes to family-friendly vehicles, and the 2014 model year looks to be no different. Kelley Blue Book recently released their results for the "Best Family Cars of 2014" survey, with four Honda models--the Accord, CR-V, Odyssey and Pilot--receiving the "Best Family Car" designation. All models are currently...

2014-02-26 08:36:40

New Platinum Power AA and AAA Batteries are Designed for High Drain Consumer Devices COLUMBUS, Ga. and NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Energy Corporation of America today announced the introduction of its AA and AAA Platinum Power batteries, alkaline battery cells that protect power for up to 10 years¹. These batteries also feature enhanced storage capabilities and safe, stable power features. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NY71110 ) The new...

2014-02-26 08:34:46

All-New Lineup Delivers Enhanced Clarity with Deeper Blacks, Enhanced Smart TV Experience and Even Slimmer Design At A Best-in-Class Value IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV company(1), announced today the availability of its all-new 2014 E-Series Full-Array LED backlit HDTV collection. Backed by the brand's leadership in HDTV technology, the VIZIO E-Series line-up - now available at retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam's Club,...


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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