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2014-08-20 16:27:47

iSend Ranks No. 550 with Three-Year Growth of 871 percent MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked iSend No. 550 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other...

2014-08-20 16:25:15

Leading Healthcare Information Technology Company Once Again Joins Inc. Magazine's Exclusive Ranking with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 86% CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today announced that Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) has been named to the 33rd annual Inc. 500/5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, for the second consecutive year. The list represents the most comprehensive look at America's independent...

2014-08-20 12:24:12

Courtroom veterans Mark Lanier, Rick Meadow in The Best Lawyers in America HOUSTON and NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier and firm attorney Richard "Rick" Meadow once again are being recognized as two of the country's top lawyers in the annual listing of The Best Lawyers in America. The 2015 edition marks the 10(th) year Mr. Lanier has been listed among the nation's best based on his work in commercial litigation and plaintiffs' mass tort...

2014-08-20 08:25:34

Author Imani Michelle Scott suggests a time-honored approach: begin with the truth, in Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process heal Racial Conflict in America? ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The chronically deep psychic pains and traumatic social injuries associated with centuries of racism and racial conflict in America cannot be healed with repeated, temporary responses brought on by acute social occurrences, e.g., the wounding or...

2014-08-20 08:20:50

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGACY Supply Chain Services was named one of America's Leading 3PLs in Global Trade magazine's Annual Report, in the Technology category. After recognition in 2013 as a Top 10 "Leading 3PL for Mid-sized Companies," this is LEGACY's second straight year being named in Global Trade magazine's America's Leading 3PL awards. "We are very proud to be recognized as a technological leader in the supply chain industry," said Mike Glodziak,...

2014-08-20 00:20:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST LICENSED RADIO STATION Profile America -- Wednesday, August 20th. The nation's first licensed radio station began broadcasting in Detroit on this date in 1920 -- station 8MK, now operating as WWJ. The station was owned by the Detroit News, and for some convoluted reasons, the station...

2014-08-19 23:05:12

Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ: HSOL), a top-10 global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, has officially joined the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) at the board level. Hanwha SolarOne is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, one of South Korea’s largest enterprises and a Fortune Global 500 firm. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ: HSOL), a top-10 global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer of high-quality,...

2014-08-19 16:25:26

August 22 Marks Updated Date When United States Becomes a Majority Multicultural Nation by The CulturEdge Interethnic Proximity Index (IPI); EthniFacts' Guy Garcia and NPR's Maria Hinojosa are joined by civic leaders to discuss the demographic and social implications of the CulturEdge Clock and the evolution of the American Dream NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Population experts will join EthniFacts' Guy Garcia and NPR's Maria Hinojosa to mark the date of the "Multicultural...

2014-08-19 12:25:36

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coats Rose Law Firm is pleased to announce 18 attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). The guide honored firm lawyers in Austin, Dallas Houston, League City, New Orleans and San Antonio in 15 areas of practice including: real estate law, construction law, litigation, litigation-construction, commercial litigation,...

2014-08-19 00:21:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ON THE AIR Profile America -- Tuesday, August 19th. Two geniuses in the field of electronics whose inventions changed pastimes the world over were born in August. One was television pioneer Philo Farnsworth, whose 1906 birthday is noted today. He conceived the idea of television broadcasting...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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