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2014-07-18 00:20:32

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CURRENT AFFAIRS Profile America -- Friday, July 18th. On this date in 1955 in West Milton, New York, a species of turning swords into plowshares was realized. That was when the Atomic Energy Commission sold electric power from a General Electric nuclear reactor to the Niagara-Mohawk Power...

2014-07-17 23:05:37

Prestigious Program Offers Leaders High-Level Coaching & Tools to Advance Organization’s Performance and Capacity San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 NeighborWorks America and Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC) are proud to announce that Appaswamy “Vino” Pajanor, HOC’s President and Executive Director and the chief architect behind the development of the Virtual Counselor Network (VCN) is one of 50 leaders nationally selected for the NeighborWorks® Achieving...

2014-07-17 16:26:03

A Palmer, MA Board Certified physician specializing in Neurology, Dr. Donald Blair, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. PALMER, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Palmer's Neurology specialist Dr. Donald Blair for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128041 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd....

2014-07-17 16:20:37

ARLINGTON, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves announced several promotions of key professionals to the Association's Senior Staff team. These promotions will strengthen ATA and build upon the association's effectiveness in representing the interests of the trucking industry across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA has a talented group of staff dedicated to the...

2014-07-17 12:24:03

Gift Exemplifies 'Patriotic Philanthropy,' As The 2016 National Park Service Centennial Approaches WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today a gift made history and saved history. National Park Service (NPS) Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and National Park Foundation (NPF) President and CEO Neil Mulholland joined businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to announce Rubenstein's $12.35 million donation, a lead gift in the National Park Foundation's Centennial...

2014-07-17 08:31:26

Comedian and Vine Sensation Puts Hanes X-Temp Technology to the Test With A Series of Fan Dares WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes(®), America's No. 1 apparel brand for men, women and kids, knows the importance of all-day comfort. To demonstrate just that, Hanes teamed up with comedic Vine sensation Logan Paul as he travels the country attending various events filming a series of video dares created by his fans. Ideal for any situation where it's essential to stay cool...

2014-07-16 23:12:22

Jacob’s Pillow Dance, 220-acre National Historic Landmark and home to America's longest-running international dance festival, chooses PatronManager CRM to meet its ticketing, fundraising, and marketing goals for the future. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Patron Technology Founder and CEO Eugene Carr announced today that Jacob’s Pillow Dance has become the 500th client to join its roster of arts and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and Canada using...

2014-07-16 23:04:06

The North America commercial aircraft cabin lighting market report defines and segments the aircraft cabin lighting market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. North America Commercial Aviation Aircraft Cabin Lighting Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.86% from 2014 to 2019. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-commercial-aviation-aircraft-cabin-lighting-6680467449.html. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The North America commercial aircraft cabin...

2014-07-16 20:22:05

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pressure Pumping Market by Types (Hydraulic Fracturing, Cementing, Others), North America Resource Type (Conventional, Unconventional), North America Well Type (Horizontal, Vertical) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-07-16 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, is pleased to host Hill briefings on the intersection between hunger, health and nutrition on Thursday, July 17(th). Panelists will discuss compelling new research on how the framing of nutritional choices can influence eating behavior, the connections between food insecurity and diabetes, as well as promising interventions that communities can implement to help improve...


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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