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2014-09-11 00:20:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO DECAF COFFEE Profile America -- Thursday, September 11th. Through the centuries of coffee's popularity, if someone ordered the beverage, there was no question about what kind. Today, many Americans prefer their coffee decaffeinated. That option dates to early in the last century, when Ludwig...

2014-09-10 12:21:11

Free Entrance Day on September 27, 2014 CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc., through its partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, is encouraging people across the country to take advantage of free entrance to all of America's national parks during the upcoming "fee-free day" on September 27, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/145030 "Subaru is proud to support the...

2014-09-10 08:22:29

- Acquisition of Mercedes-Benz of Bellevue, Barrier Audi, Barrier Porsche and Barrier Volvo enhances AutoNation premium luxury offerings in Seattle-Bellevue FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced today that it has signed agreements to acquire Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volvo stores in the Seattle-Bellevue market from Barrier Motors. The annual revenue for these stores is...

2014-09-10 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NATIONAL RICE MONTH Profile America -- Wednesday, September 10th. To highlight its importance, both as a crop and as part of the changing U.S. diet, this is National Rice Month. Globally, rice is the world's most important cereal grain. Reflecting both our increasing cultural diversity and...

2014-09-09 23:11:49

Securityhunter is ranked as number 123 out of 5000 on the Inc. Magazine list of fastest-growing privately owned companies in America for award year 2014. Securityhunter has been on the Inc. Magazine top 5000 list for three years in a row. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Securityhunter has again moved up the ranks of Inc. Magazine's fastest-growing private companies in America, according to the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 list. Securityhunter has secured position number 123 on the...

2014-09-09 20:24:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is likely that no American who lived through that infamous and tragic day will ever forget how the morning of September 11, 2001 unfolded. It began with the shocking news that a jetliner had slammed into the North Tower of the majestic World Trade Center. When a second jet crashed into the Trade Center's South Tower, another slammed into the Pentagon, and a fourth airliner crashed in a Pennsylvania farm field after passengers phoned...

2014-09-09 16:23:35

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Firm TMone announces the grand opening of new offices in Iowa City and West Des Moines, IA , and a new Spearfish, SD building is in the works. Additionally, TMone is named to Inc. Magazine's list of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the eighth year in row. IOWA CITY, Iowa, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TMone®, a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Service Provider and ERC Company, announced today it has been named for...

2014-09-09 12:25:38

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Levin, whose illustrious and controversial career as a pioneering personal injury lawyer is highlighted by his role in bringing down Big Tobacco in the largest legal settlement ever, seemed the least likely to succeed in a law career that has netted him hundreds of millions of dollars, and has made him one of the most loved and hated lawyers in America. He is a founding member of the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. In the new book And Give Up...

2014-09-09 12:25:28

Long Awaited First New Studio Album in Six Years; Pre-orders Begin September 9 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Diamond, one of the world's premier recording artists, internationally renowned and record-breaking concert performer and revered songwriter, is set to release his brand new studio album, Melody Road, on October 21(st). The album (full track listing below), marks his first original studio release in six years and first since signing with Capitol Records. Acclaimed...

2014-09-09 08:40:11

New display line offers businesses affordable, professional quality displays, an ideal option for small businesses MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, is introducing the PN-Y series of professional LED edge-lit displays. Available in 55, 47, 42, or 32 inch class sizes, the PN-Y series of monitors offer businesses a commercial-grade LED display solution at an affordable...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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