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2014-07-14 20:20:30

- Ohio-built 2015 TLX delivers advanced new powertrains and next-generation Acura precision-handling technologies MARYSVILLE, Ohio, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acura today marked the start of mass-production of the all-new 2015 Acura TLX at the Marysville Auto Plant with Acura's new performance luxury sedan slated to land at dealerships nationwide in August. With the launch of the new TLX, more than 90 percent of Acura vehicles sold in America are now produced in America....

2014-07-14 16:23:13

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public policy group America's Survival, Inc. (ASI) is holding a Wednesday news conference to discuss Bill Ayers' recent appearance on Megyn Kelly's Fox News program and the campaign to whitewash the activities of the communist terrorists who were murdering policemen and FBI agents during the 1960s and 70s. ASI President Cliff Kincaid says the Ayers appearance is one aspect of a campaign to rehabilitate Ayers and his communist...

2014-07-14 16:22:38

Official Support for NERD HQ provided by SEGA of America, Maker Studios, Intel, Internet Explorer, and Individual Contributions by Fans LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NERD HQ, presented by The Nerd Machine, will return to Petco Park in San Diego July 24-27. The four-day event provides fans a free nerdy hangout during the annual pop culture convention. This year guests can expect an expanded "Conversations for a Cause" panel series, more fan-focused interactions and...

2014-07-14 16:20:35

Continuous investment in Michigan leads to job creation; increased R&D/engineering services for customers NORTHVILLE TWP., Mich., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aisin, one of the world's leading Tier One automotive components manufacturers, will cut the ceremonial red ribbon today signifying the grand opening of the new North American Headquarters of Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) and Aisin Technical Center of America (ATC-A). The renovated 200,000 square foot building is located...

boot print on the moon and on Mars
2014-07-14 12:21:24

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America's next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Apollo 11 crew landed on the moon July 20, 1969. The world watched 45 years ago as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set their lunar module Eagle down in the Sea of Tranquility, while crewmate Michael Collins...

2014-07-14 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SIZING UP Profile America -- Monday, July 14th. Almost every home has at least one. They can be made out of cloth, plastic, or metal. Seamstresses and tailors use them, as do professional craftsmen and weekend do-it-yourselfers. It's the tape measure, patented on this date in 1868 by Alvin J....

2014-07-13 23:03:55

Yoga Maya Movie is an exposé on how yoga is taught, practiced and marketed in America. It features interviews with 12 senior yoga teachers in California, and confessionals by Arvind Chittumalla, producer and director of Yoga Maya. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 This documentary shows the importance of having an integrated yoga practice and it will clarify many misconceptions of yoga in America by addressing 4 subject areas: 1) Yoga versus Asanas (physical postures) 2) Yoga...

2014-07-13 23:03:30

Instagram users can enter to win one of five $100 1-800-PetMeds gift certificates by posting pictures of their pets on Instagram with the hashtag #PetMedsMutt. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 1-800-PetMeds, America’s Largest Pet Pharmacy, has announced its #PetMedsMutt giveaway in celebration of National Mutt Day on July 31. Participants can enter to win one of five $100 gift certificates to 1-800-PetMeds by posting pictures of their pets to Instagram with the hashtag...

2014-07-13 23:00:08

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital will host its 38th Annual Art & Antiques Show, featuring nationallly know speakers, to continue their ongoing commitment to raising funds for the advancement of world-class medical care for the region’s children. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Save the Date for the 2014 Art & Antiques Show benefiting Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL BOXWOODS & BowTies “A Modern Twist on Southern...

2014-07-13 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SUMMER FOOD FAVORITES Profile America -- Sunday, July 13th. A number of special observances are held in July -- three of them just naturally go together. It's not only National Grilling Month, but also National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month. Whether we call them frankfurters or just...


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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