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2014-04-16 16:33:37

Charger, multi-level LED flashlight combination can be found on Kickstarter.com NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earlier in the month, id America, the go-to name in high-quality personal electronic accessories, launched a Kickstarter campaign for their LED light-equipped portable charger, named the L.E.D. Only a week into their campaign, the project is seeing tremendous support from backers, already raising nearly half of the goal amount. (Photo:...

2014-04-16 16:26:01

- "Budweiser Made In America" Returns to Philadelphia for Third Consecutive Year at Benjamin Franklin Parkway - LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn "JAY Z" Carter, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Los Angeles are bringing the spirit of "Budweiser Made In America," to Los Angeles during the 2014 Labor Day weekend. The two-day music festival began in Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend 2012 to benefit...

2014-04-16 12:32:22

$2 million grant to launch 4-H Food Smart Families pilot program in five states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this need, National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation announced today a partnership that will equip more families to make healthy living a part of their everyday lives through nutrition education,...

2014-04-16 12:27:38

$125,000 Donated to Provide New Books to Underserved Children CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank(®)( )and First Book --a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in underserved communities-- have partnered to provide children in kindergarten to second grade access to age-appropriate books at home and in their schools through a new program, Banking On Books. First Book works collectively with publishers and...

2014-04-16 12:22:01

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- All-new 2015 Jeep(®) Renegade marks the brand's first entry in the small sport-utility vehicle (SUV) segment - delivering a best-in-class combination of fuel efficiency and off-road capability -- Renegade Trailhawk model delivers best-in-class 4x4 Trail Rated capability with class-exclusive Jeep Active Drive Low, which includes 20:1 crawl ratio and Jeep Selec-Terrain system -- All-new 2015...

2014-04-16 08:35:30

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark-Anthony Edwards, CEO of b michael AMERICA outlined to his Board of Directors aggressive plans to expand the b michael AMERICA Couture brand into RTW. "The mission of the brand is to create new jobs and refine skills within the garment industry." b michael AMERICA is the face of a new America we are a relatively new fashion industry design presence with a deeply committed point of view that moves beyond design excellence and beautiful clothes....

2014-04-16 08:22:11

A Real-life war survivor shares the mind and heart of a veteran in a compelling novel of sacrifice and commitment. BISMARCK, N.D., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What would an unlikely hero risk to save America? Will he sit idly by while the nation slides a little further into chaos with each passing day? Or will he live up to the oath he took to defend the nation against all enemies, both foreign and domestic? That's the tough dilemma the protagonist is about to face in Mike and...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...

2014-04-15 23:02:26

Charles M. Merkel, Jr., John Hartwell Cocke, William B. Raiford, III, and Charles M. Merkel, III selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 Clarksdale, MS (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is pleased to announce that Charles M. Merkel, Jr., John Hartwell Cocke, William B. Raiford, III, and Charles M. Merkel, III, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 (Copyright 2013 by...


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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