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2014-04-07 23:28:34

TaxConnex, America’s leading independent provider of sales tax consulting, sales tax outsourcing and sales tax nexus services announces the addition of Linda Cummings as Account Executive. Linda brings substantial experience in providing sales tax compliance solutions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 TaxConnex, America’s leading independent provider of sales tax consulting, sales tax outsourcing and sales tax nexus services is proud to announce the newest member of our Sales and...

2014-04-08 00:21:58

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO POPULAR DEMAND Profile America --Tuesday, April 8th. On this date 101 years ago, the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified establishing direct popular election of senators. Previously, members of the Senate were elected by each state's legislature. As the voting franchise expanded...

2014-04-07 23:02:09

Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to teach young adults the importance of sports and nutrition. Retrofit is hosting the April 8th Girls in the Game Leader-to-Leader interview at its Chicago headquarters. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to...

2014-04-07 12:34:36

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the next two decades, an aging population, fewer family caregivers, increasingly limited personal financial resources, and growing strains on federal, state, and family budgets will create an unsustainable demand for long-term care. Over the past 20 years, policymakers have debated different solutions, but have failed to reach consensus on a sustainable means of financing and delivering long-term services and supports. Failure to find...

2014-04-07 12:22:57

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zone areas. With National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 marking the 15th anniversary of this life-saving safety campaign, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles are educating the public on how to stay safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 runs from...

2014-04-07 08:25:06

Moms Call on Legislators to Focus on State Background Checks Loophole and Lax Permit, License and Training Protocols AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will attend and testify at the hearing of the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security. WHO: Hilary Rand, Regional Manager of the Texas...

2014-04-07 00:22:10

DNA Services of America, a leading service provider of paternity tests, prenatal testing and other DNA testing services, is pleased to announce its web expansion to local communities throughout the United States. LAFAYETTE, La., April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DNA Services of America has served its clients needs by providing valuable content regarding paternity testing, prenatal testing and several other DNA tests for more than 10 years through its website dnasoa.com. Now, in...

2014-04-06 00:22:56

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MILK INSPECTION Profile America -- Sunday, April 6th.( )On this date in 1859, Massachusetts established the first state milk inspection program. An inspector of milk was appointed in August that year, operating from Boston, and whose primary efforts were to suppress so-called "swill milk," the...

2014-04-04 23:42:35

Munroe Regional Medical Center recognized for creating an extraordinary patient experience by individualizing, personalizing and humanizing healthcare for women and their families. Ocala, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Munroe Regional Medical Center is a winner of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Heart Care. Munroe is one of only 287 hospitals nationwide, including only 14 in Florida, to earn this distinction. As more women self-manage their care and seek...

2014-04-04 23:38:04

A charity donation of $200 is on the line in the recently launched electronics and general merchandiser’s April social media contest. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Thanks to America’s fastest-growing online retailer giving to charity has never been easier. Throughout the month of April, ZenithMart customers only need to talk up their favorite store via their social media networks to earn chances to win $200 for their favorite charity. Entering the contest couldn’t be easier...


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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