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2014-10-03 16:22:49

Tickets are now available for purchase through the American Made website NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, crafters, makers and creative small business owners will gather at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's headquarters in New York City for the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Summit, a lecture and interview series planned and hosted by Martha herself. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's (NYSE: MSO) third annual American Made Summit will take place November 7-8, with sponsors...

2014-10-03 08:23:18

Primary Sources Update Shows More Teachers Are Prepared to Teach to the Common Core and Many Are Seeing Positive Changes in Their Classrooms, While Acknowledging Challenges and a Need for Resources NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released results from a survey of more than 1,600 of America's pre-K-12 public school teachers who are in the more than 40 states where the Common Core State Standards are being...

2014-10-03 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MADE IN AMERICA Profile America --Friday, October 3(rd). U.S. based manufacturers receive new orders every month worth close to a half-trillion dollars. To underscore the health and prospects of this economic sector, today is the third annual Manufacturing Day, with activities staged across the...

2014-10-02 23:12:06

The Bioenermed® Energetic Method provides specially energized formulas to bring you inner harmony while treating specific problems Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Bioenermed® has announced the expansion of its supplement line of products into the United States, giving consumers new options when it comes to improving your health. The German brand takes advantage of a proprietary production method known as ultrasonic induction. “All of our supplements contain a...

2014-10-02 23:02:11

Boosted by its exploding popularity on Facebook, the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) social media efforts have been ranked #1 in the nation among trade associations with up to 100 employees, according to the 2014 Social Media Report published by Association Trends, a division of Columbia Books, Inc. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Boosted by its exploding popularity on Facebook, the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) social media efforts have been...

2014-10-02 23:01:47

Understanding and Maximizing America’s Evolutionary Economy, a new book published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), argues we need a new theoretical foundation for economic policy based on evolutionary economics Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The U.S. economy is best understood as a constantly evolving system. Unfortunately, the two major economic doctrines that guide U.S. policymakers’ thinking—neoclassical economics and neo-Keynesian...

2014-10-02 16:24:14

RRPO Championship To Be Live Streamed and Televised on CBS Sports Network in Spring 2015 HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Hard Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open" (RRPO) returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida November 13 - December 3, 2014 held in the resort's ballrooms. The series will feature 20 main events along with several secondary events and qualifiers. The exciting live poker action culminates with the live streamed and...

2014-10-02 12:29:03

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple orchards and pumpkin patches are nice places to visit each Halloween season, but where do you go if you really want to get your scare on? It's a haunted house. Of the 33 million* estimated people who get into the holiday spirit by visiting a haunted house this year, many are coming as part of family outings or even date nights, according to America Haunts (www.americahaunts.com), the association of over 30 elite haunted...

2014-10-02 12:21:52

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno told those who provide scholarships to the children and spouses of our Armed Forces that the family members of the military sacrifice as much as those in uniform and he hoped they will never be forgotten. Our men and women in uniform have a good idea what's ahead of them, he said, but the families left behind by those who deploy experience a lot more uncertainty and give up a good deal....

2014-10-02 12:20:39

Gifts to support organization's "K9 Battle Buddies" program, which brings home and reunites military dogs and their handlers, and will spotlight contributions of America's four-legged military heroes at Veteran's Day parade in New York City WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 , 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an emotional scene during the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) in which the audience met a Marine who was reunited with his beloved former military hero dog, noted...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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