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2014-10-06 23:06:02

Attorneys Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox, the founding partners of the New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, and senior litigator James Long each receive recognition for professional excellence in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The New York personal injury firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, announced today that three of its attorneys – founding partners Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox and senior litigator James Long – have been chosen by...

2014-10-06 23:03:57

America’s SBDC New Jersey (NJSBDC) announces a new partnership with Ramapo College of New Jersey. The NJSBDC, serving Bergen County and hosted by Bergen Community College, has a new affiliate office at Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Anisfield School of Business Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 America’s SBDC New Jersey announces a new partnership with Ramapo College of New Jersey. The NJSBDC, serving Bergen County and hosted by Bergen Community College, has a new affiliate...

2014-10-06 23:01:13

Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS and her team join thousands of dental professionals from around the country at this year’s America’s Dental Meeting where they plan to participate in continuing education and discussions about the latest technology. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The dental field is ever-changing as technology brings about new techniques and products for enhanced oral care. Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS and her team are excited to be a part of the 2014 America’s Dental...

2014-10-06 23:00:53

Grand to Grand Ultra http://www.g2gultra.com/ – the 170-mile course route begins at the north rim of the Grand Canyon and finishes on the summit of the Grand Staircase. KANAB, Utah (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Ultra Challenge America LLC is pleased to announce that the third Grand to Grand Ultra took place from September 21 through September 27, 2014. The winner, Michele Graglia, age 31, of Italy, finished with a total cumulative time of 31 hours, 25 minutes and 3 seconds. The top woman,...

2014-10-06 20:22:09

Patricia Hirsch of Statesboro, GA has been honored with a recognition by Realtrends.com in its selection of "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Georgia." STATESBORO, Ga., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Realtrends.com published by Realtrends.com. Patricia Hirsch was selected for the following honor: "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Georgia" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150422 Patricia...

2014-10-06 16:25:28

Coldwell Banker Realty Corp of Woodward, OK has been honored with a recognition by Realtrends.com in its selection of "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Oklahoma." WOODWARD, Okla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Realtrends.com published by Realtrends.com. Coldwell Banker Realty Corp was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150423 "America's Best Real Estate...

2014-10-06 16:21:02

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations thanked the allied member companies who contribute to the federation's image and outreach campaigns. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Each year, millions of Americans are exposed to the message of safety, essentiality and professionalism delivered by our Share the Road Truck program, America's Road Team and Interstate One tractor-trailer," said ATA President and CEO Bill...

2014-10-06 00:21:47

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CRUNCHING NUMBERSProfile America -- Monday, October 6(th. )October is a special month in the history of handling data. In a month that holds the anniversaries of the first adding machine and the tentative birth of the Internet, October is also when the first all-electronic calculations were...

2014-10-05 16:20:20

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves, along with ATA's incoming and outgoing chairmen, opened the Management Conference & Exhibition's grand exhibit hall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry relies on a robust supplier community to do the important work we do," ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said. "We're always extremely pleased to see the advances they're making...

2014-10-05 00:20:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HISPANIC VOTING Profile America -- Sunday, October 5th(. )National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, and much media prominence given to this 54 million-strong community centers on the growing heft of the Hispanic vote in elections. Already 17 percent of America's population, it is projected to...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.