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WALTHAM, Mass., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced a $10 million pledge to support initiatives aimed at empowering service members and their families
Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center honored for providing exceptional patient care and treatment YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 Joanie
New content to discuss important aspects of clean water... (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 Water purification will be the topic of the day on an upcoming segment
California has cemented its place as America’s solar leader, according to recently-released U.S.
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The wrong conversations are taking place about improving public education in America.
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Recipients of Geoffrey Beene Builders of Science Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- David Van Andel, Chairman and CEO of Van Andel Institute and Dr.
McCormick Place March 21, 22, 23 (Sat-Sun-Mon) CHICAGO, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of salon professionals will come to Chicago to attend America's Beauty Show
Experience a full suite of High Definition and 4K Ultra High-Definition Displays and preview exciting new technologies never seen before at DSE in Las Vegas MAHWAH, N.J., March 10,
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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 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 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 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...
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....
- Large; stout; burly.