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2014-10-08 12:25:15

-- Dawson, Harden, March and Taylor Recognized for their Commitment to Issues Affecting Victim's Rights and Healing at Second Annual INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE Honors Event in New York -- NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's leading crime and justice television channel, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today that Glamour magazine will co-host ID's second annual INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE honors event on October 22 in New York City, to shed light on issues of crime and victims' rights....

2014-10-08 08:28:55

Foundation seeks to create American employment opportunities by demanding American products and services. DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Demand American Foundation, a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating American employment opportunities, recently announced their campaign to challenge the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to manufacture scout uniforms in the United States. The Boy Scouts of America/National Supply Group currently...

2014-10-08 08:24:04

Author of "Black Men Rock," Defends: "Men Are Not The Problem!" STAFFORD, Texas, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach Michael Taylor, author of Black Men Rock, and founder of the Black Men Rock website, proves in his book and website that African-American men can lead extraordinary lives. "Are men the real problem? My contention is that the answer is an emphatic NO!" Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141007/150818 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141007/150825...

2014-10-08 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WORK FROM HOME WEEK Profile America -- Wednesday, October 8(th). Each morning, millions of Americans exhale the traditional weary sighs as the alarm goes off and they have to face the ever-lengthening round-trip commute to work. However, a small but growing number of people are not in that...

2014-10-07 23:07:07

National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) is mobilizing thousands of Boy and Girl Scouts in oral health education and awareness through a new America’s ToothFairy Girl and Boy Scout Patch Program. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) is mobilizing thousands of Boy and Girl Scouts in oral health education and awareness through a new America’s ToothFairy Girl and Boy Scout...

2014-10-07 16:24:11

TheRaceNut.com becomes the first-ever racial comedy News website/racial comedy website tackling all issues with unfettered wits. Making it a trailblazer and a world's first in the comedy News world. NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Racial differences still stir vitriol and controversy in America, although we have come a considerable way since the 1960s. Humor is and remains the best medicine, and in fact the only one to indulge without moderation. Logo -...

2014-10-07 12:31:35

Balance bare® Debuts Promotion on Balance.com RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Balance Bar(®), maker of one of America's original nutrition energy bars, today announces availability of its new Balance bare(®) line. Available in three delicious flavors - Mixed Berry Nut, Sea Salt Caramel Nut and Sweet & Spicy Nut - the bars are made with whole nuts, fruits, seeds and other simple and nutritious ingredients. Each bar is 160 calories and are non-GMO, gluten free,...

2014-10-07 12:25:56

- Matt McAndrew of Bach to Rock in Wayne, Pa., Took the Stage During Show's 7th Season - BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today that Matt McAndrew, a musical instructor at one of its franchise-owned schools in Wayne, Pa., took the stage last night on NBC's Emmy-Award winning musical competition series, The Voice. McAndrew, of Philadelphia, performed during the blind auditions and chose to join...

2014-10-07 08:30:05

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Oct.7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Thursday, October 9, the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island (RMH-LI) will reveal the dramatic results of the largest redesign in its 28-year history. America's top interior designers, contractors, vendors, Kravet Inc. and star of Bravo TV's Million Dollar Listing New York, Ryan Serhant will unveil a labor of love and celebrate the newly designed home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children. The interior design...

2014-10-07 08:24:58

Smartfood Popcorn And Movie Critic Ben Lyons Celebrate National Popcorn Month By Unveiling America's At-Home Movie And TV-Watching Habits PLANO, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Popcorn Month, movie critic Ben Lyons and Smartfood Popcorn, the No. 1 ready-to-eat popcorn brand* from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, went to the polls with a survey on American at-home movie and TV-watching habits, honoring America's go-to popcorn eating occasion. Among the interesting...


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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.