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2014-08-12 16:20:45

TMAF Aims to Reach Million Dollar Goal; Asking for $5 Donation from Each GATS Attendee WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trucking Moves America Forward movement introduces the "High-5 and Show Your Pride" campaign, which will debut at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on August 20, and encourages each attendee to donate five dollars to the TMAF movement to reach its goal of one million dollars its first year, emphasizing the pride within the industry....

2014-08-12 12:21:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced a $100,000 commitment to help Trucking Moves America Forward - the growing industry-wide movement - tell the positive stories of the trucking industry and its essentiality to America's economy and communities. With ATA's donation, TMAF stands at $700,000 towards its goal to raise one million dollars by the end of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 TMAF -...

2014-08-12 08:31:36

Women's Choice Award® honors America's Best Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Choice Award is pleased to announce the 2014 America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. This award is the only distinction that identifies the country's best hospitals based on robust criteria regarding patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135272 "Being...

2014-08-12 08:23:16

Growing need for clean, reliable, resilient and affordable energy and surging demand for distributed energy generation influential in decision to join Bloom Energy Board of Directors. SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloom Energy Corporation, the market leading provider of solid oxide fuel cells for power generation, welcomes Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, and chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC to the Bloom Energy Board of Directors. Steve Case is legendary for his...

2014-08-11 23:06:55

Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems learning financial literacy. The article shares some data that supports the lack of financial literacy among the youth discusses how important financial knowledge is for young people. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems...

2014-08-11 16:24:28

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-08-11 12:27:12

America's home healthcare community supports collaborative effort to make millions of homebound Americans and healthcare professionals voters WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National home health leaders are reinvigorating the Bring the Vote Home initiative, a program which aims to engage the nation's 3.5 million Medicare home health beneficiaries and their caregiving teams in the electoral process by assisting patients in the voter and absentee ballot...

2014-08-11 12:21:29

Inaugural event features PGA TOUR stars competing alongside PGA TOUR Latinoamerica players in Latin America NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced today an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the inaugural America's Golf Cup, a team format event featuring members of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica competing alongside PGA TOUR stars such as Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Angel Cabrera and Andres Romero....

2014-08-11 12:21:01

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for July 2014 and the first seven months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 3.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 0.5 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 85 percent, up 2.4 points from July 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 0.4 percent from the same month...

2014-08-11 08:26:25

GRANDVILLE, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Reviews (http://www.bestcollegereviews.org), a leading college search and rankings website, has published a ranking of the 50 best college towns in America available at this weblink: http://www.bestcollegereviews.org/50-best-college-towns-america/ Boulder, Colorado leads the list, which is based on information from BLS demographic data, information available on University profiles, and the American Institute for Economic...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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