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2014-07-03 08:22:52

Bowlmor AMF Awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for 'The Most People Bowling Simultaneously in Multiple Venues' NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over movie theaters and dance clubs, bowling has officially reclaimed its stake as America's favorite Saturday night activity. On Saturday, June 21(st), 2014, Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, threw the largest bowling party in American history. Party go-ers from across 262 AMF, Bowlmor and...

2014-07-03 00:20:42

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO LIBERTY AND JUSTICE Profile America -- Thursday, July 3rd. Befitting the eve of the nation's celebration of freedom, one of the most important pieces of legislation in our history became law on this date in 1964. The Civil Rights Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson, swept away Jim Crow laws by...

2014-07-02 23:10:46

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," underscores a study reported by Craig F. Garfield, M.D., and coauthors in the journal Pediatrics in May, 2014, revealing that fathers had a 68% increase in depressive scores during children's key attachment years of 0–5. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Everyone knows that being a mother is “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” It is not as well known that this applies to fathers...

2014-07-02 16:23:40

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been one of America's most cherished holidays for nearly 240 years -- and one of its most important. On the Fourth of July, Independence Day, Americans from all walks of life will stop to celebrate the blessing of liberty that has defined their nation since its founding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC98465LOGO And on July 3rd and 4th Trinity Broadcasting Network, America's most-watched faith-and-family...

2014-07-02 16:23:18

Provocative Film Opens Nationwide Today LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the July 4(th) holiday weekend, Rush Limbaugh urged his millions of listeners to see the provocative new film America, which opens today in more than 1,100 theaters. The new film was created by bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler's List, Gerald R. Molen and directed by John Sullivan. "In a rare move for the No. 1 talk radio...

2014-07-02 08:21:29

Second Quarter Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Were 81,394, Best Second Quarter Since 2006(1) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 25,450 new vehicles in June 2014, an increase of 1% as compared to June 2013. On a same-store basis, reported retail new vehicle unit sales in June 2014 were 25,141, flat as compared to June 2013....

2014-07-02 00:20:44

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FORGING A NATION Profile America -- Wednesday, July 2nd. On this date in 1788 -- 226 years ago -- the Constitution of the United States was formally established, transforming the loose organization of the states under the Articles of Confederation into a more perfect union. Besides securing the...

2014-07-01 23:12:40

The Liquidation Channel (LC) announces the return of America’s Birthday Bash Sales Event going on this 4th of July Weekend. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Celebrate big this 4th of July weekend with your LC during their America’s Birthday Bash – 5 Day Sale, going on Thursday, July 3rd through Monday, July 7th. This highly anticipated event will be jam packed with countless deals, including hundreds of new arrivals up to 90% off, birthday sized markdowns, and $1.99 S&H on all...

2014-07-01 23:11:30

This Fourth of July is more than just celebrating Bodacious Cases's 2nd birthday. It’s about celebrating the freedom of being able to manufacture its iPhone cases 100% in America, even when the fight to do so is 3-4 times more expensive than manufacturing products overseas. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 This Fourth of July is more than just celebrating a company’s 2nd birthday. It’s about celebrating the freedom of being able to manufacture its iPhone cases 100% in America....

2014-07-01 23:00:55

Despite the New Jersey’s ranking of 49th among the states in terms of small business friendliness according to a most recent study of the non-partisan Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council and 50th in job growth according to a study by the Business School at Arizona State University, the final budget passed by the Legislature and presented to the Governor, lacks the help small businesses need to help them survive, let alone grow. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Legislative...


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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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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