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2014-08-28 16:27:45

A Nashville, TN Board Certified physician specializing in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Dr. William Harb, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Nashville's Colon & Rectal Surgery specialist Dr. William Harb for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-08-28 12:33:22

Cast your vote at dependableleaders.com Aug. 25-Sept. 19 to help select America's winner BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America gets a chance to vote for some of the most-dependable youth in the country as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Maytag brand have announced the five finalists in the 2014 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards. The Dependable Leader Awards recognize Boys & Girls Club members who are committed to making a difference as dependable and...

2014-08-28 12:31:58

New Model Home includes a dual master suite, perfect for today's multigenerational living needs SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schumacher Homes, America's Largest Custom Homebuilder based in Canton, OH is pleased to announce the opening of a new Model Home and Design Studio in the Shreveport, LA homebuilding market. This new center features a spacious and beautiful home that displays the best in award winning designs. In addition, this location will showcase an industry...

2014-08-28 12:30:30

INC. RELEASES RANKINGS FOR AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING, PRIVATE COMPANIES CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) has earned a spot on Inc. magazine's Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The honor roll represents the most comprehensive look at a vital component of the economy--America's independent businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Pandora,...

2014-08-28 04:21:08

2015 Season Passes Go On Sale Today GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, today announced thrilling new offerings for each of its 18 parks for 2015. The upcoming season will include unique, one-of-a-kind attractions, sophisticated new interactive dark rides and, in signature Six Flags fashion, a selection of world-record-breaking rides from coast to coast. To view the multimedia...

2014-08-28 00:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST RADIO COMMERCIAL Profile America -- Thursday, August 28th. "This program is brought to you by ..." Those words, or ones close to them, were heard on this date 92 years ago in what is believed to be the first commercial broadcast on the new medium of radio. Station WEAF in New York City...

2014-08-27 23:08:31

Scott T. Hanson and Patrick McClain, principals of Hanson McClain Advisors, a Sacramento-based independent wealth advisory firm with advisors in several states, have again been named to Barron’s—one of the most respected financial news outlets in the world—list of the Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors in America. Sacramento, Ca (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Scott T. Hanson and Patrick McClain, principals of Hanson McClain Advisors, a Sacramento-based independent wealth advisory firm...

2014-08-27 23:07:42

Momentum Continues with Expansion and Attainment of Business Goals LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PK4 Media, a performance-based digital media company, today announced it is ranked number 386 on the 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. PK4 Media earned its three-year revenue growth...

2014-08-27 23:04:50

The report provides an in-depth analysis of Latin America Airport Information System for the next five years. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-airport-information-systems-5815125847.html (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The airport information system consists of traffic and resource planning system for airports, information planning, aircraft turnaround management, arrival and departure monitoring, and statistical analysis. Currently, the Latin American airport information...

2014-08-27 23:01:56

Darras’ Inclusion Marks the 10th Year on this Exclusive List Ontario, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Founding Partner of DarrasLaw, Frank N. Darras has been selected for inclusion in its 2015 The Best Lawyers in America, 21st Edition for his unparalleled work in the practice areas of Health Care Law (Disability) and Insurance Law. This is the 10th year in a row Darras makes the exclusive list. Selection for Best Lawyers in America is based upon an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey...


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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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