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2014-09-30 08:21:33

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies' VP of Technology, Dr. Mike Boost, has been educating the aviation market through technical papers and presentations on lithium battery technology at several aviation and engineering conferences. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140927/148777 In April, at the only event dedicated to on-board electrical power systems for aviation--the Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo--Boost explained how...

2014-09-29 23:08:43

New Film Explores How to Recover Our Humanity in CHANGE: The Brain and Divinity (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Our brain is something most of us take for granted, yet its everyday feats are more amazing than the calculations of the fastest supercomputer. But what drives the brain? Who is its "operator"? And what is its destination? The producers of 'CHANGE: The Brain and Divinity' purposefully set out to answer these questions with the making of this film, which will premier...

2014-09-29 12:35:03

Well-known native Arizonan and business leader responsible for technology development and high-wage job creation in Tucson, Pima County and Southern Arizona PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council today announced that it has promoted Alex Rodriguez to vice president, Southern Arizona Regional Office, effective immediately. An author, decorated military officer and leading authority on business leadership, well-known native Arizonan Rodriguez began his...

2014-09-27 23:03:14

Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) has a professional educational program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online and in-person courses. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) is excited to announce a Veterinary Assistant training program beginning in October. This high-quality, low cost program is offered in partnership with MK Education, an education consulting firm that has nearly 15 years of experience in creating programs that help...

2014-09-26 23:07:26

Glendale Community College faculty member Dr. Jennifer Lane has been selected as one of the 35 Fellows in the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Glendale Community College (GCC) faculty member Dr. Jennifer Lane has been selected as one of the 35 Fellows in the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. The 2014 fellows were selected from nominations throughout the state of Arizona and represent small businesses, large corporations, educational and...

2014-09-26 23:06:31

Document Technologies of Arizona invites local businesses and office personnel to its open house to learn about the latest in office technology services and equipment, meet the Document Technologies of Arizona team. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 "January’s Technology Open House was such a success with local businesses that we decided to offer another one this year. After speaking with clients and attendees, we are providing free demonstrations of the latest in office...

2014-09-26 23:01:01

Hastings & Hastings, an experienced Phoenix law firm that specializes in a variety of personal injury claims announces a dedication to never charging attorney's fees unless a settlement has been secured for the client. Hastings & Hastings consists of a team of focused personal injury attorneys that help clients to win settlements and recoveries with regard to a wide range of injuries that result from various types of accidents. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Hastings...

2014-09-26 16:25:32

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathlene "Kate" Rosier is returning as the executive director of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Rosier, who left the College of Law in 2011 to become the assistant general counsel for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, served as the Indian Legal Program's director for 11 years. "I feel like I'm being reunited with family,"...

2014-09-26 08:25:51

Tempe will be the home of a new, cutting edge 100,000+ sq. ft. services delivery center TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentrix Corporation is expanding its Tempe, Arizona, presence and opening a new flagship global services delivery center to keep pace with its rapid growth from both new and existing clients. Concentrix will deliver its high-value business services from their new state-of-the-art facility, and will continue to draw upon the talented labor pool...

2014-09-25 23:11:29

AllergyEasy sublingual allergy drops have a strong record for fending off fall allergies. And now they can pack an extra punch thanks to fall serum "boosts" that contain increased concentrations of fall pollen extracts. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 With its colored leaves and cooler temperatures, fall is a favorite season for many people—but not for the allergic.  Ragweed and other fall pollens can sully the season, turning allergy sufferers into a sniffling,...


Latest Arizona Reference Libraries

Antelope Jackrabbit, Lepus alleni
2014-08-27 09:30:16

The antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni) is a species of hare that can be found in North America. Its range extends from south-central Arizona in the United States to Sinaloa, Sonora, and northern Nayarit in Mexico and includes Tiburon Island in Mexico and the far southwestern areas of Chihuahua. This species can be found in a variety of habitats including deserts, grassy hills, and plains, as well as urban environments. It holds two subspecies known as Lepus alleni tiburonensis and Lepus...

Arizona Pine, Pinus arizonica
2014-04-18 10:05:00

Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica) is found in the United States in northern Mexico, southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, and western Texas. The Arizona pine closely resembles the Ponderosa Pine found growing in the Sierra Madre Occidental in Arizona south to Durango, CO. The Arizona pine grows in high elevations from 5906-8038 feet. It is a medium to tall pine growing to heights of 82-114.8 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3 feet 11 inches. The bark on young trees is dark brown...

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'