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2010-08-18 07:00:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Fastest Woman in the World," Leslie Porterfield is on the Bonneville Salt Flats on her Sir Speedy Honda attempting to set new records this month and become "Fastest Person in the World on a Motorcycle." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100818/LA52051) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100818/LA52051) Monday, Leslie set a record breaking speed of 201 mph in the 1000cc Production Class, besting the current...

2010-08-10 08:01:00

BREA, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its introduction to the press in July of 2009, Suzuki's Kizashi has been recognized as a midsize sedan with a difference - or two. Boasting a rigid structure, composed platform, suspension tuned on the famed Nurburgring and available all-wheel drive, the Kizashi has enjoyed accolades from both media and consumers; most notably, the Kizashi ranked first in AutoPacific's 2010 Vehicle Satisfaction survey. And with 185 horsepower from its 2.4...

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2009-11-08 06:15:00

The killing of 25 California sea lions over the past two years has had no affect on the growing population of salmon at the base of Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates sea lions ate 4,960 salmon and steelhead during the spring of 2009. That compares to an adjusted estimate of 4,927, or 2.9 percent of the run, in 2008. Sharon Young of the Humane Society of the United States said the numbers show that trying to restore salmon by killing predators...

2009-09-15 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Motors, a San Francisco based company redefining the world of performance motorcycles, announced today that its zero-emissions Mission One electric superbike has claimed the national AMA top speed record for an electric motorcycle, achieving a record 150.059 mph two-pass average run sustained for one mile at Bonneville Speedway on September 1st, 2009. Lead up to runs for the record saw one-way speeds across the mile stretch at 161mph....

2008-10-13 06:00:33

Alcoa has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bonneville Power Administration for a power contract to supply its Alcoa Intalco Works aluminum smelter through 2028. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) provides the framework for a contract which would begin in October 2011. It would provide up to 240MW of direct power sales, enough to operate the facility at 50% capacity, contingent upon Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) acquiring additional power to augment the NW power system,...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2008) - Cadiscor Resources Inc. ("Cadiscor")(TSX VENTURE:CAO)(FRANKFURT:DQN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Bonneville, P. Eng., as Vice President Mining. Mr. Bonneville's responsibilities at Cadiscor will be to develop the company's mining projects, such as the upcoming development of the Sleeping Giant Mine to put it back into production in 2009. Mr. Bonneville will also oversee the development of the Discovery property. A mining...

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2008-09-27 12:30:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS -- California motorcycle racer Rocky Robinson drove a Suzuki-powered Streamliner to a new land speed record for motorcycles on Friday. Robinson reached a speed of 360.913 miles per hour, eclipsing the previous top speed of 350.884 set by Chris Carr in 2006. The record was witnessed by an official of the Federation Internationale de Motoclysme. The Switzerland-based sanctioning body has to ratify the record before it is declared official, the team said in an e-mailed...

2008-09-24 21:00:18

By MICHAEL ANDERSEN Eighty-six years of pounding from Army rifle ammo, howitzer shells and other explosives, and it turns out that the dirtiest thing that ever happened at Camp Bonneville had a unique Clark County flavor. Fireworks. It was a one-time thing, said Clark County engineer Jerry Barnett: Years ago, some county sheriff's deputies had confiscated a bunch of fireworks and were looking for a place to drop them off. Maybe they could use Landfill 4, a two-acre site at the north...

2008-09-17 09:00:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonneville International Corporation and WorldBand Media LLC have just announced a new strategic partnership to provide customized ethnic programming to the metropolitan D.C. area via WTOP's HD-2 digital signal. "Through Bonneville's foresight we are now able to offer our South Asian programming in a total of five major markets across the United States, catering to well over 1.5 million individuals," said WorldBand Media CEO, Prabha Selvadurai. "With...

2008-09-12 21:00:14

By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday. Washington and Oregon officials made the decision on Thursday to leave fall chinook angling between Tongue Point and Bonneville Dam open through the scheduled season, which concludes at the end of Tuesday. Chinook retention at Buoy 10 in the Columbia River estuary closed a week earlier than scheduled, and rumors on the river had an early closure looming...


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2012-06-15 05:58:57

Symbol: LABR Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, ID, NM, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

2012-06-15 05:58:59

Symbol: LABRB Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LAOR2 Lathyrus ornatus Nutt. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-18 03:12:07

Symbol: DOCO Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 03:12:08

Symbol: DOCOV2 Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DOCOV Dodecatheon conjugens Greene var. viscidum (Piper) H. Mason ex H. St. John   DOVI2 Dodecatheon viscidum Piper Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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2012-06-18 03:12:09

Symbol: DOCOC3 Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DOCOL Dodecatheon conjugens Greene ssp. leptophyllum (Suksd.) Piper   DOCOB2 Dodecatheon conjugens Greene var. beamishii B. Boivin   DOCY Dodecatheon cylindrocarpum Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, WA, WY Classification:...

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conjunto
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