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2014-04-18 23:01:37

Duke Energy Corporate Executive Richard “Stick” Williams to deliver keynote address at the Y’s 27th gathering for prayer and praise. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is hosting its 27th Annual YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, April 24 in the Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The inspirational event will include a keynote address about the praise from Richard “Stick” Williams, Duke Energy Vice President of Corporate Community...

2014-04-18 23:01:18

Looking for a great summer body? Well, look no further because at Gold's Gym Charlotte Epicentre, the health club offers the best in personal training, group classes, functional training and so much more. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 By now, a large portion of gym goers have given up on their New Year’s Resolutions to get in better shape. But here at Gold’s Gym Charlotte Epicentre, we are packed with the best group classes and great gym equipment and moving towards our...

2014-04-17 23:03:46

From bombings to stabbings to mass murders, violence is sometimes a byproduct of untreated mental illness. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer, details what can happen when symptoms are ignored. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What would possess a quiet, 16-year-old boy to launch an unprovoked knife attack on his classmates, wounding 21 of them, some critically? Why would 25-year-old Kevin Edson commit a bomb hoax at the heavily guarded Boston...

2014-04-17 23:02:01

Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in Charlotte, NC. Visitors to the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration will be delighted by roaring exhaust notes, high octane fumes, immaculate paint jobs, classic pony cars and modern renditions of a venerable classic. Worthington, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in...

2014-04-17 12:23:52

CITGO Teams Up with Local Marketer to Sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina-based CITGO Marketer Nisbet Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series. The series features mountain bike races for all age and skill groups on Wednesday nights from April through August in the greater Charlotte area, bringing the community together to encourage healthy, active lifestyles...

2014-04-16 16:30:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High manufacturer pricing for most branded diabetic testing products and the recent reduction in insurance reimbursement rates have coupled to reduce retailer and provider margins. To provide retailers serving the more than 25 million Americans with diabetes with a new solution, UniStrip Technologies introduces its first generic blood glucose test strip for use in LifeScan's® OneTouch® Ultra family of meters. Developed and tested...

2014-04-16 12:29:41

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 10, 2014 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a "Closeout" letter to Prodigy Diabetes Care to formally conclude the regulatory action that resulted in a Warning Letter on February 22, 2013. Since the original site inspection of Prodigy in March 2012, and in response to the February 2013 letter, Prodigy has worked with the FDA to address and correct the issues identified through that inspection. The FDA Atlanta...

2014-04-15 23:08:55

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to assist residents of Charlotte to choose a home security system. The analysis ranks the companies, allowing consumers to log on and refer to the resource when searching for a system to suit their requirements. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With a population of 775,202 according to the US Census Bureau, Charlotte is largest city in North Carolina and is home to the headquarters of Wells and Fargo. However,...

2014-04-14 16:25:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, Inc. has announced that the company, and its associates, customers and vendors contributed more than $20.9 million to local communities in the fiscal year ending February 1, 2014. Of the total amount, Belk corporate dollars funded $7.3 million to more than 250 nonprofit organizations, with a focus on education, breast cancer research and awareness, and community strengthening. The remainder of the funding includes associate, vendor and...

2014-04-14 16:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO They are: -- The 72 Rail site, 257 acres of former farmland located in Robeson County, near Lumberton, one hour from the Port of Wilmington -- The Chocowinity Industrial Park site, 246 acres of...


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2012-06-14 13:29:13

Symbol: PHNA Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2005-06-23 13:09:02

Strelitzia is a South African genus of perennial plants named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom. The common name of the genus is Bird of Paradise because of the resemblance of its flowers to the bird of that name. It is the city flower of Los Angeles. The genus is sometimes included in the banana family, Musaceae.

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