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2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...

2014-09-12 12:23:48

13-CD box set to contain ALL 10 original Global/Mercury album releases, plus: previously unreleased "lost" album of Broadway show tunes; and 2-CD compilation of non-album singles and unreleased songs NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Mathis' near 60-year tenure as a core artist at Columbia Records was only interrupted once, when he founded his own production company, Global Records, for a four-year stay at Mercury Records from 1963 to 1967. His entire album output for that...

2014-09-09 20:24:33

DAYTON, Wash., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year's winner was the Zebra. No, we're not talking about a wild animal race. We're talking about the winning tomato chosen by participants of last year's heirloom tomato tasting event during Dayton's Heirloom Gardeners Food and Wine Weekend. The Port of Columbia, along with local partners the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, the Dayton Historic Depot, Pacific Power, and Northwest Public Radio, invite you to choose your favorite...

2014-09-08 23:08:58

Collins & Lacy, P.C. recognized in three different categories by the International Association of Business Communicators’ 2014 Annual Palmetto Awards Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The Collins & Lacy Marketing Department received recognition for its communications programs during the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC-South Carolina) 2014 Annual Palmetto Awards. The Palmetto Awards celebration was held on August 26, 2014 in...

2014-09-02 12:24:49

Annual event raises awareness of the capabilities of people who are blind and visually impaired WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will host its 4(th) annual Light the Way 5k Fun Walk & Run on Saturday, September 20, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. at Nationals Park. The annual event benefits the programs and services CLB provides to people of all ages who are blind, low vision, and deaf-blind in the Washington, D.C.,...

2014-08-29 23:04:59

Janie Langdale named as the new Director of Marketing at Collins & Lacy, P.C. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie Langdale as the new Director of Marketing. In this role, Langdale will help develop and implement strategic public relations and marketing initiatives for new and existing clients that meet the firm’s objectives. Langdale has served for the past 16 months as the firm’s Communications Manager where she...

2014-08-26 23:17:01

Troubled Teens Columbia is a new helpline for adolescents who need support and guidance for ending a substance abuse problem. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Young adults who struggle with addiction are setting themselves up for failure later in life so it’s important to get them the help they need right away. The new helpline for troubled teens operating in Columbia, MD is a great service for an adolescent who really wants to climb out from under the dark cloud of substance abuse...

2014-08-25 23:09:26

Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Kay Gaffney Crowe, and Robert T. Strickland were recognized among the nation’s top lawyers in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce attorneys Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Kay Gaffney Crowe, and Robert T. Strickland have been selected for inclusion in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Mr. Wolff was named the Best...

2014-08-25 08:24:30

Creative agency ranks for the third time in list of fast-growing companies for 2014 COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADG Creative is pleased to announce that it has again ranked in Inc.'s list of top 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138963 ADG's ranking was determined by its growth in company size and revenue. Over the past three years, ADG has seen a 226 percent increase in revenue, and has added 20...

2014-08-21 23:03:10

Eight Collins & Lacy attorneys receive the 2015 Best Lawyers in America designation Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Best Lawyers in America © 2015 has honored several of the business defense firm’s attorneys in multiple practice areas. Eight Collins & Lacy attorneys have received the 2015 Best Lawyers in America designation. The annual list is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Partner-in-Charge and...


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'