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2014-01-23 12:25:51

Four-CD box set presents four nights of historic performances at legendary Fillmore East in New York, in their complete unedited form for the first time NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles Davis' historic four-night stand at promoter Bill Graham's legendary Fillmore East in New York City, June 17-20, 1970, is presented in its entire full-length unedited form for the first time as MILES AT THE FILLMORE - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3. The four-CD box set will be...

2014-01-22 12:23:23

REACHES GOLD STATUS IN LESS THAN A MONTH WITH SALES OVER 500,000 NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned platinum producer/DJ Snake and Grammy Award winning/multi-platinum producer Lil Jon have teamed for the new single "Turn Down For What," released via Columbia Records, listen here: http://smarturl.it/TD4Wstream. Initially a viral hit in the summer of 2013, "Turn Down For What" has become a major staple at clubs and sporting events around the world and was...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...

2014-01-21 16:23:42

HIT SINGLE "SWEATER WEATHER" CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY THE RIAA NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records - Los Angeles outfit, The Neighbourhood, has announced a North American headline tour set for the spring. The dates, which follow select UK dates with The 1975, kick off March 7 in Phoenix, AZ and see the band crossing the U.S. and Canada through early April (see tour itinerary below). Tickets for the tour will be on sale beginning Friday, January 24. For additional...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2014-01-16 16:21:17

Six rate increases already imposed on S.C. consumers, project now eating up estimated 11 percent of utility bills http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-01-another-vogtle-debacle-cost-overruns-delays-and-construction-woes-at-reactor COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $1 billion cost overrun, lengthening project delays and construction problems at Southern Company's troubled Vogtle nuclear reactor project may get all the national headlines, but South Carolina...

2014-01-14 23:02:41

Business defense firm is able to provide mediation services. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The South Carolina Supreme Court’s Board of Arbitration and Mediator Certification has certified two Collins & Lacy attorneys as Circuit Court Mediators, creating a statewide mediation footprint for the firm. Andrew Cole and Mikell Wyman have both been certified as court mediators. Andrew Cole’s 12-year career at Collins & Lacy has focused in on construction law, as...

2014-01-10 23:21:23

American Story Channel, a multimedia entertainment company with innovative technology and fresh mobile-based content for children ages 3-5, launches new website offering exciting opportunities for writers of children's stories. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Open Facebook and there it is. That video of a friend’s cat, sporting a top hat, dancing across the room. Next up is a photo of your cousin’s three kids using their dad as a trampoline in a new version of “Hop on...

2014-01-09 23:02:56

Christian Boesl and Chris Adams named voting shareholders; Ross Plyler and Claude Prevost named shareholders Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Collins & Lacy, P.C. leadership team is growing. The business defense firm is pleased to announce four attorneys have been elected to new positions within the statewide law firm. Christian Boesl and Chris Adams, both of Columbia, have been promoted to voting shareholders. Additionally, Ross Plyler of Greenville and Claude...

2014-01-09 16:23:54

FILM OPENS EXCLUSIVELY IN IMAX® 3D NATIONWIDE ON FEB. 28 CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Pictures will release Fedor Bondarchuk's Stalingrad in the United States for a one-week exclusive engagement in IMAX® 3D theatres nationwide on Feb. 28. The 3D World War II drama has recently become the highest-grossing Russian movie of all time, earning $66.1 million in its six-week theatre run. Stalingrad, which is Russia's official entry for Best Foreign...


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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:      ...

2012-06-18 09:50:10

Symbol: ASSU7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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