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2014-04-10 12:30:43

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released by HomeownersInsurance.com last week, Texas ranked as the sixth-most expensive state in the U.S. to insure a home in the first quarter of 2014. The news comes soon after the Insurance Information Institute (III) ranked Texas as having the second highest insured catastrophic losses in the U.S. for 2013. New policies in the state are costing homeowners around $1,125, on average, which is 39 percent higher than the...

2014-04-10 08:31:31

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Webcast When: April 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where: http://www.mihomes.com How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site http://www.mihomes.com...

2014-04-10 08:31:01

Doctor uses crowdfunding to launch anti-choking campaign LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One child dies every five days from choking on food. Popcorn, hot dogs and grapes are favorite foods for many children, but these foods could easily get lodged in the airway and cause child choking accidents and death. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Here are the facts: -- One child dies every five days from a food choking accident -- Over 10,000...

2014-04-10 08:27:39

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global market review of active and passive safety systems - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE active and passive safety systems sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:Automotive OE active and passive safety systems market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket...

2014-04-10 04:21:52

In this article will be telling you where you will most find likely damage in your home. BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Your home, your sanctuary from the daily issues of the workplace, but can also be one of the most headache creating places as well. Everyone has had issues with their home in the past whether it be scratched floors, faulty electrical wires or water damage. In this article I will be helping you identify the trouble spots in your home for the main...

2014-04-10 04:20:34

ELK GROVE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver, a California company that develops proven crash reduction programs, is observing National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by launching a new version of its award-winning teenSMART program. While continuing to focus on the leading causes of teen driver crashes, the new version places renewed emphasis on visual awareness and distracted driving using realistic driving simulations. These simulations provide an effective...

2014-04-09 23:31:39

Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Arlington,VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual...

2014-04-09 23:30:45

A fresh multi-purpose website was launched by Ed Weeren Insurance Agency in order to make shopping for insurance less complicated for consumers in Texas. This easy-to-navigate site offers useful resources that can be used from anywhere. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ed Weeren Insurance Agency has rolled out a new, multi-purpose site to better support consumers in Austin and nearby locations, which you can now visit at http://www.weereninsurance.com/. The site was made to be easy to...

2014-04-09 23:30:38

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report to their product offering: The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2014 – 2020; http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=8074170&progid=86178. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2014 – 2020 SNS Research's latest report indicates that the installed base of military and tactical LTE base stations will reach 15,000 by 2020....

2014-04-09 23:24:03

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Mastery Technologies is helping to raise awareness by offering 6 distracted driving Video On Demand courses at a 75% off discounted price of $5.00 per play. Train your employees or even your teenage drivers to look out for the hazards of driving distractions. Novi, Michigan (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Distracted Driving has become a major threat on the roadways and continues to be a leading cause of traffic accidents. In America, 16 percent of...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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