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2014-10-13 23:09:32

Hastings and Hastings, a trusted name in Phoenix personal injury law reports record demand for discounted personal injury attorney’s fees. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a trusted name in Phoenix personal injury law reports record demand for discounted personal injury attorney’s fees. A growing number of injury victims are discovering discounted attorney's fees are one of the best ways to enjoy a greater portion of a recovery or settlement. Hastings and Hastings...

2014-10-13 16:21:46

Agreement Provides for Extra Resources to Help Restore Electric Service for Customers in the Aftermath of a Widespread, Catastrophic Natural Disaster SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The states of California and Florida are no strangers to natural disasters that can cause extensive power outages and significant damage to electric infrastructure. Whether it's an earthquake or a hurricane, employees with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Florida Power &...

2014-10-13 12:21:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical employees, released the following statement upon the reopening of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAU ARTCC): "PASS stands with the FAA and the entire aviation community in recognition of the hard work and heroic efforts of Technical Operations...

2014-10-11 23:04:19

Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix discount accident lawyer with decades of experience announces new interest in the firm's discount fee structure for personal injury representation. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix discount accident lawyer with decades of experience announces new interest in the firm's discount fee structure for personal injury representation. From dog bite related accidents to motorcycle accidents and automobile accidents as...

2014-10-11 23:02:44

Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates says drivers should avoid using Google Glass while behind the wheel, even if there are no laws prohibiting wearing such devices. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Commenting on a study that finds texting using Google Glass technology can be dangerous, Philadelphia car accident attorney Randall C. Flager today said drivers should avoid all types of distractions and maintain safe driving habits. Flager weighed in on a Sept. 25 Reuters...

2014-10-11 23:01:04

The Asia-Pacific Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market growing rapidly as it is one of the most disaster prone regions http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-mass-notification-emergency-notification-system-5975172928.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market report defines and segments the Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue....

2014-10-11 23:00:33

The Middle East and Africa Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market is primarily driven by the use of advanced technologies in this region http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-mass-notification-emergency-notification-system-8993517755.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market report defines and segments the Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market in Middle East and...

2014-10-10 23:07:49

Hastings and Hastings, an industry leader when it comes to discounted attorney's fees for a wide range of personal injury claims in Phoenix reports record demand by auto accident victims for discounted personal injury legal services. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, an industry leader when it comes to discounted attorney's fees for a wide range of personal injury claims in Phoenix reports record demand by auto accident victims for discounted personal injury legal...

2014-10-10 23:07:14

Flood Law Group LLP Warns of Gynecologists’ Continued Use of Potentially Dangerous Surgery Equipment Despite FDA Warnings Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 As a response to recent statements from the FDA, nationally respected personal injury law firm Flood Law Group LLP warns the American public of risky medical practices performed by gynecologists. In April 2014, the FDA issued a safety statement warning healthcare providers about the risk of spreading cancer cells to other...

2014-10-10 23:02:44

This year, Fire Prevention Week is dedicated to the proper installation and use of smoke detectors. That's why Amica Insurance is sharing tips from the National Fire Protection Association. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 This year, Fire Prevention Week is dedicated to the proper installation and use of smoke detectors. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing the following tips from the National Fire Protection Association: Put smoke alarms on all levels of the home,...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.