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2014-07-29 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations testified to Congress that the industry invests more than $7.5 billion in preventing crashes on the nation's highways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry places safety at the top of its priority list," ATA Executive Vice President Dave Osiecki told the Senate Commerce Committee's subcommittee on surface transportation and merchant marine infrastructure,...

2014-07-29 12:36:57

Thorough Review of New and Relevant Science Leads to Positive Recommendation WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 79th meeting in June, the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) completed an in-depth review of the science related to the safety of carrageenan--a soluble fiber made from red seaweed and used as a stabilizer in food--finding it to be safe for use in infant formula, including formula for special medical purposes. JECFA is a...

2014-07-29 12:34:46

OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the appointment of Ms. Kimberley Henney as Governor representing Yukon on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). For the past 14 years, Ms. Henney has worked in several roles in a health and safety capacity under the Government of Yukon. She has provided leadership in corporate health, safety...

2014-07-29 12:29:01

Last year's dinner raised an unprecedented $3.4 million to support the Ad Council and its 50 national public service campaigns NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61(st) Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and Stephen Colbert will host. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria...

2014-07-29 12:21:56

Overprotective and highly advanced all-new Enclave available at Briggs Buick GMC MANHATTAN, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Buick Enclave is officially available at Briggs Buick GMC in Manhattan Kan., and all drivers, those especially with families or the need to carry multiple passengers, throughout Topeka and Lawrence are encouraged to experience the first-class experience of the all-new Enclave. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130734...

2014-07-29 08:36:02

ATLANTA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in New York of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by flash floods on May 15-17. The deadline to apply for a physical damage disaster loan is Aug. 18, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Low-interest disaster loans are available in Yates County and the adjacent...

2014-07-29 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is strongly encouraging the family members of a victim of sepsis, or septic shock that occurred because of negligence in a nursing home anywhere in the state of Texas to call the law firm of Hotze Runkle at 877-919-0830 for their possible help, and assistance, or to contact the law firm via their web site at http://HotzeRunkle.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130638Photo -...

2014-07-29 08:20:59

New SUV models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beginning earlier this summer with the redesigned Fit hatchback, Honda has started to roll out new vehicles for the 2015 model year. Having recently added the 2015 Pilot to that list, the automaker is determined to showcase the full range of all that its eight-seat SUV model is made for. Reaching beyond the parameters of a typical family transport vehicle, the 2015 Honda Pilot...

2014-07-29 08:20:50

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers, has received the highest possible safety rating of 'Satisfactory' in a recent DOT Compliance audit by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Safety Investigator from the Utah Region. "We are pleased with the results of this compliance review which recognizes us with the industry's highest safety rating," said Brandon Harrison, Chief Operator Officer for C.R....

2014-07-29 04:22:09

Accident Cash Advance Firm says its new website has attracted a high volume of needy plaintiffs compared to 2013's first 2 quarters. FAIRFIELD, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accidentlawsuitfunding.com, a leading national lawsuit funding firm, announced today that they have increased resources and focus in order to provide assistance to increasing applications for accident lawsuit help. Cases such as personal injury, slip and fall, premise liability, car accidents, truck...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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