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2014-10-22 23:07:06

Innovative Tactic Follows Forced Removal of Activists of the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council from Mall Property Minnetonka, MN (October 22, 2014) (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With Halloween around the corner, plenty of malls are decked out in spooky displays, but unions say something really scary is happening at Ridgedale Center, and they’re taking to social media to warn the public. Local unions announced today the launch of a new mobile messaging “Shop at Your Own...

2014-10-22 23:07:00

US Fleet Tracking hits upon the importance of safety on the highway and 3 ways that a GPS tracker can help any business fleet be safer overall. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Driving down the highway on a normal day involves risk, even for the best of drivers; add bad weather, road construction, and traffic to the mix, and there is a greater potential for danger. This threat is magnified when an aggressive driver enters the scene. How many news reports are seen involving...

2014-10-22 23:06:08

Designation affirms integrity of food safety management system used in production of vitamin B3. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Vertellus Agriculture & Nutrition Specialties LLC has received FSSC 22000 certification for production of Niacinamide USP at its Indianapolis (USA) manufacturing facility. The FSSC 22000 certification was awarded to Vertellus following an audit completed by SGS, a global leader in the inspection, verification, testing and certification of food...

2014-10-22 23:05:08

Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix Arizona personal injury legal team announces new attorneys being added in 2014 to compensate for growing demand for general representation. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix Arizona personal injury legal team announces new attorneys being added in 2014 to compensate for growing demand for general representation. As more and more people demand experienced and focused personal injury legal representation they are turning to discount...

2014-10-22 23:01:57

With over 35 years of experience in infection control, emergency response, disaster recovery, and restoration for healthcare organizations nationwide, Rolyn Healthcare has assembled a National Rapid Response Environmental Team (“the Team”). This specialty trained and equipped Team is dedicated to preparedness and response to the Ebola Virus Disease. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With over 35 years of experience in infection control, emergency response, disaster recovery, and...

2014-10-22 23:01:27

University team to conduct a research study to yield valid and reliable results, collect data through randomized surveys and focus groups from workers, and ultimately deliver a detailed report on the effectiveness of the Alliance worker training. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today that it has contracted with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to conduct an independent assessment of the Alliance basic...

2014-10-22 20:20:21

ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents with teen drivers now have a unique opportunity to follow a teen driving expert as she teaches her own son how to navigate the most dangerous time of his teen years. Kathy Bernstein Harris, senior manager of teen driving initiatives at NSC, is climbing into the passenger's seat with her 15-year-old son, and she's going to tell you all about it on the DriveitHOME.org blog....

2014-10-22 16:32:36

Attention Tech Writers & Consumer Reporters WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Elliot Kaye will announce the winners of the first-ever Consumer Product Safety Apps Challenge at a press event on Monday, October 27. CPSC challenged developers earlier this year to create apps to help consumers keep track of recalls and safety incidents. CPSC's goal is to find new ways to reach consumers with lifesaving recall...

2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider. Unfortunately, serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juices and cider that have not been processed to kill harmful bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers to read the label carefully on juice or cider products they...

2014-10-22 12:26:05

Through In-Depth Coverage of Music, Television, Film, Art, Food and Travel, FLOOD Magazine Helps Readers Stay "Above The Current" LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLOOD, www.FLOODmagazine.com, a new media property from the publishing and editorial creative behind FILTER Magazine, announced its official launch today. FLOOD Founder and Publisher Alan Sartirana made the announcement. Exceeding the high benchmark set by FILTER, FLOOD covers a broader scope of the cultural...


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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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