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2014-07-15 23:01:12

Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP to Lead Northwest San Antonio Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Northwest San Antonio facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Paulson will be the Facility Medical Director of our second facility in San Antonio,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical...

2014-07-15 23:00:50

IBHS applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1786, a critical windstorm bill that authorizes funding for increased research that would significantly reduce the vulnerability of homes and businesses to wind-related hazards. IBHS urges the Senate to pass this bill and Congress to take the next crucial step by appropriating money to fund this critical program. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) applauds the U.S....

2014-07-15 16:22:38

Requests Review of the Monitoring and Mitigation Plan By Federal Agencies MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator's inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region's limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump 29,000 acre-feet...

2014-07-15 16:22:05

Deadly Highway Accidents Can Be Prevented When Drivers Adhere to Current Hours of Service Regulations WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in place to help prevent tragedies that are the result of driver fatigue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against...

2014-07-15 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wisconsin residents and businesses affected by the severe storms, flash flooding and tornadoes from June 16-18, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Administrator Contreras-Sweet made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Scott Walker on July 9,...

2014-07-15 12:28:34

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the encouragement of the patient safety community, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has introduced the PPAHS Patient Safety Podcast, an ongoing series of online discussions that will explore important patient safety issues at health care facilities across the U.S. Focusing on opioid safety (pain management), venous thromboembolism (blood clots), and alarm management (noise fatigue), the PPAHS Patient Safety...

2014-07-15 12:21:42

RICHMOND, B.C., July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, near where the bulk carrier Amakusa Island ran aground yesterday. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function...

2014-07-15 08:28:54

AV rated elder abuse attorneys in every state are invited by the Nursing Home Complaint Center to carry out their mission of helping families of those who died from neglect in nursing homes WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is inviting AV rated elder abuse attorneys in each state to join in their initiative to address our nation's severe issue with nursing home, or rehab facility patients dying, because the care providers in these types of...

2014-07-15 08:20:30

Jeppesen EFB services help airline transition to digital terminal charts and manuals ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, teamed with Cargolux Airlines, a leading European all-cargo carrier, to help the airline recently gain authorization from the civil aviation authority in Luxembourg to operate in a paperless environment. Cargolux has removed paper operations manuals, airport terminal charts and performance charts...

2014-07-15 08:20:26

Leasing company places first direct Boeing order for up to 10 airplanes FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Intrepid Aviation today announced the leasing company's first direct Boeing order for six 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices. Intrepid also has the option to purchase an additional four 777s. If all options are exercised, the value of today's announcement could reach more than $3.2 billion at...


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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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