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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...

2014-07-15 04:20:36

Features include 6,000-foot cabin altitude; 16-inch wider cabin than competition; more than 15 percent bigger windows FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today at the Farnborough Airshow new details about the innovative passenger experience being created for its newest long-haul twin-aisle airplane - the 777X. By building on the award-winning passenger-preferred interior of today's 777 and applying 787 Dreamliner cabin innovations, Boeing...

2014-07-14 23:04:16

Hastings & Hastings, a well-known Phoenix personal injury law firm announces its impressive discount fee schedule with regard to personal injury representation. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Hastings & Hastings, a well-known Phoenix personal injury law firm announces its impressive discount fee schedule with regard to personal injury representation. Hastings & Hastings features a team of dedicated personal injury lawyers that collectively have a level of experience that...

2014-07-14 23:00:24

Airbus Helicopters Inc. will feature Oklahoma Department of Public Safety's new AS350B3e helicopter at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) will feature the recently-delivered Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) AS350B3e helicopter at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference in Phoenix, July 16-19 at Booth 811. The Oklahoma DPS AStar features an advanced avionics...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...

2014-07-14 12:25:07

Summer weather typically causes spike in incidences of food poisoning WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are expected to fire up the grills this summer--a time when incidents of foodborne illness, commonly known as food poisoning, tend to surge. In preparation for barbeque season, the Ad Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for...

2014-07-14 12:24:23

Roden to assume editor's role on Aug. 1, 2014 SAN DIEGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FireRescue Magazine, a PennWell Public Safety publication, announces that Erich Roden will become editor-in-chief, effective August 1, 2014. He will lead a team of top editorial contributors to develop high-quality content in print and online at FireFighterNation.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126445 Erich Roden is a 21-year veteran of the fire service and a battalion chief...

2014-07-14 12:21:51

FAA-approved facilities to benefit residents through emergency transport capabilities BRADFORD, Texas, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency responders in Anderson County and the surrounding region soon will have access to new heliports that will support medical transport of critical-care patients to hospitals in Dallas and Tyler. The facilities, located between Palestine and Athens off State Highway 19, are the result of a public-private partnership between the Bradford community,...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
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