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2014-10-15 23:01:35

Drucker Law Offices provides free consultations to clients with car accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, slip and fall / trip and fall, work place injuries and more. Pembroke Pines, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Drucker Law Offices, a Boca Raton law firm that specializes in accident and personal injury cases, recently announced the grand opening of its new office at 1931 NW 150th Ave, Ste 203, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028. The law firm’s newest office joins additional locations in Boca...

2014-10-15 23:00:26

Personal injury lawyer from the Studstill Firm, LLP discusses summertime safety and accident prevention on popular legal television show. Valdosta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Attorney Danny Studstill recently appeared as a guest on the popular television show LawCall. The show runs weekly on WMAZ, one of the oldest and most watched stations in Central Georgia. Studstill has appeared as a guest on the program before, which is hosted by Annette St. Claire and attorneys from the...

2014-10-15 20:21:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Pennsylvania legislature passed two bills that will harm the water and air of Pennsylvanians. Both HB1565, the Subdivision Flooding Bill, and HB 2354, the Stall on Carbon Bill, kowtow to powerful special interests as they dismiss the need for clean air and water for all Pennsylvanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO The Stall on Carbon Bill allows either chamber of the General Assembly...

2014-10-15 16:29:32

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue In most parts of the country, the fall harvest brings crops of fresh apples, fruit juices and ciders. These typically unpasteurized juice products are found at farmers' markets, local orchards, cider mills, roadside stands and juice bars, but they may also be available at local grocery stores and supermarkets. It is important to know that unpasteurized juices and ciders may be contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites or viruses. Although...

2014-10-15 16:23:34

HAMILTON, Bermuda, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than a decade of successful and distinguished service in Bermuda as President and Chief Executive Officer of Oil Insurance Limited (OIL), and Oil Casualty Insurance Ltd. (OCIL), Robert Stauffer has announced his planned retirement at the start of 2016. In addition to his role as President and CEO, Bob has also served as a Director of OCIL since 1986 and as a Director of OIL since 1988. The Joint Succession...

2014-10-15 12:38:32

Trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm commences October 15, 2014 LUND, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Warning System (GWS), a mobile-based personal security service that helps protect employees and individuals when traveling abroad, announced today that its common stock will now begin trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm under the symbol GWS. GWS was founded in 2009, following a series of natural disasters and security threats, including the SARS epidemic,...

2014-10-15 12:34:11

ATLANTA, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging those affected by the severe storms and flooding in Michigan to submit their completed applications, even if they have not settled with their insurance company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO "Waiting to file an SBA application could cause unnecessary delays in receiving disaster assistance, and survivors may miss the application deadline....

2014-10-15 12:21:21

Sophisticated Sensor Will Give NOAA Earlier Warnings of Severe Storms PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team delivered the first Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will provide earlier alerts of severe storms and contribute to more accurate tornado warnings. The sensor will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)...

Highway-Traffic
2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

2014-10-15 08:30:19

Awards Recognize and Promote Food Safety Best Practices ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC) are proud to announce The Sani Awards(TM) award program. The Sani Awards(TM) award program celebrates innovation and excellence in food safety within the foodservice industry. These awards recognize and promote best practices...


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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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