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2014-10-24 16:26:01

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association: "The California Hospital Association applauds the leadership of Governor Jerry Brown and his Administration to ensure that patients and the health care workforce are protected and that hospitals are prepared to respond if an Ebola case occurs in California. The designation of UC Hospitals to receive and treat patients is...

2014-10-24 16:25:12

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Halloween is a fun and exciting time for kids. Parents are encouraged to follow some important safety tips to ensure that it is a safe and happy experience for the whole family. Trick or Treating -- Give each child a flashlight to carry, to make them more visible to motorists and others. -- Tell your children to stay in well-lit areas and only visit homes that have their outside lights turned on. Make sure they know never to...

2014-10-24 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, together with aviation union affiliates of the AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department, today spoke with principles and senior officials from agencies charged with aviation safety, health and security about a coordinated response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "The arrival of Ebola...

2014-10-24 12:21:37

The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson now represents three victims of 18-wheeler wreck DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson in Dallas has filed negligence lawsuits on behalf of two members of the North Central Texas College (NCTC) softball team who were seriously injured when a distracted commercial truck driver collided with a team van last month in Oklahoma. Four students were killed, and several injured. NCTC student athletes Samantha Maddin...

2014-10-24 08:21:14

BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Australian infrastructure firm Global Road Technology (GRT) is working with the Indian government as part of a World Bank initiative to address the country's growing road toll. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154071 Partnering with the government of the most populous state in India, Uttar Pradesh, GRT will implement elements of the firm's "Road Safety Initiative," as authorities seek to combat the...

2014-10-24 08:20:52

Honda Odyssey is a benchmark model in the minivan segment LIMA, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Families in the market for a new vehicle should strongly consider the 2015 Honda Odyssey in Lima, Ohio. The 2015 Honda Odyssey combines the driving dynamics of a smaller vehicle with the versatility of a crossover. Equipped with an athletic style, a high-quality interior, advanced features, impeccable safety ratings and ample cargo space the 2015 Honda Odyssey is a top pick for...

2014-10-23 23:13:21

Hastings and Hastings, a trusted and respected name in Phoenix personal injury law announces record demand in 2014 for automobile accident representation. The firm has effectively saved its clients well over $11 million in just the last seven years alone. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a trusted and respected name in Phoenix personal injury law announces record demand in 2014 for automobile accident representation. The firm has effectively saved its clients well over $11...

2014-10-23 23:11:30

Wrong Way Detection Technology Prevents Accidents and Improves Safety State College, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 All Traffic Solutions, the leader in radar speed displays and variable message signs designed to improve traffic safety outcomes, introduces its new Wrong Way Detection and Alert System. The ATS Wrong Way Detection and Alert System detects vehicles traveling the wrong way down highway exit ramps and other one-way roadways. The system works even when entrance and exit ramps are...

2014-10-23 23:10:14

First Choice Emergency Room to Open Houston-Jones Road Facility in November Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Houston– Jones Road facility in November. “I am pleased to announce that we are opening a new facility in northwest Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-10-23 23:09:09

Telcom & Data offers a wide variety of emergency notification products for schools and businesses including Wheelock’s SafePath SP40S evacuation system and Bogen’s S135A intercom paging system. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 As school safety week is recognized across the nation, Telcom & Data would like to participate by offering schools practical safety solutions. The company, through their e-commerce websites, offers a number of emergency notification products....


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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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