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2014-04-11 23:02:50

Intermedix's incident management solutions receives federal certification. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved the use of WebEOC in the Amazon Cloud. WebEOC, the incident management software used by FEMA for the last 20 months, received the Software System Certification & Accreditation approval and authorization to operate in the Amazon Cloud, enabling a transparent exchange of critical...

2014-04-11 23:00:47

Attorney James Belote from the Law Offices of Stipe & Belote successfully secured compensation for a car accident victim who was hurt after another driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The compensation was awarded through a trial verdict. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 A car accident victim who was represented by Oklahoma City Personal Injury Attorney James Belote in trial obtained a court judgment for $752,458.31 in compensation for her injuries, according to journal entry...

2014-04-11 23:00:29

The following is a list of time-proven suggestions on how to get ready to weather the upcoming hurricane storm season from A & D Propane, Inc. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The 2014 hurricane season is fast approaching. According to Robert Dobyns, president of A &D Propane, waiting until a tropical storm or hurricane is imminent in order to begin preparations is a bad decision. “Timely, advance preparation can protect both you and your property from harm,” Dobyns...

2014-04-11 16:20:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's statewide trout season begins on April 12, prompting the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to urge anglers and other woodland visitors to take steps to prevent wildfires. "We ask trout anglers and other visitors to be extremely careful because fire danger ranges from high to very high across much of the state," DCNR Secretary Ellen Ferretti said. "One act of carelessness could prove disastrous among...

2014-04-11 16:20:04

Statement by National President Dennis R. Pierce CLEVELAND, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, issued the following statement concerning the April 9 announcement by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the agency planned to issue a proposed rule regarding railroad industry crew size: "Since the FRA's announcement on Wednesday of...

2014-04-11 12:25:15

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Mobile Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 9.81...

2014-04-11 12:20:34

CNH Industrial, an Official Supporter of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign, renews its role as official supplier of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Through the participation of four of its brands: Iveco, New Holland Agriculture, Case Construction Equipment and Iveco Bus, the Group demonstrates its 360 degree commitment to road safety. BASILDON, United Kingdom, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial continues its support of FIA Action for Road Safety, a global campaign...

2014-04-11 12:20:32

Global leader in safety equipment licenses Directworks software to enable greater sourcing productivity PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated, and Directworks, a leading provider of cloud-based sourcing and supplier management solutions for manufacturers, today announced that MSA has signed a long-term agreement to license Directworks' software to elevate their strategic sourcing performance and help drive...

2014-04-11 08:25:50

ATLANTA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in New York as a result of a freeze from Dec. 1, 2013 through March 14, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The disaster declaration...

2014-04-11 08:21:39

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are affected each spring by sudden flooding caused by heavy rain or by slower, prolonged flooding as snow melts. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66105-fema-and-noaa-floods-happen-everywhere-be-a-force-of-nature-be-prepared Be prepared, and get insured, urges The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...


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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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