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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,...

Evidence Of Super-fast Deep Earthquake Discovered By Scripps Scientists
2014-07-14 08:49:39

University of California - San Diego Rare high-speed rupture off Russia provides clues about similar phenomena on shallow fault zones near Earth's surface As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet's surface—and the mechanisms that trigger them—an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet. Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have discovered the first evidence that deep earthquakes,...

2014-07-14 08:20:30

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired the assets of privately-held The Omega Group, headquartered in San Diego, California. The Omega Group is an industry-leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise operational performance support software that integrates mapping, analytics, intelligence and mobile technologies, allowing public safety agencies to optimize patrol strategies and daily field work. Financial terms...

2014-07-11 23:08:43

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in North Carolina. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 402 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of North Carolina. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in...

2014-07-11 23:08:24

Celebrates Pearland - Silverlake Grand Opening with Donation to Dawson High School Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pearland - Silverlake facility at 7am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 40th facility systemwide and 15th facility in Houston. The new Pearland - Silverlake facility is located 2752 Sunrise Road, Pearland, Texas and is open 24-7. “As a Pearland resident, I am very pleased to be a part of this new...

2014-07-11 23:06:23

The Jones Firm, a law firm specializing in cases of personal injury and wrongful death, talk about the necessity of adequate representation during trucking-related accidents in recent article. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Jones Firm, a law firm based out of Bellevue that specializes in cases regarding personal injury and wrongful death, have years of experience handling cases involving heavy trucks. This classification includes ballast tractors, cement mixer trucks, mobile crane...

2014-07-11 23:03:27

Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix discount personal injury attorney group announces an ongoing dedication to discount legal fees with regard to personal injury cases. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix discount personal injury attorney group announces an ongoing dedication to discount legal fees with regard to personal injury cases. The firm offers experienced representation regarding a wide range of injuries including everything from spinal cord...

2014-07-11 16:23:21

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hypodermic Needles Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A hypodermic needle is a hollow needle commonly used with a syringe to inject substances into the body or or to extract fluids from it. A hypodermic needle is used for rapid delivery of liquids or to inject substances that cannot be ingested. Hypodermic needles are broadly...

2014-07-11 16:20:30

Pegasus Legal Funding gives advice for FELA legal battles NEW YORK, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dangers of working on the railroad were put in to the spotlight earlier this month when former Survivor: Blood vs. Water contestant and Alabama Warrior Railway (ABWR) conductor and locomotive engineer Caleb Bankston, 26, died in a work-related accident while on the job. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51061LOGO According to news reports, Bankston "was...


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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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