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2011-09-21 14:00:00

John S. Gonsalves to be presented with Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Civilian Humanitarian Award during presentation at the Pentagon; Secretary of the Army to bestow the honor TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans is extremely proud to announce President and Founder John S. Gonsalves has been selected to receive the 2011...

2011-08-25 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, announced today that celebrity spokesperson Carrie Fisher has achieved a weight loss of 50 pounds in 9 months* on the Jenny Craig Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110825/LA57489-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110825/LA57489-b) The actress, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy and her...

2011-08-09 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In late July, Bursor & Fisher announced a new website, www.FightTheMerger.com, where AT&T customers could retain the law firm to file arbitration cases challenging AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile under the Clayton Antitrust Act. Today the firm announced it has had more than 14,000 visitors to the website, and more than 1,000 have retained Bursor & Fisher to file arbitration cases seeking to stop the merger. "There seems to be a...

2011-07-08 18:13:00

WOODSIDE, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 16, Forbes magazine's Portfolio Strategy columnist Ken Fisher will mark his 27th year writing his column. As Forbes' fourth-longest running columnist, Ken Fisher has offered readers his unique market views from his very first column, July 16, 1984's "Cherchez the Sales Rep." Ken Fisher is also a bestselling author and CEO of Woodside, CA based Fisher Investments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110708/SF32512LOGO) Ken...

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2011-07-06 10:46:27

The Hoopa Valley Tribe, in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Massachusetts, reported a 73-percent decline in the density of fishers"”a house-cat sized member of the weasel family and candidate for endangered species listing"”on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in northwestern California between 1998 and 2005. The scientists speculate that changes in prey habitat, disease, and increases in predation "“ especially by bobcat "“...

2011-06-21 12:30:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher Klingenstein Films has acquired the worldwide rights to the documentary "Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace." The film is about the interplay between the official government channels and the men who acted largely behind the scenes of the peace process between Egypt and Israel - men who risked everything - even their lives - in the pursuit of peace. "Back Door Channels" is set to open in New York City on September 16th, and will expand to...

2011-05-12 05:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, announced celebrity spokesperson Carrie Fisher achieved the "miracle" of accomplishing her initial weight loss goal of losing 30 pounds in 18 weeks* on the Jenny Craig Program, and has challenged herself to lose even more. The actress, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy and her award-winning Wishful Drinking show, started...

2011-05-06 12:58:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EILEEN FISHER, a brand known for beautifully simple clothes designed to move with real life, is delighted to announce the recipients of its 7th Annual Business Grant Program for Women Entrepreneurs. The program recognizes 100% women-owned businesses that are innovative and produce products that foster environmental and economical health in their communities. Recipients will each receive a $12,500 grant and be flown to New York City for a two day...

2011-04-04 12:54:00

DETROIT, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center in Detroit is pleased to announce Diane Renaud as its new Executive Director and CEO. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/MM76846LOGO) Renaud comes to the Center with 25 years of experience in nonprofit and marketing management for organizations such as Children's Hospital of Michigan and BBDO Detroit. She most recently served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Comerica Bank,...

2011-02-22 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, which transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today released a version of Beatrix Potter's classic with The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher: Buddy Edition app for the iPad, iPhone and Touch. Sideways' patent-pending Buddy Reading technology uses Apple's Game Center, allowing two people to remotely read aloud together. Now an out-of-town parent can read a bedtime story in real-time to a...


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2012-06-14 09:11:06

Symbol: SUHA Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 09:11:07

Symbol: SUHAP Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SUPU Sullivantia purpusii (Brand) Rosend. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-14 09:11:08

Symbol: SUHAH Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 12:25:39

Symbol: POME16 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CAPA33 Caesalpinia parryi (Fisher) Eifert   Parry's holdback   HOPA7 Hoffmannseggia parryi (Fisher) B.L. Turner   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 13:47:24

Symbol: PEEL5 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEDAE Penstemon davidsonii Greene var. ellipticus (J.M. Coult. & Fisher) B. Boivin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, MT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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