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2014-07-23 23:32:19

With the recent increase in Phoenix bed bug incidents, Tempe's Green Home Pest Control is doing their part to help families in need. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 10 years ago residents of the Phoenix metro area hadn't even heard the term "bed bugs" outside of child hood rhymes. According to AZCentral and NBC they are a common problem and there are more incidents with each passing year. Bed bugs are much more than just an annoyance. They are very difficult to get rid...

2014-07-23 12:32:17

- Announcement made at sixth annual Diverse Scholars Forum in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 academically excellent students in partnership with United Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative, which has provided nearly $2 million in scholarships this year through partnerships with organizations like the College Fund....

2014-07-22 20:20:36

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, after market close. UTI will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2014 third quarter financial results and operating performance. The...

2014-07-21 23:09:20

The company will open sales, distribution and value-added operations in Houston, Texas. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Phoenix Mecano, a leading technology company active in the production of enclosures and industrial components, has expanded its North American operations to include the distribution of hazardous area enclosures under its Rose brand in support of the North American energy industry. The company will open sales and distribution operations in Houston, Texas on August 1,...

2014-07-21 16:24:53

British Readers Assured London Bridge is Definitely Not Falling Down LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who have a problem with British tabloid media. After the U.K.'s The Sun ran a false June 16 story claiming the city's iconic London Bridge could be "bulldozed" to make room for drug tourism, the Convention & Visitors Bureau sprang into action. As a result, the newspaper ran a page two correction on July 21. It...

2014-07-17 23:11:29

Dr. Ron Sheffield, a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma Arizona, was presented the Badger Award at the 2014 American Indian Business Leaders Conference. Williamsburg, Virginia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Ron Sheffield was presented the Badger Award, April 12, 2014, at The American Indian Business Leaders Conference (AIBL) in Scottsdale, Arizona. Sheffield is a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma, Arizona and serves as President and Managing...

2014-07-16 16:23:15

BEIJING, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that Ms. Ling Jin has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer ("CMO") of the Company, effective immediately. The Company also announced the recruitment of Mr. Jiarui Richard Tong as Chief Technology Officer ("CTO") of the Company, effective July 21, 2014....

2014-07-12 23:03:58

The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. The intensive program, which will launch this fall, will establish mentor relationships for Rio Salado Teacher-in-Residence interns, who have...

2014-07-10 23:07:08

As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Workforce areas. This additional funding is the first State appropriation for Maricopa in areas of the STEM and Workforce since 2009. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science,...

2014-07-09 23:12:58

Arizona Cycling Tours, a Tucson-based bicycle touring company that specializes in providing unique cycling tours in the state of Arizona, is pleased to announce the dates for their fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tucson, Az. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Arizona Cycling Tours (ACT) is pleased to announce the dates for the fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tour start dates are Sept 24th, 2014 and Oct 8th, 2014. Visit http://www.arizonacyclingtours.com for complete tour information. This...


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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