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2014-02-20 08:25:28

BEIJING, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China ("Phoenix New Media," "PNM" or the "Company"), today announced its participation in the following investor conferences: -- Morgan Stanley 2014 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held on March 3 - 6, 2014 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Mr. Ya Li, COO of the company, is currently scheduled to meet with institutional investors...

2014-02-18 23:02:33

The field for the highly anticipated 2014 World Cup in Brazil is quickly coming into focus, and an important exhibition between USA and Mexico will take place in early April at Phoenix Stadium. TicketProcess.com is now offering discounted tickets to an affair that will have an impact on this summer's tournament. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Team USA and Team Mexico are both very talented squads with a pedigree of success and a friendly yet plenty hot rivalry. All fans who purchase Soccer...

2014-02-17 04:22:07

BEIJING, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced Mr. Shuang Liu, the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company, has accepted the appointment by the board of directors of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited ("Phoenix TV"), a leading Chinese language satellite television based in Hong Kong and the parent company of ifeng, to be the Chief...

2014-02-16 23:03:50

The Maricopa Community Colleges continue the tradition of academic and athletic excellence. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 National Signing Day for National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I football programs is the opportunity to prepare for the future. That future is bright for this crop of Maricopa Community College student athletes, who have committed to Division I schools. In all, 31 Maricopa student athletes committed to Div. I schools today: Scottsdale (14), Mesa...

2014-02-12 12:28:26

Well-known music promoter Danny Zelisko Presents will host national music acts at the new space. PHOENIX, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pressroom, located in the heart of the downtown Phoenix Warehouse District at 441 W. Madison Street, is set to open this month. Built in the 1920's, the 14,000 square foot, red brick building once housed the city's most modern printing press of the time, and will soon serve as the backdrop for many recognized, as well as new names, in the music...

2014-02-10 23:24:25

Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, authorized Grand Canyon National Park Concessionaire, has announced availability on two May Grand Canyon Multi-Sport Vacations. The trips are scheduled for May 10-12 and May 22-24 and the cost is $1295.00 per person. Grand Canyon, AZ (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Colorado River & Trail Expeditions has announced availability on two May Grand Canyon Multi-Sport Vacations. The trips are scheduled for May 10-12 and May 22-24, 2014 and are all-inclusive...

2014-02-10 16:23:49

15 yr. program serves as model for state's new marketing initiative LAKEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Proud, the Colorado Department of Agriculture's consumer promotional program, is working with byCOLORADO, the new state marketing program, to promote Colorado businesses in and outside of the state. Celebrating its 15(th) anniversary this summer, Colorado Proud has helped elevate Colorado's agricultural industry, which contributes more than $40 billion and...

2014-02-06 23:28:49

Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do of Phoenix TS has been nominated for the Entrepreneur category in the Women in Technology Annual Leadership awards, which recognize outstanding female success, leadership and talent. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on the advancement of women within technology careers. Each year the organization highlights individuals in the Washington D.C. area who exemplify what it means to be a...

2014-02-06 23:27:39

Six Maricopa Community Colleges have been recognized by the Aspen Institute as being among the nation's 150 top community colleges. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Six Maricopa Community Colleges have been recognized by the Aspen Institute as being among the nation’s 150 top community colleges. Phoenix College and Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and South Mountain Community Colleges can compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence...

2014-02-06 23:01:30

National Parks Conservation Association, Dine’ CARE, To Nizhoni Ani, the Grand Canyon Trust, the San Juan Citizens Alliance and Sierra Club ask Sec. Sally Jewell to certify the negative impact on Grand Canyon National Park by the Navajo Generating Station. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 For decades, air pollution from Navajo Generating Station (NGS) has plagued the Grand Canyon, which sits just 12 miles from the outdated coal-fired power plant, according to the National...


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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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