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2014-05-23 20:21:54

PHOENIX, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is offering assistance to its members who have been affected by the Slide Fire in northern Arizona. As part of its emergency response plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is making exceptions to immediately allow for early refills on prescription medications, through the end of June, for insured members who have been affected by the fire. "We always have our members' best interests in mind, in this case...

2014-05-15 23:03:53

Hayden Station in Downtown Tempe sold. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Documents were signed today for the purchase of Hayden Station by Mill Avenue Office, L.L.C., a commercial real estate entity owned by Bob Parsons. The mixed-use space, which was 97 percent leased at the time of the sale, is home to notable tenants The Tavern on Mill, Pop Health Man, Logan Simpson Design, NCounter, Mojo Yogurt, Moonshine Whiskey Bar and Downtown Tempe Community, Inc. Built in 1986, Hayden Station...

2014-05-14 08:27:40

BEIJING, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China ("Phoenix New Media", "PNM", "ifeng" or the "Company"), today announced that the board of directors of the Company has approved a new share repurchase program. Under the terms of the approved program, the Company may repurchase up to US$50 million worth of its outstanding ADSs from time to time for a period not to exceed twelve (12) months starting from May 14, 2014,...

2014-05-10 23:02:27

Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. She is among 19 students from throughout Maricopa Community...

2014-05-09 23:03:52

Hosted by QTheBrand: #SMDAYPHX Features New Organizers, Relevant Content Sessions & Evening Celebration Phoenix (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Social Media Day is coming to Phoenix (#SMDAYPHX) for the fourth annual celebration on June 28, 2014, but this time with a renewed vision under new leadership of Monique Shaldjian, owner of QtheBrand, a Phoenix-based digital marketing company specializing in social media, SEO, web development and branding. Social Media Day was created by social media...

2014-05-08 20:24:30

PHOENIX, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are very pleased with the Arizona Department of Insurance's (DOI) announcement today," said Jeff Stelnik, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) senior vice president. The DOI released a statement giving insurers the option to renew plans that would otherwise have been cancelled under the Affordable Care Act. Members affected are those who purchased plans between March 24, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013. "We support the decision...

2014-05-03 23:02:11

Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair May 7. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair on May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and participants will have the opportunity to learn about resources available in the surrounding community. Community members representing...

2014-05-01 23:05:18

Hi-Health is recognizing ‘Healthy Vision Month’ by launching their ‘What’s Your Number?’ campaign. The ‘What’s Your Number?’ program includes complimentary MPOD (Macular Pigment Optical Density) vision screenings. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The National Eye Institute has identified May as ‘Healthy Vision Month’ in an effort to encourage people to make their eye health a priority. Hi-Health is recognizing ‘Healthy Vision Month’ by launching their...

2014-04-28 23:00:42

Banner Health System and GateWay Community College are teaming up again to present the annual Cardiac Care Conference, a day-long, continuing education event for doctors, nurses, and caregivers, which will take place on May 1, 2014. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Banner Health System and GateWay Community College are teaming up again to present the annual Cardiac Care Conference, a day-long, continuing education event for doctors, nurses, and caregivers, which will take place on May...

2014-04-26 23:01:44

Public safety fire officials and IT systems administrators are just two categories of public safety personnel who will likely benefit from the latest Phoenix G2 Fire Station Alerting System product catalog, just released and now available for download from US Digital Designs, (http://stationalerting.com), an emergency services alerting technology manufacturer based in Tempe, Arizona. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Public safety fire officials and IT systems administrators are just two...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.