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2015-05-20 12:31:19

TICKER SYMBOL(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) WINDSOR, QC, May 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) is proud to announce that in recent weeks its Windsor

2015-05-19 23:05:08

Family League of Baltimore announced it is one of only two multi-site initiatives receiving a National Community Schools Award of Excellence by the Coalition for Community Schools for its Baltimore

2015-05-19 12:27:14

Guest Appearance: Kenny Vaccaro, Safety METAIRIE, La., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in 2007, Take 5 Oil Change designates 12 weeks to collect donations and raise funds for

2015-05-18 08:34:48

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced the retirement of Ramon Ruiz-Comas,

2015-05-16 23:00:05

A touring exhibition of Belize’s most prized Maya artefacts has spurred interest in an often-overlooked area of Belize’s growing tourism industry, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek.

2015-05-15 16:23:17

Feast Portland Reveals Year-Four Festival Lineup, Including New Saturday Marquee Event Smoked!, Hottest Roster Yet of Local, National and International Chefs PORTLAND, Ore., May 15,

2015-05-14 08:28:51

Masterfully crafted by Hunter Murphy, 'Imogene in New Orleans' sees southern slang, a gay couple, murder and a dashing English bulldog collide in a light yet gripping novel unlike other murder mysteries

2015-05-13 20:24:28

Makes Los Angeles Business Journals List of Top Firms 2 Years in a Row LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprenta Communications Group (Imprenta) made the list of top public

2015-05-11 23:06:49

Company donates its cloud practice management solution to support JHS’s no-kill animal adoption facility Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) May 11, 2015

2015-05-08 23:00:39

Lakeview Health, a nationally recognized addiction treatment center in Jacksonville, Florida, today dedicated three newly-constructed facilities at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Jacksonville,


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El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

Central forest-grasslands transition
2013-04-19 18:13:27

The Central forest-grasslands transition are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a great area that covers 157,000 square miles from central Illinois through the majority of Missouri, eastern Kansas, Oklahoma and into Texas. This region was conventionally a mixture of woodland and tall grass prairie, which as the soil is made up of highly fertile mollisols; most of the region has been transformed to farmland. The rainfall...

Montana Valey And Foothill Grasslands
2013-04-19 14:34:54

The Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands are an ecoregion of northwestern North America within the northern United States and Canada. This area is made up of rolling grassy hills and river valleys of the Rocky Mountains foothills within the US state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta. The area largely consists of the Rocky Mountain Front, where the Great Plains rise to meet with the Rockies, and is therefore close to the Continental Divide. The foothills are drained by the...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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