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Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

University of Rochester The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland—except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State. Researchers from the College of New Jersey and the...

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2014-07-22 12:36:29

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepcom kicks up some fun in Berlin at their annual technology demo event, DigitalFocus Global, on September 5, 2014 - the first evening of the IFA electronics show. The event showcases the latest smartphones, tablets, laptops and gadgets from dozens of leading tech companies to 300+ international media. "Nearly 350 press from 37 countries attended DigitalFocus Global last year, and we're expecting an equally diverse, equally curious...

2014-07-22 12:27:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring Marketing Solutions today announced that its client, Buckeye Community Health Plan, will be the official sponsor of the SkyGlider at this year's Fair, which runs from July 23 to Aug. 3 at the Ohio State Fairgrounds in Columbus. "We recommended that Buckeye support one of the great traditions and attractions in our state and welcome visitors to the 2014 Ohio State Fair," Paul Carringer, president of Caring Marketing Solutions,...

2014-07-22 08:33:50

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that it has been named one of Chicago's top job creators by Crain's Chicago Business magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110602/CG12932LOGO Textura ranked No. 14 on the Crain's Chicago Business inaugural Job Creators list, based on Textura's staff growth of 248% in the Chicago area from 2010 to 2013....

2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights

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 23:07:29

Nextremity Solutions, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE), its Indiana Small Business Development Center, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), and endorsed by the Edward Lowe Foundation. Warsaw, IN (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Nextremity Solutions, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by...

2014-07-21 16:22:38

APPALACHIA, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex ("Cumberland River"), located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, Ky. Cumberland River comprises two underground operations and related facilities. The mining complex previously shuttered two contract mines during the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO "With this move, we are actively...

2014-07-21 12:25:23

Medford, NY based nursing home The LUX at Medford and facility operator Norman Rausman proudly invite the community to come and see the exciting new programs and features at the luxurious facility MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer well underway The LUX at Medford cordially welcomes the community to come and join in celebrating Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014. On July 20th through the 26th, The LUX at Medford opens its doors wide and welcomes physicians,...

2014-07-21 12:25:14

Medford, New York Nursing Home opens state-of-the-art 6,000 square foot rehabilitation suite, The LUX, giving Medford an unparalleled advantage in returning its residents to health MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has always been the goal at The LUX at Medford to assist residents in regaining their maximum level of function and to enable their return home after regaining the highest possible level of independence. The goal became a reality when the top Long Island...

2014-07-21 12:23:35

CLEVELAND, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) has over 500 Research and Development employees in the greater Cleveland area. And we are growing. We are actively seeking chemists and scientists to collaborate in the research, development and commercialization of the industry's leading coatings products. To find the best technical talent in the region, Sherwin-Williams is hosting a Research & Development Career Expo on July 23 and 24, 2014...


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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

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