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New Discoveries In The On-Going Search For California's Ghost Ships

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers have announced the discovery of several shipwrecks in the waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait, as part of...

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2014-09-20 23:03:15

The Sarah Lawrence College Campus Map covers the breadth of the campus, with photos and detailed descriptions of such varied locations as academic halls, athletics facilities, student service centers, outdoor spaces, parking areas and Westlands, home of the president, deans and undergraduate admissions. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Sarah Lawrence College has announced the new Sarah Lawrence College Campus Map, a mobile-friendly map that gives students, parents and other...

2014-09-20 23:02:59

Number of Iowa Children Served Now Approaches 10,000 Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has just released its annual Report Card detailing mission,programs, number of children and families serves as well as new statistics regarding at risk youth. “Orchard Place has seen a significant increase in the number of youth and families served in our programs: a total of 9,830 youth compared to 7,845 youth in 2013, a 25%...

2014-09-20 23:02:36

Community Health Center of Snohomish County talks about the services of obstetricians and prenatal care experts and the importance of them for the care of expecting mothers in their newest article. Everett, WA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 “Motherhood is a wonderful gift and a huge responsibility,” says Community Health Center of Snohomish in their latest article, “We know that you want to care for your baby the best that you can—and that’s what we want to do as well.” The...

2014-09-20 16:20:32

LAKE CHARLES, La., Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), commemorated the nine-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita with a volunteer event to plant 70,000 dune grass plugs along a five-mile stretch of Holly Beach. The project is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative, a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration program that celebrates the resilience and recovery of...

2014-09-19 23:08:14

An open house to meet Hall will be held on Monday, Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village has partnered with Atrium Family YMCA to bring Health and Well-Being Coach Christi Hall to campus. Hall’s journey to a health and fitness career began after surviving brain tumors and gaining weight as a result of years of medication. Through a local trainer, Hall began weight training and learning about nutrition. One year later she...

2014-09-19 23:05:37

InsuranceHouseCall.com, an independent insurance agency focusing on personal and commercial lines services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has announced that it has moved its Pennsylvania office to a new location to be more convenient for client’s day to day needs. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InsuranceHouseCall.com, an independent insurance agency focusing on personal and commercial lines services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has announced that it has moved its...

2014-09-19 20:20:28

Billings MT Area Order Ford Models Online BILLINGS, Mont., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Billings area can rejoice, Bob Smith Motors has an incredible new service which aims to streamline the vehicle purchasing process like never before. So if one is in the market for a brand new Ford vehicle, then look no further, the answer is at Bob Smith Motors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147317 From the Bob Smith Motors website, vehicular purchasing has...

2014-09-19 16:23:40

Four Teams Kickoff League's Inaugural Season On October 8th NEW YORK, Sept.19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FXFL, a new professional football league, which utilizes a developmental format, has announced training camp dates for the 2014 season. The Omaha Mammoths will report on September 25th to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska with the first practice scheduled for September 26th. The Boston Brawlers, led by Head Coach Terry Shea, will also open camp in Omaha and take part in joint...

2014-09-19 16:23:25

Smith recognized for his commitment to driving business results and giving back to the community BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) today announced Galen C. Smith, the company's chief financial officer, has been named to Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list, which honors outstanding members of the local business community. Smith has been recognized for his role as an inspirational and results-driven leader and as a dedicated...

2014-09-19 08:23:04

$15,000 going to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today announced that Matt Thomas was selected as Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his nonprofit of choice, The University Lakes Improvement and Preservation Association (TULIPA) will receive $10,000. Thomas helps preserve Baton Rouge's lake system to provide a safe, healthy and beautiful setting for local citizens and visitors to enjoy....


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Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

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...

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