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2014-08-07 12:32:44

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced 18 "showcase companies" that will be featured on the main stage at this year's CED Tech Venture Conference 2014 representing North Carolina's hottest emerging technology companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134421 Showcase companies are given six minutes to tell their...

2014-08-07 12:22:23

Oceanic Expedition Part of Year-long Environmental Initiatives by CITGO HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural class of Nautilus Ambassadors - a graduate student and two educators from Corpus Christi, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana - will join scientists at sea aboard the Exploration Vessel E/V Nautilus from August 13-17. The newly-formed partnership between CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Dr. Robert Ballard's Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) made the Nautilus...

2014-08-07 00:22:10

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikayla Lien (pronounced Lean), a 19-year-old from Calmar, was crowned the 61(st )Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight (Wednesday, August 6). Lien, daughter of Gary and Patty Lien, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa's dairy farmers. Throughout her year-long reign she will make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the...

2014-08-06 23:08:32

At a special football camp and cookout attended by hundreds of Monroe, MI junior high and high school students on August 5, Best Drug Rehabilitation proudly donated $5000 to support both the football camp and the Arthur Lesow Community Center (ALCC). (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 At a special football camp and cookout attended by hundreds of Monroe, MI junior high and high school students on August 5, Best Drug Rehabilitation proudly donated $5000 to support both the football camp and the...

2014-08-06 23:08:15

Beginning in September, Hondros College of Business will offer classes at a new location in Hilliard, OH. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Beginning in September, Hondros College of Business will offer classes at a new location in Hilliard, OH. As the leading real-estate college in Ohio, Hondros College of Business is aiming to better serve the west side of Columbus and surrounding counties of Madison, Union, Clark, Champaign and Logan with this opening. Coinciding with the Hilliard...

2014-08-06 23:06:17

Colorado whitewater rafting company says it will remain open through the weekend after Labor Day, because of above average flows on the Arkansas River. Buena Vista, Colo. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 River Runners, a whitewater outfitter with two locations on the Arkansas River in Colorado, will remain open for the current rafting season through Sunday, September 7, 2014. Above average flows on Colorado’s Arkansas River have prompted managers of the company to stay open a week later than...

2014-08-06 23:04:20

Second Annual Event Is Planned for March 21-28 with Another Week Chockfull of Interactive Activities Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Even with the wild success of the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, its organizers know there’s still more exploring left to be done to satisfy the Metro region’s ongoing curiosity when it comes to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With that in mind, the Festival today announced dates for the second annual event in March 2015....

2014-08-06 16:27:11

Team stresses link between quality sleep and performance for athletes CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A staggering amount of preparation is made in positioning a professional football team for a championship run. Anything that elevates an athlete's performance immediately becomes a strong consideration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134187 With that in mind, the Chicago Bears are leaving nothing to chance off the field as they prepare for a promising 2014...

2014-08-06 16:26:46

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Houston today announced a long-term partnership with leading hospitality and facilities services provider Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) to serve as the exclusive provider of venue management, food, beverage, retail merchandise and facility maintenance services at all of the University's athletics facilities and Cullen Performance Hall. The University has partnered with Aramark for its campus dining programs since 2005....

2014-08-06 12:26:14

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, a premier country club in Boca Raton, Fla., welcomes back Pat McHugh, CGCS as Golf Course Superintendent. With nearly four decades of experience in the golf course industry, McHugh is considered a renowned expert in the field. He has the distinction of being a Certified Golf Course Superintendent for the past 25 years. He is recognized for his extensive knowledge of agronomy, comprehensive experience in...


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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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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.