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2014-07-22 16:27:44

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results after the market closes on July 29, 2014. In conjunction with the earnings release, Aflac Incorporated will webcast a conference call scheduled for 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on July 30, 2014. During the teleconference, Aflac Incorporated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos will discuss second quarter results and the company's outlook. Other...

2014-07-22 16:27:31

MARSHFIELD, Wis., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marshfield Clinic Health System Board of Directors has named Susan L. Turney, MD, MS, FACP, FACMPE, as the Health System's first chief executive officer (CEO). Turney, who will assume the new role September 1, has resigned her position as President & CEO of the Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129508 The Marshfield Clinic Health System position...

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,...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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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