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2014-09-02 23:02:55

Intensive code school opens applications for their first round of classes and job placement support in St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Intensive code schools are gaining notoriety among people interested in launching programming careers as well as the tech companies who are hungry to hire talent. The Iron Yard, a nationally-renowned code school, has planted roots in St. Petersburg. On September 22nd, they will welcome their first round of students, many of...

2014-09-02 23:01:32

This creates a contemporary marketing presence and visually solidifies the relationship between Friendship Village and its parent organization, Friendship Senior Options. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Friendship Village of Schaumburg is proud to introduce their new logo. “This creates a contemporary marketing presence and visually solidifies the relationship between Friendship Village and its parent organization, Friendship Senior Options,” said Stephen A. Yenchek, president and CEO of...

2014-09-02 23:01:09

New event series features meaningful discussions with local and national experts about vital issues impacting our region and its people. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Seattle Times is launching an event series, LiveWire – Conversations that Spark Insight, kicking off with “The Case for Early Learning,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The Seattle Times LiveWire is a new event series that features meaningful discussion...

2014-09-02 23:01:03

Entertainment VIPs and professionals are excited to host talent auditions on September 6 for Christian actors, models, singers, dancers and comedians. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The exciting information sessions and AMTC auditions will be hosted by, respectively, top-industry professionals Carey Lewis and Bob Wiley. The team of scouts prayerfully consider each person auditioning, seeking those who have the desire to illuminate entertainment with the light of Christ. If chosen...

2014-09-02 20:25:48

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UWM Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute today announced their partnership for high-speed computing (HSC) resources at UWM's new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa. Innovation Campus tenants Brooks Stevens and Concordia University will be the first organizations to use the services provided by the Milwaukee Institute. The Milwaukee Institute's recently upgraded HPC cluster is the largest publicly accessible supercomputing resource...

2014-09-02 20:21:40

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pasadena water customer, represented by Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP, and the City of Pasadena have settled a lawsuit brought against the City in 2013. The lawsuit alleged that Pasadena illegally transferred millions of dollars each year from its separate water utility fund to its general fund in violation of Proposition 218. The suit challenged Pasadena's practice of transferring a fixed six percent of the water utility's...

2014-09-02 16:24:19

First project may be the opening of a St. Vincent Sports Performance facility INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St.Vincent, Indiana Sports Corp, Play Ball Indiana, USA Football, and USA Track and Field have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Marian University to explore opportunities to partner in the redevelopment of the Indy Cycloplex - home of the Major Taylor Velodrome - and the area surrounding the Marian University campus. Indianapolis...

2014-09-02 16:23:49

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the last 35 years, the small town of Aynor, located in a rural corner of South Carolina, has welcomed residents and visitors to the Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down for live music, dancing and family friendly fun. This year marks a very special year as the festival celebrates its 35(th) anniversary on Sept.30, 2014 at the Aynor Town Park. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141910 The Hoe-Down is one of the largest and...

2014-09-02 16:21:34

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach, C.A., on Monday, September 15, 2014, at 3:20 p.m. (PDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of time to ensure their...

2014-09-02 12:23:11

PORTLAND, Oregon, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Shale Gas Market (Technology, Application and Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" the global shale gas market is forecast to reach $104.1 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 9.3% during the forecast period (2014 - 2020). The corresponding volume consumption will reach 19,619.4 bcf in the...


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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