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2014-08-18 16:21:28

DLECTRICITY Nuit Blanche Detroit to Illuminate Midtown September 26 & 27, 2014 DETROIT, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced DTE Energy as presenting sponsor of this free illuminated urban spectacle featuring 35 world-renowned and emerging artists. The outdoor arts celebration will be held Sept. 26-27 in Midtown from 7...

2014-08-18 12:31:07

Zillow awarded gold medal in large company category for second consecutive year SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ-Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, has been named one of Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. For the second year in a row, Zillow® took the top honor in the large company category, which recognizes companies with 151 to 500 employees in Washington State. The awards are based on more than...

2014-08-18 12:25:03

Marketing Campaign Highlights Area Attractions, Events, Dining, Entertainment During September, October MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VisitMyrtleBeach.com announced the launch its largest integrated marketing campaign designed to draw attention to the area's serene fall season by highlighting 60 secrets across its gorgeous 60 miles of coastline. The campaign called The Secret's Out: 60 More Days of Summer in Myrtle Beach, includes digital integration,...

2014-08-18 12:24:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The September issue of Chicago magazine highlights the most covetable offerings inspired by fall runways in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Photographed in the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Cool Glamour showcases timeless pieces from runways all over the world, all of which can conveniently be purchased here in Chicago. Today, many parents are exploring the idea of enrolling their kids in private schools, knowing that it's challenging to get their children into...

2014-08-18 12:24:08

Executive Chair of the Board Assumes Interim President Role at Leading Print and Marketing Franchise SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaGraphics, Inc., a worldwide leader in marketing and print communications, announced today that Art Coley, Jr. has resigned as the franchisor's president and chief executive officer to spend more time with his family. Coley, who has been with the company seven years and chief executive since February 2012, will remain as a part owner...

2014-08-18 08:22:11

HONOLULU, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor's popular Remote-Control Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii was back bigger than ever this year, Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, 10am to 4pm. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136819 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136818 For two days, Ford Island came alive with remote-control flying and static aircraft and full size aircraft on display, "candy bombings" over...

2014-08-17 23:02:35

Angel Capital Group, a leading national angel investor network, is proud to announce that it has made a second investment in OnCore Golf (http://www.oncoregolf.com). Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 OnCore has developed a remarkable hollow-steel core golf ball with all the characteristics of champion play balls, but with a dramatic reduction in hooking and slicing. OnCore received its USGA approval in October of 2013 and represents the first great advance in golf ball technology...

2014-08-16 20:21:27

MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Montana jury announced its $17 Million verdict last night in favor of Kelly Logging, Inc. ("Kelly"), a Missoula-based company, against First Interstate Bank, its lender. First Interstate Bank took $762,000 out of Kelly's checking account to pay off a note which was current, was not due, and had not matured. After a 7-day trial in the District Court for Missoula County, the Honorable Ed McLean presiding, the jury unanimously found...

2014-08-15 23:06:33

Three prizes--including a wooden playset--will be given out, while the funds go to support childhood cancer awareness and research. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Best in Backyards of Connecticut and New York is excited to announce that the swing set raffle for pediatric cancer research they co-hosted with the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation was a great success! The Massey family of Mahopac, New York was the first-place winner in the raffle. Their prize is a Dream wooden swing...

2014-08-15 23:06:31

Decosimo Certified Public Accountants announces the addition of Stratton Tingle as a business development associate working exclusively with the firm’s manufacturing and distribution services practice. In his new position, Mr. Tingle will be focused on matching the needs of manufacturers, distributors, supply chain and logistics entities, their owners and investors with Decosimo’s full range of industry-specific audit, tax, and advisory solutions. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 15,...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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