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2014-10-07 16:25:21

Governor Rick Snyder Stands with Detroit Driven in Revival Efforts DETROIT, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Driven, a 501 c(3) non-profit initiative created with the support of Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan to highlight Detroit's revival, was formally launched last week downtown at the DIME hotel. The organization's leadership and Community Advisory Board welcomed an estimated 100 guests, including Governor Rick Snyder, representatives of Opportunity Detroit, Rock...

2014-10-07 12:22:09

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's research in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) may soon provide a means for early detection and mitigation of fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 50,000-square-acre region centered on the Virginia-North Carolina border. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Langley Research Center, in nearby Hampton, Virginia, has signed a one-year agreement with the Department of the...

2014-10-07 08:39:24

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Sound Management (CSM), a leading provider of sound masking solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of Greater Boston's top ten Small Businesses of the Year by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber's Small Business of the Year Awards recognize the achievements of Greater Boston's smaller for-profit companies with gross revenues of more than $1 million who display strong financial performance,...

2014-10-06 23:08:51

Woblet a part of Zagat Atlanta’s 30 under 30 and the Atlanta Mobile Awards (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 ATLANTA: As the summer of 2014 came to a close, Woblet was recognized by two Atlanta-based organizations for its achievements in the local culinary and mobile landscapes. The first was Zagat Atlanta, which featured Woblet co-founders Daniel Waltzer and Garrett Seiger in its inaugural 30 Under 30. The second was the Atlanta Mobile Marketing Organization, whose Atlanta Mobile Awards honored...

2014-10-06 23:08:30

Dave Duffield, Eco-Tourism and the Bonanza Fan Club all share a common thread. Their paths meet on a famous piece of property, rich with historic artifacts called Ponderosa Ranch located above the North East shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The 550-acre ranch was purchased in 2004 by Workday founder and PeopleSoft co-founder Dave Duffield. The ranch was the staged backdrop for the Bonanza TV series and Ponderosa...

2014-10-06 23:06:44

Careerminds Group, Inc, one of the nation’s fastest-growing outplacement companies has ranked as one of the 2014 fastest-growing businesses in the Philadelphia region by the prestigious Philadelphia 100. Rankings and winners are based on the 3-year revenue growth rate from 2011 to 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Outplacement services firm Careerminds ranks as one of Philadelphia 100 fastest growing companies by the Philadelphia 100®, the Wharton Small Business...

2014-10-06 23:03:59

Southern tour company’s new website makes it easier than ever to plan the perfect tour Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 From the moment visitors arrive at Sweet Magnolia Tour’s newly designed website, http://www.sweetmagnoliatours.com, they will find themselves immersed in the enchantment of southern tradition. The recently launched website features a fun, simple way to discover information about a variety of tour packages, making it simple to book the perfect trip. “We are so...

2014-10-06 23:01:22

Bringing together the best minds in the construction industry to debate and share the future of construction. Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 A new construction exposition, Construction Americas™, is scheduled for March 26-27, 2015 in Miami. Sponsored by Florida International University (FIU) OHL School of Construction, the exposition will include a reception, panel discussions, and exhibition of construction products and services, all focused on construction best practices and...

2014-10-06 23:00:50

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend. Atlanta, Georgia. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Greater Augusta Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall meeting on Wednesday October 8th, 2014 at the Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, which is located at 615 12th Street in...

2014-10-06 20:22:09

Patricia Hirsch of Statesboro, GA has been honored with a recognition by Realtrends.com in its selection of "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Georgia." STATESBORO, Ga., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Realtrends.com published by Realtrends.com. Patricia Hirsch was selected for the following honor: "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Georgia" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150422 Patricia...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.