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2014-10-06 08:26:20

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, announced today that it launched its first original Spanish-language television commercial. The commercial, called "Heights," will air nationally on major Spanish-language networks through late November. Download and view the new commercial. Aflac has aired four Spanish television commercials to date, but they were adaptations of the company's popular English language...

bullfrog invasion
2014-10-05 06:34:47

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Native species living along the Yellowstone River in Montana are being threatened by a growing invasion of voracious American bullfrogs known to eat just about anything (including other bullfrogs), a team of researchers led by US Geological Survey biologist Adam Sepulveda claim in a new study. Writing in the journal Aquatic Invasions, Sepulveda and colleagues from the USGS’s Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, the Montana...

2014-10-03 23:08:21

Always Tan of Lubbock, TX is Smart Tan magazine's October 2014 Member of the Month. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Always Tan of Lubbock, TX, is Smart Tan magazine's October 2014 winner for Member of the Month. Says Rick Austin, "This is an honor for us. We are thankful to be recognized by the premier publication of this industry." Rick and Donna Austin, owners of Always Tan, have been in the tanning business for over 25 years. They got their start when Donna took...

2014-10-03 23:06:19

Managed IT Services of Arizona announces the release of their new online features and pricing module. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Managed IT Services of Arizona proactively supports businesses providing patching, monitoring, system reporting, anti-virus and anti-SPAM support. Managed IT Services are designed to lower IT costs, data and productivity losses, and keep businesses running. The newly introduced online pricing calculator from Managed IT Services of Arizona will help...

2014-10-03 23:04:55

Grand Opening Event is Saturday, October 11th from 10 am to 7 pm Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver opens its Lawrenceville location at 4743 Plummer Street., Pittsburgh, PA 15201 with a Grand Opening event on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 7 pm. The new 23,000 sf location is the 15th store for the home improvement center chain, which was founded in 1962. It is also the first new Busy Beaver store to open in eight years. The Lawrenceville location...

2014-10-03 23:02:49

As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, and throughout the month, Northern California manufacturers are offering tours and events with SME Sacramento Valley and Sierra College CACT to promote careers in design, engineering, production, fabrication and product development. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 3, and throughout the month, over 15 activities have been planned by organizations in collaboration with SME...

2014-10-03 23:01:37

Jeff Franklin, owner of 101 Mobility of Columbus, presents the next installment of his monthly radio spot on 98.9 The Answer’s All Things Health. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 WHAT: Columbus area listeners can tune into 98.9 The Answer on Sunday to hear Jeff Franklin of 101 Mobility of Columbus and Jeanine Carroccio of Mobility Lifter Liftkar PT on the All Things Health program. All Things Health is a weekly program focusing on health issues that matter to the Columbus...

2014-10-03 12:23:12

WUZHEN, China, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Wuzhen Theater Festival in China will kick off again this year on October 30(th )in Wuzhen, a traditional water town along the southern bank of the Yangtze River in East China's Zhejiang Province with a history of civilized society that can be traced back 7,000 years. The festival will continue until November 9(th). Tony Award Winner and well-known director at the Goodman Theatre, Mary Zimmerman, will bring the production of the...

2014-10-03 08:21:41

Company raises an aggregate $3.1 million since December 2013 PLANO, Texas and NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., (OTCQB: UREE), a U.S. domestic rare earths exploration company with mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, announced today that it has raised an aggregate $3.1 million since December 2013. The Company sold an aggregate 837,000 shares of common stock at an effective price of $2.50 per share through June 30, 2014. In addition, the...

2014-10-03 08:20:38

Students tour Madison-Kipp as part of National Manufacturing Day MADISON, Wis., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of National Manufacturing Day activities, Madison-Kipp Corporation will offer nearly 120 students from Madison area High Schools an opportunity to see first hand the tremendous career opportunities offered by manufacturing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141002/150024 "Today's manufacturing facility is a high-tech, dynamic workplace that provides...


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