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2014-10-08 08:20:39

Tint World® Franchise announces that its latest store will be opening in mid-October in Chamblee, GA, the second location to open in Georgia. WESTON, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The nation's leading automotive styling franchise, Tint World®, is pleased to announce the opening of it's most recent franchise location. Tint World® Chamblee will be the second location to open in the state of Georgia, joining Tint World® Roswell, which opened in April 2014. Photo -...

2014-10-07 23:12:14

B2 Interactive and Habitat for Humanity of Omaha started a partnership in 2014. B² Interactive built two websites for the organization to improve their online presence and also volunteered in home-building efforts this summer. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 B² Interactive, an Omaha-based digital marketing agency that specializes in building and marketing websites, has developed a unique partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. The partnership initially began when...

2014-10-07 23:11:46

NewFilmmakers LA will showcase 19 short films that represent Los Angeles on Saturday, October 11th, 2014. The event is scheduled to take place in Downtown Los Angeles and will be hosted by Parvesh Cheena. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Nineteen short films highlighting the diverse beauty of Los Angeles will screen Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at the AT&T Center in Downtown Los Angeles during the 4th annual On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project program, presented by...

2014-10-07 23:11:41

Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings and its business unit Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, will expand its operations in Pitt County. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings and its business unit Patheon, a leading...

2014-10-07 23:10:58

Comdata’s SmartSight, its fuel site controller system, was selected as the winner in CSP magazine’s 2014 Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest in the Technology-Hardware category. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Comdata’s SmartSight, its fuel site controller system, was selected as the winner in CSP magazine’s 2014 Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest in the Technology-Hardware category. SmartSight was nominated by the publication for the award, and readers and...

2014-10-07 23:02:22

Couples and families can unwrap overnight stay packages at the Cambridge hotel and resort starting as low as $99 per night. Cambridge, MD (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The whole month of December is a wonderland of holiday excitement at Maryland’s Eastern Shore gem, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. The Four Diamond resort in historic Cambridge welcomes guests with festive fun for all ages, continuing straight through to a double dose of New Year’s Eve...

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...


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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