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2014-07-15 23:13:04

Thriveworks Counseling Knoxville Establishes Speedy Scheduling and a "No Waiting List" Policy. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A counseling practice in Knoxville, TN is promising appointments within 24 hours. This announcement comes on the heals of criticisms that former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s plan to help patients within14 days was “unrealistic.” According to Owner and Clinical Director Dr. Michael Pilcher, “We’re not trying to make a political...

2014-07-15 23:05:21

Representatives from Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide free blood pressure screenings and information on a wide range of health topics, programs and services this week during the Idora Neighborhood Farmers’ Market. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Representatives from Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide blood pressure screenings and information on a wide range of health topics, programs and services this week during the Idora Neighborhood Farmers’ Market....

2014-07-15 23:01:32

The technology is here. Iowa City, Iowa's, economic development organization ICAD Group (the Iowa City Area Development Group) is working with local government and the state of Iowa to try and make Iowa a haven for research and development of self-driving vehicles. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Working with the State of Iowa, the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is spreading the message that the state of Iowa can be a haven for research and development of self-driving...

2014-07-15 23:01:16

Jim Stritzinger joins Connect South Carolina. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy are pleased to announce that Jim Stritzinger has been named executive director of Connect South Carolina. Stritzinger assumed his role on July 1 and will lead Connect South Carolina as it continues its work connecting communities to broadband and technology. “The synergies between Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy were obvious to me when we began our partnership about...

2014-07-15 20:20:56

- Private dinners to be held at Rienzi estate in Houston, Dallas' Rachofsky House HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners prepared by the Roca brothers, whose restaurant in Girona, Spain, landed atop the influential World's 50 Best Restaurants list last year. The Rocas will prepare meals for BBVA's U.S. clients next month at the Rachofsky...

2014-07-15 16:30:14

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE), a leader in online real estate, today announced it will issue its earnings release for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the market close. Move will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter 2014 financial results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) on the same day. To access the call, please dial (877) 870-4263 or outside the...

2014-07-15 16:25:49

IRVING, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC" or the "Company"), which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Thomas Leverton as chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 23, 2014. Mr. Leverton succeeds Michael H. Magusiak, who retired as president and CEO on June 2, 2014. The Company's announcement follows an extensive search conducted by the Board of Directors, in partnership with an...

2014-07-15 16:25:21

What to do, see, eat, and experience in the city CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The August issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands Thursday, features 91 of the best people, places, and things the city has to offer in the annual Best of Chicago list. Discover the funniest comedy nights, shops that deserve a stop, local rapper to know about, Instagrammers to follow, top restaurants and bars in the hottest neighborhoods, and much more. Plus: The 52 winners of Chicago's biggest-ever...

2014-07-15 16:24:48

Ricki Taylor of Jacksonville, FL has been honored with a recognition by Jacksonville Magazine in its selection of "Top Mortgage Professionals In Jacksonville." JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Jacksonville Magazine published by White Publishing Co.. Ricki Taylor was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127165 "Top Mortgage Professionals In...

2014-07-15 16:23:03

Legitimate public concerns with natural gas drilling activity "cannot be discounted or dismissed outright" HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental organizations in Pennsylvania today called for a full investigation into actions by the state Department of Health around natural gas drilling complaints. The request is on the heels of the revelation that the health department circulated a list of "buzzwords" to the department's employees with 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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