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2014-08-12 08:31:11

Consulting company hires Mr. Church to meet growing demand for R&D and Commercial Strategy RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kineticos Life Sciences today announced the hiring of Christopher Church as a new Managing Director. Mr. Church adds life sciences expertise in areas such as feasibility analysis (corporate strategy, portfolio, and product-levels), asset valuation, market positioning, alliance prospecting, and negotiation and management pricing strategy to the...

2014-08-11 23:07:18

Festivals and family-friendly events span the country making it easy for parents or grandparents to add to Labor Day weekend family fun. TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted seven of the best festivals each offering unique and engaging experiences to make the weekend special. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 From the American Music Festival in Virginia Beach and Bumbershoot in Seattle to Festival of Sail at the Maritime Museum in San Diego and the lively Texas charm at...

2014-08-11 23:00:55

Big Announcement Concerning 2nd Annual Mobility LIVE, TAG Informs Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation's largest state trade organizations dedicated to the promotion of technology, in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber will make an important announcement about Mobility LIVE-- a national conference that brings together key thought leaders and decision makers in the areas of mobile technology standards,...

2014-08-11 16:24:53

Cycling Industry Veteran Jasen Thorpe and Cycling Commentator Maiko to Host Live Daily Coverage, Interviews and Q&As on FirstBank's Twitter page LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstBank, Colorado's second largest bank by deposits, announced today it has partnered with cycling expert and former journalist, Jasen Thorpe (@jasenthorpe), and recognized cycling fashion and race commentator, Maiko (@mmmaiko), to host daily updates, interviews and Q&As during the week long USA...

2014-08-11 16:24:41

DESTIN, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many travelers have traditionally scheduled their northwest Florida beach getaways during summer. Yet, with 2014 fall's exciting calendar chockfull of fun festivals and star-studded concerts being held from Panama City Beach to the Beaches of South Walton and Destin, seasons for taking beach escapes are a changin.' "Savvy travelers are discovering what we locals have known for a long time---- fall is a fabulous time to enjoy all that our...

2014-08-11 16:22:08

725 MW Natural Gas Power Plant Will Bring Jobs, Environmental Efficiencies to Charles County ST. CHARLES, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Charles Companies announced today the sale of 76 acres in the Piney Reach Business Park to Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) for approximately $13 million. The Maryland-based CPV plans to construct a 725 MW natural gas power plant on the site. "This is excellent news for St. Charles and for Charles County," said Mathew M. Martin,...

2014-08-11 12:28:13

Los Angeles residents are increasingly seeking medical attention by concierge physicians who are available to visit them in their own home 24 hours a day. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It looks like medical trends are following the same pattern as fashion trends- what was once old is new again. In short, concierge physician care is back! What used to be a privilege for those born in the 18(th) century, is now a benefit that's being taken advantage of by many Los Angeles...

2014-08-11 12:25:47

Scholars Receive $5,000 Each to Pursue Careers in Journalism LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation (JMMF) wishes to congratulate the 2014 class of Murray Scholars, who each participated in a nationwide essay competition resulting in the naming of the following recipients: Joseph Pinter, St. Bonaventure University; Jesse Flickinger, University of Montana; Alex Shultz, University of Southern California; Michael Shaw, University of Missouri;...

2014-08-11 12:25:44

Town hall program moderated by Mike Schneider tapes this month for September 17 broadcast; Expert panel discusses personal and professional experiences at Rutgers University in Camden CAMDEN, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced it is taping the third program in its health-themed town hall series in Camden for broadcast this fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135080 The latest town hall program, entitled The...

2014-08-11 08:25:43

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets to more than 30 performing arts events at Midland Center for the Arts go on sale to the public beginning at noon on August 11. Events take place at Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 West Saint Andrews Road, Midland. Tickets can be purchased at www.mcfta.org or by contacting the Ticket Office at 989-631-8250 or 800-523-7649. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121025/DC00288LOGO MCFTA's 43rd season kicks off...


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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