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2014-08-12 23:03:42

To help increase non-perishable food item donations to Pahrump Kiwanis Food for Thought’s educational program, Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys will be handing out one raffle ticket per item donated for a chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the annual Pahrump Fall Festival Rodeo. Pahrump, NV. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys creates a win-win situation that encourages more people to donate non-perishable food items to support Pahrump Kiwanis Food for Thought’s...

2014-08-12 16:29:26

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with Renaissance Hotels (RH), McCartan, a design company operating out of offices in New York and the UK, have been chosen to create a new Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Orlando. True to the brand direction of 'Living Life to Discover' the design will give a window into the future of RH and how they are continually redefining the world of travel. The hotel, located at the heart of Orlando's business district will feature 292...

2014-08-12 16:25:25

Courtyards of Andover is Rocking the Comedy Club Scene MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THE LAUGHS ARE BACK IN MINNEAPOLIS! Comedy is rocking the Courtyards of Andover again and the line-up is the best ever. Chris Maddock, Tommy Ryman, Spencer Dobson, Darlene Westgor and Shannon Paul are just a few of the comedians who will be entertaining you and your friends when you come to the Courtyards of Andover Comedy Club in Minneapolis, MN on Fridays for dinner and a...

2014-08-12 12:24:46

MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Ann Lester, Director of Next Level Fairs (http://nextlevelfairs.com/) and Sean McCormick, McCormick Place Miami (http://www.mccormickplace-miami.com/) announce the formation of the Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD.) McCormick will serve as Chairman of the Board and Lester as Vice President. MDAD is a non-profit organization that serves cultural institutions and museums; galleries, local artists and studios; as well as businesses, event...

2014-08-12 12:23:02

LONDON, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permian basin is quick becoming the most watched shale basin in the country, with company after company snapping up acreage and drilling aggressively. Companies like Occidental Petroleum, Pioneer Natural Resources, Apache Corporation, and Energen Corporation, all have significant acreage in prolific parts of the Permian basin. Oil rigs are shifting away from other plays and into the Permian basin, setting up West Texas for a...

2014-08-12 12:21:23

District Ranks as Largest in Alabama with 100% Participation in Project Lead The Way HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today donated $200,000 to Project Lead The Way to implement the organization's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in all of the 26 elementary schools in the Huntsville City School System. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO This grant makes Huntsville City Schools the largest...

2014-08-12 08:38:53

Deerfield hotel upgrades complimentary Internet access, making download speeds five times faster DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Working on the road just got easier thanks to the Courtyard Chicago Deerfield. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134863 The hotel near Metra station has upgraded its high-speed Internet access, inviting guests to maximize productivity no matter where they are in the Deerfield hotel. Whether sending business emails...

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,...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'