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2014-06-24 08:36:22

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3,000-plus visitors expected at the 2014 Sensor's Expo opening today are about to get the surprise of their technical lives. The 21(st) Century is being reborn in Toledo, Ohio by Midwest MicroDevices, www.midwestmicrodevices.com. Once a poster child for "Rust Belt" cities, Toledo is being transformed by Midwest MicroDevices into an advanced MEMS design and manufacturing center, thanks to aggressive support by the State of Ohio,...

2014-06-24 08:27:42

Significant summer expansion at the ski valley includes mountain biking launch, free live music series and more TAOS SKI VALLEY, N.M., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Taos Ski Valley is offering more events and attractions than any summer before. The Saturday Summer Music Series has already begun, offering free live, outdoor entertainment for the whole family. Coming soon is the mountain biking launch event celebrating exciting new trails for all skill levels, followed by numerous...

2014-06-24 08:25:52

Setting out from Wawa this morning, Clara rides to Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Sudbury, North Bay, Deep River and Arnprior - concluding her Big Ride on Parliament Hill a week from today WAWA, ON, June 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With just one week to go before her arrival in Ottawa on July 1, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes continues her Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk in communities across Northern Ontario. Today, on Day 103 of the 110-day Big Ride, Clara heads from Wawa to Sault...

2014-06-24 08:25:43

KATY, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will add a second store in Columbia, South Carolina in July 2014 and that it has renewed its multi-year partnership with the Univ. of South Carolina. The new 72,000 square foot store will be located at the intersection of Park Terrace Dr. and Bower Pkwy., and bring approximately 150 new jobs to the area....

2014-06-23 23:11:10

Fun Under the Sun for the Colores Del Sol Community in Tucson, Arizona Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 For children in the residential community of Colores del Sol, the new commercial playground equipment from American Parks Company will mean hours of fun outside with friends and family. Communities like Colores del Sol know the value and importance of providing outdoor recreational play opportunities for residents. Playgrounds are essential to all communities, particularly for apartment...

2014-06-23 23:11:08

'Dotte Meals Provides Meals to Young Residents, Combating “Food Insecurity” and Other Health Problems in the County Kansas City, Kansas (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A meal program for area children is helping to address major health issues in Wyandotte County. The ‘Dotte Meals program will offer two meals a day during the summer to children living in Wyandotte County. The project is meant to increase the reach of KCKPS’s summer meal programs and to address public health issues in...

2014-06-23 23:07:43

Nokero announced today that it has been named a Colorado Company to Watch, four years after Nokero was founded on June 10, 2010. Nokero has been recognized for its growth within the solar industry at large and among Colorado’s growing network of startup companies. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Nokero announced today that it has been named a Colorado Company to Watch, four years after Nokero was founded on June 10, 2010. Nokero has been recognized for its growth within the solar...

2014-06-23 23:02:54

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) to expand its robust reclamation and recycling program to include a new Evergreen facility in Ringgold, Ga. The Berkshire Hathaway company will create at least 70 new full-time jobs and invest over $17 million into the facility. Dalton, Ga. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) will expand its robust reclamation and recycling program to include a new Evergreen facility in Ringgold, Ga....

2014-06-23 20:21:17

Hospital Presented with Stroke Quality Achievement Award HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 community members attended an educational event on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus on May 29, 2014. Held in the Swadesh Khurana Healing Garden, guests were offered a free stroke risk assessment upon arrival, measuring their risk factors and assessing their knowledge regarding stroke signs and symptoms. Lunch was provided for all attendees, and the...

2014-06-23 20:20:16

Van Rental Center suggests things to do with a group of friends or family members as summertime officially begins LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of summertime also means the season for special van rental excursions in Southern California. Whether planning beach visits or mountain expeditions, attendance at concerts or sporting events, ensure lasting memories with the van rental Los Angeles residents and visitors depend on. Conveniently based near LAX, Van Rental Center...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

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