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2014-08-30 16:20:48

- Salt Lake Comic Con to give more than 2,000 Saturday tickets away to Utah school kids that make Utah a better place to live and play - SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) and ABC 4 want to celebrate the heroes in Utah's schools and have created a League of Heroes to recognize these heroes for a chance to win Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for their entire school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87193 "Salt Lake Comic Con...

2014-08-29 23:05:04

Rees will continue to move forward with operational and business growth initiatives, including the recently introduced centralized call center for all statewide home health and hospice referrals. COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Senior Independence has promoted Mica Rees to vice president of operations & business development. Rees has been with Senior Independence since March 2013 as the vice president of business development. A wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian...

2014-08-29 23:03:48

Kick Off Meeting for more information on Paint Columbus Pink will be held Thursday, September 4,2014 at 6:00pm at the Cunningham Center. Columbus, Georgia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The 8th Annual Paint Columbus Pink® is a series of events including Shop & Dine for a Cause, Pink Pooch Contest, Light of Life Ceremony, Power in Prayer, Bright Pink Lipstick Day, and "Forget Me Knots" Pink Bow Campaign – all in support of cancer awareness. Paint Columbus Pink has a new...

2014-08-29 23:03:36

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, local author/adventurer/photographer Tony Krizan concludes his series of slide shows featuring his treks on wilderness hiking trails in the mountains in and around Yosemite as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 On Saturday, September 13, 2014, local author/adventurer/photographer Tony Krizan concludes his series of slide shows featuring his treks on wilderness hiking trails in the mountains in and...

2014-08-29 23:02:28

U.S. Pest celebrates the groundbreaking ceremony of internationally renowned firearms manufacturer Beretta in Gallatin, TN. Gallatin, TN (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Welcome! Top officials from Beretta as well as hundreds of state officials, including Governor Haslam and Senator Lamar Alexander, celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the Italian firearms manufacturing facility. “It’s exciting to welcome Beretta USA to the Middle Tennessee community,” says U.S. Pest President Erica...

2014-08-29 23:00:42

Fall is a great to time visit Hilton Head Island and save on your accommodations. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Fall is one of the best times to visit Hilton Head Island, and Beach Properties of Hilton Head wants to make it more affordable for people to stay. Guests can pay for 4 nights and receive 3 additional nights free when vacationing between August 30th – November 22nd, 2014. If you can only come for a short stay, you have the option of paying for 3 nights and...

2014-08-29 12:23:44

6th Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children with Cancer OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 6th Annual Optimist International's Kansas District Annual Childhood Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament, held on August 8 at the Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Lenexa, raised $11,000 in proceeds. The goal of the tournament is to raise both money and awareness of the need to find a cure for childhood cancer. "We are truly grateful to the sponsors and players who have...

2014-08-29 12:23:04

Project Launches Yearlong Environmental Conservation and Restoration Initiative NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute, conducted an all-day wetland restoration project at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. The event launched "CITGO Caring for Our Coast," a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration campaign in coastal regions....

2014-08-29 08:21:32

HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the Company's management team will present at the following conferences in September of 2014. The Company's Chief Executive Officer, Walter G. "Gil" Goodrich, President, Robert C. Turnham, and Chief Financial Officer, Jan L. Schott, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference at The Sheraton New York Times Square hotel located at 811 Seventh Avenue in New York, New York on...

2014-08-28 23:17:56

BlueFletch is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Business Radio X Family, Atlanta Mobility Radio, co-hosted by veteran radio personalities, Lee Kantor and Stone Payton. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, BusinessRadioX welcomes to the studio the latest addition to its radio family, Atlanta Mobility Radio, sponsored by BlueFletch and co-hosted by our very own Lee Kantor and Stone Payton. Atlanta Mobility Radio will focus on how top companies and...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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