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2014-10-30 12:23:38

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Ohio & Erie Canalway Corridor to assist with publishing the organization's Towpath Companion, an award-winning guidebook for hikers and bicyclists along the 101-mile trail. "The Towpath Trail and its many attractions are a prominent part of life in our Northeast Ohio service areas," said Dee Lowery, president of the FirstEnergy Foundation. "This guidebook is a vital resource with...

2014-10-30 12:21:11

Local Honda and Toyota dealership helps raise awareness for Kokomo Rescue Mission campaign KOKOMO, Ind., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the season of giving is already under way in Kokomo, Indiana. As Kokomo Rescue Mission's largest, and most important, food drive of the year kicked off Oct. 27, Kokomo Auto World has set out to help the organization achieve and surpass its 1,000-can or 1,000-pound goal. Photo -...

2014-10-30 08:26:59

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported third quarter 2014 net income attributable to IDACORP of $86.9 million, or $1.73 per diluted share, compared with $73.1 million, or $1.46 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2013. For the first nine months of 2014, IDACORP recorded net income attributable to IDACORP of $158.8 million, or $3.16 per diluted share, compared with $154.8 million, or $3.09 per diluted share for the first nine months of...

2014-10-30 08:26:13

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced that Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate & Government Affairs, and Corporate Secretary Karen G. Narwold has been selected as a member of the 2015 DirectWomen Board Institute class. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155354 "On behalf of the entire Albemarle family, I congratulate Karen on being selected as a...

2014-10-29 23:14:20

Tom Hays’ latest book Seeds Into The Wind – One Thousand Days of Timeless Wisdom (ISBN978-0692262467) has recently been released by Postwood Press. http://www.postwoodpress.com It is a compilation of one thousand of the most popular quotations compiled from his long running daily Pearl of the Day™ email and website series. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Tom Hays, author of the new book Seeds Into the Wind – One Thousand Days of Timeless Wisdom,...

2014-10-29 23:09:22

Registered dietician and community educator Bridget Lackey will lead an informational discussion and answer questions about food labels and how the information on those labels relates to health. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Learn to read and decipher food labels, and how information on labels relates to health during a Healthy Eating for You: Label Reading presentation at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. Registered dietician and community...

2014-10-29 23:06:06

CWC, the Southeast’s largest office furniture dealer and Atlanta’s only Herman Miller Certified Dealer, announces the appointment of Kyle Ryan as Principal. Kyle will lead the sales team and drive revenue for CWC offices in Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon and Chattanooga, TN. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 CWC, the Southeast’s largest office furniture dealer and Atlanta’s only Herman Miller Certified Dealer, announces the appointment of Kyle Ryan as Principal....

2014-10-29 23:03:47

Man Up Mahoning Valley, HMHP Cancer Centers, HMHP Foundation and NEO Urology will kick off ‘Movember’ with a press conference to explain the campaign and introduce some of the community leaders participating this year at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Partners for Urology Health in Austintown. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 What:     Man Up Mahoning Valley, HMHP Cancer Centers, HMHP Foundation and NEO Urology will kick off ‘Movember’ with a...

2014-10-29 23:03:15

A solar power plant worker in the Mojave Desert battles hot temperatures, and scores NFL tickets and heat stress products from Cintas and Sqwincher CINCINNATI—Oct. 29, 2014 – (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 -- Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leading provider of on-site safety services and training solutions, and The Sqwincher Corporation, a leader in electrolyte replacement drinks, today named Stephen Dean the winner of its “Hottest Job in America” contest. Dean endures temperatures...

2014-10-29 23:00:35

To Reflect Recent Growth in The Number of Services Offered to Area Businesses, Now What? Studio Launches Redesigned Web Presence. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As a long time player in the Atlanta marketing industry, Now What? Studio has always been a company proud of its place at the cutting edge of the field. Now, after enjoying considerable success leading to a significant expansion the firm has launched a brand new website to better showcase their growth and expertise. Says...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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