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2014-04-22 00:21:27

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO LIFESAVING MEDICINE Profile America -- Tuesday, April 22nd.( )One of world's most important medicines -- insulin --became available for general use this month in 1923, saving the lives of millions of people suffering from diabetes. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas and is critical in...

2014-04-22 00:20:53

- Tour Kicks Off Thursday, July 31 - LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Of Leon announced a third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining the Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the...

2014-04-21 23:10:13

Eleven Graduate and Undergraduate students in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Washington, supprted by Professor Bill Erdly, shared their most recent work on their project to develop tools for vision problems that can be efficiently used by educators. Helen Spencer, Yakima-area Americorps director, and Katie Johnson, author of Red Flags for Primary Teachers, were their guests and audience for this progress report. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Four graduate...

2014-04-21 23:09:39

Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local conservation effort across the country where its offices are located. To honor this company-wide Earth Day tradition, the Western Region Office in Oakland has partnered with the Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC), a non-profit dedicated to protecting Sausal Creek and its watershed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local...

2014-04-21 23:09:37

In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 18th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 13th Earth Day campaign with over one hundred and thirty employees giving back to their communities and the environment across the nation. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 18th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 13th Earth...

2014-04-21 23:07:39

The story goes that everything is little bit bigger in the state of Texas, and the Lone Star State is currently prepping for one of the biggest concerts in its history. Paul McCartney will soon play the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, and TicketProcess.com is now offering fans interested in securing tickets to this epic live show. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 McCartney is undoubtedly one of the most important, successful and popular musicians of both the 20th and 21st century. Tickets to his...

2014-04-21 23:06:00

At Gold's Gym Manassas, they are celebrating their 20th anniversary with an amazing bash for the whole family. On April 26th, there is so much to do that gym goers won't know where to begin. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Everyone needs a little celebration in their life and here at Gold’s Gym Manassas we are celebrating in a big way! The health club is commemorating the 20th anniversary of serving the Manassas community with an out of this world party on Saturday April...

2014-04-21 23:00:16

Chicago is known for its iconic hot dogs, and when you combine that idea with iconic images of the city itself, it makes for a wonderful art exhibition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition of oil paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek. The exhibit will be open to the public through June 26, 2014. A reception will be held on April 25, 2014, 5-8 pm. Bruce Cascia will be present....

2014-04-21 20:20:23

Port Consolidated, the leader in wholesale fuels and lubricants in FL, has announced that its marine fuel dock in Fernandina Beach, FL is now a fully certified ValvTect Marine Fuel facility. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Consolidated, Inc. has completed the rebranding and retrofit of its marine fuel dock in Fernandina Beach, FL. The newly revamped facility features a ValvTect fuel pump capable of servicing pleasure craft, commercial ships, and industrial...

2014-04-21 12:25:26

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Historical Society is about to make history of its own with a brand new name: the Ohio History Connection. "Sixty years ago, the Ohio Historical Society was called The Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society," said Burt Logan, executive director and CEO of the Ohio Historical Society. "The Ohio History Connection will usher in the next evolving generation of historical preservation both live and online." Logan said the name...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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....

Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

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