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2015-05-05 12:32:03

MUSCATINE, Iowa, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) announced today its Board of Directors approved a 6% increase in its quarterly dividend to 26.5 cents per share

2015-05-05 08:29:53

SEATTLE, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The arrival of summer is an eagerly anticipated event in Chicago and residents can hardly wait to hit the city's outdoor pools and head to the beaches along

2015-05-04 23:06:33

Pariveda’s summer interns provide app supporting Houston’s iconic symbol of childhood learning through discovery Houston,TX (PRWEB) May 04, 2015

2015-05-04 23:02:23

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new $40 million engineering and science academic center on Wednesday, April 22. PROVIDENCE,

2015-05-04 23:00:39

Meital Stavinsky, a shareholder in the Government Law and Policy and Israel practices at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., will serve as Co-Chair for the Entrepreneurs

2015-05-04 23:00:34

The “Mechanical Behavior of Salt VIII” conference will be May 26-28 on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus.

2015-05-04 20:20:49

DALLAS, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc.

2015-05-04 16:36:23

New facility is part of nearly $60 million in area investments by Cargill Pork, continuing 150 years of Cargill nourishing people, helping communities thrive; Ottumwa pork facility expands bacon production,

2015-05-04 16:34:29

SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) today announced that Dr. Bill Aurora has joined the company as Vice President, Medical Affairs.


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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