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2014-08-27 23:08:52

SlimDown teaches participants to manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to food, physical activity and behavior YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer SlimDown, a six-week weight-management program at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center in Boardman beginning Sept. 2 and at St. Joe’s at the Mall in Niles beginning Sept. 8. SlimDown teaches participants to manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to...

2014-08-27 23:07:39

Bicycle retailer to become founding partner of Utah’s first indoor mountain bike and BMX park. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 SCOTT Sports is excited to announce its sponsorship of Wasatch Indoor Bike Park, Utah’s first indoor mountain bike and BMX park. SCOTT will provide Wasatch with an assortment of mountain and park-style bikes in both adult and youth sizes for the park’s rental bike program. SCOTT Sports, who already operated a distribution warehouse in Ogden,...

2014-08-27 23:04:06

79,491 Square Foot Medical Office Building Being Developed on First New Hospital Campus in Montgomery County in 35 years Silver Spring and Germantown, Md., and Denver (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate developer, has broken ground on a 79,491 square foot medical office building (MOB) on the new Holy Cross Health hospital campus in Germantown, an unincorporated municipality located approximately 20 miles northeast of Bethesda, Md. Germantown is the...

2014-08-27 23:03:06

Pop-A-Lock of Wilmington NC a local locksmith has announced the launch of a new website sharing fresh content, tips, and news. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Pop-A-Lock of Wilmington NC has announced the launch of a new website. The Wilmington NC home, auto, and commercial locksmith is a family-owned and operated business serving homeowners, business owners, and car owners in New Hanover and surrounding areas including Leland NC area is now available 24/7 at its new web address or...

2014-08-27 23:01:36

The New York Mobility Club (sponsored by Bussani Mobility Team) is holding free events about “Sexuality & Intimacy” for people with disabilities, featuring guest speaker Liz Treston. These straightforward and entertaining discussions are for mature audiences only. September 9 from 6-8 pm at Bussani Mobility (501 Concord Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY) and October 7 from 6-8 pm at Bussani Mobility (500 Central Avenue, Bethpage, NY). Mamaroneck, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The New York...

2014-08-27 20:20:53

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam, president and CEO, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference at 10:00 a.m. ET on September 9, 2014 in Boston. The format of the conference will include one general session with a formal presentation to begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and one-on-one discussions...

2014-08-27 16:27:40

Tickets on sale now for Arizona's premier technology industry event being held at the Phoenix Convention Center on Thursday, November 13, 2014 PHOENIX, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring the state's technology industry visionaries whose passion and dedication are propelling Arizona to a position of economic strength, the Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced Student and Teacher Awards as well as Individual Award winners and Company...

2014-08-27 16:24:31

The groundbreaking digital series, which premiered on YouTube, follows five local eighth graders through the competitive selective enrollment high school application process CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Standard: On Education®, the groundbreaking local web series, will air on WTTW11 as a five-part weekly 30-minute series, beginning Friday, September 5 at 7:30 pm, with rebroadcasts on Sundays at 5:30 pm. The series, produced by WTTW Chicago and Scrappers Film...

2014-08-27 16:24:03

James Wolf of Charlotte, NC has been honored with a recognition by Charlotte Magazine in its selection of "2014 Top Five Star Wealth Managers In Charlotte." CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the September,2014 issue of Charlotte Magazine published by Abarta Media. James Wolf was selected for the following honor: "2014 Top Five Star Wealth Managers In Charlotte" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140539...

2014-08-27 12:34:42

Atlantic City and Myrtle Beach see late summer spike in travel interest DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day travel is expected to reach its highest levels in six years and more Americans are searching for last-minute deals as the holiday weekend approaches, according to Hotels.com®. Hotels.com data shows that last-minute searches made from August 18 to August 24, 2014 for stays during Labor Day weekend have increased by 27% over the equivalent week last year (August 19...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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