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2014-07-24 23:02:22

Collaboration Between the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta CareerRise, Grady Health System and Others is Training Atlanta BeltLine Residents for Healthcare Jobs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act on Tuesday, President Obama cited the Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as one of 35 model programs from across the country (http://www.whitehouse.gov/ready-to-work ). The Administration called for job-driven training...

2014-07-24 20:20:37

Escape from L.A.'s traffic-filled tourist season with a great van rental at a great price LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As residents of Los Angeles are well aware, one of the best aspects of Southern California is that the beautiful climate allows us to enjoy the region's stunning beaches all year long. With a Los Angeles van rental, residents can make the most of our cool winters and crisp springtime weather by driving up the Malibu coast. Of course, in the summer and...

2014-07-24 16:29:11

BOISE, Idaho, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) will report its second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, in a news release before the stock markets open. The company will hold an analyst conference call that day at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the second quarter earnings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO All parties interested in listening may do so through a live Webcast on the Internet or by calling...

2014-07-24 16:24:59

MONTPELIER, Vt., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- August 4-10 will be a music-filled week at Vermont College of Fine Arts as the MFA in Music Composition welcomes students and faculty to the summer residency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130244 In addition to a full line-up of concerts of student music performed by world class musicians, the MFA in Music Composition welcomes special guests George S. Clinton, Grammy and Emmy nominated film scoring composer...

2014-07-24 16:24:46

As News Coverage Of Central American Kids Crossing Our Borders Proliferates, Little Attention Is Given To The Millions Of American Kids Who Need Help LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians for Population Stabilization has launched radio commercials in Los Angeles asking why there's so little coverage of the plight of poor American kids in cities like Los Angeles and so much coverage of kids from Central America crossing our borders. The ad goes on to draw...

2014-07-24 16:24:35

CLEVELAND, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels, a hotel brand recognized around the world for encouraging guests and travelers to Live Life to Discover®, is thrilled to announce plans to transform Renaissance Cleveland Hotel into the go-to place for exclusive entertainment during the upcoming Gay Games that will be hosted in the city Aug. 9 - 15. "This is an exciting time for the city of Cleveland and a unique opportunity for our hotel to celebrate in a very big way,"...

2014-07-24 16:23:37

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.52 per unit on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units, or $2.08 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 7,...

2014-07-24 12:21:05

MAM Software to provide next-generation Point-of-Sale System to replace GBMS BARNSLEY, England, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, today announced it has been selected by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to provide its next-generation Point-of-Sale (POS)...

2014-07-24 08:29:34

KATY, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced it will open a store in Denham Springs, Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge. The new store, located at the northwest corner of Juban St. and I-20, is part of the Juban Crossing retail development and will add 150 new jobs to the area. Academy also announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the New Orleans Saints and LSU...

2014-07-24 08:29:17

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/130005 "UT Dallas excels in science and engineering. The moment is right to build a program of the...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

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....

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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