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2014-09-18 08:34:05

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation recently made a combined $1.3 million in contributions to a variety of North Texas arts and culture organizations, continuing TI's commitment to help enhance the quality of life in its headquarters community. This year's arts grant recipients include the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Black Dance Theater, Dallas Children's Theater, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Opera, Dallas Summer Musicals,...

2014-09-18 08:31:43

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) teams with area businesses for a citywide revitalization initiative in Baltimore's police districts to better serve their communities. The police districts are in critical need of renovations to strengthen their ability to serve all Baltimore City communities. Many of the districts are rundown, with poor ventilation systems, inadequate fitness facilities, restrooms, dining and meeting facilities. This...

2014-09-18 08:26:31

This exhibition is the second show of 7 from her exhibition series entitled "Lucky 7s" which celebrates her 77th birthday and debut to Louisiana. SHREVEPORT, La., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vibrant paintings of a dreamy rainforest abstraction will make the journey to the Robinson Film Center for the second show of Marlene Yu's "Lucky 7s" exhibition series entitled "Emerald Forest Series" from Sept. 26 through Nov. 29, 2014. Yu's Emerald Forest series features works inspired by...

2014-09-18 00:20:40

Liberty Institute Attorneys Applaud ASU Officials For Honoring Students' Free Speech Rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of its client, an anonymous Arkansas State University (ASU) football player, responds to ASU officials' decision to now allow players to commemorate their fallen colleagues with the original memorial cross decals. Liberty Institute Litigation Director Hiram Sasser releases the following statement:...

2014-09-17 23:15:21

The independent retailer, Olum's, announces its expansion to Mattydale. Offering furniture, electronics and appliances under one roof, the furniture store provides customers with the ultimate purchase experience. SYRACUSE, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Keith Solomon, President of Olum's, of Binghamton, NY, announced their expansion in the Syracuse area with the opening of an Olum’s furniture store in the Northern Lights Plaza in Mattydale, NY. The furniture store will celebrate...

2014-09-17 23:15:11

Willingway and Pineland BHDD partner together in observance of National Recovery Month. These two community treatment and recovery advocates are organizing the 2nd Annual 'Recovery In The Park' celebration to promote awareness of mental health and substance abuse recovery. Statesboro, Ga (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 As National Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary, this year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” represents the many ways that...

2014-09-17 23:15:01

RVM Construction, an Orange County, CA custom home builder announces today breaking ground on a new tract of luxury homes in Carlsbad. RVM is a respected member of the construction community with over 35 years of experience in fine custom homes. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 RVM Construction, an Orange County, CA, custom home builder announces today the ground breaking of their new home tract in Carlsbad, CA. RVM Construction is a respected member of the construction community in...

2014-09-17 23:09:31

Unique "Work, Play, Live" Environment Chosen to Support Consultancy's Continued Growth Dulles, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Infinitive is excited to announce that in January 2015 it will be moving to a newly constructed building in One Loudoun,10 minutes from Dulles airport and less than 45 minutes from downtown D.C. Infinitive, recipient of numerous “Best Place to Work” awards from Virginia Business magazine, The Washington Post, and Consulting magazine, has a...

2014-09-17 23:02:45

Classically Trained Young Musicians Will Perform at the Museum Starting September 19, 2014 Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum and From the Top have partnered to create a monthly concert series, introducing young Museum visitors to musicians from Boston-based arts organization From the Top, America’s premier national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Many of the young musicians featured will also...

2014-09-17 23:00:57

Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. WineWeb, based in Santa Fe, NM, offers wineries nationwide a solid, easy-to-use e-commerce platform with integrated website management, customer relationship management, wine club, and...


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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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