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2014-09-15 16:25:52

Keith and Mary Hudson come to Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale September 20-21 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The parents of award winning recording artist Katy Perry will be at Living Word Bible Church Mesa 3520 E. Brown Rd Mesa, AZ on Saturday, September 20(th) at 5:00 PM and at Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale, 8620 East McDonald Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85250 on Sunday, September 21, at 9:15 AM, 11:00 AM. This is just days before their daughter...

2014-09-15 16:25:51

Liberty Institute Submits Demand Letter Giving ASU Officials 48 Hours to Restore Student Memorial to Fallen Members of the Football Program JONESBORO, Ark., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Institute on behalf of its client--an Arkansas State University football player who wishes to remain anonymous because he fears retaliation by the university--sent a demand letter to university officials for violating his team's free speech rights for censoring a student memorial...

2014-09-15 12:24:08

Top executives to be honored at Chicago United's annual Bridge Awards Gala CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, Chicago United will honor Robert L. Parkinson, Jr., chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. and Jonas Prising, chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup as its 2014 Bridge Awards recipients. The award is given to companies that demonstrate and model a holistic approach to advancing corporate diversity and inclusion. The executives will accept the...

2014-09-15 08:23:41

DOVER, Del., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") today announced that Dr. Ronald G. Forsythe Jr., President, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Information Officer of Quality Health Strategies ("QHS"), was appointed to Chesapeake's Board of Directors effective November 1, 2014. "We welcome the addition of Ron to our Board," said Ralph J. Adkins, Chairman of Chesapeake's Board of Directors. "Beyond his strong relationships...

2014-09-14 23:00:33

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Portland Cement Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Portland Cement Market for Residential, Commercial, Infrastructure and Other Applications (Bricks, Farm Construction, etc.) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...

2014-09-13 23:03:03

On Tuesday, August 25th, Elmhurst Park District received essential information on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in connection with the Disque Foundation Aug 26, Elmhurst, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The employees of Elmhurst Park District, which includes about 600 personnel, had the exciting opportunity to hear Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque speak about Life’s Simple 7™ on Tuesday, August 25th. Elmhurst Park District employees live and work to provide...

2014-09-13 23:02:15

Ticketability.com is featuring Maroon 5 ticket deals for tour stops in Kansas City, MO at Sprint Center; St. Paul, MN at Xcel Energy Center; Saskatoon, SK at Credit Union Centre; Edmonton, AB at Rexall Place; Tacoma, WA at Tacoma Dome; and Vancouver, BC at Rogers Arena. Maroon 5 tickets are on sale now, and many online shoppers will choose this reliable destination to secure seats at a discount (use savings code COUPON at checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 13, 2014...

2014-09-13 23:01:13

QueenBeeTickets.com features cheap Maroon 5 tickets for concerts in San Diego at Viejas Arena, San Jose at SAP Center, and Inglewood at The Forum. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is preparing its extensive inventory for the addition of cheap Maroon 5 tickets for San Diego San Jose and Inglewood. The pop rock band is touring next year to promote its newest release, and tickets are going to be highly sought by worldwide fans. Click Here to browse the...

2014-09-12 23:09:17

Concentric Sky, an award winning software design and development firm based in Eugene, Ore., opened a new office in Portland this week. Eugene, Or (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Concentric Sky moved into the Eastside Exchange Building located at 123 NE 3rd Ave; in the burgeoning, Industrial District of Downtown Portland. Annette Thurston, Executive Creative Director, will be heading-up the new office located in a mixed-use, creative space, shared with the Technology Association of Oregon...

2014-09-12 23:06:27

Following a week-long trial in the case of James Brake vs. Matthew Morris and McCarter Electrical Company, a Marlboro County jury unanimously decided in favor of plaintiff James Brake awarding him $3 million for serious injuries he suffered after being struck by a car in January of 2010. Brake was represented by David B. Yarborough, Jr. and Douglas E. Jennings of Yarborough Applegate Law Firm in Charleston, S.C. and Douglas Jennings, Jr. and Mason King of Jennings Law Firm in...


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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