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2014-10-16 23:03:22

September Twin Cities pending home sales shows sharp contrast by seller type, as revealed by Northstar MLS's current housing data. Jenna Thuening, owner of Home Destination and a Minneapolis residential real estate agent with RE/MAX Results discloses the findings and comments on how traditional home sales take the lead. Minneapolis, Twin Cities Minnesota (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 September Twin Cities pending home sales shows sharp contrast by seller type, as revealed in Northstar...

2014-10-16 23:02:28

Ebola comes to America. What Now? Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Ebola comes to America. What Now? WTOP examines the threat of Ebola in the U.S. and beyond in a special one-hour live town hall broadcast, scheduled on Monday, October 20 from 10-11 AM at the Knight TV Studio at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. WTOP midday anchors Bruce Alan and Debra Feinstein will host the forum, with two special guests on the front lines of the Ebola crisis: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the...

2014-10-16 23:01:05

As Springfield’s top supplier of professional concrete, siding, and deck cleaning and protecting services, Renew Crew of Springfield is proud to announce that it is offering free estimates on deck cleaning for a limited time. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Fall is here and many homeowners are thinking about preparing their decks for the oncoming winter—which means ensuring their decks are grime-free and protected. Luckily, Renew Crew of Springfield, the leading provider of...

2014-10-16 23:00:26

Local company honored for support for local fire victims. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head was honored this month for their support of the American Red Cross Heroes for Fire Victims Campaign. Funds raised through this campaign assist individuals who have been affected by home fires. They provide food, clothing, shelter, lost medications and mental health counseling. The donation made by Beach Properties directly supported two families...

2014-10-16 16:28:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) invites individuals, public agencies and private organizations to nominate historic properties or locations with statewide or national significance for PHMC's State Historical Marker Program. Historical markers chronicle the state's notable people, places, events, and innovations. The postmark deadline for nominations is Dec. 1, 2014. The State Historical Marker...

2014-10-16 16:21:10

Holiday Ford of Fond du Lac, Wis., spotlights the efficient Fiesta for customers FOND DU LAC, Wis., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many auto shoppers on a budget opt for used vehicles, there will always remain those who prefer to buy a new vehicle. From a full factory warranty to the unblemished mileage, there is certainly something to be said for the brand new car experience. Holiday Ford is highlighting the new 2015 Ford Fiesta in Fond du Lac WI for those area buyers...

2014-10-16 16:21:06

LAKE CHARLES, La., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the CITGO Lake Charles Refinery celebrated 70 years of operations in the great state of Louisiana. The refinery, which first went online in 1944, is the largest CITGO refinery and produces more than 3.2 billion gallons of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other finished petroleum products every year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152635 Hundreds of employees - current and retired - as well as local officials,...

2014-10-16 12:35:20

Contribution is part of the nearly $12.5 million AT&T Aspire local impact initiative supporting best-of-best organizations across U.S. NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes caring professionals and a relentless focus on results to keep students at risk of dropping out of high school on the path to graduation. Because of its demonstrated success supporting and motivating traditionally underserved students to stay in school and prepare for their next step in life,...

2014-10-16 12:21:51

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, has been nominated for two Arizona based technology innovation awards. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152457 The first nomination comes from the Tucson Metro Chamber as part of their Copper Cactus Nextrio Innovation through Technology award. The Copper Cactus Award recognizes businesses that are...

2014-10-16 08:32:34

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthbox®--a leading business accelerator focused on healthcare technology and technology-enabled companies--has selected 10 early-stage companies to participate in the inaugural Healthbox Salt Lake City accelerator. The Healthbox Salt Lake City accelerator was launched through key partnerships with Intermountain Healthcare, Health Equity, Zions Bank and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company). Each of the 10 startup companies--nine from Utah and...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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