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2015-04-13 08:24:09

PITTSBURGH, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) will issue its first quarter earnings release at 6:45 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 28.

2015-04-13 08:20:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With Big Business focused on cost cutting through automation and outsourcing, Crunchbutton, a food-delivery startup launching in Charlotte, has

2015-04-13 04:21:00

Prominent provider QueenBeeTickets.com is drawing customers with reduced prices for The Rolling Stones Motor Speedway tickets.

2015-04-12 23:00:30

Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Open House and Sock Hop on April 22.

2015-04-11 23:01:21

One of Only Two Community Banks in New York State to Receive Distinction WHITE PLAINS, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2015 The Westchester Bank is honored to announce

2015-04-11 16:20:31

BRANSON, Mo., April 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of firefighters from across the country are gathering this weekend in Branson, Missouri for the grand opening ceremonies

2015-04-10 23:07:01

Paradise Valley Community College is hosting a series of informative and stimulating public policy discussions of interest to students and the general public. Phoenix,

2015-04-10 23:01:16

Personal injury firm teaches kids steps to safety through shark mascot, safety guides and activities. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2015 Shiner

2015-04-10 12:32:51

Terps Nab Top Honors for Second Consecutive Year WASHINGTON, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team representing the University of Maryland has taken top honors in the 2015 Urban


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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